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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — With the territory likely to sustain at least tropical storm force winds from Hurricane Irma, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said Sunday that sandbag distribution will begin territory-wide 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The agency gave a list of locations where the sandbags

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are asking for your assistance to help them find a missing cruise ship passenger. Regina Gilliam, 26, was not on board the Carnival Splendor when it left the West India Company Ltd. dock at Havensight about 8:19 p.m. on Thursday. Gilliam, who stands about

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NATTY DREAD: Malachi Wattley [ad name=”HTML-68″] TOLEDO — An Ohio parochial school’s prohibition against dreadlocks has a a former St. Thomas resident’s hair standing on end. Central Catholic High School in Toledo, Ohio forbids students from wearing their hair in dreadlocks. But that prohibition has sparked an intense debate over

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WANTED FOR MURDER OF SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY: Norris Greenhouse Jr. of Louisiana. Greenhouse is now frolicking on a beach somewhere in St. Thomas. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — That man sitting next to you on the beach, twirling his bare toes in the white sand, might just could be wanted for

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] NASHVILLE — National and local GOP leaders repudiated the unequal citizenship of Americans living in the country’s territories during a meeting of the Republican National Committee this weekend in Nashville. The Republican National Committee did so with the passage of a resolution entitled “Affirming the Equal Citizenship for

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — There was the hum of tiny wings, a flash of green that caught her eye – and in a blink a daughter’s grief took flight. Diana Seuell of Pasco, Wash. remembers the exact moment she spied the hummingbird hovering directly in front of her. The warm

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JAZZ IN THE PARK: Sweet Peppa performs during Jazz in the Park in St. Croix. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – St. Croix is sponsoring an evening of music — and the public is invited! The 37th “Jazz in the Park” concert returns to the Bandstand at the Christiansted National Historic Site on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s education secretary says enrollment at the U.S. commonwealth’s public schools this year has dropped by 11 per cent so far compared with the previous year. Julia Keleher said Thursday that some 317,000 students have enrolled for the new school year, roughly 40,000 less

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] HOUSTON — On the heels of solid starts from rotation mates Sean Manaea and Kendall Graveman, Oakland right-hander Jharel Cotton did something Sunday that not only maintained the momentum but served him well as he seeks consistency. The St. Thomas native Cotton snapped a five-start winless streak by

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ECLIPSE O’ CANE? It hasn’t happened in over 50 years but today’s total solar eclipse could coincide with a hurricane or tropical storm. Separate systems out in the Atlantic Ocean moving west or west-northwest, possibly putting at least one of them right in the path of totality of the eclipse. According to

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