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HUD Secretary Julián Castro WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced Friday that HUD is allocating more than $1.8 billion to public housing authorities in all 50 states, as well as the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. From that allocation, $5,983,706 will go to the

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            Linval Joseph of St. Croix EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The Vikings defense was one of the best units in the NFL and St. Croix’s Linval Joseph was a big key to their success. Joseph made name for himself this past season as he finished

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said today that five beaches on St. Thomas, three beaches on St. John and one beach on St. Croix are not safe to swim or fish in. Lindbergh Bay, Brewer’s Bay, Water Bay, Vessup Bay and Frenchman’s Bay are

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LIFE IN PRISON: Craig Muller of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A 31-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for his role in the shooting death of a man near an Estate La Grande Princesse car wash in 2012. Craig Muller was given five years in

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHRISTIANSTED – A 25-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to 1.75 years in prison for having a homemade knife in his prison cell, authorities said. Delroy Woods of Mutual Homes was given 21 months in prison by Senior U.S. District Court

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It seems like Tim Duncan has been in the NBA forever. Or it feels like it, anyway. He won his first championship before almost every other current player was in the league – and he’s won plenty more since then. Duncan is often referred to as “The Big Fundamental.” As

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CHICAGO — The federal government is asking an Illinois federal judge to throw out a case challenging how voter rights are extended to the territories, saying the plaintiffs’ issue should be with the state, not the feds, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Guam resident and National Guard Staff

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  U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHRISTIANSTED – A 60-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to fraud charges in federal court today in connection with a false scheme to smuggle an illegal alien into the United States. Authorities said Miguel Esperanza-Vazquez posed as a law enforcement officer in order to extort

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We always knew Tim Duncan was out of this world. We just didn’t have a way to prove it. No doubt about it, there’s a massive government conspiracy to explain how a 39-year-old seven-footer like Duncan could possibly put up the defensive, rebounding, and blocking numbers that he does while

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  NOMINEE: Vince Danet CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Senate Committee on Rules, chaired by Sen. Kenneth Gittens of St. Croix, voted today to hold prominent Tea Party member Vince Danet’s nomination to the board of the Public Services Commission in committee for further review. But the Senate sent Gov. Kenneth

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