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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested

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All drivers are guilty of getting distracted while on the road every now and then. Unfortunately, being distracted while driving for long distances is known to be one of the leading causes of accidents on the roads. A lot of experienced drivers get a bit too comfortable behind the wheel,

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KINGSHILL — Attorney General Denise George announced that Kyle Christopher and Delicia Daniel were arraigned Wednesday in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on the formal criminal charges in the death of four-year old Aaron Benjamin. The Criminal Information, which is the formal charging document filed by the Attorney

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SAN JUAN — The question of statehood for Puerto Rico would be put to voters of the U.S. commonwealth for a third time since 2012 under legislation introduced in Congress on Tuesday. Proponents of the bill said it would provide the island with the same path to statehood taken by

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to remind parents, children, and guardians handing out and collecting treats to remain alert and to stay safe this Halloween.   Motorist Safety Motorists are being asked to not only drive with extreme caution but also to drive extra slow in

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SAN JUAN — A grandfather who police say dropped his young granddaughter from the 11th floor of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July has been accused of negligent homicide. A judge on Monday ordered the arrest of Salvatore Anello, of Valparaiso, Indiana, after prosecutors submitted evidence and said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs chaired by Senator Steven Payne, Sr. convened in a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and voted favorably for Bill No. 33-0126- An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers seized 1,072 rechargeable deep cycle lead batteries found to be counterfeit at the Port of San Juan.  The batteries displayed “Reverse RU,” a protected trademark.  The total estimated manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of the seized batteries, had they been genuine,

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The road can be a dangerous place, especially when you’re driving your vehicle in peace and find yourself suddenly crashed into. Whether it’s the weather conditions or careless drivers, car crashes can result in severe property and physical damage to all parties.  In the confusion of the accident, you might

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FREDERIKSTED — Cynthia Arnold will lead a 70-person team at Diageo’s Captain Morgan distillery as she becomes the firm’s vice president of operations in the territory. Arnold joined Diageo U.S. Virgin Islands in December 2011 as finance manager. She moved into operations in 2017 and “played a key role in

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