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One year sentence for shop breaking, stealing

A LONG island man was sentenced to a year in prison after admitting to breaking into and stealing from a local medical laboratory.

CC Sweeting shuts early after electricity problem

AFTER classes at CC Sweeting Senior High School were dismissed early due electricity issues, Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) president Belinda Wilson said officials must fix the issue in the “shortest time”.

Club Med reopening gives 250 jobs boost

SAN Salvador’s Club Med resort will generate 250 jobs when it reopens on October 22, with the Prime Minister yesterday disclosing that the resort chain has invested “north of $5m” in renovating the property.

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‘Major Pain’ to run for president

MEACHER ‘Major Pain’ Major, whose Major Boxing Club is preparing to stage the inaugural Frederick Sturrup Boxing Championships on September 24 at the National Boxing Gymnasium, has decided to put his name in the hat for the post of president of the Boxing Federation of the Bahamas.

Devil finds work for idle hands

Murders and gang related crime, including violence in the schools are plaguing the country, and getting worse by the minute.

NPSA: Hitmen pull off 10-0 shoutout of Atlantis Titans

WHILE Martin Burrows Jr just missed a perfect game on the mound, third baseman Sherman Ferguson didn’t pass up the opportunity for a big offensive outing on Saturday night for the New Providence Softball Association defending men’s champions C&S Hitmen.

NPSA: Mystic Marlins rout Mighty Mitts in 25-14 slugfest

AFTER getting shutout on a no-hitter the night before by the front running C&S Hitmen, the second place Mystic Marlins bounced back on Saturday night and took their frustration out on the fourth place Chances Mighty Mitts in a slugfest.

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Annual Optimist Nationals at Montagu Bay in October

FIDELITY Bank (Bahamas) Ltd. has donated generous sponsorship to The Bahamas Sailing Association to support this year’s Optimist National Championship, the largest national junior event on the country’s sailing calendar.

The death of Queen Elizabeth

The international community continues to mourn the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom.

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Young stars emerge at inaugural Frederick Sturrup Boxing Show

THE inaugural Frederick Sturrup Boxing Show on Saturday night saw a brief relief of Meacher ‘Major Pain’ Major, a full recovery of Tyrone Oliver and the emergence of some bright young stars, led by Maleko Davis.

Pro basketball player Zane Knowles signs with new club

ZANE Knowles will continue his career in Bulgaria’s National Basketball League.

Marlins sweep Titans, make it to finals

ACE pitcher Thomas Davis liked what he saw from his Sigma Blue Marlins as they swept aside the Atlantis Titans in two straight games to advance to the New Providence Softball Association men’s championship series.

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Roadmasters’ Cunningham finishes Berlin Marathon, gets set for Chicago on October 9

MICHAEL Cunningham, one of the country’s top Roadmasters competitors, lowered his personal best time by 18 minutes as he competed in the Berlin Marathon on September 25.

Pintard to stay

Please permit me a space to say a few short words in response to the Mackey Street Man (letter published in The Tribune).

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Thomas, Murray named to Arizona Fall League Rosters

A PAIR of Bahamian minor league baseball players achieved another career milestone with promotions to the Arizona Fall League.

Four young Bahamian sailors ready for Optimist South American Championships


THE Optimist South American Championships kick off on October 8 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the top Optimist sailors from around the world with an age restriction of 8-15 years old competing.

CONCACAF Men’s U-17 qualifiers: Bermuda tops the Bahamas

BERMUDA has now topped The Bahamas in three consecutive matches at the CONCACAF Men’s U17 Qualifiers level.

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Speakers announced for Journey Home events

A HOST of speakers are to take part in events to mark October as African Holocaust Month, organised by Journey Home Group International.

‘Confident’ over meeting teacher shortage

EDUCATION director Marcellus Taylor said officials are confident that they will be able to tackle the shortage of teachers in Abaco amid concerns over the issue.

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Seymour leads WBC qualifier in several categories

BAHAMIAN players emerged as breakout stars for Team Great Britain en route to the country’s first-ever qualification for the World Baseball Classic.