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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The only licensed nursing home in the territory has filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a last-ditch effort to prevent the agency from shuttering the facility and moving residents to mainland facilities. Sea View Nursing Home in St. Thomas filed the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Canika John is the new Director of Marketing for the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, and Frances Williams-Augustin has been given new responsibility as Director of Visitor Experience for St. Croix. In making the announcements, Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty said that “Canika John has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government employees can expect to see long-anticipated pay increases in this week’s payroll checks. Division of Personnel Director Milton Potter said on Tuesday that the first set of government employees would see the pay hikes soon. “I am elated to see these raises going into effect,” Director

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CHRISTIANSTED — As reported in today’s Zika surveillance report, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed one additional case of Zika on St. Croix and one in St. Thomas. The total confirmed Zika cases is now 16; 14 of which are on St. Croix and two on St. Thomas. “Today’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says it has received several reports of  Internet and telephone scams occurring within the territory. The Internet Scam is described as follows: The scammer, acting as an agent for a company, posts a job vacancy or an investment opportunity on the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 53-year-old man was found dead about 1:20 p.m. on Friday in the vicinity of Ross Taarenberg, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Upon arriving at the scene, police found a man lying motionless on the ground. An Emergency Medical Response Team pronounced the man,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Friday, April 22, 2016 at roughly 8:08 p.m., officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to the Schneider Regional Hospital and Medical Center in response to a report of a stabbing that occurred during a robbery. Upon arrival, contact was made with the victim who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Health Commissioner Michelle Davis said today that The Schneider Regional Medical Center is experiencing a disruption of service due to a main water line break. Late last night a main water line to the hospital burst, causing damage to the basement floor. Although there has been no

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One beach on St. Thomas has failed water in 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 Sapphire Bay beach on St. Thomas should be avoided by swimmers

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The tourism boom that the rest of the Caribbean was showing last year is also showing up in the numbers for the territory. With Margaritaville St. Thomas helping to put its parent company Margaritaville Caribbean Limited (MCL) into the black according to the latest financials released

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