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Minister hoping construction on New Providence hospital will start next year

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville hopes construction on a new New Providence hospital will begin early next year, noting there are three potential candidates to finance the $290m project.

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Jonquel posts double double, Liberty top Mystics 90-75 in Game 1 of WNBA playoff series

GRAND Bahamian Jonquel Jones put up a dominant double double performance to propel the New York Liberty to a game one win over the Washington Mystics.

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Doctors to pay $50k to employee injured on job

DOCTORS Hospital must pay $47,146 in damages to a former employee who was injured after trying to lift a 230lb patient onto a 60lb stretcher and into an ambulance.

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BGDBA Playoffs: Panthers lead 2-1 in series, Cybots remain undefeated

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MOYSC) Panthers and Bain and Grants Town Cybots are heating up in round two of the Bahamas Government Departmental Basketball Association (BGDBA) playoffs.

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Exuma project pledging 300 jobs back on track

A $262m Exuma resort project, which is pledging to create 300 full-time jobs once build-out is complete, appears to be moving forward again with a public hearing on its environmental plans set for October 2023.

Union: ‘Everything on table’ over BPL woes

The Bahamas Electrical Workers Union’s (BEWU) president says “everything is on the table” in resolving its members’ grievances with Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) after all requirements for taking strike action were met.

40 to 80 percent 'show no symptoms of dengue'

ABOUT 40 to 80 percent of people show no symptoms of dengue, with most of the recently confirmed 100 cases confined to the inner city in New Providence, according to officials from the Ministry of Health and Wellness on Friday.

Needed: Ministry of Good Sense

Blind Blake sang the eulogy; “Run Come See Jerusalem”, in memory of the more than one hundred souls who perished at sea during the great 1929 Hurricane.

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Volunteers join in coastal clean-up

A large turnout of volunteers participated in a major beach clean-up initiative on Grand Bahama in observance of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day on September 16.