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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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NEW YORK — A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The disclosure came in a letter dated on Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested twice in two weeks on similar, but unrelated charges, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Elieser Edwards, 19, of Building 8 at Paul M. Pearson Gardens on St. Thomas and charged him with

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A badly-wounded gunshot victim crawled into a St. Thomas fire station last night and was still alive when police arrived but ultimately died in the hospital after being shot in the neck, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department Officers of the Richard N. Callwood Command and Criminal

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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 — 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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Officials from Carnival Cruise Line, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) and the local government honored St. Thomians Kashief Hamilton and Randolph Donovan, Jr. for rescuing a wheelchair-bound cruise passenger who accidentally fell off WICO’s dock at Havensight cruise facility on Saturday. Hamilton and Donovan were recognized Monday in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The quick reaction of two local men heroically saved the life of a wheelchair-bound cruise ship passenger who went overboard in St. Thomas. The incident happened Saturday when a Carnival Cruise Lines ship docked in St. Thomas. As passengers were coming back and forth from the dock and ship, a

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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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