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ARRESTED: Anthony White of Mon Bijou FREDERIKSTED – Police today served an arrest warrant on a 22-year-old St. Croix man charged in connection with the gun battle death of Blaine Gerard on the Christiansted boardwalk in May. Anthony White of Estate Mon Bijou was arrested at 6:34 a.m. Tuesday by

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BROOKLYN – At his first pregame news conference since being named the Nets’ interim coach, Tony Brown found an unopened bottle of water awaiting him at the dais. He cheerily proclaimed, “It’s a great day.” Brown, the Nets’ fifth coach in less than four seasons in Brooklyn, will surely encounter

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Tourism’s Beverly Nicholson-Doty CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Regatta Travel Solutions announced today that the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has chosen to use the Regatta booking engine on their new official destination website, VisitUSVI.com, to enable potential visitors to book hotels, attractions and packages on the destination’s official website. “We invited

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  AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Federal authorities announced Monday that they discovered more than $4 million worth of cocaine stashed in bushes along Puerto Rico’s north coast as they continue to find more drug shipments but with smaller payloads in the American Caribbean. Some 340 pounds (154 kilograms) of cocaine

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         WAPA CEO Hugo V. Hodge Jr. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Executive Director of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority accused the owner of the territory’s most popular radio stations of being disingenuous for taking his stations off the air today in a dispute over bill

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 ARRESTED: Bianca Emile FREDERIKSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix woman was arrested on Friday for using someone else’s ATM card without permission, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said Bianca Emile of Estate Castle Burke was arrested on a warrant by members of the department’s Economic Crime Unit

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today that seven species of Caribbean skinks may qualify for Endangered Species Act protection. These rare lizards from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are on the knife’s edge of extinction due to introduced predators and habitat destruction. “The Endangered Species

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Rum festival organizer George Moore FREDERIKSTED – The first Annual St. Croix Rum Festival “Flavor of Rum” kicks off this spring with cooking competitions, fashion shows, rum tasting and sightseeing tours, organizers said. The festival, which celebrates the historical ties between rum-making and the Big Island, will be held at

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               Linval Joseph of St. Croix MINNEAPOLIS — Even after the tide-turning busted play, the here-we-go-again fumble from their star player and the go-ahead field goal by the Seattle Seahawks, the Vikings were still in position Sunday to stun the reigning NFC champions and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people were shot and two people killed when a St. Thomas nightclub morphed into a shooting gallery in the early morning hours today. Police responded to the Eclipse Lounge in the Vitraco Park Mall about 4:44 a.m. Saturday after a report of a shooting incident there.

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