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CHRISTIANSTED — Acting Juan Luis Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dyma Williams today announced the graduation of hospital-based law enforcement officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham from the Virgin Islands Police Academy on November 4. Officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham are the first hospital-based peace officers in the territory, Williams said.

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ATLANTA — The CDC says it’s making progress in the investigation into vaping lung injuries and deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this weekend that vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC may be to blame for the national outbreak of e-cigarette lung injuries. THC is the

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All drivers are guilty of getting distracted while on the road every now and then. Unfortunately, being distracted while driving for long distances is known to be one of the leading causes of accidents on the roads. A lot of experienced drivers get a bit too comfortable behind the wheel,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan has issued an executive order declaring a state of public exigency for the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center. Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the hospital was heavily damaged due to substantial water intrusion and physical damage to its facilities. This

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ATLANTA — “This is me giving you my true authentic self unapologetically,” said Yassin Hall as she stood before those attending her latest book launch before taking the spotlight off of herself to make attendees a part of the conversation. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Day which falls on October

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The human body demands a well-rounded, highly nutritional diet in order to function. Although most health-nuts and casual dieters have heard of vitamins, fiber, and complex carbohydrates, critical minerals often fail to win the attention they deserve. Iodine, a critical part of a healthy diet that supports several key anatomical

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers from the Mariel C. Newton Command, members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, along with Emergency Medical Technicians responded to a 911 call of a body discovered on a vessel in the Benner Bay area of St. Thomas on Saturday about 4:45

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix —  An elderly Estate Clifton Hill resident reported to police that he was viciously attacked by a pack of seven pit bulls belonging to his neighbor two days ago, authorities said. When police arrived on the scene after a 911 emergency dispatch call about 7 p.m. on

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Your place of work should be a safe place for you. However, accidents can happen anywhere. You can’t stop accidents from happening, but you can prepare yourself for when it does happen. It’s best to educate yourself on common accidents so you know how to avoid them. You should also

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that about 50 V.I. youths are attending Camp DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) this week in St. Thomas with plans for Camp DEFY next week on St. Croix. Camp DEFY is supported by the United States Attorney’s Office through

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