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                  Milton Newton CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former General Manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Milt Newton, visited seven Virgin Islands schools this week to share the story of his journey from St. Thomas to a successful career with the NBA. Newton spoke with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a man and a woman were robbed at gunpoint near Western Cemetary on Friday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. According to the victim, he and a female friend were robbed at gunpoint by an unknown black male individual while in the area

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 27-year-old St. Thomas man survived being shot multiple times near a Hospital Ground grocery store on Friday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Friday, May 27, 2016 about 7:52 p.m. police were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to a report of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 29-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested today and charged with damaging a woman’s vehicle and making threats, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Friday, May 27, 2016, Shannon Barry of Estate Tutu, was present at the Criminal Investigation Bureau where he was interviewed and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a man reported missing. Bert Thomas, age 68, was last seen during the month of April, 2016 by his brother in the vicinity of the airport and explained that he was going to Africa to visit

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CHRISTIANSTED – One beach in St. Croix failed in water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and is not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday afternoon that Grapetree Bay on the East End of St. Croix should be avoided by

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Ahh, Memorial Day! For generations of Americans, the holiday has marked the beginning of the season of sunscreen, barbecues and chlorine. It’s when you start putting sticky notes all over the guidebooks for that exotic trip abroad. And when you start tuning out at work and daydreaming about lying on a hammock with a

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MIAMI — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands sued Takata Corporation and Honda Motor Company late on Wednesday over the sale of millions of recalled airbags linked to deadly ruptures. The territory joins Hawaii, which earlier this month sued Takata and Honda, the largest user of recalled Takata air bags linked to

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CHRISTIANSTED — The public battle between John Canegata and Herb Schoenbohm over delegates to the national presidential nomination convention and other issues — continued today with state GOP chairman Canegata warning “unsuspecting voters” against participating in an event planned by Schoenbohm for Saturday on St. Thomas. “This illegitimate, unlawful gather

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