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SAN ANTONIO — After hearing of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. Virgin Islands prison system, NBA legend Tim Duncan sent 10,800 masks to the territory for distribution. The generous donation by St. Croix native Duncan was facilitated by Sheldon and Sherwin Robinson, formerly of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club, ViVid Streaming

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix native Horace Clarke, a switch-hitting second baseman for the New Yankees from 1965-74, died Wednesday at 81. Although never viewed as a star player, Clarke became the fifth of 16 Virgin Islanders to play Major League Baseball. The career .256 hitter never hit more than six

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CHRISTIANSTED — In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) has taken the below preventative measures in alignment with the Department of Health’s recommendations to help protect and continue to serve our community: • Augmented facility hours territory-wide are 8:00 a.m. –

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Responding immediately to complaints from longtime visitors that appeared in local media today about the practice of renting beach chairs at Coki Point, Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner nominee Calvert White called a meeting this morning at the department’s office on Sub Base on St. Thomas to

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CHRISTIANSTED — Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) Commissioner nominee Calvert White announced today a partnership with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) to provide free WiFi access to St. Croix residents at Cramer’s Park beach. The partnership with viNGN will provide internet connectivity at Cramer’s Park

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced St. Thomas native and former professional basketball player and mainstay on the Virgin Islands National Team Calvert White as Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation on Friday. White, 43, currently serves as Acting Commissioner of DSPR and has served

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