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MIAMI — So far this year, the Atlantic has seen three tropical storms, but no hurricanes. The most recent update from the National Hurricane Center stated that there is a high probability of a below normal season with six to 10 named storms, one to four hurricanes and up to

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  Dr. Guy “Doc Deep” Garman of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – The dead body of Dr. Guy Garman was removed from the waterfront area in front of the V.I.  Water and Power Authority in Estate Richmond this morning, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Officials from the Department of Planning and Natural Resources Marine

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   File Photo: Anguilla Landfill on fire FAIRFAX, Virginia – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB) has announced the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) soliciting qualifications packages from developers that have demonstrated experience with waste management technologies for an integrated

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  Rakeem Christmas He had first lost Rob Murphy. The former Syracuse assistant turned Eastern Michigan head coach convinced Rakeem Christmas to spurn archrival Georgetown, only to depart the program prior to Christmas’s freshman season in 2011–12, before the promising frontcourt prospect had even set foot on Syracuse’s snowy, picturesque

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             Rex Tullius DETROIT – There was a time when Rex Tullius gave it all up, a time when the Michigan native and former University of Florida all-America swimmer decided to hang up his suit. Having a life outside of the pool simply became more important than what he started

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           Rakeem Christmas of St. Croix SYRACUSE — The Indiana Pacers acquired the rights to Rakeem Christmas, the 36th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers last month. The Indiana Pacers traded their recently acquired future second-round pick received from the Los Angeles Lakers as

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National Drug Control’s Michael Botticelli WASHINGTON – The Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli, announced today $13.4 million in funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) including the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Of that, $5 million will be directed to a broad range of efforts that will

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          Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – There is incredible competition for who will become the Broncos go-to running back this season as the Mile High training camp features some of the NFL’s top headliners at the position. There’s the pre-eminent lead back in C.J. Anderson, the talented-but-injury-prone Montee Ball,

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BOISE – Legend and screen icon Maureen O’Hara will celebrate her 95th birthday today August 17 with her family and close friends in Idaho. The former resident of St. Croix, once billed as the Queen of Technicolor, will celebrate in the home of her grandson Conor Beau FitzSimons, with whom

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             Hugo Hodge, Jr. of WAPA CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority says a worsening drought is causing power outages. WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge, Jr. told the Associated Press that dry conditions have caused tree branches to fall and salt air residue to build up

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