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MIAMI — There’s a new tropical storm in the Atlantic called Dorian, and it’s predicted to become a hurricane before midweek as it approaches the U.S. Virgin Islands. If the storm keeps to its current track it should arrive in the territory as a Category 1 cyclone sometime on Wednesday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports at about 7:42 p.m. Thursday of shots being fired in the Estate Catherine’s Rest area of St. Croix. authorities said. Callers stated to 911 that one man was shot and on the ground. Shortly after calls came in from Juan Luis Hospital that three patients

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CHRISTIANSTED — A status report on the investigation of millions of dollars lost through alleged wire transfers, credit card records, copies of professional contracts and transcripts from board meetings are among the information Senator Kenneth Gittens has requested from the leadership of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. Senator

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FREDERIKSTED — When the public and private sector work together, great things can happen. This was the sentiment expressed by Senator Kenneth Gittens after participating in today’s 9th Annual Celebration of Service alongside Home Depot and other community partners.  Senator Gittens said volunteers assisted in building picnic tables and benches on-site to be

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two Pennsylvania brothers who were found dead in Mary’s Fancy St. Croix on Monday morning died of alcohol poisoning, according to official and unofficial reports. One brother, 69-year-old John Rapine, owned a home in Estate Mary’s Fancy and was an employee of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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CHRISTIANSTED — Limetree Bay Terminals of Estate Hope has awarded scholarships to 20 recent 2019 graduates of Virgin Islands high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship recipients are:  Anthony Etienne who plans to attend Barry University

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 45-year-old St. Croix man avoided federal prosecution on multiple drug charges by agreeing to a lesser charge in a plea bargain to illegal gun possession charges only, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Ladislau Concepcion, Jr., of St. Croix, pleaded guilty today

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CHRISTIANSTED —  Police are investigating the mysterious simultaneous deaths of two Pennsylvania brothers whose bodies were discovered late Monday morning at a Queen’s Quarter-area home on St. Croix. No foul play is suspected, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call about 11:09 a.m. Monday for a “welfare check” on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man was arrested in a federal sting operation using a gay porn phone application after he sexted an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old boy, authorities said. Roger Black, 48, now a resident of St. Croix, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon for an initial

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By KELVIN DENNIE/St. Croix Taxi Driver Dear Editor: As a taxi driver in the territory for over 30 years, I cannot remain quiet after this second attempt to deny me the right of accepting the form of payment I choose. The mandatory language spoils the whole intent of the bill.

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