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Great Russian General's Son Currently Lives in St. Thomas
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – People from all over the world have settled in the Virgin Islands, creating a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds. Lisa de Kooning, daughter of one of the most famous abstract expressionist painters of the 20th Century, Willem de Kooning, lived for many years in St. John.

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Let The Blame Game Begin: Osbert Potter's Own State of Emergency
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                    Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In May, when the Mapp Administration decided that it was time to address the governor’s $20,000 per month apartment in Estate Nazareth, it trotted out the No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, not knowing that he, too, would be asked about

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No Curfews In Effect for the Territory, Just State of Emergency For Crime
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   St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector Sr. CHRISTIANSTED – The St. Croix chief of police went to great pains Saturday to stress that there is no curfew currently in effect. “I’ve received numerous calls from residents on the island of St. Croix, who’ve questioned me as to a curfew

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News Kids Get A Head Start on Life Through Free Program
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CHRISTIANSTED — The Head Start Program begins again anew on Tuesday. Started in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program has been administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Kraft Cheese Singles Recall Affects VI, PR and BVI
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NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the

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Dominican Republic Native Gets 1.16 Years For Firing Gun During Domestic Dispute On St. Thomas
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal court judge this week sentenced a 37-year-old Dominicano man to one year and two months in prison on gun and illegal entry charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Eilin Montano-Castillo of the Dominican Republic to

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Miami Drug Case: If Colombian Cocaine Comes By Boat, It Goes Through VI or PR
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MIAMI – A federal grand jury indicted a Guatemalan on charges of conspiring with others in six Latin American countries to smuggle cocaine to the United States in April. Just your typical drug case from the mean streets of South Florida – except in this case – instead of the

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Four Injured in 'Fusillade' of Gunfire Near Watergut Homes Over Convicted Murderer's Killing
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Convicted Killer Jermaine “Bird” Williams CHRISTIANSTED – Four people were injured when three vehicles drove up near the bus shanty in Watergut and unleashed a fusillade of gunfire on a small crowd of people gathered there, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police

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Notorious Convicted Killer "Bird" Williams Gunned Down In Front Seat of His SUV
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Convicted Murderer Jermaine “Bird” Williams FREDERIKSTED – A notorious convicted killer waiting to pick up his child at daycare was shot to death with a high-powered weapon in the front seat of his SUV in Estate Whim Friday afternoon, according to unofficial and police reports. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report

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Man Shot in the Foot and Shoulder Near St. George Botanical Gardens
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FREDERIKSTED – The newly refurbished St. George Village got a “christening” it could do without when a man was shot late Thursday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received several reports of gunshots being fired at 5:16 p.m. near the St. George Village

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