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RAKED BARE: A speed limit sign stands tilted and a power line that snapped it half lays on a building, after the passage of Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The last of the late-summer tourists were gone today

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Fort Bragg soldiers from the 44th Medical Brigade deployed to St. Thomas this morning to help those affected by Hurricane Irma. “From the pictures I’ve seen, it’s [really damaged], but anything I can do to help and get them back to where they need to be so they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fresh off a “culture of rape” involving the hazing-style rapes of female members of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) for decades with impunity in St. Croix and St. Thomas … Government House spokesman Sam Topp on Saturday announced via radio the names of six U.S. Army

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An improvised explosive device (IED) was discovered outside a popular grocery store in Red Hook, St. Thomas early this morning, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Authorities removed the device — in the form of an ordinary pressure cooker — about 9:40 a.m. today in front

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Ron de Lugo Federal Building in St. Thomas By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Ron de Lugo Federal Building closed Tuesday afternoon due to a “suspicious package” that was received by the U.S. District Court, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. According to information the

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  Sgt. Dazarene Lescott of the U.S. Army CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old U.S. Army sergeant was arrested on St. Thomas for allegedly hitting a man over the back of his head with a mobile device in an incident police called a domestic dispute. Police said Dazarene Lescott of Estate

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SYRACUSE — A New York university has received $12 million from the U.S. Army to research treatment options and potential vaccines for dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus that affects nearly half of the world’s population. The funds, which come from the Army’s Medical Research and Materiel Command, will pay for

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  WASHINGTON — Despite the furor over displays of the Confederate flag in South Carolina and other onetime secessionist states, the Pentagon does not intend to rename military installations named after Confederate generals or other officers. Some of the country’s biggest military bases, among them Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort

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