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Former DRA chairman says ‘records can be easily found’

THE former chairman of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) said when he was involved in the entity, officials tried as best they could to keep sufficient records.

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Revisit National Lottery, ex-DNA leader demands

A former Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader is urging the Government to revisit the creation of a National Lottery as a means to assist vulnerable Bahamians struggling with the cost of living crisis.

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Rape laws urgently need review

The laws governing what is rape and what isn’t urgently need review - repeat probably and a new sensibly written law will co-exist with modern convention and Statute Law.

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Citizenship poll

So, a certain media outlet is holding a poll - subject: Should we grant automatic citizenship?

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Sporting community shocked by Shavez Hart death

ABACO Olympian Shavez Hart, one of the country’s top male sprinters, was killed on Saturday morning in his hometown, sending shock waves through the sporting community, in particular track and field.

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OLYMPIAN WAS KILLED ‘TRYING TO STOP FIGHT’: Police say gunman shot athlete dead outside nightclub

THE family of Olympian Shavez Hart said in the final moments of the athlete’s life he was trying to be a “peacemaker” in a fight, but unfortunately was killed in the process.

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Olympian Shavez Hart shot dead in Abaco

THE Bahamian track and field community is mourning the death of Olympic sprinter Shavez Hart who was shot dead early on Saturday in Abaco.

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STATESIDE: Difficult choices for undecided voters

ACCORDING to the venerable Gallup Poll, over the past two years, forty percent of surveyed voters have consistently identified their political affiliation as “independent.” Roughly thirty percent said they were Republicans and a similar percentage declared themselves to be Democrats.

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Tropical Outlook: Invest 91(L) passing to east

Tuesday, 30th August, 2022.

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Dead fish in video 'probably from catch that was dumped'

A VIDEO of scores of dead fish scattered ashore on Delaporte Beach made the rounds on social media yesterday causing concern.

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FAMILIES STILL DEALING WITH DORIAN

NEARLY three years after the passing of Hurricane Dorian some victims are still trying to regain a sense of normalcy after surviving the monster storm.

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Gov’t promises to ‘end fiscal insanity’

The Davis administration last night admitted that the decades-old “structural imbalance” in the Government’s finances is a recipe for “economic calamity”, and pledged: “This fiscal insanity must end.”

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Insurer eyes expansion into ‘big boys’ territory’

A Bahamian insurer yesterday said it will decide within the next five years whether “to venture into big boys’ territory” via US expansion, saying: “We cannot rest on our laurels.”

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INSIGHT: Will our politicians ever tackle the issue of marital rape?

THE issue of marital rape is one that seems to neither ever go away

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NACAC Open Championships: Three medals for Team Bahamas on day two

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - There was a record setting gold medal performance to go along with a pair of bronze medals for Team Bahamas as the 2022 North American, Central American and Caribbean’s Anita Doherty Championships sizzled in the heat on day two at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex.

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Munroe on marital rape: We need to define what we want to criminalise

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe on Friday described marital rape as a “social issue”, adding that there was a need to define exactly what would be criminalised.

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NACAC Championships: Outstanding performances on day one

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama: Day one of the North American, Central American and Caribbean 2022 Anita Doherty Championships got off to a scorching start in the blazing heat on Friday at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex and produced some outstanding performances.

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‘Why is govt not prioritising regulating marijuana?’

FREE National Movement leader Michael Pintard is disappointed that the government has not prioritised regulating the use of medicinal marijuana.

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Bahamian show jumper Kacy Lyn Smith and Chicago M finish strong

AFTER a week of highs and lows at the FEI North American Youth Jumping Championships in Traverse City, Michigan, Bahamian show jumper Kacy Lyn Smith and her horse Chicago M finished strong by winning the Farewell Competition, riding a clear round in 76.47 seconds to place ahead of USA rider Savannah Embly aboard So Live Helau.