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SUNDAY UPDATE: No new confirmed cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health reported on Sunday that there are no new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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Woman robbed of truck on East Bay Street

Police are searching for three men after an armed robbery early on Friday evening.

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SATURDAY UPDATE: No new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that there are no new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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Ministry remembers Alrae Ramsey and Dr Blair John on anniversary of disappearance

THE one year anniversary of the disappearance of Alrae Ramsey and Dr Blair John in Italy was marked on Friday.

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Man killed, 10-year-old girl among injured in shooting

A MAN is dead and a ten-year-old girl is in critical condition after a shooting on Friday in Bel Air Estate. Two other people were injured in the incident - one from gunshot wounds and the other from injuries suffered while trying to escape.

Road works at Milo Butler Highway, Tonique Williams Darling Highway junction

THE junction at the Milo Butler Highway and Tonique Williams Darling Highway will be closed from Saturday, May 30, to Sunday, May 31, from 7am to 7pm for road works.

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Woman injured in daylight shooting

A WOMAN is in hospital after being shot in broad daylight on Thursday.

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Man violated curfew 'to take aunt for dialysis treatment'

A MAN who claimed he violated the national curfew because he was trying to take his aunt to the Princess Margaret Hospital for her dialysis treatment was fined $400 on Friday.

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Arawak Cay, Potter's Cay vendors anxious to resume operations

VENDORS at Arawak Cay and Potter’s Cay Dock say they are anxious to resume operations and are hoping to be given the “green light” soon to conduct business as it’s “unfair” that more businesses are allowed to operate, while their establishments remain closed.

GBPA donation helps restore Grand Bahama public library

THE only public lending library on Grand Bahama is undergoing restoration after being severely damaged by Dorian, thanks to more than $250,000 from the Grand Bahama Port Authority.

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Landlord pleads guilty to threatening to harm tenant

A LANDLORD who threatened to harm a tenant who refused to comply with his eviction orders was charged in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday

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Man charged with assaulting police officer

A 37-year-old man was charged in the Magistrate’s court on Friday with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

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Rotary clubs give helping hand to children displaced by Dorian

CHILDREN displaced by Hurricane Dorian from Abaco and Grand Bahama have been given a helping hand by the Rotary clubs of The Bahamas.

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$1k fine juror told to pay for missing part of a trial is dismissed

THE Court of Appeal has quashed a $1,000 fine a juror was ordered to pay after he failed to attend all of the hearings of a criminal trial in the Supreme Court held earlier this year. Walcott Miller was sworn as a juror in a murder trial which comme

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PLP can't support lockdown extension, says Davis

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis said he cannot support the government’s extension of the COVID-19 state of emergency in its current form. Giving a contribution as the House of Assembly debated a resolution extending the state o