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MIAMI — The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season ended today. The season was more active than average, featuring 15 named storms, eight hurricanes and four that made landfall on the U.S. mainland. But perhaps most importantly here, did not send the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico any major storms. “Hurricane

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TWO BROTHERS: HUMBERTO MARTINEZ, 32, WAS SHOT DEAD THURSDAY NIGHT. HIS BROTHER, 24-YEAR-OLD ROLAND BOGAN WAS SHOT TO DEATH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. FREDERIKSTED — Police said Humberto Martinez died when he tried to retaliate for the killing of his brother earlier in the day. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. held

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria two weeks in a row and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay on St. Thomas had a high

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FREDERIKSTED — A shootout near the Lagoon Street Housing Complex left two men dead and four others injured last night, authorities said. Witnesses said they heard a fusillade of gunshots about 9:10 p.m. Thursday. People who lived in the area said they felt they were living in a war zone

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SCENE OF CRIME: THE MARLEY HOMES HOUSING COMMUNITY IN ESTATE TWO BROTHERS FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was shot to death near Marley Homes early this morning. Roland Bogan, 24, of Frederiksted was killed near the southeast St. Croix housing project, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911

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NEW FACULTY: Joanne Sylvia Luciano, Ph.D, in cognitive and neural systems, will teach in UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Joanne Sylvia Luciano to the University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She will work in the department of Computer and Computational

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By ROBERT WHITE Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Gov. Kenneth Mapp. Win or lose in politics there is still the “HOW WILL THEY REMEMBER ME?’ Remember you got a great number of votes from St. Croix. There are still weeks remaining of your rule. How will WE

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WANTED BY VIPD: Jared A. Worrell, 31, of Estate Little La Grange, St. Croix for questioning about a murder this month. FREDERIKSTED — Police are seeking information about the whereabouts of a St. Croix wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide. Jared A. Worrell, 31, of Frederiksted is a

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CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. Virgin Islands Governor-elect Albert Bryan & Lieutenant Governor-elect Tregenza Roach will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday to announce the beginning of the transition to a new administration and to introduce key leadership of their transition team. As Governor-elect Bryan moves ahead with the transition,

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Annual Biomedical Medical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Award Winners INDIANAPOLIS — Three students from the University of the Virgin Islands, the Caribbean’s preeminent Historically Black College and University (HBCU) captured Best Poster Awards at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) last week in Indiana. This recognition

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