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SUPPORT WHEN YOU NEED IT: You too can engineer your own recovery from drug or alcohol addiction with the help of a substance abuse support group you can join through the Virgin Islands Department of Health. CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Health (DOH), Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

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MANSION GLOBAL PICKS USVI: A top online property listing service said today that the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the best places in the Caribbean for United States natives to relocate for the best tax rates. The online news source also mentioned St. Lucia and the Cayman Islands as

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SALT RIVER MARINA: Police received a report from this North Shore location that shots had been fired. CHRISTIANSTED — Police say a man who covered his face with a white t-shirt and bandana attempted to hijack a couple at gunpoint near Scenic Road West — but was unsuccessful thanks to

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ALTERED STATES: Gov. Mapp: “I admire them trying to be tricky … but if you want to be truly tricky, the idea is not to get caught … trust me! Nobody talks about my $20K per month Estate Nazareth apartment any more.” CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Problems with legislation considered during

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UVI MAKING MARINE STRIDES: UVI Marine Center recently documented its 100th turtle in the territory. CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Center for Marine and Environmental Science and the VI Sea Turtle Project (VISTP) documented their 100th sea turtle last month, hitting a major milestone for

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said that they learned of a Sunday night shooting on the West End when two men were treated for gunshot wounds at a hospital emergency room. Police reported that the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified on Sunday May 14, 2017 at 12:57 a.m. that two men gunshot

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FRANK BAY: This beautiful St. John beach should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to DPNR. CRUZ BAY — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR

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SUICIDE IN HIS CELL: A native of Trinidad who was awaiting federal trial on cyber stalking related charges committed suicide at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility, Government House said.   FREDERIKSTED — Bureau of Correction, Assistant Director Everett Hansen, has reported that Carlos Forrester, a federal detainee, native of

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WINNING TEAM: John Canegata, his wife and daughter pose for a photo with Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke. (Photo courtesy of the VIGOP.) CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Republican Party chairman John Canegata said that the G.O.P. is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for any credible information leading to the arrest and

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DRAINING THE SWAMP: President Trump is not expected to ask Congress to supplement funding for Zika virus tracking that is slated to end this summer. ATLANTA — Federal monies that have helped states and territories track the Zika virus may come to an end by this summer, putting at risk

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