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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It might be a good way to assuage your conscience … and have a “great day” to boot. If you’ve been hankering for some junk food, this might be a good opportunity to go off your diet plans for the benefit of the community. McDonald’s said it

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Health has reported 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its latest epidemiology report. Eight of the positive cases are on St. Thomas. The new coronavirus cases are associated with two separate vessels. This brings the territory’s total active cases to 66. “All positive

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FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police Department officers donned their new uniforms in what was dubbed a “reveal” on social media. The actual display of the uniforms took place behind the modular offices of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Estate Golden Grove on Thursday afternoon. Police top brass and rank

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that VITRAN’s Fixed Route Services will be suspended between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM on November 20 — St. Thomas, November 23 — St. Croix and November 24 — St. John, to allow for participation in employee appreciation activities. “The Department of Public Works

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is informing the motoring public that the intersection of Highway 70 with the Queen Mary Highway will be closed temporarily starting Friday morning. The section of roadway known as the “Catherine’s Rest Road” and Queen Mary Highway will be closed to traffic so

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CRUZ BAY — Police issued a BOLO notice for a St. John man wanted for questioning in a murder that took place last night. Three men were shot in Estate Enighed in St. John at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. One man, who was shot multiple times

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CHICAGO — Former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama has slammed President Donald Trump and his administration’s refusal to allow the transition to go forward in a social media post shared earlier today. “I want to urge all Americans, especially our nation’s leaders, regardless of party, to honor the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2020 election was certified on Monday, the Virgin Islands Elections System said. After the absentee and provisional ballots were counted, Senator Vialet maintained his election night top position on St. Croix, while Senator Frett-Gregory pulled ahead to become the top vote getter in the St. Thomas/St.

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is stepping up its police cadet recruiting game. After Virtual Career Fairs advertised on social media in July didn’t allow the VIPD to meet its quota of new officers … “Are you looking to start your career in public safety?” the VIPD wote.

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It’s no secret that our public-school student test scores have shown little to no improvement over the past few years. To make matters worse, the children of the U.S. Virgin Islands have experienced additional academic setbacks after surviving both Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, and most recently, the current

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