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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Kenneth Gittens is asking residents to join him this week in saluting our law enforcement community in recognition of National Police Week which is observed this year May 12-18. Senator Gittens, who worked for more than 20 years in law enforcement, is encouraging residents to show appreciation to

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FREDERIKSTED — In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as police week. This year national police week is being celebrated from May 12 to Saturday in the territory. Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Small Business Administration Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office will conduct a free series of workshops in the U.S. Virgin Islands over the next few months as part of the SBA’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance program, to support socially and economically disadvantaged small

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A U.S. Navy sailor has been charged in connection with a shooting incident that left a V.I. Superior Court marshal seriously wounded this week. Prosecutors have charged Lessroy Gumbs, 27, with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, reckless endangerment, possession of an unlicensed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said today that they are looking for a St. Thomas man who is wanted in connection with the shooting of a marshal that took place at the 1st Stop Gas Station four days ago. James “Gogettah” Nathaniel, 22, of St. Thomas is wanted for questioning about the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the vaccine Dengvaxia on Wednesday for the prevention of dengue disease endemic in areas like the U.S. Virgin Islands, European Union and 19 other countries. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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GREENVILLE, Illinois — How do you put the story of your journey from freshman to graduating senior into a modern song that wins university awards? Kandis Gumbs, who is graduating tomorrow from Greenville University in Illinois after earning a bachelor’s degree in commercial music, has won two awards this week

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bolongo Bay and Water Bay beaches on St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Pressure BussPipe is the road march champion for the 2019 St. Thomas carnival. BussPipe is the first reggae artist to win this annual contest, beating all comers with his soca song called “Do it And Done.” The song was released on the Busspipe Records label two months

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lemartec, the prime construction manager rebuilding Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) assets impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, is co-hosting a Health & Safety Fair with VIPA this Saturday, May 11th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cyril E. King Airport. The event will be

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