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HOOPS CLASSIC: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan stands next to Senate President Myron Jackson surrounded by Virgin Islands notables. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 15-time All-Star may not be back in the NBA, but St. Croix’s Tim Duncan did make an appearance during the All Virgin Islands Annual V.I. Hoop Classic Saturday

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ARRESTED ON SUNDAY: REBEKAH KELLY, 22, ON ST. CROIX FOR ALLEGED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police his female friend attacked him with can of mace early Sunday morning. Rebekah Kelly, 22, was arrested about 5:05 a.m. Sunday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Responding to published reports that the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS) Board is “weighing pension cuts”, Governor Kenneth Mapp today denounced the GERS Board’s unilateral consideration of any action to cut payments to retirees of the Government Employees Retirement System. “No drastic actions, certainly none as significant as cutting the

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Securing a business loan if you have bad credit can be frustrating as lenders continue turning you down. A bad credit tells most lenders that once upon a time, you had poor management over your finances, which makes them hesitant to give out loans to small business owners. The good

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CENTURY MARK: Hans Lawaetz of Annaly Farms with Senepol cattle in Estate Annaly. FREDERIKSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp extended congratulations to participants at the Senepol Cattle Breeders Symposium who are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the development of the St. Croix Senepol Cattle breed at events this week to include a

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SOLAR FUTURE: Governor Kenneth Mapp (left) with former President Bill Clinton (middle) and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp, joined by President Bill Clinton, Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group said on Friday that three sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands will get

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MISSING FEMALE MINOR: LORENA ASCENCIO ON ST. CROIX IS SOUGHT BY THE VIPD CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department says it needs your help tonight to locate a missing female minor. Lorena Ascencio, 16, is 5-foot, 4-inches tall about 120 pounds with black hair, green/hazel eyes and a light

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DPNR BEACH ADVISORY: LINDBERGH BAY BEACH IN ST. THOMAS SHOULD BE AVOIDED BY SWIMMERS AND FISHERMEN CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former St. Croix Senator Wayne James is set to go to trial on Monday to face federal corruption charges that he stole taxpayer money to pay for a personal trip to Europe. James, an attorney himself, has been successful in delaying the trail since he was arrested

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WATER BOYS: V.I. Attorney General Claude Earl Walker and Government House Chief Legal Counsel Emile Henderson III go to bat on Thursday for Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s promised  government worker’s wage increases. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Claude Earl Walker defended Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s executive order to raise the base pay

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