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Electrical retailer in zoning clash with major developer

A major New Providence developer is objecting to an electrical retailer’s bid to rezone five acres it owns near Lyford Cay to commercial, which it argues will aid the property’s sale and fetch a higher purchase price.

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Ayton scores 14 in win: Suns 1st team to 20 victories

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, Jae Crowder added a season-high 19 points and the Phoenix Suns held off the San Antonio Spurs for a 108- 104 win last night.

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Ayton cans 16 to help his Suns top Rockets

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 27 points, Deandre Ayton contributed 16, and Landry Shamet added 19 off the bench and the Phoenix Suns pulled away late to beat the Houston Rockets 123-111 last night.

Gladstone Road to be four lanes by end-2024

Gladstone Road will be transformed into a four-lane highway over its entire length - from Carmichael Road to John F Kennedy (JFK) Drive - by end-2024, it was revealed last night.

Inaugural Lake Cunningham Classic on Saturday

THE Nassau Rowing Club and the Windsor High School Rowing team have teamed up to stage the inaugural Lake Cunningham Classic on Lake Cunningham on Saturday.

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Murder suspect remanded to prison

A 25-year-old man accused of murdering a man earlier this year was remanded to prison yesterday.

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Stuart and Demons have lofty expectations

DAUNTE Stuart and his Northwestern State Demons head into the 2022 season with lofty expectations based on several noteworthy publications.

Tribute to Dr Eugene Newry

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Eugene Newry, my dear friend of many decades and a comrade in the struggle for the fullness of democracy in our Bahamas. He was one of a group of young men who banded together back in the late Fifties to further the cause of majority rule for the Bahamas.

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A-C grades increase in exams

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd revealed yesterday that the number of BGCSE students receiving A, B and C grades this year increased by more than 10 percent compared with 2019.

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Shavaul Butters makes NCAA Division I debut

SHAVAUL Butters made his long awaited NCAA Division I basketball debut with the Texas Rio Grande Valley after injuries derailed the start of his collegiate career.

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Police passing out parade held in Grand Bahama

The Royal Bahamas Police Force Training College made history hosting a Passing Out for 200 new recruits – the largest ever to complete police training at one time on Grand Bahama.

Tributes to Saunders after fatal car crash

TRIBUTES have poured out on social media for Clay Saunders, former chairman of the Free National Movement Freetown constituency association, who died in a car accident earlier this week.

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Tow truck driver: I did not knock down work colleague

A wheelchair bound tow truck driver denied knocking his colleague down with his vehicle when he was questioned in police custody, a court was told.

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Man found guilty of threatening former MP

A MAN who denied threatening former parliamentarian Travis Robinson last year was found guilty by a magistrate on Friday.

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Expectations loom large for infielder Daunte Stuart

FOLLOWING a breakout campaign as a sophomore, expectations loom large for Daunte Stuart headed into the upcoming 2022 campaign as one of the top players in the Southland Conference.

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STATESIDE: The winds of war are picking up strength

AS REPORTS from the Russo-Ukraine War get pushed further off America’s front pages in favour of higher gas and other prices, mass shootings, COVID and miscellaneous political outrage from all sides, President Joe Biden and his most significant European and Asian allies are quietly preparing for what may be a smack down of the less than awesome Russian army before European unity starts to crumble later this year under the threat of no Russian fossil fuel imports as winter approaches.

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NCAA Division I Baseball: Daunte Stuart delivers go ahead RBI

THE NCAA Division I baseball season is officially underway and All-Southland Conference selection Daunte Stuart got off to a promising start on opening weekend.

Court cases controversy

Under the heading, “Hundreds of court cases could be reheard” a local media recently made a news release that referenced the fact that voluntary bills of indictment (VBI) were signed by persons who were rejected by the Bahamas Bar Association (BBA). It further inferred that this has been going on for some time and has been known and accepted by the powers that be and that the validity of these actions will now be questioned and challenged by a local attorney.

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Talks on examinations for students in quarantine

WITH national examinations set to resume on schedule this year, Education Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin said officials are now discussing how best they can accommodate students in quarantine.

Coalition reiterates opposition to oil drilling

A COALITION of activists, business owners and tourism advocates, has reaffirmed its position calling for a permanent nationwide ban on oil drilling following the most recent United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.