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Best of the Best Basketball Classic: Who will be the last team standing?

THE CR Walker Knights swept aside the St John’s Giants in the all- New Providence senior girls’ best-of-three final of the Best of the Best Basketball Classic on Saturday night.

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GB $15m solar project in end-April commissioning

THE contractor charged with building and operating a $15m utility-scale solar project on Grand Bahama yesterday said the site will be commissioned at end-April 2024.

CARIFTA TV payment cut in half on contract breach

An upfront $50,000 cash payment related to broadcasting rights for last year’s 50th CARIFTA track and field championships was cut by 50 percent after organisers breached the contract.

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‘Public protest’ not enough to overturn planning approvals

PLANNING authorities yesterday modified the approvals granted to Wynn Development’s 14-storey Goodman’s Bay penthouse while ruling that “public protest” is not sufficient to overturn prior decisions.

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Residents voice objections to new PI resort proposal

RESIDENTS last night argued that plans to transform the former Paradise Harbour Club site into a seven-storey hotel represent an “overdevelopment” that will impact quality of life and devalue their properties.

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PI resort proposal expands units 46%

The former Paradise Harbour Club’s proposed redevelopment is being expanded to a seven-storey hotel featuring a 46 percent increase in units compared to earlier plans.

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Royal Caribbean to start PI site clearance

Royal Caribbean yesterday confirmed it is “right at the cusp” and aiming to begin site clearance for its $100m Paradise Island beach club this week with a Heads of Agreement signing “very close”.

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MOE to help parents prepare kids for exams

A “PARENT” unit is being set up by the Ministry of Education to help parents support their children as they prepare for examinations.

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‘All-Bahamian’ $30m hotel gets conditional go-ahead

The Bahamian developer of a proposed $30m West Bay Street hotel was yesterday granted preliminary site plan approval for the project provided its “side setbacks” are increased to 15 feet.

Carolyn Hanna - being the change you want to see

CAROLYN F Hanna is a living, powerful example of “being the change you want to see in the world”. While some complain about the state of affairs in their country, point fingers and cast blame; others, like Carolyn, are quietly making a difference by putting their passion into action.

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Bahamas closes in on six straight

TEAM Bahamas drew closer to capturing its sixth straight and eight out of nine CARIFTA Swimming Championship title on day three of the four-day competition last night at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.

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BOY ACCUSED OF KILLING RELATIVE: Mom at school play when told of deadly Eleuthera stabbing

THE mother of one of the country’s latest murder victims was at a school play on Friday when she learned Topaz Baillou, 25, had been stabbed to death - allegedly by a minor who is related to the victim.

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Kai Jones finds new home with LA Clippers

BAHAMIAN big man Kai Jones will now take his talents from the East Coast to the West Coast after being signed to a multi-year deal by the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday ahead of their upcoming postseason run.

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Environmental concerns over Abaco barge stuck on reef

A BARGE that encountered bad weather last week and ended up stuck on a reef in the Man-O- War Channel has sparked environmental concerns from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and Abaco residents.

PM says ‘black hole’ east of East Street

The Prime Minister yesterday branded the section of downtown Nassau east of East Street as “a black hole” for The Bahamas even though it contains some of New Providence’s most valuable real estate.

Feeling the life of the disabled

AS a highly educated qualified legal professional to be discriminated against due to my paralysis by my chosen profession is not only perplexing but very disappointing and extremely hurtful.

Archer: ‘We need to go back to drawing board’

THE dust has now settled after the 51st CARIFTA Games wrapped up on Monday at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium in St George’s, Grenada.

CB Giants tie series, YES Giants go up 2-0 in NPBA Championship

THE New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) division one and two championships are in full swing and action is already starting to heat up.

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Environmentalists honour Earth Day by planting 150 mangrove seedlings in GB

MANGROVE seedlings were planted just off Dover Sound in observation of Earth Day yesterday.

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Three men held in Saunders murder

FORMER Tall Pines MP Don Saunders was shot in the neck area, Police Commissioner Clayton Fernander revealed yesterday.