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     WAPA’s facility on St. Thomas NEW YORK — The Virgin Islands is moving ever so much closer towards junk bond status, according to Bloomberg News. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA), the territory’s only utility option, had the credit rating on its most secure debt cut

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix-based Hummingbird Air has wings again. The small commuter airline based at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport was forced to suspend flights in November following a string of incidents involving its fleet of Beech C-99s. Hummingbird Air president Samuel Raphael says that his airline will be flying from

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 DEAD: Marquise Benjamin FREDERIKSTED — A 20-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death Tuesday night in Estate Concordia and police admit that they need your help to find out who might have done it. On July 26, about 8:52 p.m. concerned citizens in Concordia called the 911 Emergency Call

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Tim Duncan 1005 Faces SAN ANTONIO — The lawyer representing a Texas real estate firm that allegedly used Tim Duncan’s image without permission in a Facebook promotion says his clients’ actions were done without “bad intent.” But Duncan’s lawyer Michael D. Bernard pooh-poohed the suggestion, saying that the act was

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           Eddie Lovett of Florida RIO DE JANEIRO — The Virgin Islands has another ringer to help it try to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Miami-born Eddie Lovett, who specializes in the 110-meter hurdles, will compete for the territory in Olympic track &

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TAMPA BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of cocaine seized from suspected smugglers and worth an estimated $5 million. The cocaine was seized during two separate incidents, in which four alleged drug smugglers also were arrested, in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Unified Resolve

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CHRISTIANSTED — Curacao finished its domination of the seven-team Caribbean regional tournament Saturday with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas at Canegata Ballpark to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. The Pariba League team from Willemstad outscored its opponents 61-1 in six tournament games. It defeated St.

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     Marketing Director Canika John CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the Territory to come back home to reunite with their loved ones. Newly appointed Director of Marketing Canika John announced the 2016-2017 Family Reunion promotion, which includes a number of booking

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SAN ANTONIO – It was big day for Spurs fans in the Alamo City on Thursday. They got to show their love and support for recently retired St. Croix basketball superstar Tim Duncan. “He is my favorite player of all time. He is a real guy,” said Stephen Gilbert. Gilbert was

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CLEVELAND — The Virgin Islands was ranked fifth in the nation at bragging about how good our state is. In a piece called: “Which State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking,” the online magazine only liked four speeches better than State GOP Chairman John Canegata’s.

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