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The citizens of several U.S. states and territories may soon find that they can’t use their drivers’ licenses to get into federal facilities or even board planes. Enforcement of a 2005 federal law that sets identification standards, known as “Real ID,” has been long-delayed. But now Department of Homeland Security

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BACK IN ACTION: Linval Joseph of St. Croix MINNEAPOLIS – Linval Joseph’s return in a nationally televised football game against the team that originally drafted proved to be too much for the New York Giants as the Vikings demolished them 49-17. Joseph anchored a defense that held running back Rashad

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  ACCUSED OF MURDER: Bruno Montoute FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death early Sunday morning after a dispute turned heated and the alleged shooter was taken into police custody. Bruno Montoute, 47, of Estate Concordia was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of

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FREDERIKSTED – A 50-year-old man who walked onto the highway was struck by a passing vehicle and killed Wednesday night. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police about 6:52 p.m. on Wednesday that there had been an auto incident involving a pedestrian on the Melvin Evans Highway near Williams Delight.

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           Jill and Joe Biden in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden will be ringing in 2016 in tropical style. The couple is heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday for a holiday vacation, the White House announced

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STALLING TACTICIAN: Neville James CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The 31st Legislature will vote on the sale of HOVENSA oil terminal assets to Limetree Bay, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital, on Tuesday Dec. 29, a spokeswoman at Government House said late Wednesday. The Senate will have to weigh the benefits of Limetree

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WASHINGTON – More than 210,000 people suffer an episode of food-borne illness every day in the Americas, including the Caribbean. Half of those afflicted are children under five, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says. With that in mind, PAHO has recommended five “keys” to safer food for the holiday

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St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa FREDERIKSTED – Aimbridge Hospitality’s Caribbean division has assumed management of the 150-room Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Owned by Carambola Northwest LLC, a U.S. Virgin Islands entity, the

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           John McCarthy ‘MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES’ IS A CHINESE CURSE BILLIONAIRE WHO BEST REPRESENTS THE AMERICAN DREAM THE JADED VIEW FROM THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press We had some advance warning that 2015 was bound to be

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two beaches on St. Croix have been found to be unfit for swimming or fishing after water testing by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR). DPNR said that the ocean near Breezez restaurant/Club St. Croix condominiums in Golden Rock and the shores near Grapetree Bay on

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