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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St. Croix for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The extra flight will begin November 23 to 25 and November 30 to December 2, bringing a “welcome boost” to St.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Offerings of the dynamic and diverse culinary heritage of St. Croix are being prepared, served and celebrated this month with the return of “Dine St. Croix” to the Big Island of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Department of Tourism said. Tourism said that the culinary event, originally known

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man from the Philippines has been charged with threatening injury in order to induce sex from a woman, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands said today that a federal indictment has been handed down charging a Filipino

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Dirty cop Yomont King will avoid prison time as part of a plea bargain arrangement with federal authorities. King, a Virgin Islands Police Department officer, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. King, 28, of St. Croix, was charged

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SPANISH TOWN — Popular Bank announced that the Virgin Gorda Branch at Yacht Harbor opened today in the British Virgin Islands. Following an opening ceremony and press conference, the branch was open to the public by 12:00 p.m. today, according to the bank. This expansion of Popular financial services to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — G-Clef Music Academy successfully launched its VI Youth String Orchestra earlier this year.  After the summer break, G-Clef has been eager to continue and expand the orchestra with new members, said G-Clef’s James Gumbs. G-Clef is opening up membership through a scholarship opportunity.  Interested youths, ages eight to 17,

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget of $47.1 million in a regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday. The Board also set the Fiscal Year 2020 fundraising goal at $3 million and the Alumni Giving rate at a

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested

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