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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  The V.I. Tourism Department said this week that travelers to the territory can save 25 percent on their hotel stays and get $500 in spending credits as part of its Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale. The promotion is aimed at providing travelers with a value-added getaway to experience

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    FCC Commisioner Mignon Clyburn WASHINGTON — An FCC commissioner is recommending that satellite viewers in the territory receive their local PBS member station instead of content from stations in Puerto Rico. WTJX, which used to be powerfully-run by Mapp No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, has been

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NHC projections for Tropical Depression 16 MIAMI — A late-season tropical depression has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and forecasters say it’s expected to become a tropical storm. The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 35 mph (56 kph) with additional strengthening forecast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center

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                        ARRESTED: Carissa Felix CHRISTIANSTED — On November 18, 2016, at approximately 12:49 P.M., Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crime Unit executed an Arrest Warrant at Estate Slob in mid-Island. Arrested was 49-year-old Wayne Scott who

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DORSCH BEACH in Frederiksted CHRISTIANSTED – In its weekly beach advisory the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said one beach on St.  Croix is not considered safe for swimming or fishing. DPNR said that Dorsch Beach in Frederiksted is not fit for swimming or fishing after testing of 32

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TRIED 2 MURDER @ XMAS: Daniel Carino CHRISTIANSTED — A 34-year-old St. Croix grinch has been found guilty of attempted murder after shooting another man multiple times at a Concordia garbage bin site a week before Christmas, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. A federal jury found Daniel Carino

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CYMARI FREDERICKS KINGS MOUNTAIN — Authorities in North Carolina arrested a man wanted in connection with an October 2014 shooting that killed a St. Thomas man and left one woman injured. Cymari Fredericks, 21, was arrested by Kings Mountain, N.C., police on Saturday in Kings Mountain. Fredericks faced charges of first-degree

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Human Services Commissioner Roberts CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Department of Human Services Commissioner Designee Anita Roberts received a letter from Senator Marvin Blyden yesterday notifying her that Act No. 7897 has been signed into law. Act No. 7897 is an Act making appropriations for the operations of the Government of the

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FREDERIKSTED – On Veterans Day, Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognized four veterans who reside at the LSSVI Housing Communities, as well as the AmeriCorps members who support them. The event, held at both the Flambouyant

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  ACCUSED RAPIST: David Diaz FREDERIKSTED — A partygoer overstayed his welcome at a Grove Place housing community and used overtime in the apartment to rape a woman who had taken a catnap to unwind after some catnip, according to police. On Monday November 14, 2016, at approximately 1:10p.m., 911

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