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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY — Two linemen from a U.S. mainland contractor were injured during an early morning carjacking attempt on Monday. Three linemen were getting ready to start their workday, sitting on the back of a truck with the engine running, when an individual jumped into the cab and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s time to wait in line for your free food stamps! That’s because … President Donald Trump’s declarations for Hurricanes Irma and Maria apply to the territory as a disaster area. Additionally, Trump must also declare “Individual Assistance” for the disaster area. This gives authority

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Ongoing communications challenges throughout the Virgin Islands have made it difficult in some cases for FEMA’s housing inspectors to reach survivors to verify damages to their homes. A housing inspection is a critical step in getting assistance grants to eligible survivors – and more than 6,400

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DISASTER EFFECTS: King Street in Christiansted in front of the Florence Williams Library after Hurricane Maria. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said the libraries on St. Thomas and St. Croix are now open. The Charles Turnbull Regional Library on St. Thomas and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — For the first time at least 30 years, Bull and Bread Day has been canceled. The annual Liberty Day celebration and feast in Grove Place that celebrates the life and legacy of D. Hamilton Jackson will have to go on next year thanks to Hurricanes Irma

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A Buccaneer Hotel employee discovered the body of a 24-year-old man — missing since Friday — washed up on Shoys Beach about noon on Sunday. Jovere Williams, an employee of the Buccaneer Resort, apparently went for his customary swim on his break on Friday, but he

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Authorities discovered the body of a man on board a vessel at American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook on Saturday. The 911 Emergency Call Center said they received a report of a possible body at 11:20 p.m. on Saturday. When Emergency Medical Technicians arrived on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — STAT, a national publication focused on finding and telling compelling stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery, has named Virgin Islands native and research scientist Elenoe “Crew” Smith as one of its “2017 STAT Wunderkinds.” “The Landers, Doudnas, and Bradners of the world grab plenty

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — Following the worst hurricane to hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in nearly a century, DISH is responding to serve customers and communities impacted by the storm. “The damage from Hurricane Maria has been unimaginable, and we want to make it clear

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NOT-SO-COOL RUNNINGS: Michael Muller is branded a “refugee” in a North Carolina TV news report. [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW BERN, North Carolina — You don’t have to live like a refugee — unless you’re from the Virgin Islands, that is. Just ask Michael Muller of St. John. Muller was prevented from

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