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Woman told to avoid witnesses

A woman accused of grievously harming another woman was yesterday warned not to interfere with any of the witnesses involved in her case leading up to her trial.

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Beacon School joins eco programme

THE Beacon School has joined the Eco-Schools programme and is now among eight institutions on Grand Bahama identified as green-flag schools.

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Tributes paid to ‘pioneer’ Farrington

VETERAN hotelier J Barrie Farrington died yesterday, prompting tributes from people including the president of the Atlantis resort who hailed him as one who chartered the course to The Bahamas becoming an international destination.

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Sledgehammer can’t alter past

A thug with a sledgehammer proclaimed himself judge, jury and executioner on one aspect of our sometimes tortured but by and large glorious history.

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EDITORIAL: Lack of urgency in protecting Govt House

HOW secure is Government House?

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Davis: 150 homes for Abaco under review

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis promised his government will bring change to storm ravaged Abaco and said a plan to rebuild 150 homes on the island is under review.

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‘Colleague hit me with his truck in parts row’

A tow truck driver yesterday testified of how an old colleague struck him with his truck after he confronted the man about parts that were stolen from his vehicle.

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Rosa’s final words: Please pray for us

AN Andros woman is dead from COVID-19 after being airlifted to New Providence for treatment while her elderly mother remains in hospital fighting the disease.

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Roadmasters pleased with turnout for virtual running of 125th Boston Marathon

ALTHOUGH we’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club was quite pleased with the turnout for their virtual running of the 125th Boston Marathon.

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How could statue be smashed?

It is unbelievable! One man with a sledgehammer at Government House almost destroyed the statue of Christopher Columbus before the police arrived.

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MURDER RATE RISES BY 61%: Police Commissioner hails overall crime drop - but denies curfew played part

POLICE Commissioner Paul Rolle revealed yesterday a 26 percent increase in crimes against the person, with nearly all criminal offenses in that category including murder, robberies and rape trending upward this year.

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FACE TO FACE: Standing up for our mental health in the time of COVID

THE Bahamas, as a society, has come a long way in addressing the issue of mental health.

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Musgrove Jr and Neely proud to represent Bahamas at Caribbean Junior Cycling Championships

BARRON Musgrove Jr and Felix Neely are all set to represent the Bahamas at the Caribbean Junior Cycling Championships in the Dominican Republic over the weekend of October 23-24.

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Man accused of gun possession

A FREEPORT man was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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‘Make Abaco the second Freeport’

Abaco’s Chamber of Commerce president yesterday called for the Dorian-ravaged island to be designated as a ‘second Freeport’ to further spur its recovery from the devastating storm.

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Minnis: What caused Inagua COVID spike?

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has called on health officials to aggressively investigate the recent spike of COVID-19 cases on Inagua, as some residents there call for more restrictive measures.

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‘Prove IMF wrong or Bahamas sinks’

The Bahamas “must prove the IMF wrong” by soundly beating economic growth forecasts that “cannot work” in sustaining this nation’s spiralling debt, a governance reformer warned yesterday.

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‘We have enough second doses until shipment’

HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday that officials believe the country has enough vaccine supplies to ensure that Bahamians can receive their second doses without disruption until the next shipment of vaccines arrives early next month.

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Chisholm Jr named to All-Rookie Second team

Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm Jr’s first full season in Major League Baseball earned a postseason accolade as he was recognised as one of the top rookies in the sport.

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Baha Mar to host 2nd annual ‘Baha Mar Cup’

BAHA Mar resort has announced the return of Baha Mar Cup, a pre-eminent celebrity tennis fund-raising event scheduled to take place at Baha Mar on Saturday, November 6.