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                        Alvery Smith in his office      FREDERIKSTED – The Economic Crimes Unit of the Virgin Islands Police Department executed search warrants at the six MoneyGram outlets throughout the territory: three on St. Thomas, one on St. John and two on St. Croix. The execution of the Search Warrants stems

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Beginning this season, couples hosting their destination wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas will now have the opportunity to give back to the U.S. Virgin Islands community as part of their experience. “Lasting Contributions” was created to help couples build the idea of service and community work

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ATLANTA – The Centers for Disease Control are warning all travelers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to be immunized for Hepatitis A and typhoid prior to visiting the territory due to dangers from contaminated food or water. “CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get Hepatitis A through contaminated food

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DEERFIELD, Ill.– Over the last two years, Walgreens has helped to provide 7 million life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot® campaign, and its growing collaboration with the United Nations Foundation. Today, “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” kicks off its third

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   VIHA’s Robert Graham CHARLOTTE AMALIE – More than 160 families are living in Virgin Islands Housing Authority properties despite having incomes that exceed federal limits for subsidized housing, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The report data, compiled by a watchdog for the U.S. Department of Housing and

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“Drug-resistant lice” sounds like something from a zombie apocalypse, but not to fear. There are several ways to kill the annoying little bugs. Hold onto your scalps, Virgin Islands. Super lice are upon us. The time for panic is not yet at hand, however. Planning for mass head-shavings or the

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CHRISTIANSTED – Decaying seaweed washing up on the North Shore coast that smells like rotten eggs has been labeled a ‘natural disaster’ after tourists cancelled their holidays because of it. The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the St. Croix are increasingly being fouled

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     Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The patient arrived at Schneider Hospital in St. Thomas shortly after midnight on a Sunday, complaining of sharp and tearing chest pains and shortness of breath. He was sweating. Doctors diagnosed a ruptured aortic valve that required emergency open heart surgery — a procedure no

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Timothy and Theron Thomas of St. Thomas ATLANTA – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Or in the case of Theron and Timothy Thomas – 399 tries before success is visible. The duo, collectively known as R. City or Rock City, wrote more than 400 songs before

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and other facilities. The final rule will require regulated entities and state and federal regulators to use existing, available information technology to report data required by the National Pollutant Discharge

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