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OCEANA, Virginia — St. Croix native Jon F. Megahy was recently sworn in as commander in the U.S. Navy at the Naval Air Station. Megahy is also an Atlanta-based First Officer flying the Airbus A320 with Delta Air Lines. Megahy’s parents are Leonard and Laureen Megahy. After graduation from Country

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CRUZ BAY — A man who was charged in 2019 with shooting a Superior Court marshal with an assault rifle at a gas station in St. Thomas was shot multiple times in St. John and died late on New Year’s day, authorities said. Lessroy Gumbs, 28, of St. John was

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SAN JUAN — A U.S. Navy destroyer is believed to have a significant coronavirus outbreak on board as it carries out a counter-narcotics mission in the Caribbean, U.S. officials told Reuters News Service today, marking the latest challenge for the military in dealing with the virus. The officials, speaking on

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MIAMI — The top U.S. military commander for Latin America said that the Trump administration isn’t looking to use military force to remove Nicolas Maduro even as it expands counternarcotics operations in the Caribbean. Adm. Craig Faller, head of U.S. Southern Command, said in an interview that the recent decision

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is celebrating 50 years of connecting the territory to the world by air and sea today. To engage the community in the celebration of our golden anniversary, today’s mystery question on WSTA 1340-AM Radio was about VIPA and the history of our

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated 22 migrants to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The migrants were interdicted as the result of two separate cases by the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser in the Mona Pass during efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard and

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