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   Peter Jackson of St. Croix CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Black celebrities of the 19th Century were shown some of the same courtesies as their white counterparts. And it is their rare, distinctive portraits that are starting to get the attention of people on the U.S. mainland. Especially St. Croix’s first

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Frank E. Petersen, Jr. in 1968 Frank E. Petersen Jr., who suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was even arrested at an officers’ club on suspicion of impersonating a lieutenant, but who endured to become the first black aviator and the first black general

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Subway Restaurant in Orange Grove Friday CHRISTIANSTED – For the second time in three weeks, a fast food restaurant on Miracle Mile was robbed at gunpoint by two masked men, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to the Subway restaurant in Estate Orange

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         Estate Hermon Hill in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A man was kidnapped and held hostage in his own home in Estate Hermon Hill Friday night, according ot the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to a house in Hermon Hill after a burglary was

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             Sue Parten CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An engineer who specializes in waste management has written to the 31st Legislature asking it to address the “urgent planning and infrastructure management needs” that have been brought on by the worst drought since 1951. Sue Parten, the principal engineer of Community Environmental Services

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SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Royal Caribbean hopes those looking for a job won’t let a new opportunity pass them by. The cruise company is planning to bring aboard more than 200 people by the end of the year. The salary for the full time positions range from $9.79 to $14.33 per

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Do you have a need for speed? Then you have something in common with San Antonio Spurs superstar Tim Duncan. Duncan’s custom-car joint, BlackJack Speed Shop, is hosting the BlackJack Speed Shop Arm Drop event, which runs from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. today at the San Antonio Raceway (3641

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two drive-by shootings were reported by police – each of them after St. Croix was plunged into darkness during the passing of Tropical Storm Erika last night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The first incident happened in Estate Sion Farm and the second one – less

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CHRISTIANSTED – Stores in town were closed during the early morning business hours Friday as residents struggled to adjust to life without electricity in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. Power was restored by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority at 10:48 a.m. Most lost power at 7:40 p.m.

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  Rakeem Christmas INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers have officially filled out their 15-man roster for the 2015-16 season. Their team has all been signed to guaranteed contracts. On Tuesday, the Pacers had the signings of the following players become official: St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas, Glenn Robinson III, Shayne Whittington,

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