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One of the biggest sports states in the U.S. is Florida with double-digit million-dollar revenues. There are hundreds of professional sports teams in Florida. The biggest of them have millions of fans worldwide. The biggest sports teams in Florida have been chosen from two criteria; the highest revenues and the

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Incident Management personnel from Sector San Juan are responding to an active oil discharge from an unknown source that is affecting piers four through six in San Juan Harbor and the proximate storm drainage system on land. Coast Guard Incident Management Division personnel are monitoring the oil

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times has sued Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. and the V.I. government for access to financial and business documents of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein under the territory’s Open Records Act. Epstein received Economic Development Commission benefits through his Southern Trust

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HONOLULU — Researchers have completed a comprehensive online map of the world’s coral reefs by using at least two million satellite images from across the globe. The Allen Coral Atlas, named after late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, will act as a reference for reef conservation, marine planning and coral science

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands Attorney General’s Office has joined the legal fight for parity in Supplemental Security Income benefits denied to territorial residents in the Supreme Court case United States v. Vaello Madero. The case challenges the fact that otherwise eligible citizens can be denied Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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CANE BAY — Virgin Islands Police confirmed the identify the visiting woman who died on St. Croix’s north shore on Tuesday. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of a missing swimmer in Annaly Bay near the Tide Pools at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, the VIPD said. The preliminary investigation

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BOGOTA -— Countries in the Caribbean and Latin America should prioritize pregnant and lactating women in distribution of COVID-19 shots, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said today. PAHO said the ability of the coronavirus vaccines to protect women and their babies is tremendous. “PAHO recommends that all pregnant women

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MIAMI — A previously lackluster storm system rapidly organized to become Tropical Storm Mindy this evening. The National Hurricane Center said it would begin advisories for Tropical Storm Mindy and include tropical storm warning for parts of Florida. As of 5 p.m. today, Mindy was 90 miles west-southwest of Apalachicola,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department said today that 63 people have now died from COVID-19 in the territory, The 62nd patient to die from coronavirus was an unvaccinated 57-year-old man on St. Thomas, according to the VIDOH. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Branches of the Virgin Islands’ government are struggling for control over the territory’s beleaguered Water and Power Authority. The governor is preparing a suit to reverse a law the legislature passed August 3 by overriding his veto. And on Monday, Virgin Islands Senator Kenneth Gittens responded by

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