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Several articles have been written about how clean energy helps island communities gain freedom from the high price and carbon pollution caused by using fossil fuels to power their economy. You can read those stories including Richard Branson to Power Necker Island with Renewables, here, here, and here. The following

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — In the end, the Cavaliers decided the money it would’ve cost to select in the first round wasn’t worth the talent available. By trading out of the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft, they added two quality second-round picks who won’t command the same guaranteed dollars

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  Latinos that were supposed to be part of Miss USA 2015 are continuing to drop. Following Univision’s announcement that they would not air the Spanish simulcast of beauty pageant next month, hosts Cristián De La Fuente and Roselyn Sanchez also quit their hosting duties and J Balvin also opted

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  The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. In the landmark decision, the justices ruled that states must license same-sex marriages and also recognize gay marriages performed legally in other states. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Pressure Busspipe will headline the America’s Paradise USVI Music Festival in St. Thomas next month, according to organizers of the event. Busspipe, whose real name is Delyno Brown, is the reggae recording artist son of WSTA-1340 “Lucky 13” radio personality Irvin “Brownie” Brown. Busspipe’s hit “Virgin Islands

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  Like Greece, the Puerto Rican government has more debt than it can service, and some are calling for a bailout by U.S. taxpayers. The major Puerto Rican state-owned or controlled enterprises are all losing money, including the power authority which is insolvent. Puerto Rico is an American territory that

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  Author Ian Fleming wrote the original James Bond books over a dozen years or so at his Jamaican villa, known as GoldenEye. In 1976 Island Records founder and U.K. music magnate Chris Blackwell – who scouted locations and consulted on the soundtrack for the first Bond movie, Dr. No

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RICHMOND — Despite scientific advances, birth control options for men remain limited to condoms or vasectomy. There are also wing-and-a-prayer options such as pulling out (withdrawal) and outercourse. Since half of all U.S. pregnancies are unintended, there seems to be a real need for additional family planning methods that don’t rely solely

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  Rand Paul is poised to become the first major presidential candidate in memory to sue the government he seeks to lead as president. The Kentucky senator will take legal action against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service for what he says is the denial of his constitutional

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  The third edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) kicked off this week in Barbados and the tournament has thus far confirmed the participation of five Sri Lankan players. Sri Lankan batting legend Mahela Jayawardene will turn out for the Jamaica Tallahwahs, while all-rounder Jeevan Mendis will join top

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