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FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD’s Police Operations and Administrative Services building in Mars Hill closed at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday due to “electrical issues,” a prepared statement said. The electrical issues created a potentially hazardous condition for employees in the building, and the decision was made to evacuate all the employees, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. will be the keynote speaker at the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce’s Annual breakfast meeting on Friday February 28 at The Brass Parrot at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix. Bryan said he will discuss a number of topics and issues, including his strategies

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CHRISTIANSTED –– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery held the first meeting of the year for their newly created Silver Jackets team at the Virgin Islands Cardiac Center in St. Croix on Monday. Silver Jackets is an interagency flood risk

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SAN JUAN — The screams echoed across Puerto Rico when Jennifer Lopez unfurled a feather cape representing the flag of the U.S. commonwealth during the Super Bowl’s halftime show, a moment that many were still replaying and sharing on Monday. The move came at a trying time for those on

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SAN JUAN — There’s been another earthquake just off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. The 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck around 9:45 a.m. today about 14 miles southeast of Guanica, the United States Geological Survey said. Information about injuries or damage was not immediately available. The latest earthquakes comes as

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Friends of the St. Croix USVI National Parks group is inviting the public to attend a presentation entitled “Coral Health and Disease Mitigation” at the Danish West India and Guinea Company Warehouse on Company Street on Thursday, February 6 at 5:30 p.m. Coral disease is the primary

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating who had the knowledge and wherewithal to steal a safe with almost $40,000 in cash in it from the Department of Agriculture in Lower Love late last month. A third-degree burglary was reported at the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture offices in Estate Lower Love

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two women and one man have been charged in a simplistic scheme to switch out counterfeit bills for legitimate bills that was captured on camera at a St. Croix grocery store, authorities said. Police arrested Jose Rodriguez, 28, Kenisha Hendrickson, 35, and Wendy Ann Joseph, 25, all of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Marvin Blyden said he is proud to announce that among other bills and amendments passed at the January 29 General Session, the St. Thomas senator succeeded in getting an amendment passed prohibiting development of new gas stations within 1,000 feet of a residential area. The amendment was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that his administration was continuing its efforts to digitize government by convening the first meeting of the telehealth workgroup on Wednesday to begin the planning and implementation of telehealth services in the territory. The workgroup, which comprises key stakeholders from both the

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