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First high school flag football tourney Saturday

THE Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) has released the schedule for the country’s first high school flag football tournament.

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FACE TO FACE – Coralie Adderley: Leader, entrepreneur and mentor

SHE’S championing the cause of health administration in her country and around the world. Her work is changing lives in rural communities, touching women and girls, and connecting people with their roots. She is proving that Bahamian women can take the lead in major industries like healthcare on a global scale.

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Three accused of botched murder attempt

THREE men were remanded to prison  yesterday in connection with a botched murder attempt last week when several guns were recovered in the getaway car.

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Man charged with murder of Leon Griffin

A MAN denied the 2021 killing of former Taxi Cab Union President Leon Griffin outside his home in court on Friday.

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Man granted $10,000 bail on loaded gun possession charge

A MAN accused of possession of a loaded gun has been granted $10,000 bail.

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IHOP to open Mall at Marathon location on Tuesday

THE IHOP franchise is getting ready to open the doors at its Mall at Marathon location – with the opening day set for Tuesday next week.

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Man faces attempted murder charge

A MAN was sent to prison in connection with a failed murder bid on Farrington Road last month.

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Water Corp cuts debt to main supplier by $5.2m

The Water & Sewerage Corporation’s debt to its main BISX-listed supplier was slashed by 24 percent during 2022 to $16.3m at year-end, although close to two-thirds of that sum remained delinquent.

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Man charged with rape

A 19-year-old man was sent to prison on Friday after being accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Exuma after he had offered her a ride home from a club.

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Hunt for gunmen after shooting

Police are hunting two gunmen after a shooting that left a man in hospital on Wednesday.

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Bahamas First sees 10% motor vehicle claims rise

Bahamas First’s top executive yesterday that motor vehicle claims increased “by at least 10 percent” in 2022 due to a return to pre-COVID traffic volumes combined with increased vehicle repair costs.

Urgent need for affordable housing in The Bahamas

We are writing to express our concerns about the lack of affordable and social housing in the Bahamas.

Super Value saves $400k through warehouse solar

SUPER Value’s president says it has slashed its annual energy bill by $400,000 through installing solar panels on its warehouse and is now seeking to roll-out renewable energy at all its 13 stores.

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$20K Bail granted to man waiting for retrial on QC teacher’s murder

A MAN’S bail was reinstated in the Supreme Court yesterday as he awaits retrial for his alleged involvement in the death of a Queen’s College schoolteacher in 2015.

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GOVT SEEKS TO KNOCK DOWN SHANTY HOMES: 555 properties to be demolished if approval is given

THE government is seeking to demolish 555 shanty town structures in New Providence and Abaco –– with the Office of the Attorney General asking the Supreme Court to approve the order.

NPBA finals: Giants take 1-0 lead over Rockets

THE Commonwealth Bank Giants defeated the defending champions Discount Distributors Liquors Rockets, snatching the first win of the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) championship round.

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Ole Miss eliminated

AFTER falling short of advancing to the Elite Eight of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Women’s Basketball Championships, coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin urged the Bahamian public to be patient with her University of Mississippi Lady Rebels.

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Doctor told to pay damages after wrong ovary removed

A DOCTOR must pay damages after removing the wrong ovary from a woman.

Cable Beach developer urged: ‘Pay homage’ to Viking Court

A Cable Beach developer is being urged to “pay homage” to the existing building on a site it wishes to rezone for a mixed-use retail and condominium project immediately west of Quality Supermarket.

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Sir Franklyn ‘surprised’ at hint margin talks ending

FOCOL’s chairman says he is “surprised” that Bahamian petroleum retailers indicated negotiations over a margin increase had ended because talks were ongoing at the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday.