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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior assistant secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available more than $1 million for natural and cultural resource protection in the U.S. Insular Areas, including the territory. The funds will support a wide variety of initiatives that include watershed management, GIS skills development,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] DENVER — On the occasions that John Collins has visited family from his mother’s side in St. Croix, it has always been easy to identify the region’s most beloved sports hero. “As soon as you come out of the airport, there’s a flag of Tim Duncan,” Collins, a

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D.C. CANEGATA BALLPARK: Apparent site of the shooting on St. Croix where a young man said he was shot in the leg while standing under the tamarind tree, but police say they are not too sure. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Police said that a St. Croix man was shot in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police said that a woman walking along the Melvin Evans Highway on St. Croix was hit twice — by two different vehicles — and has died from her injuries. Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) spokesman Glen Dratte said that the unidentified woman was walking along the

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Juan McCullum and Stacey Plaskett WASHINGTON — A former staff member of Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the distribution of nude images and a blue video of the representative and her husband. Juan “Pretty” McCullum, 35, of Washington, was indicted by a federal grand jury

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court judge on Saturday ordered Takata Corp. to set aside $8 million to cover civil penalties and the cost to drivers who have to replace the potentially fatal air bags, a day before the company’s U.S. business filed for Chapter 11 protection. Superior

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GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday evening. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for several Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia. Heavy rains and flash flooding are possible on some of the islands. As

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WANTED FUGITIVE: Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police said on Sunday afternoon that they are still actively searching for wanted fugitive Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Roberts “is a person of interest in a homicide,” according

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. —  A jarringly dark commentary by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and wrangling over the federal health care bill dominated the third and final day of the National Governors Association meeting in Providence on Saturday. Organizers say roughly 1,800 attendees registered for the NGA’s gathering, including more than 30 of the

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