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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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Juan McCullum and Stacey Plaskett [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — A former staff member of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the distribution of nude images and a blue video of the representative and her husband. Juan “Pretty” McCullum, 35, of Washington, was indicted by a federal

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court judge on Saturday ordered Takata Corp. to set aside $8 million to cover civil penalties and the cost to drivers who have to replace the potentially fatal air bags, a day before the company’s U.S. business filed for Chapter 11 protection. Superior

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GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday evening. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for several Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia. Heavy rains and flash flooding are possible on some of the islands. As

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A jarringly dark commentary by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and wrangling over the federal health care bill dominated the third and final day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence on Saturday. Organizers say roughly 1,800 attendees registered for the NGA’s gathering, including more than 30

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