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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are coming together with a new solution for one struggling commonwealth and one struggling territory. “Half of the people there, American citizens all, still have no electricity,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont. Sanders introduced a new comprehensive plan to help the people of Virgin Islands and

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LUCKY DOG: New York Army National Guard Spc. Stefani DeManincor, a member of the 105th Military Police Company, with Ava, the stray dog she adopted during a deployment to the U.S. Virgin Islands. DeManincor and 97 other members of the 105th MP Company deployed to St. Croix in the wake of

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UNIDENTIFIED BY CNN: This man’s picture was featured in the article but who he is and where he lives is not stated by the Cable News Network. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The Cable News Network (CNN) wrote a story about St. Croix “75 days after Maria” on Sunday saying that

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</ [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The territory needs the help of Congress in order to rebuild a “stronger and more resilient infrastructure,” Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Sunday. Speaking to a visiting congressional delegation representing the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, the Governor said that more resources are required than

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HAPPY TIMES: The owner of Hook, Line and Sinker gets electricity back on St. Thomas. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Power restoration is “expected to spike” over the next two weeks as many significant neighborhoods are nearly ready to be energized, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Friday following a briefing on power restoration and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] GENEVA — Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and Saint Kitts and Nevis were today certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. “This elimination is the result of our strong political commitment to public health and of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — We all know how great San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan has been for not only the city of San Antonio but also for the territory. Tim has raised a lot of money, food and more for the Islands as they were devastated by recent hurricanes. During

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED – The Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has pledged its support to Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria damaged four roofs at Flambouyant Gardens, a 56 apartment complex for low-income seniors and persons with physical disabilities. A few days after Hurricane Maria, extensive

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that two beaches on St. Thomas and one beach on St. Croix are not

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett is urging Virgin Islands’ residents to be aware of, and report suspected fraudulent activity related to hurricane relief operations and federal funding for hurricane victims. In the wake of the destruction wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, millions of

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