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Tim Duncan 1005 Faces SAN ANTONIO — The lawyer representing a Texas real estate firm that allegedly used Tim Duncan’s image without permission in a Facebook promotion says his clients’ actions were done without “bad intent.” But Duncan’s lawyer Michael D. Bernard pooh-poohed the suggestion, saying that the act was

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           Eddie Lovett of Florida RIO DE JANEIRO — The Virgin Islands has another ringer to help it try to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Miami-born Eddie Lovett, who specializes in the 110-meter hurdles, will compete for the territory in Olympic track &

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TAMPA BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine seized from suspected smugglers and worth an estimated $5 million. The cocaine was seized during two separate incidents, in which four alleged drug smugglers also were arrested, in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Unified Resolve

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CHRISTIANSTED — Curacao finished its domination of the seven-team Caribbean regional tournament Saturday with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas at Canegata Ballpark to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. The Pariba League team from Willemstad outscored its opponents 61-1 in six tournament games. It defeated St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The journey that ended in tragedy began July 9 in Sint Maarten, a Caribbean island whose control is shared by France and the Netherlands. On board were 19 people including 15 Cubans, one Colombian, one Dominican and two residents of St. Maarten. They were headed to St.

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       Green-speckled scorpionfish WILLEMSTAD — A riotously colorful new species of scorpionfish has been found deep in the region near Curaçao. The fish is orange-red, with splashes of yellow and pink decorating its fins and face. Its scientific name is Scorpaenodes barrybrowni, after nature photographer Barry Brown, who works with

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     Marketing Director Canika John CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the Territory to come back home to reunite with their loved ones. Newly appointed Director of Marketing Canika John announced the 2016-2017 Family Reunion promotion, which includes a number of booking

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DEAD: MATHIEU CARTY MARIGOT — Mathieu Carty of French St. Martin was beaten to death in his Baie Mahault prison cell in Guadeloupe last week, according to France Antilles. Seven co-detainees, reportedly in the same cell with Carty, are the prime suspects in his murder, authorities in Guadeloupe said. Carty,

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SAN ANTONIO – It was big day for Spurs fans in the Alamo City on Thursday. They got to show their love and support for recently retired St. Croix basketball superstar Tim Duncan. “He is my favorite player of all time. He is a real guy,” said Stephen Gilbert. Gilbert was

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CLEVELAND — The Virgin Islands was ranked fifth in the nation at bragging about how good our state is. In a piece called: “Which State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking,” the online magazine only liked four speeches better than State GOP Chairman John Canegata’s.

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