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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of Insular Affairs is giving the territory a half million-dollar grant to help prepare for V.I. Centennial celebrations in 2017, Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina said yesterday. The grant will help the U.S. Virgin Islands Centennial Commission as it prepares to organize events

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CLEVELAND — An online newspaper called “The King James Gospel” said Tuesday that St. Croix-raised Rakeem Christmas is not “championship caliber” and will not be on the starting roster when the Cleveland Cavaliers play their first game of the new NBA season. “When you have LeBron James on your roster

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FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old Estate Castle Burke man was arrested late Saturday night on an illegal weapons possession charge, according to police. William Libert was arrested at 11:35 p.m. on July 18 and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, police said. According to the police report, Libert had been

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  TORONTO – Everything you need to follow along with prelims live during the 2015 Pan American Games. Hit refresh for the latest coverage. Men’s 100 back Brazil’s Guilherme Guido looks to be the clear favorite in the men’s 100-meter back finals at the Pan American Games after a swift preliminary swim.

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John McCarthy, publisher of the VIFreep By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press You know you’re on the downside of your career when the AARP starts taking pot shots at you. AARP glibly tweeted about Tiger’s not-good-enough-to-make-the-cut golf play at St. Andrews in Scotland this way: “.@TigerWoods It’s better to be over

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CHRISTIANSTED – The 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference will be hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix next month. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists, and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday, August 9 to Friday, August 14, 2015 at a hotel in Estate

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CHRISTIANSTED – An elderly man was found dead in the road on Centerline Road near the traffic signal at the Kingshill intersection after 9 p.m. Thursday, according to police. Police said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call on July 16 at 9:01 p.m. via radio from an officer,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The body of an unidentified Hispanic male was discovered in Estate Bordeaux, St. Thomas after 8 a.m. today, according to police. Officers discovered the victim after responding to a report from a concerned citizen of a dead body in the area when they discovered the victim who

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp was correct to object to the current state flag of South Carolina – it does have symbolism of the Confederacy in it — and Confederate ideals are tied in the American psyche to racism and slavery. Virgin Islands Daily News Executive Editor Gerry Yandel

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CHRISTIANSTED – The former Managing Editor of the St. Croix Avis newspaper has taken a public stance in favor of the scofflaw businessman who did not pay an employee their final paycheck, according to a post on LinkedIn. Stephanie Hanlon-Nugent, a part-time instructor at the University of the Virgin Islands,

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