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ARRESTED ON ST. THOMAS: C’KEEM LEWIS, 24, FOR ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on illegal gun possession charges on Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau along with units from the Special Operations

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On the one-year anniversary of Hurricanes Irma and Maria’s devastation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Kenneth Mapp has praised God for fortifying him, his colleagues and the people of the territory for the challenge of rebuilding their homeland. In a stirring address last Sunday at the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) suggested that all residents and visitors dispose of all household waste at the waste disposal bin sites throughout the islands to allow for the VIWMA and their contractors to empty the bins prior to the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac. Residents

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was given 5.91 years in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac is currently moving through the western tropical Atlantic Ocean and will likely bring damaging winds, heavy rainfall and possibly life-threatening flash flooding to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Authorities in Dominica are opening shelters and warning they will turn off water and power

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal court documents filed in a possible class action lawsuit against the Virgin Islands government show the government owes far more in unpaid tax returns than has been publicly stated. The latest lawsuit, filed in late August in U.S. District Court, asks a judge to order the

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac will plow westward and bring strong winds and flooding rain to the Lesser Antilles midweek. Isaac was located roughly 775 miles east of the Lesser Antilles as of midday today. Isaac will continue on a westward path toward the islands into midweek. The storm is rather compact

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MIAMI — Hurricane Isaac is pushing through the open tropical Atlantic Ocean right now but could bring heavy rain and damaging winds to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Steered westward by high pressure to its north, Isaac is forecast to approach the Lesser Antilles by Thursday. Isaac’s intensity forecast

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STRAIGHT TALK: Prominent Virgin Islands Republican talks with PBS interviewer Tim Skubick. EAST LANSING — In a statewide TV interview in Michigan, prominent local Republican John Yob dismissed the Virgin Islands, where he purportedly lives to this day. Recall that Yob made national news after moving down just before the

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MIAMI — The active Atlantic is getting busier, as Tropical Storm Isaac has formed. It is expected to become a hurricane as early as tomorrow, and the latest Isaac spaghetti models forecast suggests high odds the storm will move due west in the coming days. As Hurricane Isaac, the storm

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