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CHARLESTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched a vigorous summer campaign to market the islands’ unique carnival and festivals. Following the passage of Legislative Act 8153, Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte now has the department actively promoting and managing festival tourism with a busy summer schedule in place

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CRUZ BAY — Owners of derelict vehicles stored in the Virgin Islands Port Authority’s parking lot adjacent to the Theovald E. Moorehead Dock and Terminal at Enighed Pond, St. John have until June 28 to remove their vehicles from the lot. Abandoned vehicles left in the parking lot will be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The two airports in the territory have passed FAA inspections, the Virgin Islands Port Authority reports. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its annual inspections of the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix on Friday. Each airport was

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CHRISTIANSTED — Acting JFL Chief Executive Officer Dyma Williams and staff met with Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and members of his executive team on Wednesday to discuss successes and ongoing challenges at the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center. Key to the discussion was JFL’s compromised infrastructure and repairs;

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Despite being the butt of many lawyer-themed jokes, maritime law is a real thing and it is a lot more convoluted than one would think. Most people think they’ll never have to worry about maritime law, it isn’t like the average person spends an extended period of time on a

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves named David Vanterpool as Associate Head Coach. Vanterpool, with family from St. Thomas, had spent the previous seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers.  “We are thrilled to add someone with David’s coaching acumen and resume to our staff,” said Timberwolves

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FREDERIKSTED — Three St. Croix men commandeered a taxi van at gunpoint in broad daylight within proximity of the Carambola Beach Resort golf course on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Quasheen A. Christian, 19, was arrested as a “person of interest” in the robbery of the taxi van driver and charged

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MID-ISLAND, ST. CROIX — Police said two dogs were shot on Midland Road in Estate Jealousy about 8 a.m. on Sunday. The VIPD Animal Cruelty Unit is investigating a report that “a black older male operating a blue Dodge Ram older model truck” might have been responsible for the shooting,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Some 30 customers on a portion of Feeder 7B will experience a power outage from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said. “During this time contractor crews will perform upgrade work on service lines in the Oswald Harris Court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A number of high-ranking officials from Region II of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had high praise for the Virgin Islands government’s hurricane readiness efforts during briefings Thursday at the monthly Emergency Management Council meeting conducted by V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency Director Nominee Daryl Jaschen.

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