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WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — CVS officials say they are investigating a claim by a Purdue University engineering student who said he was denied the purchase of an over-the-counter cold medicine because employees at the chain store looked at his Puerto Rican driver’s license and told him he needed a valid

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ATLANTA — A Virginia native will represent the territory in an upcoming international beauty and talent pageant. Andrea Piecuch, 25, will be up on stage as the United States Virgin Islands’ hopeful in the Miss Universe 2019 competition in Georgia. It is the 68th edition of the international beauty pageant

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SAN JUAN — Spirit Airlines has announced that it will expand service to Puerto Rico with two new routes in December. In addition to nonstop flights launched from Baltimore, Philadelphia and Tampa to San Juan earlier this year, the airline will introduce daily flights from Boston, Mass., and Newark, N.J.,

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HAVANA — The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for Venezuela’s government, the U.S. Commerce Department said this weekend. In a statement Friday, the Commerce Department said it will restrict Cuba’s access to commercial aircraft by revoking existing licenses for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who fled the territory when he knew he was a wanted man on assault charges … has been caught in California, authorities said. Emergency 911 dispatchers fielded a call reporting an assault had occurred in the area of Lindberg Bay about 9:55 a.m. on January

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GROSSE TETE, La. — A Florida woman who was pinned to the ground by a camel outside a Louisiana truck stop last week told sheriff’s deputies that she bit the animal’s testicles to escape. The woman and her husband stopped at the Tiger Truck Stop near Baton Rouge last Thursday

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Your place of work should be a safe place for you. However, accidents can happen anywhere. You can’t stop accidents from happening, but you can prepare yourself for when it does happen. It’s best to educate yourself on common accidents so you know how to avoid them. You should also

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LIMA, Peru — A second-half comeback was unnecessary on Wednesday night for a U.S. Pan American Games women’s team, as the Americans built an enormous first-half advantage and cruised to a 103-55 win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in the second game of Group B play at the 2019 Pan

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SAN ANTONIO — After three seasons away from the NBA, the Spurs announced today that legend and future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan will return to the team as an assistant coach. Duncan retired following the 2015-16 season and capped off a 19-year career that featured five championships, three Finals MVP awards

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SAN JUAN — Should Puerto Rico explore following Crimea into the Russian Federation? Puerto Rico’s biggest problem in dealing with Washington is of the same nature as that increasingly shared by too many Americans.  Puerto Rican citizens much too often find themselves in the position of supplicants to Washington rather

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