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Mother fights for life after son killed in hit-and-run

A THREE-year-old boy is dead and his mother is fighting for her life in hospital after they were the victims of a hit-and-run accident early yesterday morning.

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Still no leads in search for hit-and-run killer

POLICE say they still have no leads in the hit and run that claimed the life of a three-year-old boy and seriously injured his mother.

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Reward to find hit-and-run killer

“HOW can we be so heartless?” was the question the Tall Pines MP put to Bahamians yesterday when offering a $2,000 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the driver responsible for last week’s hit-and-run accident.

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Young child dead, mother in hospital after hit and run

A young child is dead and his mother in critical condition in hospital after they were the victims of a hit and run accident early this morning. 

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BUN IN THE OVEN: Stress-free infant travel

Travelling for many people is stressful. Add an infant or toddler to the picture and it’s enough to make even the most seasoned parent anxious.

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Freedom Farm opens baseball season

HUNDREDS of young baseball players (boys and girls) in the Freedom Farm Baseball Youth Development League gathered with adoring fathers and mothers, sponsors, coaches, family and friends to worship at Holy Cross Anglican Church on Saturday.

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Group launched to end street harassment

A GROUP officially launched today is seeking to bring an end to street harassment.

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Walking for a cure

THOUSANDS of walkers and runners will hit streets and highways across the region this weekend united in a common cause to raise funds and awareness in a campaign against cancer.

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‘Superheroes’ take to the streets for Atlantic Medical Fun Walk/Run

MORE than 1,400 “superheroes” took to the street on Saturday morning for the 18th Atlantic Medical Insurance Fun Walk Run, the company’s premier fundraising effort in support of the Bahamas Diabetic Association and the Cancer Society of the Bahamas.  

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'Mommy and Me' workouts help shed weight, create stronger bonds

EXCESSIVE weight gain during pregnancy does not have to be a struggle for expectant mothers. Take Shaundra Sawyer, for instance, who only gained a total of 25 pounds before giving birth to her now eight-month-old son.Shaundra’s starting weight at the

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Mother tells of her struggle to survive in virus-hit city

LUANETTEE Colebrooke, a Bahamian student living in Wuhan in China, is in survival mode following the outbreak of the deadly new coronavirus, which has now been declared a global health emergency.

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Showing their colours

MORE than 400 participants, volunteers, and spectators gathered at Montagu foreshore on Saturday to take part in the 242 Colour Run.

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Woodland leads as Tiger gets within two shots

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Two big birdies from Gary Woodland gave him the lead in the Hero World Challenge. A closing birdie on a hole that has vexed Tiger Woods put him in range of a third victory this year.

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World Relays: Rules in place to prevent ‘ambush marketing’

JUST in case anyone thinks they are going to come to the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium this weekend to capitalise on a marketing deal or to create havoc at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2015, they need to think again.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: So whose idea was it anyway?

Long before someone decided to make life easier, there were a lot of everyday things you could to that were actually easier to do. Remember the days that you used a large impressive key to open a hotel room door? There was something classy about that. You felt you had arrived and taken possession, even if just for a day or two.

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Bryan Morseman wins full marathon

The 10th edition of Sunshine Insurance’s Marathon Bahamas Race Weekend produced a new course record and once again received rave reviews from both local and international participants.

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STATESIDE: Midwest monsoons signal disaster ahead

A Noah’s Ark situation is developing in the US midwest and the rest of the country is now starting to pay fairly close attention. Flooding from monsoon rains is plaguing agricultural and livestock farmers throughout the lower Mississippi and Arkansas River valleys, and thousands of other rural businesses are suffering. The month of May was the wettest ever in large parts of the US and the Mississippi River is reported to be cresting this week above St. Louis at its second highest level on record.

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FACE TO FACE: They said I wouldn’t last a month - I stayed 31 years

When you think of advocates for disability in The Bahamas, it’s hard not to think of Mrs. Sheila Culmer. She has been at the forefront of advocacy before I was even born. I recently sat with her and found out why she has dedicated her entire life to helping those with special needs.

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FACE TO FACE: They said I wouldn’t last a month - I stayed 31 years

When you think of advocates for disability in The Bahamas, it’s hard not to think of Mrs. Sheila Culmer. She has been at the forefront of advocacy before I was even born. I recently sat with her and found out why she has dedicated her entire life to helping those with special needs.