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FLASH THE CASH: King Leonard, 24, poses with two female friends on social media. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two brothers who admitted in federal court to smuggling six illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic into the territory were ordered to serve a year in prison on Tuesday. King Leonard,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE –- In a wide-ranging press conference held at Government House on St. Thomas Monday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he will urge the Senate to resist calls for legislation which he deems “detrimental to the territory’s fiscal health.” Mapp stressed that the territory is in dire straits,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] BROWNSVILLE, Texas — As July winds down, families across the country are making summer vacation plans and many will go on a cruise hoping for the trip of a lifetime. But for a few, it will be a trip they wish they had never taken. Anne Smith was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he was briefed by officials from the National Guard Bureau on Monday in regard to improvements required within the Virgin Islands’ forces. A team led by General Joseph Lauren Lengyel, a U.S. Air Force officer now serving as the Chief

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Interior Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula made available $103,000 for natural and cultural resource protection in the territory. “We are pleased to support Gov. Kenneth Mapp and his administration in their efforts to protect the coral reef and viability of seafood resources

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That seems to be the message from one St. Croix senator. Sen. Terrence “Positive” Nelson said on Thursday that he has submitted a medical marijuana legalization bill to the Legislature, despite the fact that there is little official support for

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POINT OF NO RETURN: Gov. Kenneth Mapp points to an outdoor area in the Krause lagoon on St. Croix where Government House could be moved to as a cost-cutting measure. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  “Significant” reductions in government spending are proposed in the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget submitted to the Legislature

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PRIDE IN THE TERRITORY: Gov. Kenneth Mapp said business owners selling products made in the territory should proudly put these stickers on their products. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp urged attendees at this week’s cruise ship town hall meeting to be candid and work collectively to raise

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior assistant secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available more than $1 million for natural and cultural resource protection in the U.S. Insular Areas, including the territory. The funds will support a wide variety of initiatives that include watershed management, GIS skills development,

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ARRESTED FOR BRANDISHING KNIFE IN POLICE STATION: Sally-Ann “Funky Cold” Medina [ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY — A terrified St. John man ducked into a police station to escape a girlfriend who he said was right behind him chasing him with a knife. The desk sergeant on duty at the Leander Jürgen

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