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By WESLEY J. SMALL/V.I. Free Press Columnist Will the real Granny Mapp please stand up! Sadly, once again we see an example of a government official verbally attacking another. This is not the first time and ceratinly not the last. However, usually we see these type of attacks during an

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 SENTENCED: Lued Brown of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 44-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for being a felon in possession of a gun. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on sentenced Lued Browne to 42 months in prison for possession of a firearm

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 SENTENCED: Ja’Moi Corraspe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for conspiring to ship guns with obliterated serial numbers to the territory, authorities said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez today sentenced Ja’Moi Khadeem Corraspe to 48 months in prison for

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      DECEASED: Robin Stokes CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police said on Wednesday that the woman who fell out of a resort bathroom window to her death on Monday night was 58-year-old Robin Stokes. Robin Stokes is the wife of Point Pleasant Resort chief engineer and property manager Larry Stokes.

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Traffic sign marks 10 mph zone. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said today that “it will not tolerate speeding and reckless driving in St. Thomas U. S Virgin Islands, particularly along Beltjen Road.” “Speed must be reduced to 10 M.P.H while traveling on Beltjen Road, and all

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced Tuesday that employees of seven government agencies will receive salary increases effective January 1, 2016. Mapp said that all executive branch employees will get a pay raise once a final

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                        Rep. Stacey Plaskett WASHINGTON – The Virgin Islands Free Press reported on Dec. 29, 2015 that the Virgin Islands government was facing a Jan. 10, 2016 deadline for REAL ID. Soon after, the other media in the territory

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New iOS app coming soon to your phone! There are more mobile devices than people on the planet. Over five billion mobile subscribers – about 77% of the world’s population – are online. This new type of simple access for consumers is catching on with a staggering amount of smartphone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One arrest for drunk driving and one home invasion were reported by police in St. Thomas on Monday. * On Monday at 2:44 p.m., Dennis Warren Jr., 35, of Bonne Resolution was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Unable to perform the Standardized Field Sobriety

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Point Pleasant Resort in Estate Smith Bay CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police are investigating a husband’s account of his wife falling 40 feet out of a bathroom window at Point Pleasant Resort just before midnight on Monday. The husband told police he was watching television in the living room of his

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