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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Coki Point and Water Bay beaches on St. Thomas are not safe to swim or fish

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory released today. DPNR said that Bolongo Bay beach on St. Thomas and Great Cruz Bay on St. John were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In his communication to Senate President Myron D. Jackson, U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp approved 14 bills brought forward by the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands, signing them into law. At the same time, the territory’s chief executive vetoed three bills in their entirety. Expressing deep concern with sections

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Senate chair of the Health Committee for the Legislature says her office will be vetting a bill that would require local doctors who work in Virgin Islands hospitals to share some of their fees with the health facilities they work in. Senator Nereida “Nellie” Rivera-O’Reilly said in

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces 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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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of a collapsed eight-inch sewer line, which has led to a manhole overflow in the #2 Old Hospital Grounds (American Legion Hall) area. VIWMA staff and contractors will begin work to repair the collapsed section

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — About 10,000 people on St. Thomas were without power today after one of the units at the Harley power plant tripped this morning. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said at least 9,900 customers on three St. Thomas electrical feeders (7C, 8B, 9C) are experiencing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Seven beaches in territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory released today. DPNR said that Bolongo Bay, Coki Point, Vessup Bay and Water Bay beaches should be avoided by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory released today. DPNR said that Bluebeards (Lime Tree Bay), Coki Point and Vessup Bay beaches should be avoided by

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DALLAS — Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit. Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas

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