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

Khrisna Virgil reviews the big stories that had the Bahamas talking this week.

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Man shot dead named as Sean Neville - son of Dr Mike Neville

A MAN was shot dead on Friday night in the Culbert's Hill area off Prince Charles Drive.

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Death of Sir Jack Hayward is 'end of an era'

ARCHDEACON Harry Bain said the death of Sir Jack Hayward “is truly the end of an era,” and urged executives at the Grand Bahama Port Authority to demonstrate the same commitment, passion and vision that Sir Jack did, for the further development of Freeport.

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'Police should investigate prison sick notes' says former senior officer

FORMER Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Thompson yesterday called for the government to allow the Royal Bahamas Police Force to investigate recent claims by government officials that one doctor allegedly provided 69 prison officers with sick notes in one day.

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Prison kitchens await Bethany Rigby for part in Hillary Cargill murder

A SUPREME court judge yesterday granted a convict the opportunity of pursuing her life's interests while behind bars.

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BTC and unions to meet again on separation packages

BAHAMAS Communications and Public Officers Union president Bernard Evans said yesterday that Thursday's meeting with Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) executives "did not produce results but was promising".

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Your 28-page Weekend section is now online!

American Cruise Ship Passenger Drowns At Castaway Cay

POLICE are investigating the apparent drowning of an American cruise ship passenger off Castaway Cay in the Abacos on Thursday.

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CARICOM talks end without consensus on candidacy posts

REGIONAL talks ended today with no consensus on candidacy for posts in the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Organisation of the American States (OAS).

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Mitchell files complaint over radio show

THE Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) has received a letter from the government requesting an investigation of comments made on a radio talk show last week by lawyer Fred Smith.

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Prison kitchens await Bethany Rigby for part in Hillary Cargill murder

A SUPREME court judge today granted a convict the opportunity of pursuing her life's interests while behind bars.

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UPDATED: Doctor 'signs sick notes for 69 prison staff in one day'

NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage has claimed that one doctor allegedly provided 69 prison officers with sick notes in one day and that the doctor in question was not in office on the day the notes were written.

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Christie puts focus on youth at CARICOM opening

PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday opened the 26th Inter-Sessional CARICOM meeting laying out several strong expectations of commitments from heads of government, chief among them a regional investment in development of human capital.

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12 years in jail for sex attack on young girl

PROBATION is not an appropriate sentence for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a minor and aiding her into a forced abortion, a judge ruled yesterday.

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Alleged rape victim sues top government officials

A JAMAICAN woman alleged to have been raped by an immigration officer has filed a civil suit against the government seeking damages for battery, assault, false imprisonment and the breach of her constitutional rights.

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