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100 a day landfill scavengers

ENVIRONMENTAL Health is reviewing bids for a new security firm to guard the New Providence Landfill, according to Director of Environmental Health Services Melanie McKenzie, who revealed that the previous firm’s contract ended with the last budget cycle.

Forensic audit for gaming board payouts

GAMING Board Secretary Verdant Scott was this week directed to take a vacation as the regulatory body prepares to issue a request for proposals for a forensic audit, The Tribune has learned.

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Police pay backlog delayed

THE latest installment of the budgeted $5.6m for police overtime pay has been shelved due to a lack of public funds, according to an official from the Police Staff Association.

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Senator attacks raid film

OPPOSITION Senator Dr Michael Darville yesterday condemned attempts to “vilify” his wife after a cell phone video of her having a heated discussion with a Department of Customs official was circulated on social media with negative connotations.

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BPL fraud: More staff face sack

AFTER three employees were fired from Bahamas Power and Light on Wednesday in connection with a probe into a $2m theft, a senior official at the utility provider has warned that more firings are on the way as the investigation continues and will include those who are “higher up” in the company if found culpable.

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Banker’s killer gets 20 years

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday sentenced a man to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a banker he claimed had made a sexual pass at him in late 2015.

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Union sounds alarm over teacher crisis

THE recruitment of Cuban teachers before the new school term doesn’t satisfy the worrying shortage the country faces, Bahamas Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson said yesterday.

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UPDATED: One of missing girls found

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in locating four missing persons, including two teenage girls in the capital, one man in Eleuthera and another in Abaco.In the first case, according to Superintendent Shanta Knowles, 13-year-old Dominique Ca