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                  Amari Stroy of Union City, Georgia CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a 23-year-old Georgia woman to less than a year in prison for marijuana possession, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Amari Stroy of Union City, Ga.

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MIAMI – At least 4,000 pounds of recently-seized drugs, worth some $11 million, was offloaded Friday by the Coast Guard at its base in Miami Beach. According to the Coast Guard, the 559 pounds of cocaine and 3,662 pounds of marijuana were confiscated during two separate seizures earlier this month

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               Judy Jai of “Bad Girls Club” FALMOUTH, Jamaica – It is being reported that reality television star Judith Jackson was kicked off Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas after “getting into an altercation” with her travel companion. Judi Jai was on Season 7 of the “Bad Girls Club” and

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – It has become increasingly evident that the Caribbean’s two new, high-profile franchise tournaments, the West Indies Cricket Board’s first-class Professional Cricket League (PCL) and the privately financed and organized Caribbean Premier League (CPL), cannot comfortably coexist. Conde Riley, head of the PCL Barbados franchise, maintained last week

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                   Overland Park, Kansas OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — If you are island-hopping through the Caribbean, your world just expanded with Sprint. New regional destinations have been added to the free Sprint Open World add-on service, giving customers unlimited free texting and great rates on calls and high-speed data.  For customers traveling

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp NEW YORK – Gov. Kenneth Mapp left the territory on September 3 and went to New York for a culture fest in the park and a parade in the city — and he apparently made quite an impression — because he was still making news long after he left the Big

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                             Jimmy Buffett PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — There’s an alpaca farm in Idaho where baby alpacas roam about with names such as “Son of a Sailor” and “Hula Girl.” When the city of Pascagoula announced it would honor native Pascagoulan Jimmy Buffett by dedicating a bridge in his name and giving

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SES) SYMX, +3.08% a global energy and gasification technology company enabling clean, high-value energy and chemical products from multiple feedstocks, today reported financial and operating results for its fiscal 2015 year and fourth quarter, ended June 30, 2015. “With three emerging

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MIAMI – Tropical Storm Ida remains very far away in the Central Atlantic Ocean. Tropical Depression 9, meanwhile, has dissipated to a remnant low. Ida may strengthen a bit through the next few days as it moves a little. We’re also watching a low off the coast of the Carolinas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The temporary ban on burning for the St. Thomas-St. John district will end on Monday, according to the Virgin Islands Fire Service. The Fire Service said people who need permission to burn are urged to contact their area fire station so that fire personnel can conduct a

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