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Police shoot gunman minutes after armed robbery

Police from the Mobile Division shot and arrested a gunman, minutes after an armed robbery on Fritz Lane on Saturday night.

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Two men in hospital after separate shootings

Two men are in hospital after two separate shooting incidents on Saturday night.

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Collie denies Izmirlian financially backing FNM

FREE National Movement (FNM) Chairman Sidney Collie on Friday denied that former Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian was financially backing the opposition party.

PSA Chairman: Officers happy after PM announces 12-hour shift pay

POLICE Staff Association (PSA) Chairman Inspector Dwight Smith on Friday heralded Prime Minister Perry Christie's announcement that officers will be paid for working 12-hour shifts in 2013 and 2014, saying that officers now feel "valued" for their efforts four years ago.

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DNA 'will restore magic to Freeport'

BRANVILLE McCartney told Grand Bahamians that a Democratic National Alliance (DNA) government will restore the magic that was once Freeport, introduce new industry and seek to revive the island’s stalled tourism industry.

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Jamaican woman begs for 'lenience' before drug smuggling sentence

A JAMAICAN woman begged a Magistrate for "lenience" before being sentenced to over a year in prison for smuggling over three pounds of drugs into the Bahamas inside of her abdomen. 

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Tribune comment: Fyre Festival organisers showed disrespect in clashing with regatta

SINCE the wee hours of this morning, Bahamians from all walks of life have been venting their anger at an astounding level of disrespect displayed by the foreign organisers of the Fyre Festival and scratching their heads that the Ministry of Tourism would aid and abet such efforts during the famous Exuma Regatta week.

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‘April is not over yet’ says AG over release of Baha Mar documents

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson remained tightlipped yesterday when asked about the government’s pledge to have the sealed Supreme Court documents on the Baha Mar sale made public this month, saying “April is not over yet.”

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Registered voter total rises to 181,000

THE NUMBER of registered voters for the upcoming general election is just over 181,000, according to Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall, who said his team was still hard at work weeding out the names of deceased people from the register before it is certified next week.