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Tourism ministry takes part in aviation convention

THE Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation took part in the week-long 69th Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh convention held in Wisconsin from July 24–31.

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Woman comes forward as police seek to identify boy found dead in pond

A WOMAN has come forward to police to file a missing persons report following the discovery of a child submerged in a pond on Tuesday.

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19-year-old accused of murder

A TEENAGER was charged with murder yesterday in connection with the shooting death of a 32-year-old man last month.

All clear for Exuma spill site

THE Exuma diesel spill site was given the all clear to reopen yesterday.

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Decathlete Ken Thompson in 7th after day 1

BIRMINGHAM, England — Although he’s currently in seventh place in the men’s decathlon at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Kendrick Thompson said he still has the confidence that he can perform much better.

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Gold medal glory for Nairn, disappointment for Kendrick Thompson

BIRMINGHAM, England — In sports in general, there’s the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Team Bahamas experienced both ends of the spectrum over the weekend at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Injured Kendrick Thompson withdraws from decathlon

BIRMINGHAM, England: An injury to his left ankle during the pole vault competition forced Kendrick Thompson to withdraw during the javelin throw from the men’s decathlon at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Friday night.

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U20 Worlds: Keyshawn Strachan qualifies for final of javelin

KEYSHAWN Strachan was the top qualifier in the men’s javelin while both 4x100 metre relay teams failed to advance out of the first round yesterday as Team Bahamas continued competition at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia.

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‘Airport key to Lucayan rising again’

THE former chairman of Lucayan Renewal Holdings believes the government must fully commit to redevelopment and reconstruction of the Grand Bahama International Airport in order to successfully conclude negotiations over the sale of the Grand Lucayan resort.

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Jonquel Jones’ double-double leads Sun past Sparks 97-71

THE reigning MVP is playing her best basketball of the season and the Connecticut Sun have secured a top three seed for the WNBA playoffs as the regular season continues to wind down.

$170m Exuma project targets up to 300 jobs

A $170m investment targeted at Exuma’s southern tip is pledging to create up to 300 full-time jobs - plus several hundred construction posts - via the phased build-out of a mixed-use resort and residential project.

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‘No deal breaker’: Lucayan sale gets 45-day extension

The Grand Lucayan’s chairman yesterday reassured there is “no deal breaker” after it was agreed that negotiations over the hotel’s sale be extended by 45 days to September 15.

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BRINGING HOME THE GOLD, SILVER: Team Bahamas makes nation proud

BIRMINGHAM, England — After 11 days of intense competition in seven disciplines, Team Bahamas will return from the 2022 Commonwealth Games with a gold and silver medal and tied for the 23rd spot on the medal chart with Grenada.