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Social Security Administration Resumes In-Person Services At Local SSA Offices
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We are pleased to announce that local Social Security offices are offering more in-person appointments and have resumed in-person services for people without an appointment. To avoid waiting in line, we strongly encourage people, who can, to use our online services at www.ssa.gov/onlineservices, call us, and schedule appointments in advance

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Will The U.S. Virgin Islands Eventually Recognize The Value of An Online Casino Licensing System Much Like Curacao?
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Although land-based casinos are legal in the US Virgin Islands, this unincorporated and organized territory of the United States has chosen not to license online casinos at the present time. An expert that we spoke to from this site believes the U.S. Virgin Islands may be missing out on a

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Help Police Find Erron Wallace Wanted For Burglary, Assault On St. Croix: VIPD
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FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help to find a St. Croix man wanted for questioning on a series of charges, authorities said. Erron R. Wallace, 28, of Concordia West, is wanted for first-degree burglary, third-degree assault, simple assault & battery and possession of a dangerous weapon, the Virgin Islands Police

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Coast Guard Seizes $11.7 Million In Cocaine, Transfers 6 Suspected Smugglers To San Juan
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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Cutter’s Joseph Tezanos and Heriberto Hernandez crews offloaded approximately 1,289 pounds of cocaine and transferred custody of six suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday, following two separate vessel interdictions near Puerto Rico. These interdictions are the result of multi-agency efforts involving the

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Bryan Mansplains Why Sudden Closing Of Nightclub Prior To Concert Was Needed
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Chief Executive cancels all public appearances and is self-quarantining in accordance with CDC and V.I. Department of Health guidelines CHRISTIANSTED — After returning to the territory on Tuesday afternoon following a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., and Miami, Governor Albert Bryan tested positive for COVID-19 early this morning. While Governor Bryan

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Previously Removed Dominican Republic Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Re-Entering The USA
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CHRISTIANSTED — A previously-deported Dominican Republic national who used a fake ID to try to board a flight from St. Croix to Florida has admitted to his guilt in federal court, authorities said. Reynaldo Mejia-Mejia, of Santo Domingo, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court before Magistrate Judge George Cannon,

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Virgin Islands Assistant U.S. Attorney Receives Prestigious Justice Department Award
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Assistant United States Attorney Adam F. Sleeper has been awarded an Attorney General’s Award by the United States Department of Justice for Outstanding Contributions by a New Employee. “The Annual Attorney General’s Awards recognize Department of Justice employees for theirextraordinary contributions to the rule of law and

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St. Thomas Pitcher Wows Crowd In Inaugural Jackie Robinson Classic In Miami
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MIAMI — Northwestern’s ???’??? ???????? of St. Thomas certainly picked a good time to pitch the game of his life. The Miami Northwestern Senior High School sophomore right-hander tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out 12, in the Bulls’ 3-0 win over North Miami Beach on Monday at LoanDepot Park. The

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Analysis: Ukraine-Related Price Jolts Threaten Cuba's Already Tepid Recovery
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HAVANA — The Russian invasion of Ukraine is making Cuba’s three-year-old foreign exchange crisis worse as import costs jump, undermining an incipient recovery and threatening more hardship for residents, according to economic experts and businessmen. Vital imports including fuel and grains have seen prices soar between 25 percent and 40

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FDA Investigates Lucky Charms Cereal After Reports of Sickness
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SILVER SPRING, Maryland — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating Lucky Charms after consumers complained about becoming sick after eating the dry cereal. The FDA said it received more than 100 complaints this year. “The FDA takes seriously any reports of possible adulteration of a food that may

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