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Man shot dead off John Chipman Street after argument with two others

A MAN was shot dead on Saturday night in Nassau after becoming involved in an argument with two men, police have reported.

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Nine pistols and 1,100 rounds of ammunition seized by Grand Bahama police

A LARGE cache of firearms and ammunition has been seized in Freeport by Grand Bahama police, who have three men in custody for questioning.

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VIDEO: THE TRIBUNE'S TOP 5 - your countdown of the week's big stories

Nico Scavella reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.

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Man shot and seriously wounded in Eight Mile Rock

A MAN is in hospital in Grand Bahama after being shot several times and seriously wounded on Friday night in Eight Mile Rock.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Your 28-page Weekend section is now online!

Strong winds reportedly prevent Bahamasair flight from landing in Grand Bahama

A Bahamasair flight was reportedly unable to land at the Grand Bahama International Airport early on Friday morning due to strong winds associated with a cold front that moved into the area.

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Bran compares PLP's 'abuse' of Bahamians to 'a battered wife'

BRANVILLE McCartney has called on Bahamians to "do the right thing" and vote the Christie administration out of office as he compared the PLP's "abuse" of the Bahamian people during its current term in office to that of a "battered wife". 

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Security officer shot in attempted robbery at Abaco resort

A SECURITY officer at a resort in Abaco was shot during an attempted armed robbery on Thursday evening, police reported.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead on Mount Royal Avenue

POLICE are investigating the murder of a young forklift operator at Mount Royal Avenue early on Friday morning.

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Artisans get international exposure as handicrafts exported to Germany

MORE than $70,000 worth of Bahamian handicrafts were exported to Germany providing international exposure for talented Bahamian artisans, it was revealed this week.

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DNA Deputy slams FNM for 'infighting'

THE Deputy Leader of the Democaratic National Alliance (DNA) slammed the Free National Movement (FNM) on Friday for its recent "infighting," calling the party a group of "hapless, unsupervised toddlers who seem to have no care for what is happening in this country".

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Three plead not guilty to $24,000 worth of food

THREE men were granted $5,000 bail in Magistrates Court on Friday after pleading not guilty to theft of more than $24,000 worth of food from a major distribution company.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Drumming up grenades and a side order of music

As a young boy growing up in Nassau, I once saw a fight between police officers and a very intoxicated street corner philosopher whose fondness for foreign poultry earned him the nickname ‘American Chicken’.

Mitchell’s tactics

I see now that Fred Mitchell is trying to intimidate into silence anyone who opposes his random behaviour or questions his wild ego.

No confidence over election?

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller’s suggestion that Prime Minister Perry Christie should call a snap election in either June or July lends the impression that he isn’t confident at all that the PLP can take on an invigorated, cohesive FNM.

Drone regulations

I read that this am and noted that it does not say “drones” as we have come to use the term for multi-propeller radio controlled aerial photography devices/platforms, but rather “unmanned and remotely piloted aircraft” which would include ALL radio controlled airplanes, helicopters and drones...and debatably even kites which are be controlled...hmmm...kite sailing too?

BTC’s 4G data is garbage

I recently purchased a new smartphone from an electronics store in the Mall, which I needed for the convenience of doing business in this modern age; and already, I’m beginning to regret that decision.

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Nottage hopes for parole legislation before end of year

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage hopes the government can produce draft legislation before the end of the year that would ultimately make hundreds of incarcerated people eligible for parole.

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Cabinet to review Intelligence Agency legislation next week

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage said Cabinet is expected to review the long-awaited National Intelligence Agency legislation next week.

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‘No concern’ over deadlock at Baha Mar for conference

LOCAL officials preparing for an upcoming Inter-American Development Bank conference at Baha Mar said they have no concerns about the resort’s ongoing deadlock overshadowing the $6m event which will see 5,000 international delegates enter the country.

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