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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for threatening to kill National Park Service rangers, trying to avoid capture by swimming to a sailboat, and clinging to its dinghy while the owner rowed to officers waiting on shore, according to an affidavit filed in federal court. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — After spending more than three months in St. Croix, the ASPCA®(American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has concluded its disaster relief efforts to help displaced animals following Hurricane Maria. At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the

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REPLACES HEWLETT: Gretchen C.F. Shappert is the new acting U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Virgin Islands. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the appointment of Gretchen C.F. Shappert as Interim United States Attorney pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546, which provides that “the

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CHRISTIANSTED – Survivors affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria are encouraged to register before the January 8, 2018 deadline with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. FEMA assistance may include grants to help homeowners pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs and serious disaster-related needs not covered

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WHO’LL GET BURNED? The manufacturer says that this incineration machine can be set on a city street and the street below the machine will not get hot as it burns tree, brush and shrubs from the storm. ESTATE LONGFORD, St. Croix –– The Texas-based owner of the $400,000 “Air Burners”

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Sunny to partly cloudy skies and fair weather conditions are expected. Seas up to five feet and east to southeast winds up to 10 knots expected across the local waters. Moderate rip current risk is expected across the Atlantic coasts of the

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ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU: This 1977 film starring Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera and Michael York was made at St. Croix’s Davis Bay and the movie was released as a major motion picture. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The USVI Film Office’s slogan is: “Imagine the unimaginable.” It

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GREAT WIDE OPEN: There are no houses visible where the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) was busy re-connecting utility poles to electricity on Tuesday. Today WAPA was on St. Croix’s South Shore. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) refuses

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A dispute over an illegal gambling game led to at least one man being shot near Bienvenidos Convenience Store in town on Wednesday night. Eyewitnesses said one man drew a gun in the dispute, but dropped it as he pulled it from his

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CHRISTIANSTED — It was a tale of two casino hotels. The first casino hotel ever in St. Croix — Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino on the East End — suffered “significant” damage and might not re-open until the last three months of 2018. The second casino hotel – Caravelle

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