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Cargo ship runs aground off St. Thomas

The Sabre Spirit, a 190-foot cargo freighter, is moored in Crown Bay on Friday after it ran aground and was later refloated with the rising tide between St. Thomas and Great Saint James.

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Related Topix: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, World News, Central America

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Biggs wants court to amend his sentence

Daily News file photo Marc Biggs, center, the former V.I. Property and Procurement commissioner, walks to court in August 2008.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Central America

Virgin Islands Daily News

Prosecutors drop charges against man shot by cop at Kirwan Terrace

The V.I. Government has dropped all charges against Azamba Galloway, the 23-year-old man shot by a police officer in the midst of a chase in the Kirwan Terrace housing community on St. Thomas in May. During Galloway's arraignment Thursday in V.I. Superior Court, the V.I. Attorney General's Office requested that all of the charges be discontinued, ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of the Virgin Islands, World News, Central America

The Miami Herald

Magens Bay: Pirate hangout now a beach for tourists

The 16th-century British privateer also reportedly hung out on the hillsides above Magens Bay in order to spot approaching Spanish galleons filled with gold and silver.

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Related Topix: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, World News, Central America

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Buckley's same-sex marriage bill sparks fierce debate

Daily News Photo by R. JALANI HORTON On Wednesday evening, a group of worshippers attended the "Power Week" gathering at the Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown, a regularly scheduled meeting that also served as a rally against Sen. Judy Buckley's marriage equality bill.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, US Supreme Court

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Judge rules to keep Coffelt off Nov. ballot

Coffelt filed a lawsuit in federal court after V.I. Elections Supervisor Caroline Fawkes disqualified the candidate and her running mate, John Canegata, from a position on the General Election ballot in November.

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ABC News

Yanique Makes US Virgin Islands Seem Vast in Debut

For most of us, if we think about the U.S. Virgin Islands at all, we think just of tropical resorts and hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Entertainment

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Yanique makes US Virgin Islands seem vast in debut

For most of us, if we think about the U.S. Virgin Islands at all, we think just of tropical resorts and hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

V.I.'s 2 new ferries finally in service

Daily News Photo by AISHA-ZAKIYA BOYD The Cruz Bay I arrives at the Loredon Lawrence Boynes Sr. Dock in Cruz Bay, St. John, as passengers board the Red Hook I headed back to St. Thomas on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Karen

Caribbean News Now!

The Caribbean Writer announces Volume 27 prize winners

The Caribbean Writer has announced its annual prize winners from Volume 27, which highlights music and visual arts.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

St. Thomas' Magens Bay: white-sand beach and turquoise waters

The 16th-century British privateer also reportedly hung out on the hillsides above Magens Bay in order to spot approaching Spanish galleons filled with gold and silver.

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Related Topix: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, World News, Central America, Jersey County, Channel Islands, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, Caribbean Travel, Travel, Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands Travel, Virgin Islands Travel

The Millions (A Blog about Books)

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2014 Book Preview

The second-half of 2014 is looking even more plentiful, with new books from superstars like Haruki Murakami, David Mitchell, Ian McEwan, Marilynn Robinson, Denis Johnson, Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood and quite a few more.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Arawak Bay: The Inn at Salt River and Just Threads honored

The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center named a St. Thomas clothing store and a St. Croix inn as the two small businesses of the year in the territory.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Small Business, Personal Finance, University of the Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Daily News

Charlotte Amalie revitalization effort receives boost

Efforts to beautify the waterfront and historic downtown of St. Thomas received a hefty boost from two generous donors this week.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Jersey County, Channel Islands, United Kingdom

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Michael Croslin holds more than 40 patents for medical inventions and has established his own company, Medtek Corporation.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

St. Thomas woman wins new Jeep in Rotary raffle

Rotary Club of St. Thomas II announced the winners of its annual raffle, proceeds of which go to a number of local organizations.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

Exhibit showcases what St. Croix means to students

Residents will be given a chance to view an interesting exhibit on Saturday titled "Packaging St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands."

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Christiansted, Virgin Islands Travel, Virgin Islands Travel, Caribbean Travel

ABC News

Photos: Hotel Suite of the Week: Biras Creek Grand Suite

All-Inclusive Luxury in the British Virgin Islands. Set among 140 pristine acres on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands, the 31-room luxury boutique resort of Biras Creek features newly renovated one-and two-bedroom suites each with its own private verandah overlooking the Caribbean Sea or gardens.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

DeJongh nominates 2 to Luis Hospital board

Daily News file photo The Luis Hospital governing board has been powerless wihtout enough members to muster a quorum for a year.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Attorney denied visitation asks court to dismiss contraband charges against Golden Grove inmates

Daily News file photo According to a public defender, the severe staffing shortage Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix has prevented him from meeting with inmates who are his clients.

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