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   Kingshill Cemetery on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – Cemetary workers preparing a tomb for burial were robbed at gunpoint at the Kingshill Cemetery this morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were dispatched to Estate Peter’s Rest at 10:45 a.m. Friday where one of the workers had returned

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       Nancy Morgan of UVI FREDERIKSTED – Nancy Morgan got a chance to try out her French during a reception in 2001 for French dignitaries in celebration of French support for the American Revolution 225 years before. As she presented a ceremonial bowl to French ambassador Francois Bujon de l’Estang, she

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and other facilities. The final rule will require regulated entities and state and federal regulators to use existing, available information technology to report data required by the National Pollutant Discharge

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FREDERIKSTED – Business owners in the territory should be on the lookout for counterfeit bills. That’s the word from the Economic Crime Unit (ECU) of the Virgin Islands Police Department said counterfeit currency in the denominations of $10, $20, $50, and $100 notes have turned up so far. Banking institutions

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Virgin Islands has the third-highest unemployment rate in the country, trailing only Puerto Rico and New Jersey, which held down the top two spots, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor statistics. The Labor Department said today that the firing rate,

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Tropical Storm Erika’s effects in Dominica MIAMI – This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has had more named storms than last year already, but overall the severity of tropical weather has been weak — thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say. The Atlantic hurricane season typically produces six to 11

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   U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) funding awards this week, including a $1,838,023 award to the Virgin Islands Police Department for 15 additional law enforcement positions. Over $107 million will be awarded nationally, through the COPS

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Kip Garman courtesy St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures CHRISTIANSTED – The family of the medical doctor who died attempting a world record deep dive on St. Croix has been having a difficult time coming to grips with the death of their family member more than a month after it occurred,

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    Super Tank Gas Station at Sunny Isle CHRISTIANSTED – Police on St. Croix said they received a report of kidnapping for attempted robbery and rape at 1:14 a.m. Friday September 18 and were dispatched to meet with one of the victims at the Super Tank Gas Station in Sunny

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Former HOVENSA refinery on the South Shore OPEN IT UP The glut of crude oil in the U.S. could see the reopening of an oil refinery that’s been closed for three years, writes The Wall Street Journal’s Alison Sider. The HOVENSA refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands was one of the

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