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Lightning strike hits water supplies

WATER and Sewerage customers residing in central, southern and eastern New Providence may experience periods of reduced water pressure over the next 24 hours.

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Chavez Young named player of the week

CHAVEZ Young has excelled with the Buffalo Bison since his return to Triple-A baseball and was recognised as the club’s Player of the Week.

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Man accused of rape

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday after he faced a rape charge.

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Man accused of armed robbery

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services by a Magistrate’s Court yesterday accused of an armed robbery at Montagu Beach last week.

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Woman attacked former business partner with piece of wood

A WOMAN was put on six months’ probation yesterday after threatening and attacking a former female business partner with a piece of wood.

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Jazz Chisholm Jr leads All-Star Ballot Returns for NL 2nd Basemen

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr emerged as the leading vote getter for National League second baseman after the first return of 2022 MLB All-Star ballots.

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Vincent Strachan attends International Boxing Association’s election of officers

BAHAMAS Amateur Boxing Federation President Vincent Strachan got the opportunity to participate in the International Boxing Association’s election of officers recently in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Super Value to ‘duck’ energy hike via solar

Super Value’s president yesterday said it plans to “duck” any long-term impact from higher Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) prices through the installation of solar power across its business beginning on August 2.

Patrick Paul emerges as the overall winner of road cycling nationals

PATRICK Paul, Dorian Roach and Sanchia Fitzmaurice were among the winners of the New Providence Cycling Association Road Championships at the Clifton Heritage Center over the weekend.

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FIBA Centrobasket: Bahamas gets 79-59 win over Turks and Caicos Islands

After a trio of lopsided losses to open the tournament, Team Bahamas responded with a pair of wins to conclude the group stage at the FIBA Under-15 Centrobasket Championships for boys. Team Bahamas defeated The Turks and Caicos Islands 79-59 yesterday at the Fernando ‘Rube’ Hernandez Coliseo in Gurabo, Puerto Rico.

FIBA Centrobasket: Team Bahamas in win column

After improving in each of their first three games played, the Bahamas junior boys’ team finally got in the win column at the FIBA Under-15 Centrobasket Championships.

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‘Prince Jazz’ and ‘Bahamian Heritage Night’ centre stage

MIAMI, Florida — The Miami Marlins organisation transformed its home stadium into a celebration of the relationship between the franchise and The Bahamas, highlighted by its rising star at second base, poised for his first All-Star appearance.

Christian Council on remarriage?

I took note of Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Bishop Delton Fernander’s statement concerning support for the tightening of laws against rape between legal separation and divorce. In the rarest of rare cases would a level-headed woman give up her body to an estranged husband who has deep pockets. In such a case, the philandering estranged hubby would use his finances to blackmail the financially distressed woman. In the case of physical coercion, it should definitely be classified as rape.

Abortion: Liberator or...?

I hate this subject with a passion. Nothing can drive apart a relationship, group of people or stop a conversation like abortion.

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STATESIDE: Blurred lines of a conflict where there's no easy exit

WE’VE returned in this space several times over the past four months to the question of the inevitability of US and Western involvement in a shooting war with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. Even as most major American media focus once again on ex-President Donald Trump, the January 6 committee hearings into his casual incitement of a shocking and fatal riot, and the chances of someone else taking control of the Republican Party before 2024, experts and scholars are quietly wondering aloud if America isn’t already at war with Russia and what it could mean for the short-term future of the world.

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‘Don’t derail tourism revival with higher electricity costs’

The Bahamian tourism industry yesterday warned it “can ill-afford to be derailed” from its post-COVID recovery by a hike in electricity prices which remain “pivotal” to the sector’s global competitiveness.