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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor beginning this afternoon while Governor Kenneth Mapp makes a brief trip out of the territory. Potter will act as Governor until Governor Mapp’s scheduled return on Wednesday. Government House offered no other information in a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Albert Bryan, Jr., as the commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor was sanctioned by its federal counterpart for failing to meet certain minimum agreed-to standards of performance, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. A series of letters obtained exclusively by the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Tropical Storm Isaac was downgraded to a tropical depression on Friday, but it is still bringing lingering rain to parts of southern St. Croix today. Isaac was expected to bring about two to three inches of additional rainfall to St. Croix, with little effect to St. Thomas and St.

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COMMENTARY BY: SORAYA DIASE COFFELT Two gubernatorial candidates have expressed publicly their support for legislation to give free tuition to every high school graduate in the U.S. Virgin Islands who wants to attend the University of the Virgin Islands. As the mother of two sons who graduated from college in

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MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — Police say they are investigating an armed robbery by three men that occurred at gas station in Estate Glynn on Thursday night. Police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) responded to Sam’s Gas Station about 10:22 p.m. Thursday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. A preliminary

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said Thursday that they are looking for a St. Croix man who may be armed and dangerous and is wanted for questioning on a lengthy list of crimes on island. Callixtus “Cactus” Ettienne, 24, is wanted for first-degree burglary, unauthorized possession of a during the commission of

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac became less organized today as it moved across the eastern Caribbean on its way toward Central America, the National Hurricane Center said. The center of the storm was located 80 miles west-southwest of Dominica and 240 miles southeast of St. Croix, the NHC said in its 2

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On the one-year anniversary of Hurricanes Irma and Maria’s devastation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Kenneth Mapp has praised God for fortifying him, his colleagues and the people of the territory for the challenge of rebuilding their homeland. In a stirring address last Sunday

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) suggested that all residents and visitors dispose of all household waste at the waste disposal bin sites throughout the islands to allow for the VIWMA and their contractors to empty the bins prior to the passage of Tropical Storm

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted in federal court that his house in Frederiksted was used as a “grow house” to produce marijuana plants for sale. Roy Christian, 63, of Frederiksted pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr. on Tuesday to manufacture of marijuana, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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