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   File Photo: Anguilla Landfill on fire FAIRFAX, Virginia – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB) has announced the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) soliciting qualifications packages from developers that have demonstrated experience with waste management technologies for an integrated

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             Rex Tullius DETROIT – There was a time when Rex Tullius gave it all up, a time when the Michigan native and former University of Florida all-America swimmer decided to hang up his suit. Having a life outside of the pool simply became more important than what he started

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National Drug Control’s Michael Botticelli WASHINGTON – The Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli, announced today $13.4 million in funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) including the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Of that, $5 million will be directed to a broad range of efforts that will

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             Hugo Hodge, Jr. of WAPA CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority says a worsening drought is causing power outages. WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge, Jr. told the Associated Press that dry conditions have caused tree branches to fall and salt air residue to build up

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Billye J. Mayo of St. Thomas PHILADELPHIA – The defense counsel for a Virgin Islands woman named in a negligence lawsuit has motioned to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to withdraw her appearance, according to court records. Pearlette V. Toussant filed her withdrawal motion on July 13, stating

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 55-year-old Estate Contact man was arrested Thursday and charged with disturbing the peace and domestic violence, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Mukesh  Sajwani was charged with, 55 of Estate Contact, was arrested and charged with disturbance of the peace and threat- domestic violence on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man walking home in the Tutu Valley Hill area of St. Thomas was shot with a BB gun by an unknown shooter, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified about 3:30 p.m. Thursday August 13 of a man seeking treatment at the Roy

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Conservative journalist James O’Keefe, known for targeting liberal groups and Democratic politicians, says he is now the one being targeted — by the Department of Homeland Security – including one stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It all started in August 2014, when O’Keefe donned green fatigues

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WASHINGTON— Embattled Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp. plans to launch a new ad campaign and send a new mailing to the owners of millions of recalled vehicles by working with a major insurance industry group. Exploding Takata air bags are linked to at least eight deaths and more than

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      Louise Wrensford ALBANY, Georgia – A graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus has been named the dean of the graduate school at Albany State University.  Louise Wrensford is also the new associate provost for Research and Sponsored Programs, the university said in a statement.

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