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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands’ best athletes are working hard to make it to next year’s Olympics in Japan. One man who stands a good chance to qualify is boxer Deion Pruitt, who was once trained by St. Thomas native and former boxing world champion Julian Jackson. Should Pruitt,

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including a recipient right here in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A total of nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jump-start long-term

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to engage the community’s youths and families territory-wide by providing several enrichment programs and work ethics and entrepreneurship skills for hundreds of youths ages five through 17 during the summer months.   Through the Department’s Crime Prevention Bureau, several programs are conducted which includes the Summer Enrichment Program, Police Athletic League, Drug Education for Youth one Week Residential Camp, the PAL Mentoring

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CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to “fast track” horse racing in the territory and provide clarity to all parties on the prevailing issues, Governor Bryan convened a meeting Friday with VIGL Racing Operations, the Chairman of the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission and representatives of both the St. Croix and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Responding immediately to complaints from longtime visitors that appeared in local media today about the practice of renting beach chairs at Coki Point, Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner nominee Calvert White called a meeting this morning at the department’s office on Sub Base on St. Thomas to

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LOS ANGELES — NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is signing with the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN reported early Saturday. Leonard, a free agent after winning the NBA title with the Toronto Raptors last month, kept the basketball world waiting for his decision. He was said to be choosing between a return to Toronto, the Clippers

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves named David Vanterpool as Associate Head Coach. Vanterpool, with family from St. Thomas, had spent the previous seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers.  “We are thrilled to add someone with David’s coaching acumen and resume to our staff,” said Timberwolves

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Elite runners from 11 countries are returning to St. Thomas today to compete for top honors in the third cruise marathon challenge as they island hop via the Carnival Fascination ship. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, in collaboration with St. Thomas Road Runners, will once again

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FLORENCE, Kentucky — A 28-year-old up-and-coming jockey was killed early today in a Northern Kentucky crash. Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. of St. Croix was killed in a crash around 12:30 a.m. today near the intersection of Houston Road and Hansel Avenue in Florence. According to officials with the Florence Police Department,

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