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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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   File Photo: Anguilla Landfill on fire FAIRFAX, Virginia – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB) has announced the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) by the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) soliciting qualifications packages from developers that have demonstrated experience with waste management technologies for an integrated

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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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             Hugo Hodge, Jr. of WAPA CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority says a worsening drought is causing power outages. WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge, Jr. told the Associated Press that dry conditions have caused tree branches to fall and salt air residue to build up

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Billye J. Mayo of St. Thomas PHILADELPHIA – The defense counsel for a Virgin Islands woman named in a negligence lawsuit has motioned to the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to withdraw her appearance, according to court records. Pearlette V. Toussant filed her withdrawal motion on July 13, stating

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 55-year-old Estate Contact man was arrested Thursday and charged with disturbing the peace and domestic violence, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Mukesh  Sajwani was charged with, 55 of Estate Contact, was arrested and charged with disturbance of the peace and threat- domestic violence on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man walking home in the Tutu Valley Hill area of St. Thomas was shot with a BB gun by an unknown shooter, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified about 3:30 p.m. Thursday August 13 of a man seeking treatment at the Roy

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Conservative journalist James O’Keefe, known for targeting liberal groups and Democratic politicians, says he is now the one being targeted — by the Department of Homeland Security – including one stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It all started in August 2014, when O’Keefe donned green fatigues

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