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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Department of Health (DOH) Acting Commissioner, Justa Encarnacion, joined by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. Senators Donna Frett-Gregory and Bobby Thomas, DOH staff and visitors celebrated the grand reopening of the Eldra Schulterbrandt Residential Facility on St. Thomas. The ceremony marked the completion of the renovation phase for

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PHILIPSBURG — As the United States faces a shortage of an estimated 120,000 physicians by 2030, tens of thousands of medical students across the nation and abroad last week learned where and how they’ll be helping to address the problem. Match Day, as it’s known, now carries increased significance as

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FREDERIKSTED – Senator Alicia Barnes, in collaboration with Senator Allison DeGazon, Senator Donna Frett-Gregory, and Senator Janelle Sarauw, will host a roundtable discussion in recognition of International Women’s Day on Friday. The discussion will take place between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Economic Development Authority’s conference room located

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A HIDTA initiative of the United States Attorney’s Office has been selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Investigative Effort Award by the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program. “Winning a National HIDTA Award is an impressive achievement,” Michael K.

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SENTENCED: Christopher Butler [ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To learn how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, please press play: CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An Ohio man was given more than nine years in prison by a federal judge today in St. Thomas for his role in a massive cocaine and

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GUILTY PLEA: Kinia Blyden [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Eleven people admitted in federal court that they participated in a drug trafficking and money laundering operation between St. Thomas, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Five defendants pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to drug trafficking and money laundering

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As a result of Gov. Kenneth Mapp signing Bill No. 31-0320 into law, thousands of Virgin Island government employees, from nine departments will receive their initial step increases in this week’s paychecks on May 26th. The departments that will benefit from Mapp’s largesse in the form of pay

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman turned herself in after learning she was wanted by police for check kiting to the tune of at least $4,000, authorities said. Kaminah Davis, 29, of Estate St. John, was arrested about 6:06 p.m. Monday and charged with grand larceny, obtaining money by false

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Marvin Blyden said he is proud to announce that among other bills and amendments passed at the January 29 General Session, the St. Thomas senator succeeded in getting an amendment passed prohibiting development of new gas stations within 1,000 feet of a residential area. The amendment was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor held a press briefing at the Public Finance Authority Conference Room on Thursday to announce Sidney Elskoe as his new Chief of Police in the St. Croix District, and Ludrick Thomas as the Chief of Police in the St. Thomas-St. John District. Chief

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