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Traffic nightmare on the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge

REPAIR work on one of the Sir Sidney Poitier bridge’s toll booths made the morning commute for Paradise Island workers a nightmare yesterday.

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Storm surge destroys part of major road

FREEPORT – Powerful storm surge has washed away large portions of Fishing Hole Road, making commuting to and from Freeport challenging for residents of West Grand Bahama.

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Dangerous poles on St Michael Rd

ST MICHAEL Road serves as a main route for drivers commuting from Prince Charles Drive to Soldier Road.

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Five people injured in two separate shooting incidents

FIVE people—a woman and four Grand Bahama men—were injured after two separate shooting incidents yesterday, police said. The woman, a resident of New Providence, was shot during her commute to work, police said. Police were told that shortly after

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What riles you on the road?

What are the things that yuck up your vexation the most during your morning commute?

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Death of death penalty

Let’s face it, when one is sentenced to death in The Bahamas these days it really means life in prison. The condemned prisoner knows that all he has to do, is appeal and wait on the commutation call, or total freedom – in some cases.

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$4.5m hall to accommodate 80 students in Grand Bahama

THE opening of the $4.5m Hawksbill Hall at the University of The Bahamas’ northern campus marks the transition of the Grand Bahama institution from a commuter campus to a residential one, providing accommodations for over 80 student residents. Dep

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A COMIC'S VIEW: How the rest of the world is dealing with marijuana

As we continue to wait on the final version of the Marijuana Bill, I continue to research the subject and it’s impact globally - all in an effort to see what new measures are being taken around the world as countries continue to legalise and decriminalise marijuana, either medicinally, recreationally or in some cases both, to see the positives we can incorporate in our still not final Bill that will benefit both the administration and citizenry moving forward.

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Life Lines - Managing stress: Work from home

Are you tired of the aggravation of the slow daily commute and the stress of looking out for careless or dangerous drivers, not to mention the wear and tear on your vehicle?

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Working from home, the first coronavirus megatrend

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 containment measures is well known, with GDP contracting across the globe at a pace not seen since at least the Second World War. City centres normally effervescent with activity became almost deserted, as did t

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ACTIVTRADES: A green revolution could emerge from the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus

In the face of adversity, it’s normal and healthy to find reasons to be cheerful, so spirits can be kept high and the fightback initiated; every cloud has a silver lining, as the saying goes. One of the silver linings found during the coronavirus cri

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IAN FERGUSON: How to make working remotely productive

Global workforce data suggests that working remotely has increased since the turn of the century. The infusion of technology into almost everything we do has created a platform for work outside the traditional “four walls” of the office. With the COV

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Davis: I'm not aware of potholes

MINISTER of Works Philip “Brave” Davis said he was unaware of complaints about numerous potholes in the area of Montagu and Village Road but urged motorists to bring their issues to his ministry. He was asked to comment after a motorist complained about numerous potholes in the area that have made “driving a mess” during her daily commutes to and from home.

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UPDATED: Woman dead, three seriously injured in Abaco crash

A THREE-CAR collision on the island of Abaco left one woman dead while three others were airlifted to New Providence for treatment.

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IAN FERGUSON: Employee home work must have set targets

Global workforce data suggests that remote work has increased since the turn of the century. The infusion of technology into almost everything we do has created a platform for work outside the traditional “four walls” of the office.It would be easy t

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Tourism targets Canada via major ad campaign

The Ministry of Tourism hopes to further penetrate the Canadian market with the launch of an aggressive media campaign to promote the Bahamas brand and several direct flights into the archipelago.

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Broken traffic lights at busy Nassau intersection to be fixed "in days"

PERMANENT Secretary in the Ministry of Works Colin Higgs confirmed on Monday that his office is aware of the continued failure of the traffic lights at the busy East Bay Street and Mackey Street intersection at the foot of the inbound Paradise Island Bridge.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Govt gets into gear with Traffic Act amendments

TABLED amendments to the Road Traffic Act, hopefully will make it a safer commute for Bahamian motorists.

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Drivers urge BPL to fix potholes properly

MOTORISTS forced to navigate the pothole-riddled road at the traffic lights of Village Road and Shirley Street are calling for something to be done about the junction. Many of the drivers who use the road as part of their daily commute, told The Tri

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Blind man awaits resentencing after 38 years in jail

AN expected resentencing for a murder convict initially on death row was postponed yesterday by six days.

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