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US DOL’s Gerri Fiala WASHINGTON – The Virgin Islands is one of only two jurisdictions in the country to be formally sanctioned by the federal government for failure to meet agreed performance records in job training, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Compounding the news is the fact that the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas man was shot to death in the west downtown area of Savan Sunday night. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 8:46 p.m. Sunday that shots had been fired in Savan. When police arrived on the scene they found an unresponsive black

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man told police he was assaulted by three men outside of a convenience store near the airport in St. Thomas Saturday. Police met with the man at 9:50 p.m. Saturday and he said the assault took place near the Price Master convenience store in Lindberg Bay.

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Anthony Kouton of St. Thomas HAMILTON – Anthony Kotoun led the contingent of five Americans who sailed this week in the Amlin International Moth Regatta in Bermuda. Kotoun, who is originally from St. Thomas, placed 9th overall in the $10,000 regatta with 83 points. Briton Rob Greenhalgh won $5,000 with

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    SENTENCED: Kurt Reovan CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 37-year-old Georgia man was sentenced in federal court to 1.6 years in prison after pleading guilty this summer to bringing nearly 10 kilos of marijuana into St. Thomas. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez today sentenced Kurt Reovan of Atlanta to

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  ATLANTA – Each week during the flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes “Flu View,” a weekly report of the flu’s impact. During week 47 (November 22-28, 2015), influenza activity increased slightly but remained low overall, according to the report. The following findings are included

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Garbage piled up near a tree at Halfpenny Beach in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – Only one beach in St. Croix – Halfpenny Beach – has been deemed unfit for swimming or fishing by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) in its weekly beach advisory. But DPNR admits that

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  FREE TODAY: Everett Parker CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 46-year-old man who was accused of disrupting traffic on Main Street in St. Thomas was put under arrest by police with the use of a Taser gun and pepper spray Thursday afternoon. But by Friday afternoon — after the VIPD’s top

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was found shot to death by a single gunshot wound just before midnight Thursday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 11:45 p.m. Thursday that gunfire had been reported near The Knolls at Contant,

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Jabari Blash of St. Thomas OAKLAND – Jabari Blash of St. Thomas wasn’t a “Bash Brother” for very long. The Athletics picked him up as their sixth selection in the Rule 5 draft, but quickly dealt him to the Padres so they could add Yonder Alonso and Marc Rzepczynski to

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