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JACKSONVILLE — A defensive tackle with the NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars has stepped up to help the Caribbean home nation of his father. Marcell Dareus, 28, who is an alum of the University of Alabama, spent this week in Haiti and took along a whopping $125,000 donation. With five

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has nominated four people to the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission. Dr. Laura Palminteri, Henry Schjang, Ian Samuel and Ronald Phillips to the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission. Once approved by the Legislature, Schjang and Phillips will join the board in the St. Croix

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GALLATIN, Tenn. – Mikaela Smith made remarkable time, blowing by her competition in her first ever race. Maybe the diaper had been slowing her down this whole time. Still shy of her third birthday, the future track and field star turned a toddle into a dash as she covered a one-mile parent-assisted

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GOLD COAST, Australia — Kyron McMaster captured the British Virgin Islands’ first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games when he took the 400-meter hurdles title in 48.25. The 21-year-old’s victory will spark huge celebrations in Tortola, especially after his rollercoaster journey to the Games. “I can guarantee they are jumping

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Root, root, root for the … international offshore holding corporation? The Miami Marlins are claiming corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands in an effort to have a federally appointed arbitrator take over the lawsuit by Miami and Miami-Dade County to recover a share of the profits from Jeffrey Loria’s $1.2

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GOLD COAST, Australia — Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands won the men’s 400-meter hurdles in the 21st Commonwealth Games with the opening round’s fastest time and will advance to Thursday’s finals. The long-striding McMaster powered to victory from lane No. 8 in his heat in 48.78 seconds, the

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ATLANTA — The Braves traded pitcher Akeel Morris of St. Thomas to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for cash considerations. The trade came three days after the Braves designated Morris for assignment to open a spot on their 40-man roster when they brought up reliever Josh Ravin, who has

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $2,501,621 in funding to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects on Tuesday. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson

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WASILLA — Wasilla High School in Alaska opens the 2018 4A boys state tournament against East Anchorage on Thursday morning. It’s an expected return for a veteran-laden Wasilla program that finished as the 2017 runner-up in Alaska high school basketball. But for one member of the Warriors, the state tournament

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GOLD COAST — The British Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (BVIOC) said today that it will send ten athletes to April’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Ashley Kelly, a 400 meter runner who competed at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics, is the headline athlete on the list.

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