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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials might take control of some mismanaged Virgin Islands environmental programs that allowed issues such as bacteria-infected drinking water, a watchdog group reported.  The territory for years has neglected duties required by its millions of dollars in grants, such as monitoring water and

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IrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The devoted parents allegedly stabbed to death by their adopted Russian son while on a St. Thomas vacation recently let a restraining order against the boy lapse before deciding to take him with them, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Mikhail Young — who went by the names

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St. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Parts of downtown St. Thomas are going to the birds – pigeons that is. And St. Thomas Sen. Jean Forde has a better idea of what to do about it. During the confirmation hearing for Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner designee Dawn Henry last week, Forde asked

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A TSA agent who faked cancer for five years, taking nine months’ worth of paid sick days for made-up surgeries and radiation is originally from St. Thomas. Security officer Marc Bess was arrested in Atlanta for stealing public money and was fired from his taxpayer-supported government job

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WASHINGTON – The six-pack law is called “an obscure regulation” with no connection to Bill Shuster’s home constituency in Pennsylvania. Yet Shuster, the powerful chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, was willing to work with former Gov. John de Jongh to get a law passed that doubled the

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