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Ayton posts double double, Buddy scores 19 in opener

OPENING night in the National Basketball Association’s 2018/19 regular season went in opposite directions for Bahamians Deandre Ayton and Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield simultaneously on Wednesday night. While Ayton and the Phoenix Suns pulled off a 121-100 v

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THE FINISH LINE: More schools should keep records of their athletes' feats/achievements

WHILE interviewing coach Rupert Gardiner on Silver Lightning’s second annual William ‘Knucklehead’ Johnson Cross Country Championships that was held over the weekend, something came across my mind. I asked Gardiner if he remembered who won the battl

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Baptist group to visit Haiti and Florida after disasters

THE National Baptist Convention will be sending a delegation to Haiti on Monday to determine what aid the country needs, Christian Council President Delton Fernander said yesterday.The Christian Council will be partnering with the group and once the

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$6m for new fleet of police vehicles

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson distributed more than 50 new vehicles, valued at about $6m, yesterday to various divisions and departments of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, including the new branch located in Grand Bahama. Commissioner Ferguso

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You can make difference to lives of the blind

THE Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired participants met in Rawson Square yesterday to participate in a demonstration of the “white cane” walk to highlight blindness awareness month.Before the demonstration, Minister of Social Servic

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Marinas enjoy up to 40% rise in boat traffic

BAHAMIAN marina operators have seen as much as a 40 percent increase in business year-over year, their Association’s executive director said yesterday.Basil Smith, speaking for the Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM), told Tribune Business: “Things

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INSIGHT: Fat, food, fatigue and brain fog

The 2018 HEALinc Future Health Innovation Summit (www.healincfuturehealthsummit.com) is days away.

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Prison officers complete inaugural parole programme

TWENTY prison officers were celebrated Friday after completing an inaugural parole programme supervised by Canadian correctional service experts.

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Munroe wants answers on payments made to Ash

A KEY witness in former Labour Minister Shane Gibson’s criminal case told investigators that Jonathan Ash “got all of his payments” from the government. This revelation follows Attorney General Carl Bethel’s confirmation on Tuesday that Mr Ash was st

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Why we love to see the Tiger roar again

I first noticed this strange phenomenon when working at the National Enquirer and its sister paper, the now-defunct Weekly World News. We humans are like passengers. When a new celebrity or sports hero appears on the scene we climb onboard, celebrating their talent, commenting as if we were experts on their particular skills. We watch them perform, applaud for them.

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INSIGHT: It’s not a fantasy - live younger, longer, better

Longevity. Not your concern if you’re in your 20s right? Wrong. Living to 120 or 150 years old. Sounds absurd at best, or an obsession for the top one percent of the population, right? Wrong again. What if we thought of longevity (and preventing ageing) as living younger, longer and better?

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$6m fire and police station opened in Grand Bahama

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis officially opened a new $6m fire and police station in Grand Bahama Friday.

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Tourism workshop to visit out islands

Officials are planning to take the Tourist Money Never Done workshop to several Family Islands after last week’s inaugural event at the British Colonial Hilton was oversubscribed.The initiative was developed by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, i

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USTA: Albany hosts elite collegiate tennis talent

THE Albany resort hosted elite collegiate talent on the tennis courts for the first in two weekends of United States Tennis Association sanctioned events.The LSU Tigers, North Carolina State Wolfpack and University of South Florida Bulls women’s tenn

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Young people, put God first!

It is so disheartening to see so many of our young people dying here in The Bahamas; so young and talented. So many expectations and dreams left unfulfilled. The late Dr Myles Munroe once said that the graveyard is the richest place on earth, being f

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Marital rape bill delayed until next year, says AG

ANY changes to the country’s Sexual Offences Act in consideration of calls to criminalise marital rape are off the table until next year as the government prioritises more pressing legislative matters, Attorney General Carl Bethel told The Tribune ye

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EDITORIAL: In America’s ‘darkness’ Trump is a symptom not the cause

IT has never been clear why US President Donald Trump appears to so despise his elegant predecessor. Perhaps it’s because Barack Obama so epitomises everything Trump isn’t. Obama was inspirationally articulate. His election caused the United States to soar. Americans have seldom felt so good about themselves in recent decades as when they chose him to lead the nation. In stark contrast, for many Americans, Trump’s shocking victory in 2016 led to a profound despair from which they have not yet recovered.

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INSIGHT: Let’s open the door and grasp this amazing opportunity

You can’t fit a square peg in a round hole, the old saying goes. The same is true for new ideas.

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THE FINISH LINE: IAAF’s Diamond League Finals ‘truly two beauties to behold’

THE International Amateur Athletic Federation continues to broaden its horizons in providing more innovative events for their athletes to compete in around the world.

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NAD, it’s a simple answer

NAD overjoyed with the passenger count for July – why?