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Two arrested after gun find

THE discovery of firearm and ammunition in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, has led to the arrest of two men.

Seniors to take the spotlight at national schools golf tournament

THE playoff rounds in the primary division of the second annual National Schools Golf Tournament is complete.

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Bahamas falls to Argentina

The Bahamas men’s national basketball team didn’t have any answers for Argentina as they pulled away in the second half for a 95-77 win for their second consecutive loss in five days in the FIBA Americas 2023 World Cup Qualifier.

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Family despair at ‘senseless’ killing

A FAMILY is devastated by the “senseless” killing of 43-year-old Charles Taylor, who, they say, was an innocent bystander shot at the Platinum Sporting and Hookah Lounge at Eight Mile Rock last Tuesday.

'Economic dignity': Container Port slashes casuals to 24%

The Prime Minister yesterday said the Government's drive for "economic dignity" had resulted in Freeport Container Port reducing the number of "casual" employees in its workforce to 24 percent.

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114 new COVID cases

THERE were 114 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the country on Friday and Saturday.

Housing plan is not Constitutional

Prospect Ridge sub-division – simply put as the previous Government presented it – is not Constitutional period.

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'Red flags’ raised on recovery work

THE Disaster Reconstruction Authority is in the process of investigating several contracts that were issued to manage debris management sites in Abaco and Grand Bahama after “red flags” were detected from comparisons between the large sums of money paid out and the work that was actually done.

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In court over $143 of stolen booze

TWO men were sentenced to three months in prison in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday for receiving $143 worth of alcoholic beverages.

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THE KDK REPORT: Almost flew west

AT 6,500 feet, while flying a single engine plane from Nassau to Florida, my patient’s engine failed. He was alone in a cocoon of absolute silence. He knew that his survival hinged on his ability to locate a safe place to land. Fortunately, he was able to restart the engine but four other times during his one hour flight, the engine malfunctioned. At the time, my patient, hereafter referred to as AJ, was in his mid-30s and although he managed to land safely, this would be the first of many lessons he was forced to learn about remaining calm in the face of life-threatening danger.

Mako Aquatic Club wins Oak Tree Medical Invitational

THE Mako Aquatic Club captured the second annual Oak Tree Medical Invitational held on Saturday at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.

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Clean up going well?

FIRE at a debris site in Abaco sparked concerns yesterday that more of the waste will burn and potentially endanger the health of residents as temperatures heat up moving into the summer.

All clear for Exuma spill site

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

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Suspect accused of stealing electronics

A MAN was granted $5,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of stealing more than $5,000 worth of electronics from another man’s home.

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Oil sheen spotted at estimated site of sunken gas tanker

AN oil sheen has been spotted from aerial observations at the estimated site of a sunken gas tanker, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources said on Friday.

Top Customs officers in ‘vast fee disparity’

Two senior Customs officers received a combined $836,391 in reimbursements over a three-and-a-half year period by selecting themselves for the most lucrative import clearance assignments.

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Man accused of causing fires

A 30-YEAR-OLD man was charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Friday with multiple counts of causing damage by fire and endangering property.

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Pop-up sites to provide jabs

HEALTH officials have started offering COVID-19 vaccinations at pop-up sites recently, with shots being given out at Arawak Cay on the weekend.

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Man denies series of Paradise Island thefts

A MAN was charged in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a series of thefts on Paradise Island that included over $5,000 worth of smart TVs and almost $200 worth of alcohol.

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Equinor: We’ll talk to BNT over oil fears

EQUINOR said it intends to make a detailed presentation to the Bahamas National Trust following a report that there continues to be high concentrations of oil in and around its plant following Hurricane Dorian.