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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s basketball team earned a spot in the second round of qualifying games for the 2019 FIBA World Cup with a 84-74 victory over the Bahamas in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The game went back and forth the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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