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Two accused over vehicle part thefts

TWO men were charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a series of vehicle and automotive part thefts in the nation’s capital.

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Munroe heralds more ‘aggressive’ bail move

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said the director of public prosecutions has agreed to have someone marshal bail revocations in the Supreme Court with lawyers from the commissioner of police’s office so that there can be a more “aggressive” process.

Coach Yo and Ole Miss in Baha Mar Hoops

THE Bahamas will be an active venue for NCAA basketball this month and that list of programmes will include Yolett McPhee-McCuin’s Ole Miss women’s programme. Ole Miss will participate in the eight-team field at Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship at the Baha Mar Convention Centre.

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Man accused over deadly boat tragedy

A MAN was granted bail in the Supreme Court yesterday in connection with the tragic sinking of a suspected migrant vessel that left 18 people dead in late July.

Liveable wage remains Gov’ts ultimate target

THE Government yesterday reiterated that implementing a so-called “liveable wage” remains its ultimate ambition as the 24 percent minimum wage increase to a weekly $260 was passed in the House of Assembly.

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Three charged in separate sexual assault cases

THREE men were charged in Magistrate’s Court on Friday in three separate cases of sexual assault.

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Swim meet held in honour of the late coach Sue Coleby

MAKO Aquatics Club’s Harold Simmons broke the only record on Saturday as the Bahamas Aquatics hosted its eighth annual CG Atlantic Medical Invitational at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.

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Man accused of rape attack

A MAN was accused in a Magistrate’s Court of raping a woman in the capital last week.

Baha Mar Hoops on horizon Nov. 18-27

IN only its second year, “Baha Mar Hoops” will play host to the largest event in the sport of college basketball when 20 men’s and women’s teams play this Thanksgiving at Baha Mar - the leading resort destination in The Bahamas.

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Man charged after human remains find

A FREEPORT man was charged in Magistrate‘s Court yesterday in connection with the discovery of human remains in bushes in East End, Grand Bahama.

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Pair accused of armed robbery

TWO men, accused of robbing two people at gunpoint last month, were charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Father of crash victim: She was my everything

THE father of a Bahamian woman killed in a car crash in Minnesota on Friday is struggling to bear the loss of his daughter. “I have this hole in my heart that’s never going to be filled,” Kermit Miller told The Tribune yesterday.

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Man accused of indecent assault on stepdaughter

A STEPFATHER was granted bail in a Magistrate’s Court Friday after being accused of touching his stepdaughter’s hips while she was in the shower.

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Police investigate three incidents of sexual assault

Police are actively investigating three separate incidents of sexual assault, one on the island of Andros and the others on New Providence.

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Bail granted for man accused of murder bid

A MAN was granted bail in the Supreme Court yesterday in connection with an alleged failed murder bid in early September.

Sports notes

THE Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association completed its best-of-three volleyball championships on Tuesday at the Tom “The Bird” Grant in Yellow Elder.

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UCLA beats Marquette for Battle 4 Atlantis title

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — UCLA took down an AP Top 25 team with a marquee name, earned a ranking of its own, then finished off a big 24-hour span by hoisting the Battle 4 Atlantis championship trophy.

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Mentally-ill man hits defendant in court hearing with handcuffs

A MENTALLY ill man found guilty of a damage charge was restrained after attacking another defendant in the prisoner’s dock while awaiting his own arraignment in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Works Minister inspects $60m Exuma infrastructure project

WORKS and Utilities Minister Alfred Sears and other officials were in Exuma on Friday to assess and inspect the progress of the $60m roadworks and infrastructure project on the island.

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Private sector credit shrank 20% pts of GDP pre-COVID

The Bahamas’ low pre-COVID economic growth coincided with bank credit to the private sector contracting by the equivalent of 20 percentage points of GDP, an international rating agency has revealed.