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CHRISTIANSTED — The Administrative Offices of the Department of Human Services, Head start Program was burglarized, and as a result several  computers and other associated hardware were stolen. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD), was notified and has begun its’ investigation with the help of our federal partners, according Human

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CHRISTIANSTED — Smokers can expect to pay a little more for their cigarettes of choice starting next month because of an increase in the excise tax on tobacco products, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. BIR Director Marvin Pickering said the increases on the excise tax rates for cigarettes,

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 23-year-old man heard charges in federal court that he had used forged identity documents to board a flight in the territory, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Chintamkumar Patel an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Friday after being charged in a

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepBreaking NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hillary Clinton is closing in fast on the Democratic presidential nomination with the help of superdelegates. After losing three of four state contests in May, Clinton has maintained a lead over Bernie Sanders of 271 pledged delegates won in primaries and caucuses. She also continues to pick

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepBreaking NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

CHRISTIANSTED –Donald Trump is counting eight delegates from the Virgin Islands as his own, putting him within 68 delegates of clinching the Republican nomination for president. State G.O.P. Chairman John Canegata  of St. Croix is one of those Trump delegates. Canegata says eight of the territory’s nine delegates have pledged

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker withdrew a subpoena of the Competitive Enterprise Institute think tank that he was investigating as a part of a deeper look into what Exxon Mobil knew about climate change. Walker filed a notice of termination in the D.C. Superior Court for the

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<img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=287597818242477&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> CARACAS — The Venezuelan economy is melting down, leading to a growing humanitarian crisis. Electricity shortages and a general shortfall in investment are also putting a dent in the country’s oil and refining production. Oil output has declined slowly but steadily for more than

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As a result of Gov. Kenneth Mapp signing Bill No. 31-0320 into law, thousands of Virgin Island government employees, from nine departments will receive their initial step increases in this week’s paychecks on May 26th. The departments that will benefit from Mapp’s largesse in the form of pay

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsGovernment House News

CHRISTIANSTED — The Bureau of Internal Revenue says it will soon offer an online option for taxpayers needing to make an Excise Tax payment. according to BIR director Marvin Pickering. Excise taxpayers can now enter their excise tax returns online and immediately pay the taxes through MasterCard or VISA, Pickering

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 21-year-old St. Thomas man was shot to death near a popular shopping center and fast food restaurant early Sunday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Sunday, May 22, 2016 about 2:10 p.m. police responded to shots fired in the vicinity of McDonalds located

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