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HURRICANE HUNTER TOUR: Includes Puerto Rico and Mexico, but doesn’t include the U.S. Virgin Islands. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, please press play: WASHINGTON — The 2017 hurricane season is fast approaching, and NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host

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ARTIST’S RENDITION: Of the brand-new, state-0f-the-art facility that will be installed in St. Thomas for WAPA. ADVERTORIAL: To get information about how you can help someone who has a gambling addiction, press play below: CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 21-megawatt Smart Power Generation power plant to the

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BLACK OPS IN JUDITH’S FANCY: A black military-style helicopter that was used in the drug interdiction mission. CHRISTIANSTED — Two military-style “black ops” helicopters were used on a successful nighttime drug interdiction operation by the federal government in Judith’s Fancy on January 30, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.

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SPRINT’S CLAUDIO HIDALGO SAN JUAN — Sprint (NYSE:S) and PR Wireless, doing business as Open Mobile, today announced an agreement to combine their businesses in Puerto Rico, together with Sprint’s business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, into a new joint venture. The joint venture between two of the key players

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FAWNING OVER THE ‘FOEHN EFFECT’: The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been unseasonably warm this February according to historical statistics and meteorologists. CHRISTIANSTED — If you think that it’s been an unseasonably hot February so far — you would be right. The first half month of February has felt

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NEW YORK — One of the nation’s top “injury-claim” law firms — one that represented Attorney General Claude Walker in his quixotic bid to bring down Exxon Mobil with baffling Global Warming claims and conspiracy theories  — made a lateral hire this week. Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, a top

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“My personal dignity is at stake here.”–Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The commissioner of Property and Procurement came to the governor’s defense to say that the chief executive is one of only two people authorized by law to have his own government vehicle for personal and government business. Property and Procurement

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    FCC Commisioner Mignon Clyburn WASHINGTON — An FCC commissioner is recommending that satellite viewers in the territory receive their local PBS member station instead of content from stations in Puerto Rico. WTJX, which used to be powerfully-run by Mapp No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, has been

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin

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SANTO DOMINGO — Drones are proving to be a good means of mapping man-made changes in the landscape over difficult terrain. Geophysicist Till Sonneman and his archaeological colleagues are experimenting with drones in the inaccessible areas of the Caribbean. Columbus as turning point In the widescale NEXUS1492 research project professor

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