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As nearly everyone in the United States knows, there are fifty states. Most also know that the country started with 13 states. In between those two numbers, a lot of states were proposed but never made the final cut for a variety of reasons. Some of them got voted on,

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           Mikhail Brian “Mischa” Young CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The lawyer for a Russian-born man accused of killing his adoptive parents on St. Thomas earlier this year will fight his client’s return to the territory to face murder charges, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Mikhail Brian “Mischa” Young, 24, has

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Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett has announced today that Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina has released $2.1 million in grant funding under the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program to repair public school buildings in the Virgin Islands.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Community And Police Association (CAPA) in conjunction with the Red Hook Community Alliance will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting for residents and commercial establishments in the communities of Red Hook, Nadir, and Frydenhoj on Monday August 10 at 6 p.m., at the Paradise Cove Resort

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LIVERMORE, Calif. – Edward Gonzalez held Latin America scoreless for seven innings to boost Puerto Rico to a 6-0 victory over the Virgin Islands on Thursday. Gonzalez allowed five hits, no walks and struck out eight. Puerto Rico’s Gonzalez showed his talents on both sides of the diamond with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – For the eighth time in nine days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 10:33 a.m. yesterday and registered 2.5 in magnitude on the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people were arrested on charges ranging from assault to disturbing the peace and domestic violence, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Here are the arrests the VIPD effected and when: * On Tuesday August 4, Valerie Peralta, 23, of Crystal Gade, was arrested and charged

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“The Marriage of Opposites” (Simon & Schuster), by Alice Hoffman  Midway through Alice Hoffman’s latest novel, the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a medicine man she hopes can cure him of the malady that has kept him from

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the seventh time in eight days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 2:37 p.m. yesterday afternoon and registered 2.9 in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – St. Thomas residents who live on the Ridge Road feeder can expect a power interruption between 9 a.m. to 12 noon tomorrow, according to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. WAPA said the “interruption is necessary to allow crews to safely perform maintenance on the Secret

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