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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, ranking member on the House Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment, has introduced “The Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Equitable Rebuild Act of 2018.” In a news release issued Tuesday, Plaskett said the two territories

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] LOS ANGELES — Burbank Water and Power will be sending several of its employees and some equipment to the territory to help St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix recover from the powerful hurricanes that battered them in September. The Burbank City Council voted unanimously

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SMOOTH SAILIN’: Linval Joseph helped the New York Giants win a Super Bowl in 2011.[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — If Vikings players want some locker-room advice on what it’s like to venture deep into the postseason, there aren’t a lot of places to turn. Minnesota has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting Governor Osbert Potter has advised Senate President Myron D. Jackson of the action he has taken on several legislative bills, including measures that should allow a $30 million private investment in the Virgin Islands’ horse racing industry to move forward. Potter approved Bill No. 32-0093, which

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V.I. Free Press photo by GARY DAVIDSON https://www.facebook.com/DreamlifePhotographySTX/ CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), the U.S. Coast Guard and salvage contractors completed vessel salvage operations on St. Croix, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. In accordance with the Emergency Support Function-10 (ESF-10) for oil and hazardous

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Police say they are investigating an armed robbery of a woman at St. Croix Mutual Homes on Thursday night. The woman said that the robbery took place before 9 p.m. when she called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report the incident. The

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[ad name=”HTML-68″]   [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY — The time might have passed people looking for personal disaster assistance, but FEMA programs continue in the territory.. “FEMA is going to be here for the long haul,” FEMA public information officer Eric Adams said. Late applications will still be considered

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In November, Chicago-based RedMane Technology helped the territory build and manage a $500,000 disaster benefit technology system for residents affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. RedMane completed the project free of charge over a seven-to-ten day period in December. Previously, the company

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix — Gunmen fired several shots at a man near an auto shop in Estate Glynn on Friday night wounding him in the upper body, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. said. Richards said that police got news of the shooting  about 7:30 p.m. and that investigators spoke to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a wide-ranging interview with NBC News, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that Gov. Kenneth Mapp wanted to bring down only 25 linemen after two debilitating Category 5 hurricanes struck the territory. Bloomberg said Thursday that he told Mapp

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