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WASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of the Interior for Insular and International Affairs Doug Domenech this week has announced $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 Maintenance Assistance Program (MAP) grants to the U.S. Territories of American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to address critical

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bluebeards, Secret Harbor and Water Bay beaches on St. Thomas have high bacteria counts

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GUILTY AS CHARGED! FORMER ST. CROIX SENATOR WAYNE JAMES WAS FOUND GUILTY OF WIRE FRAUD AND THEFT OF FEDERAL PROGRAM FUNDS IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT ON ST. THOMAS TODAY. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After a two-day trial and one day of deliberation a federal jury found former St. Croix Senator Wayne

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SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR: INDICA GREENIDGE CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix woman was given one year in prison by a federal court on Wednesday for her admitted role in a tax fraud scheme. Indica Greenidge, 27, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis to 12 months’

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two more Venezuelan nationals admitted in federal court today that they tried to smuggle at least 357 pounds of marijuana into the region. Jesus Garcia, 35, and Jhoan Gomez, 28, each pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board

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TYRONE LAKE’S WINNING ENTRY FREDERIKSTED — Tyrone Lake of St. Croix is the winner of the Junior Division of the 2018 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Foundation Children’s Environmental Poster Competition. The 11-year-old Alexander Henderson Elementary School honor roll student topped the regional competition with a poster entitled “Present and Future.”

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HOOPS CLASSIC: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan stands next to Senate President Myron Jackson surrounded by Virgin Islands notables. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 15-time All-Star may not be back in the NBA, but St. Croix’s Tim Duncan did make an appearance during the All Virgin Islands Annual V.I. Hoop Classic Saturday

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ARRESTED ON SUNDAY: REBEKAH KELLY, 22, ON ST. CROIX FOR ALLEGED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police his female friend attacked him with can of mace early Sunday morning. Rebekah Kelly, 22, was arrested about 5:05 a.m. Sunday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Responding to published reports that the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS) Board is “weighing pension cuts”, Governor Kenneth Mapp today denounced the GERS Board’s unilateral consideration of any action to cut payments to retirees of the Government Employees Retirement System. “No drastic actions, certainly none as significant as cutting the

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CENTURY MARK: Hans Lawaetz of Annaly Farms with Senepol cattle in Estate Annaly. FREDERIKSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp extended congratulations to participants at the Senepol Cattle Breeders Symposium who are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the development of the St. Croix Senepol Cattle breed at events this week to include a

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