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MIAMI – The Virgin Islands may face another threat from a tropical storm this week. The National Hurricane Center on Monday morning was tracking a tropical wave that was likely to become Tropical Storm Erika soon. Hurricane forecasters said Monday morning that Invest 98L appeared more organized and could be upgraded to a

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MIAMI — A tropical storm watch was issued for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as of 8 p.m. Sunday. A tropical storm watch means that the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico face a threat from Tropical Storm Danny within 48 hours. The first hurricane of 2015 in the Atlantic

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One of the top country music bands in the United States is releasing the title track from their album “Pain Killer” on Monday. The video for Little Big Town’s new “pop-country jam” single “Pain Killer,” was shot in St. Thomas last year. Little Big Town has been

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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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Rashawn Ross posing with store owner CAMDEN, New Jersey — When St. Thomas-born musician Rashawn Ross goes shopping for a new trumpet – people tend to notice. He is – to put it delicately – hard to miss if you were to see him in public. So when the Dave Matthews

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A jewelry store in the Havensight Mall was robbed at gunpoint as the store was opening yesterday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center at 9:32 a.m. August 19 that a robbery occurred at Signature Jewelers, the VIPD

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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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Burglar crawling forward looking at camera CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The burglary of a woman’s clothing store in Solberg was caught on video surveillance, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were alerted by the 911 Emergency Call Center at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday August 12 of a burglary at Kenia’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police were dispatched to the Roy Schneider Hospital and Medical Center about 2:40 a.m. Sunday August 16 in response to a report that a woman had suffered second-degree burns to her face, chest and arms, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The Criminal Investigation Bureau was not

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