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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery and the Virgin Islands Department of Education said Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had approved industry standards that will ensure newly-constructed schools and office buildings can withstand future catastrophic weather events and meet professional norms for providing service.  “This approval will green

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista revealed the findings of the latest territory-wide market basket survey. The market basket survey, completed on February 14, is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items. The number of items compared on each

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A flash of lights. Then a flash of gunfire. And the St. Thomas shooting victim was quickly in his own car … driving himself to the hospital. Police were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim at 10:37 p.m. on Friday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s a children’s nursery rhyme. But on St. Thomas — little is child’s play. Daylin MacDonald, 36 of Nye Gade, was arrested at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and unauthorized possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police officers

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FREDERIKSTED — Is Virgin Islands Police Department “exempt” employee Anderson Poleon the highest paid person in the territorial government? That’s the question concerned citizens in St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas are asking this afternoon. If Anderson Poleon is the highest paid person at $333,150.00 — he is paid

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 25-year-old St. Thomas man was shot to death in his own car today near the waterfront in downtown, authorities said. Mikal Dore of Contant was fatally injured in a shooting in Estate Thomas about half past 12 noon, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers traveled

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– A Mexican national and an Ecuadorian national each pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle 3,384 pounds of cocaine into the region just minutes before their jury trial was scheduled to begin in St. Thomas, authorities said. Hector Hernandez Saucedo, of Mexico City and Calixto Tumbaco of Quito

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SAN ANTONIO — St. Croix legend Tim Duncan has endorsed Democratic candidate Mike Bloomberg for president. In a 30-second video that debuted today, Duncan said he is supporting Bloomberg in the 2020 U.S. presidential election “because of his work in 2017 to help the U.S. Virgin Islands recover.” Mike and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the DLCA office located at Property & Procurement Building, 8201 Sub Base, Suite 1 closed at 3:00 p.m. today due to a lack of water in the building. Normal business hours shall resume tomorrow

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– A St. Croix female airport employee and four men heard the formal reading of the drug trafficking conspiracy charges against them in federal court six days ago, authorities said. Ivan James, Kai James, Joh Williams, Malachi Benjamin and Tillisa Caesar appeared on Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge

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