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ORLANDO —  A Florida mother said she experienced a travel nightmare after being booted off of a flight after boarding. Tiffani Jett said that she wasn’t able to get her 2-year-old daughter to cooperate with wearing a face mask on board. Jett said she felt humiliated. Southwest Airlines said it is

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PENSACOLA — Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead. Moving

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has ordered that all U.S. flags fly at half-staff in accordance with the joint resolution approved by the U.S. Congress on December 18, 2001 designating September 11th of each year as Patriot Day. All flags should be flown half-staff all day until sunset

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in an illegal gun possession case in Hospital Ground was arrested in Oklahoma after a traffic stop, authorities said. Romeo Walter is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial

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NEW YORK — The U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General, who has accused the estate of Jeffrey Epstein of being an ongoing criminal enterprise, asked a federal judge on Tuesday to grant her intervention in order to review sealed court testimony given by alleged Epstein sex madam Ghislaine Maxwell. In a filing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the past year, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDA) in conjunction with the UVI Cooperative Extension Service Environmental Health and Climate Team, successfullyapplied for and became a part of the U.S. Drought Monitor which shows the location and intensity of droughts across the United States

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CANE BAY — A St. Croix resident who was arrested on assault charges Sunday is a well-known politician from the state of New Hampshire, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Gary Bruce Dodds, 55, of Estate La Vallee, was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly assaulted a woman and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority announced that it received notice that Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded the tobacco settlement revenue non-liquid bonds of the Virgin Islands Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation. The Series 2001 Bonds were upgraded from A3 to A1. The upgrade action isprimarily driven by

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FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Normally when a product recall is announced due to undeclared ingredients, it’s something simple, like the company forgetting to put onions or garlic on its ingredients label. A new recall from Faribault Foods, Inc., which produces the popular Progresso line of soups, is a little bit different.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Council on the Arts has been named a recipient of the 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant, one of 184 grantees selected in the United States. The grant is to be used to expand the Yacht Haven Public Arts Initiative. This initiative gave five local artists the opportunity to

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