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           ARRESTED: Noelle Bishopel CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two people from Georgia were caught with a total of 15 kilos of marijuana in their luggage on St. Thomas, according to federal authorities. Sierra Wimberly, 25, and Noelle Bishopel, 27, each from Atlanta, made their initial appearances on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved tax benefits for a medical laboratory and three financial services firms. He recently signed off on agreements reached by the V.I. Economic Development Authority with Castle Medical, CD Paradise Holdings, Alpha Mortgage Advisors and Prosperitas Holdings. Castle Medical on St. Thomas will offer

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SAN DIEGO  — Jabari Blash of St. Thomas got his first Major League Baseball start in left field on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough for the Padres to keep from becoming the first team in MLB history to be shut out in its first three games. Power-hitter Blash was no

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SAN DIEGO — Jabari Blash of St. Thomas allowed himself to soak the moment in: The American flag stretched across center field, the flyover, the 44,000-plus fans peering down on the players stretched across each foul line. He was a major leaguer. Finally. Of course, the absence of any of that

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CHRISTIANSTED — As of April 5, 2016 the CDC has confirmed one new case of Zika this week, as reported in today’s Zika surveillance report. The total confirmed Zika have increased to 13, 12 of which are on St. Croix and one on St. Thomas. The total confirmed Zika have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At about 10:26 p.m., on the evening of Monday, April 4, 2016, officers responded to a man having been shot in the vicinity of Sanchez Town located in Bovoni. Officers converged on the scene and located the body of an unresponsive black man, who had sustained a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old Georgia native had his first appearance in federal court on Monday in St. Thomas on charges that he is a marijuana smuggler, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Bert Donadelle, Jr. appeared  Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old Ghanaian native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas Friday to transporting her underage daughter for sex with an older man for money, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jennifer Bowen-Dodoo admitted to U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez that she was guilty

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently met with the Steering Committee of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Climate Change Council to underscore the Obama Administration’s support to help communities prepare, plan and build capacity as they assess vulnerabilities and risks to climate change. During the meeting, Jewell also

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GEORGETOWN — Following the conclusion of the opening round in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Caribbean Cup Qualifiers, Guyana has officially been paired in Group 3 with Curacao and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Guyana topped Group 5 after wins over Anguilla by a 7-0 margin on local soil and

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