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NEW ORLEANS — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of 14 coaches being considered for the head coaching position of the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. According to an article in SB Nation, if the Pelicans are interested in a coach who has embraced the small market experience

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man on a bicycle downtown was deemed “unresponsive” by medical professionals after being shot in the head early Saturday morning. Central Dispatch received a call about shots being fired in the area of Banco Popular Altona between the roadways of Veteran’s Drive and Harwood

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that a man she had spent two years with assaulted her by strangulation on Thursday. Thompson John Alexander, 36, of West Caret Bay, was arrested about 1:25 p.m. on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence and simple assault & battery-domestic

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PHILIPSBURG — Claret Connor, the newly appointed director of the Sint Maarten Recovery Program Bureau, says he is humbled by the opportunity to rebuild his country after it was wrecked by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Born and raised in Sint Maarten, Connor, a former minister, parliamentarian and hotelier, leads

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INDIANAPOLIS — Caito Foods LLC is voluntarily recalling pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing one of these melons due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. A total of 93 cases have

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MIAMI — The Virgin Islands Port Authority presented its renewed vision for the Crown Bay and Subbase District on St. Thomas to members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. The presentation took place Wednesday at the Seatrade Cruise Global convention held in Miami Beach, Florida. VIPA’s Acting Executive Director Damian Cartwright

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced St. Thomas native and former professional basketball player and mainstay on the Virgin Islands National Team Calvert White as Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation on Friday. White, 43, currently serves as Acting Commissioner of DSPR and has served

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) invites the public to an “Afternoon of Play” for the unveiling of the revitalized playground and basketball court at Emile Griffith Park in St. Thomas. The community event will be held at the park on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th,

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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said on Friday he would start an Inmate Work Program to assist in the clean up of towns and roadsides and other beautification efforts in the territory. The Inmate Work Program is a joint initiative between Government House, the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted peeping Tom from Ohio admitted in federal court that he failed to register as a sex offender when he got here. Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez to failing to register as a sex offender.

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