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   Julius Jackson of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – While the Premier Boxing Champions slate of 21 cards on Fox Sports 1 kicks off on Tuesday night (9 ET) in Hollywood, California, with former junior middleweight titlist Austin Trout (29-2, 16 KOs) taking on Joey Hernandez (24-3-1, 14 KOs) in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Carnival Liberty’s own shipboard sprinkler system extinguished a fire aboard the vessel while it was docked in the St. Thomas harbor, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The fire was first reported at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the engine room of the ship. Carnival Cruises released a statement shortly after the

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        Gov. Andrew Cuomo with Gov. Kenneth Mapp           NEW YORK – On a warm, cloudless Labor Day morning, the fast beats of soca blended with the NYPD band playing a steel drum version of Bob Marley’s “One Love” as floats inched down Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights for the start

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                    D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court last week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger pleaded guilty Monday in District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and

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         Hospital Ground in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men survived the multiple gunshot wounds they sustained near the Hospital Ground Fish Market early Saturday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 4 a.m. Saturday that two men were being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – People from all over the world have settled in the Virgin Islands, creating a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds. Lisa de Kooning, daughter of one of the most famous abstract expressionist painters of the 20th Century, Willem de Kooning, lived for many years in St. John.

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                    Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In May, when the Mapp Administration decided that it was time to address the governor’s $20,000 per month apartment in Estate Nazareth, it trotted out the No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, not knowing that he, too, would be asked about

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   St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector Sr. CHRISTIANSTED – The St. Croix chief of police went to great pains Saturday to stress that there is no curfew currently in effect. “I’ve received numerous calls from residents on the island of St. Croix, who’ve questioned me as to a curfew

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NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the

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             Eilin Montano Castillo CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal court judge this week sentenced a 37-year-old Dominicano man to one year and two months in prison on gun and illegal entry charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Eilin Montano Castillo

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