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MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills has recalled nearly 2 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios after announcing the breakfast cereal might have been contaminated with wheat. The recall includes 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cherrios affected by “an isolated incident” at the company’s facility in Lodi, Calif., “that resulted in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man who said he was shot Monday evening near Frydenhoj ballpark was given a police escort to the hospital, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police received notification about 6:13 p.m. Monday that a man had been shot in the area of Estate Frydenhoj, the

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said there is a new phone scam that the public should beware of. In this phone scam, the caller pretends to be a person who is sick and or has sustained some injury and is in the hospital, according to DLCA.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Aircraft have returned to the southeastern Bahamas to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that got caught in Hurricane Joaquin. The Category 4 storm ripped off roofs, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Denison Yacht Sales of Florida has opened its second office in the Caribbean, a sign of the rebound underway in the boating industry. The company launched a locale on St. Thomas at American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook, on the island’s East End. The new office is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Virgin Islands champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson will square off in a middleweight clash that headlines Jackson against Venezuela’s Jose Uzcategui in a Premier Boxing Champions Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays clash on October 6 in San Antonio, Texas. Julius “The Chef” Jackson, a 2008 Olympian and undefeated power-puncher (19-0, 15

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Nearly 80 percent of the firearms recovered from Virgin Islanders are from people aged 18 to 30, according to the latest statistics made available by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). The average age of someone possessing an illegal firearm in the Virgin Islands is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – There is a new benefits advisor in the Veterans Administration Clinic on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA). The advisor will be available Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm to assist veterans needing assistance with initiating claims and checking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was taken into custody Thursday for the early morning murder of a 20-year-old man at a Coki Point beach bar in 2013. Craig B. King of Anna’s Retreat was arrested at 9 p.m. October 1 based on an arrest warrant issued by the Superior

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in the Virgin Islands have tested unsafe for swimming or fishing, according to the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources. They are: Water Bay in St. Thomas and Frank Bay in St. John, DPNR said in a written statement. DPNR performed water quality analysis at the 33

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