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ST. THOMAS ­- A V.I. Water and Power Authority crew dug a small test pit in front of the Alvaro de Lugo Sr. Post Office on Saturday as the first step in laying underground cables for delivering electricity to the shopping district.

The test pit will allow archaeologists to see whether the planned Downtown Hazard Mitigation Project will destroy valuable artifacts that could be buried in the historic district.

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