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  NARCO SUBMARINE: The U.S. Coast Guard boards vessels by force, sometimes at night, in extremely dangerous operations. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – Seven Venezuelan men were arraigned in federal court today on drug smuggling conspiracy-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Felix Gomez, 37; Roman Jose Aguilera Gig,

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BLUEBEARD’S BEACH: The same St. Thomas has failed water quality testing twice in three weeks, according to DPNR. Swimmers and fishermen are urged to avoid it, the environmental agency said. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in three weeks the same beach in the territory failed water quality

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TAXING FOR SUCCESS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and BIR Director Marvin Pickering stand with airbnb officials after signing off on the tax agreement. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government and Airbnb signed a “groundbreaking agreement in the Caribbean” today which will allow the platform

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MOOT COURT COMPETITION: The questions and answers are moot (debatable) for the future attorneys who participated in the 23rd Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Virgin Islands Bar Association, Westlaw and Viya. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 23rd Annual Virgin Islands High School

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — On May 17, 2017 at approximately 7:05p.m, officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to Campo Rico, Frederiksted, in reference to a suicide. Upon arrival officers made contact with a family member who stated he found his brother hanging from the ceiling in his

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SUPPORT WHEN YOU NEED IT: You too can engineer your own recovery from drug or alcohol addiction with the help of a substance abuse support group you can join through the Virgin Islands Department of Health. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Health (DOH), Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism

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MANSION GLOBAL PICKS USVI: A top online property listing service said today that the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the best places in the Caribbean for United States natives to relocate for the best tax rates. The online news source also mentioned St. Lucia and the Cayman Islands as

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SALT RIVER MARINA: Police received a report from this North Shore location that shots had been fired. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Police say a man who covered his face with a white t-shirt and bandana attempted to hijack a couple at gunpoint near Scenic Road West — but was unsuccessful

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ALTERED STATES: Gov. Mapp: “I admire them trying to be tricky … but if you want to be truly tricky, the idea is not to get caught … trust me! Nobody talks about my $20K per month Estate Nazareth apartment any more.” [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Problems with legislation

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UVI MAKING MARINE STRIDES: UVI Marine Center recently documented its 100th turtle in the territory. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Center for Marine and Environmental Science and the VI Sea Turtle Project (VISTP) documented their 100th sea turtle last month, hitting a major

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