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Dorsch Beach in Frederiksted FREDERIKSTED – A 23-year-old St. Croix man telephoned the 911 Emergency Call Center late Thursday to say that he had been shot, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The Call Center first received a report of gunshots fired at the Marley Homes and Additions in

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Coakley Bay Condominiums in St. Croix Home prices have risen sharply, but not enough to trigger an increase in the maximum loan that can be purchased or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next year. The baseline conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 in 2016 for the 11th

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Rain falls on Queen Street in Christiansted CHRISTIANSTED – Heavy rains drenched parts of St. Croix Saturday with nearly three inches of rain being recorded by the National Weather Service and a flash flood and rip current warnings remain in effect. Rough seas and choppy waves of up to seven

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – All beaches in the territory are closed due to the possibility that runoff from storm water could have made them unsafe for swimming or fishing, The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said Friday. “Due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP)

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Judge J. Paul Oetken CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands urged the Second Circuit this month to affirm a New York district court’s dismissal of an $84 million tax refund suit filed by an oil refinery, saying that its tax laws are distinct and it has exclusive jurisdiction over such

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The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya can cause severe and potentially fatal brain infection in some patients, particularly infants and people older than 65, according to a new report. A 2005-2006 chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, sickened more than 300,000 people. It also provided the

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CHRISTIANSTED – There was no change in the number of service stations with the lowest price for gasoline, according to the latest survey of gas stations by the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs. Two service stations on St. Croix currently have a price of $2.679 per gallon for self-service

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V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker CHRISTIANSTED – The V.I. Department of Justice and the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs are investigating Captain Morgan owner Diageo for allegedly shipping rum to the Captain Morgan Rum Distillery while claiming it was importing molasses for rum distillation. This could place Diageo and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government has issued a statement saying that employees who have direct deposit might not be able to cash their paychecks Thanksgiving week, Government House said. “As a result of the shortened work-week, the Department of Finance has been informed that the posting of the

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FREDERIKSTED – A St. Croix taxi driver told police that he was held up at gunpoint in broad daylight at a West End housing project, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. A taxi driver walked in to the Wilbur Francis Command located in Mars Hill at 12:35 p.m. Monday

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