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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands ranks No. 2 in the country for public corruption, according to the latest report from the Center For Public Integrity. Only the District of Columbia had more convictions per year at 66.9 per year, while the territory was second with 46.9 per year followed

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FREDERIKSTED – A public debate about slavery reparations has surfaced on the floor of the Parliament in Denmark about whether the Virgin Islands wants “an apology” or “money” for its centennial celebration next year. According to Caribbean Life, the Unity Party in Denmark’s Parliament quoted Shelley Moorhead, president of the

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HAMILTON, Bermuda – World Champion Taylor Canfield has extended his unbeaten streak to advance to the semifinals of the Argo Group Gold Cup in Hamilton Harbor today. The 26-year-old St. Thomian coped best in the light and fluky breezes that pushed the International One Design sloops around the harbor at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old man driving a motorcycle was badly injured when he was thrown from his bike after it struck a vehicle making an illegal turn on the Weymouth Rhymber Highway last night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Traffic police were notified at 9 p.m. Friday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 65-year-old St. Thomas woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and missing since Thursday was discovered safe, but dehydrated near Brewer’s Bay this morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Reported as a “missing vulnerable adult” on Friday, Karen Andrews was last seen at 9 p.m. Thursday

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to threatening to injure someone over social media, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Kamoui “Turtle” Francis of Commandant Gade pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Croix to charges of transmission of threat to injure, U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – All beaches in St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas have been deemed unfit for swimming or fishing due to excessive bacterial contamination from rainwater runoff, according to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR). DPNR’s Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) said it “anticipates negative environmental

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Missing: Karen Andrews CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 65-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease has gone missing on St. Thomas, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Karen Andrews was last seen on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the area of Bonne Esperance, the VIPD said. Andrews stands at 5-feet, 7-inches tall

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R. City performs on the Late Late Show NEW YORK – The St. Thomas dynamic R&B duo R. City performed their smash hit “Locked Away” on Tuesday night’s Late Late Show on CBS. Theron and Timothy Thomas, who make up R. City (formerly Rock City) were featured as the musical

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        EPA’s Judith Enck CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Nearly $5 million that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was holding in abeyance until the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources did a better job routinely testing air and water quality in the territory will now be released, according to Government House.

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