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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: 

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SAN JUAN — Drugs that can cure hepatitis C revolutionized care for millions of Americans living with the deadly liver infection. The drugs came with a steep price tag—one that prompted state Medicaid programss to initially limit access to the medications to only the sickest patients. That eased, however, in many states

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MIAMI — With its growing fleet of modern luxury cruise ships, Celebrity Cruises has unveiled a 2020-2021 season with more ships and more time in the Caribbean. The yet-to-be-launched Celebrity Apex and the new Celebrity Edge will join Celebrity Reflection and three newly modernized ships, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Summit and

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NEW YORK — Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has issued a nationwide recall for some of its Thermacare heat wraps because there is a possibility that the contents can leak out of the wrap. “The use of a leaking/damaged heat cell wrap could cause skin injuries such as burns/blisters and/or skin irritation

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: 

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Well-known sports radio announcer and cultural icon Irvin “Brownie” Brown died early Friday morning. He was 83. Word of the passing of musician, radio celebrity and Carnival fixture Brown began circulating via social media about 1 p.m. on Friday. The news rippled through the 32nd Legislature, where

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CRUZ BAY — Police said they noticed a St. John man wanted for a robbery boarding a ferry in St. Thomas and decided to follow him. Khalid Smith, 18, of Coral Bay boarded the ferry at the Red Hook Terminal in St. Thomas wearing a black packpack about 5:55 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said they are investigating a shooting of two men near the airport that occurred on St. Thomas last week. Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) peace officers were dispatched to an area of Lindbergh Bay beach about 10:51 p.m. on Thursday. When VIPA officers arrived they saw

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Islands Elevated will be hosting a benefit concert to support the long-term recovery of the Caribbean. The event will take place in Los Angeles on February 8th, 2019. It will be hosted by St. Thomas’ very own R. City, who have written songs and recorded with the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said there was “no tsunami threat” from a 4.2 magnitude earthquake that struck west of Puerto Rico this morning. VITEMA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred about 24 miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico about

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