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SPEED ENOUGH: ST. CROIX’S LINVAL JOSEPH RUMBLES FOR HIS FIRST NFL TOUCHDOWN PHILADELPHIA — Linval Joseph whipped out the sunglasses, sat on the bench and pulled on the oxygen mask . Rest up, big man. Job well done. Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, the 330-pound Joseph returned a fumble

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Workforce Development, Consumer Affairs an Culture chaired by Sen. Janelle Sarauw, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday, to vote and approve Bill No. 32-0193-An Act to honor and commend the Honorable Judge Eileen R. Peterson for her service to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy & Environmental Protection, chaired by Sen. Sammuel Sanes, met on Wednesday. The committee sought to take testimony to amend the plastic bag ban to include disposable plastic straws and other measures. Amendment No. 32-740 for Bill No. 32-0220, an Act

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has approved the $1.32 billion Fiscal Year 2019 budget for the Government of the United States Virgin Islands. The budget was submitted to the 32nd Legislature on May 30, 2018 and Senators acted to approve it on September 19th. The Governor notified

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In what was described as a “another major milestone” in the territory’s recovery from last year’s devastating hurricanes, Governor Kenneth Mapp said this week that an agreement had been reached to assist in the reopening of Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort on St. Thomas. The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Virgin Islanders who lost their jobs following Hurricanes Irma and Maria may be eligible for an additional 26 weeks of disaster-related unemployment assistance, Government House said. U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 into law on Friday, following the approval of

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FEAR THE BEARD: ARRESTED BY POLICE THE SAME DAY A WANTED POSTER WENT OUT FOR HIM ON ST. CROIX: JOSE DEJESUS PEREZ, 38.     FREDERIKSTED — A man who was wanted by police acts of alleged domestic violence since Thursday was arrested by the Virgin Islands Police Department the

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    CHRISTIANSTED — For the third time in six days, a man was shot to death on St. Croix. Jelani “Banana Man” Pitman, 26, was shot multiple times at St. Croix Nails in the Golden Rock Shopping Center near Domino’s Pizza, Sterling Optical and Pueblo Supermarket about 6:45 p.m.

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VIRGIN ISLANDS POLICE DEPARTMENT WANTED POSTER FOR JOSE DEJESUS PEREZ     FREDERIKSTED — Police said they need your help tonight to find a St. Croix man who is wanted for a domestic violence-related crime. Jose DeJesus Perez. 38, is wanted for second-degree asssault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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BLUEBEARD’S BEACH NEAR THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL FAILED WATER QUALITY TESTING DPNR SAID     CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that

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