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COMPLACENT AND PHAT: But what will Gov. Kenneth Ezra Mapp do now that his base of operations, the Ritz Carlton Hotel in St. Thomas, was shut down by the forces of Hurricane Irma? CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Hurricane Mapp” might be worse than Hurricanes Marilyn and Irma combined … now that

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REALITY SETS IN: With no help from the federal or local government seven days after the passing of Category 5 storm Hurricane Irma, St. Thomas residents move into “survival mode” in order to get by. WSTA-AM 1340 Lucky 13’s Addie Ottley said Monday that the bulk FEMA relief supplies had

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MAJOR PROBLEM: The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s primitive way of producing electricity is polluting the islands and ruining American Paradise for natives and visitors alike. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) spokesman, Jean Greaux, who has threatened members of the national press who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA)’s public information officer admitted today that restoring electricity to hard hit St. Thomas and St. John after Hurricane Irma’s passing has been “a challenge.” All of St. Croix’s 10 feeders have been restored to “some level of power” five

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Jose is building up to unleash devastating hurricane winds later today. Here are the latest NOAA storm track updates and path maps as the storm heads for the territory and is likely to affect St. Thomas and St. John the worst with tropical storm force winds.

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PUTTIN’ ON MY BEST WILL SMITH IMITATION: Tim Duncan poses with a basketball in St. Croix. SAN ANTONIO — Retired Virgin Islands-born NBA star Tim Duncan is asking for help for the territory, decimated by Hurricane Irma just days ago, and effete country-western singer Kenny Chesney says he is launching

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SINT MAARTEN GETS SMASHED BY HURRICANE IRMA: The apocalyptic pictures of the devastation. PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Apocalyptic scenes of flattened buildings and ruined airports emerged from once-lush islands devastated by historic Hurricane Irma, as the deadly storm lashed vulnerable Haiti, where one government official called it a “nuclear hurricane”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma steamrolled through St. Thomas, St. John, the BVI and Puerto Rico, leaving at least 12 people dead in the region. In St. Thomas people were praying that their roofs hold up through the storm. The Roy L. Schneider Medical Center & Hospital had the windows on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma is expected to strengthen into a massive Category 5 storm before it passes near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Irma was 538 miles east of St. Croix at 7 a.m. today. Hurricane force winds extend out 45 miles from its center of circulation and

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MIAMI — A “formidable” hurricane that is heading for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico has been upgraded to a menacing Category 4 storm. Hurricane Irma, which is currently in the mid Atlantic, is expected to bring “life-threatening winds,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami. The storm,

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