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Abaco murder probe

POLICE in Abaco are investigating a homicide on the island that happened on Tuesday.

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Food authority warns on peanut butter recall alert

THE Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority has advised the public to be on high alert after a number of Jif Peanut Butter products were recently recalled in the United States due to concerns about potential salmonella contamination.

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Jonquel Jones and Sun start fast, breeze to 92-70 victory over Fever

JONQUEL Jones’ individual numbers are short of her MVP pace from a year ago, but a more balanced Connecticut Sun has surged ahead of the WNBA’s Eastern Conference standings.

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Unions get ready for Labour Day

TRADE Union leaders yesterday announced several planned activities to be held to celebrate labour week, including the Sir Randol Fawkes Labour Day parade.

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State minister says public services union ‘ungrateful’

STATE Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle has branded recent comments from the Bahamas Public Services Union as “ungrateful”, while denying claims the government is stalling on labour issues.

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Colebrooke making the adjustment to pro ranks

AS he prepares for his professional stint, Exuma native Samson Colebrooke is trying to blaze his own destiny among the world’s elite male sprinters.

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Released sex offender dies from injuries

A SEX offender released from prison last week died in hospital early yesterday morning after being found on a track road suffering from injuries about the body.

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Two accused in court of fraudulent marriage

TWO people were charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with attempting to obtain a residence spousal permit by entering into a fraudulent marriage.

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Entrepreneur’s ‘shock’ over $15 lettuce price

A Cat Island entrepreneur yesterday revealed her “shock” when she discovered a local grocery store was selling lettuce for $15, saying: “The realities are striking.”

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Armed robbery accused faces court

A MAN was yesterday remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services after facing an armed robbery charge in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Buddy: I’m playing for Team Bahamas

BUDDY Hield is spending a part of his off-season at home on a talent search for his youth basketball programme but also announced his intention to return to international competition for team Bahamas.

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‘Patients waiting on trolleys’ at PMH, warns FNM chairman

FORMER Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has said a number of consequences have manifested due to Princess Margaret Hospital reaching its maximum capacity as a result of non-COVID19 cases.

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2022/23 Budget: Key points

Prime Minister Philip ‘Brave’ Davis delivered the 2022/23 Budget Communication in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, saying it would ”steer the country in a new direction”.

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Central State hopes to find new recruits from Bahamas

BY the time they leave the Bahamas this week, members of the faculty staff of Central State University are hoping that they can add some more Bahamian students and athletes to their programme in the state of Ohio.

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On form Jazz Chisholm Jr leads the Miami Marlins

JAZZ CHISHOLM JR continues his transition to breakout star for the Miami Marlins and is not only a team leader, but among the league leaders in several offensive categories.

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Lunch and learn for students

SEABREEZE MP Leslia Brice, who is also the High Commissioner Designate to CARICOM, hosted a lunch and learn session with sixth grade Sadie Curtis Primary School students earlier this month.

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BUDGET: Plans for new prison and $6m for new Defence Force vessels

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis announced that the government will increase funding to further strengthen national security services in the country.

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Protect our sovereignty

I write to you as a concerned Bahamian citizen, urging The Bahamas Government to oppose the proposed amendments to the World Health Organisation's International Health Regulations, which would effectively cede the Bahamas' sovereignty to a globalist organisation seeking the power to control free nations' response to future health crises.

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Police hunt for rapist in Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama Police are searching for a rapist who is believed to be responsible for at least two recent sexual assaults in the Freeport area.

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FINANCE STAFF ACCUSED OF $4M OVERPAYMENT: Glover-Rolle says officers adjusted their own pay rates

STATE Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle has accused some finance officers of adjusting the system to increase their pay rates, resulting in a collective overpayment of $4m.