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                   Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed several contracts Wenesday for the Department of Public Works, which he said will “vastly improve road conditions for Virgin Islanders on St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.” On St. Croix, Mapp signed a contract with V.I. Paving,

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FREDERIKSTED – People who live in Bethlehem Village and Profit Hills also known as Harvey Project in Machuchal were already on edge after two shootings took place in the space of two weeks there in August. So a report of gunshots being discharged today at about12:41a.m. did not calm there

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 73-year-old woman in Estate Diamond Ruby said she was sexually molested by a burglar who also stole her television, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 5:14 a.m. today to the woman’s resident in response to a report of

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          Juwan Thompson of St. Croix DENVER – Instead of celebrating his game-winning touchdown run in Saturday’s 19-12 Broncos preseason win over the San Francisco 49ers, running back Juwan Thompson sat at his locker after the game kicking himself for a first-quarter special-teams blunder. Thompson is usually tough on himself,

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When the San Antonio Spurs‘ Tim Duncan finally decides to call it quits, he’ll undoubtedly be remembered as one of the best to ever play the game. Among his laundry list of accomplishments, the future Hall of Famer is a five-time champion and a 15-time All-Star. The 2015-16 season will

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Carambola Beach Resort at Davis Bay Hurricane Katrina changed the way insurance companies and some corporations build catastrophe models and calculate the potential damage from a big storm, leading to more accurate damage predictions, better risk assessments(using something similar to this Aravo, third party risk management software), and more strategic

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  “Don’t Wait. Communicate.” That’s the tagline of a just-launched new series of PSAs from the Ad Council and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) —created pro bono by Chicago ad agency Schafer Condon Carter–to encourage families to develop an emergency communication plan before a disaster occurs. The new campaign comes at

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Accidental drowning is the second leading cause of death for U.S. children under age 5, after birth defects. For youngsters under 15, only traffic accidents are responsible for more deaths by injury. And while drowning rates have declined slightly since the turn of the century, blacks continue to die from drowning

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  Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. CHRISTIANSTED – A Sunny Isle-area business was held up in a daring broad daylight armed robbery Monday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 12:41 p.m. Monday to investigate the report of a robbery incident at

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FREDERIKSTED – Shots rang out in broad daylight at Harvey Project in Machuchal yesterday afternoon and the result was that a 27-year-old man was non-fatally injured, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 1:45 p.m. Monday August 31, 2015 to a private residence

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