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  MIAMI — Hurricane Danny is losing steam do to shearing effects from a dry upper atmosphere but was still considered a powerful storm today. The first hurricane of 2015 in the Atlantic continued its westward march towards the Virgin Islands while losing some of the intensity that made it a Category

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CRUZ BAY – The St. John Bike Rodeo 201 will demonstrate bike safety to the children of St. John through the Community Integration Team (CIT) a week from today at the Julius E. Sprauve Elementary School ballfield from 9 to 11 a.m. The purpose of the Bike Safety Rodeo is

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CRUZ BAY – The screams of a nearby woman warded off another woman’s attacker as she was being viciously attacked by a former boyfriend late Wednesday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center about 11 p.m. August 19 that an

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MIAMI – Tiny Hurricane Danny continued to push westward across the Atlantic on a path for the Caribbean on Friday and strengthened into a Category 2 storm. But forecasters don’t think that trend will last for long. The winds of the first hurricane in the Atlantic this season increased to

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CRUZ BAY – A 37-year-old man said he was kicked and beaten by two men before having his wallet stolen near the Barge Ramp in St. John yesterday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center at 1:39 p.m. Thursday of

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MIAMI – Danny has become the first hurricane of 2015 in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said Danny ramped up in strength and appearance today, developing a more symmetrical structure and an eye. Its wind speed also increased to 75 mph, making Danny a Category 1 hurricane. As of 11

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Tropical Storm Danny has formed far out in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. As of 5 p.m. ET, the storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and is moving to the west at 12 mph. It’s the fourth named tropical system of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane

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MIAMI — So far this year, the Atlantic has seen three tropical storms, but no hurricanes. The most recent update from the National Hurricane Center stated that there is a high probability of a below normal season with six to 10 named storms, one to four hurricanes and up to

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             Rex Tullius DETROIT – There was a time when Rex Tullius gave it all up, a time when the Michigan native and former University of Florida all-America swimmer decided to hang up his suit. Having a life outside of the pool simply became more important than what he started

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National Drug Control’s Michael Botticelli WASHINGTON – The Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli, announced today $13.4 million in funding for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) including the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Of that, $5 million will be directed to a broad range of efforts that will

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