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DEAD: MATHIEU CARTY MARIGOT — Mathieu Carty of French St. Martin was beaten to death in his Baie Mahault prison cell in Guadeloupe last week, according to France Antilles. Seven co-detainees, reportedly in the same cell with Carty, are the prime suspects in his murder, authorities in Guadeloupe said. Carty,

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SAN ANTONIO – It was big day for Spurs fans in the Alamo City on Thursday. They got to show their love and support for recently retired St. Croix basketball superstar Tim Duncan. “He is my favorite player of all time. He is a real guy,” said Stephen Gilbert. Gilbert was

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CLEVELAND — The Virgin Islands was ranked fifth in the nation at bragging about how good our state is. In a piece called: “Which State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking,” the online magazine only liked four speeches better than State GOP Chairman John Canegata’s.

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Mahogany Road near Springfield Quarry CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A concerned citizen out walking their dog on Mahogany Road noticed a strong odor and when they followed the scent discovered a badly decomposed body in an area covered with brush, according to Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) spokesman Glen Dratte. The

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SANTO DOMINGO — At least 1,400 Americans contracted Zika while traveling outside the U.S. this year and a Caribbean island nation is one of the top destinations where they caught the virus, according to statistics released by three U.S. states. Visitors to the Dominican Republic account for more than a

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MAPP: PUBLIC SAFETY FIRST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp has been named to the National Governor’s Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee this week, the association said. Meanwhile, Gov. Asa Hutchinson was appointed chairman of the National Governors Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee

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STACEY PLASKETT WITH HUSBAND JONATHAN BUCKLEY SMALL WASHINGTON — A sex tape featuring Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett and her husband was briefly posted online by hackers before being removed, the former federal prosecutor said today. A topless photo of freshman Rep. Plaskett (D-VI) was also circulating online,

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    HILLAREN FREDERICK CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hillaren Frederick, the president of the Virgin Islands soccer organization and one of three candidates for the presidency of the Caribbean Football Union is considering stepping aside to allow incumbent Gordon Derrick a free pass. The Antiguan is facing a strong challenge from

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Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two people gave statements to police at the hospital that they had been injured by gunfire when bullets struck the vehicle they were driving near Lionel Roberts Stadium late on Wednesday night. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it went

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ARRESTED: Marty Glover on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — The owner of the Boogie Woogie Bar told police that his St. Thomas business had been burglarized in Estate Nadir. The 911 Emergency Call Center received the report of the burglary about 11 a.m. on Friday, according to the Virgin Islands

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