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MID-ISLAND – Two men armed with one gun held up a t-shirt store in broad daylight and got $10 each for their efforts, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police to a robbery at Paradise Tees and Novelties in Barren Spot at 12:11

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SUNNY ISLE – The major source for restaurant food on the island was serving up cold cash on the menu after a masked gunman entered the store close to closing and held it up. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to Quality Foods in Estate Castle Coakley at 5:50

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           Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – Juwan Thompson’s recovery from a hamstring injury seems complete. Thompson practiced fully with the team on Wednesday. He appears poised to return to action Sunday night at home against the Green Bay Packers, though as long as C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman

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David Nakhid of Trinidad would like to get his hands on the USVI-FIFA President Hillaren Frederick who cost him his chance at the FIFA presidency. GENEVA – A person from the Caribbean will not have a chance to replace the scandal-plagued outgoing President Sepp Blatter at FIFA because the representative from

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EULESS, Texas – For the first time in its 67-year history, U.S. Concrete has expanded outside of the continental United States with the purchase of two new vertically integrated construction material operations in the Virgin Islands. U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced Wednesday that it acquired Heavy Materials, LLC  and the assets of

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Attorney General Claude Walker CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The V.I. Attorney General said Tuesday that the territory has been given a $150,000 grant to investigate consumer fraud here. Attorney General Claude Walker said the grant is from the National Assocation of Attorneys General. “In response to the growing frustration and concern

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KILLED: Elvis Davis of St. Croix FREDERIKSTED – A 27-year-old man with a long arrest record including armed robbery and assault was gunned down in a normally-crowded area of town early yesterday afternoon. Police received notification from the 911 Emergency Call Center at 1:30 p.m. Monday that there was of a man down

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CHRISTIANSTED – As first reported in the St. Croix Sync Tank on Facebook yesterday, the Virgin Islands is under a flash flood watch through this evening, according to the National Weather Service in San Juan. In St. Thomas, the NWS singled out Anna’s Retreat, Charlotte Amalie, East End and West

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          BIR Director Marvin Pickering CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The hotel room tax will go up 2.5% next year, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Hoteliers, time share developers and innkeepers will have to charge their guests a 12.5% tax effective January 1, 2016, the BIR said. The current rate is

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ATF’s Carlos Canino in his office in Miami. MIAMI – Raised in an Army family that eventually settled in the Boston area, Carlos Canino considered three career choices when he graduated from college with a degree in criminology: law enforcement, military service or coaching. But after working as an assistant

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