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Board Chairman Troy de Chabert-Schuster CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in more than four years the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center is free of the threat of decertification by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The news came January 1 and those in attendance

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Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Health says that it is closely monitoring the first documented case of the Zika virus reported in neighboring Puerto Rico. Acting Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville said the person affected in San Juan is a person with no known travel

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BEAST MODE: Marshawn Lynch expected to play EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The 2015-2016 NFL football season is over for Vikings starting nose tackle Linval Joseph. Not because of a nagging foot injury that has forced him to miss three out of the last four games. But because Minnesota plays the

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RETURN TO FORM: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan MILWAUKEE – The San Antonio Spurs changed things up but kept on rolling with a 123-98 win over Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. St. Croix’s Tim Duncan delivered 14 points (7-12 FG, 0-1 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and one block

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$800M DEAL DONE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Government House says that people can start looking forward to receiving their income tax refunds as early as this week as a result of the closing of the ratified operating agreement between the Virgin Islands government and Limetree Bay Terminals LLC.

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CHRISTIANSTED – Police responded to reports of gunfire and fights at the Aqua Lounge Night Club in Estate Castle Coakley about 3 a.m. Sunday. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to the nightclub after receiving reports of fights inside and outside the Aqua Lounge and guns being fired. When

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 46-year-old St. Croix man said he was entertaining two women in his Estate Richmond home New Year’s Eve when a man barged into the house, claimed one of the women was his girlfriend and attacked him with a hammer, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The

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HAVANA – Is Cuba’s rising travel trade a threat to leading Caribbean destinations? That depends on whom you ask. Until recently, the détente between the United States and its longtime foe had generated more headlines than actual tourism business; in fact, tourism from the United States to Cuba is still

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 Rakeem Christmas INDIANAPOLIS – It is every player’s dream to get called up to the “big leagues.” But for Rakeem Christmas, the NBA dream only lasted for two days and one game – and he didn’t even get any playing time. Christmas was called up by the Indiana Pacers before

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FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old man walking home in the early morning hours today was shot in the leg near the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police to the shooting in Estate Smithfield at 3:43 a.m. Sunday, according to the VIPD. Police said the man is

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