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   Kingshill Cemetery on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – Cemetary workers preparing a tomb for burial were robbed at gunpoint at the Kingshill Cemetery this morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were dispatched to Estate Peter’s Rest at 10:45 a.m. Friday where one of the workers had returned

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ORANJESTAD – Aruba’s Energy Ministry said today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with PDVSA’s U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum to explore reopening and operating the island’s refinery, idled since 2012. The 235,000-barrel-per-day refinery, which was operated by U.S. firm Valero Energy Corp., closed because of high operating costs

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Timothy and Theron Thomas of St. Thomas ATLANTA – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Or in the case of Theron and Timothy Thomas – 399 tries before success is visible. The duo, collectively known as R. City or Rock City, wrote more than 400 songs before

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KEY WEST – Six men from Cuba came ashore in Key Largo Thursday morning on a dilapidated, makeshift sailboat that didn’t look fit enough for a pond, let alone the Florida Straits. The men spent eight days at sea on the boat, which was buoyed by what appeared to be

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       Nancy Morgan of UVI FREDERIKSTED – Nancy Morgan got a chance to try out her French during a reception in 2001 for French dignitaries in celebration of French support for the American Revolution 225 years before. As she presented a ceremonial bowl to French ambassador Francois Bujon de l’Estang, she

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting for municipalities, industries, and other facilities. The final rule will require regulated entities and state and federal regulators to use existing, available information technology to report data required by the National Pollutant Discharge

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          Haiden at the hospital in Miami MIAMI – Born at sea. That’s what doctors wrote on the birth certificate of little Haiden Morgan. His parents from Utah and were vacationing aboard a cruise ship when he unexpectedly made his debut. Emily Morgan was due in December and got clearance from

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V.I. Water and Power Authority polluting the air CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has bowed to the real power of two federal agencies by agreeing in writing to slash the amount of air pollution from its plants on two islands. The settlement agreement was

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FREDERIKSTED – Business owners in the territory should be on the lookout for counterfeit bills. That’s the word from the Economic Crime Unit (ECU) of the Virgin Islands Police Department said counterfeit currency in the denominations of $10, $20, $50, and $100 notes have turned up so far. Banking institutions

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                      Gov. Kenneth Mapp WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Virgin Islands has the third-highest unemployment rate in the country, trailing only Puerto Rico and New Jersey, which held down the top two spots, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor statistics. The Labor Department said today that the firing rate,

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