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Free legal clinic

September 18, 2014

LAW firm Halsbury Chambers will host its 10th annual free legal clinic on Saturday at its office located on Village Road.

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Aragonite ship is grounded to avoid sinking

September 18, 2014

By DENISE MAYCOCK

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Clubs and Societies 09/19/2014

September 18, 2014

Cycling Club Bahamas. - Saturday, September 20 - The Potcakeman Tri http://www.baarkbahamas.com/potcakeman-2014-triathlon.

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Webshops 'accountable' for effects of gambling'
Webshops 'accountable' for effects of gambling'

September 18, 2014

SOCIAL Services Minister Melanie Griffin yesterday said the Gaming Bill will now hold web shop operators accountable for ensuring that "counselling, education" and "assistance" are provided for "compulsive gamblers"...

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'It was never TUC's intention to shut the country down'
'It was never TUC's intention to shut the country down'

September 18, 2014

TRADE Union Congress President Obie Ferguson said that despite leading a strike last week, which interrupted public health care services, it was never his intention to "shut the country down..."

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Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader
Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader

September 18, 2014

FNM DEPUTY Leader Loretta Butler-Turner said she feels "uneasy" and "violated" after one of her cars was stolen from her yard on Tuesday night...

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Bill passed to scrap mandatory minimums
Bill passed to scrap mandatory minimums

September 18, 2014

A BILL to abolish the controversial mandatory minimum sentences implemented by the former Ingraham administration was one of a compendium of bills debated in the House of Assembly yesterday as part of the government's effort to modernise the judicial system and curb crime in the country...

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Ebola rumour 'completely untrue'

September 18, 2014

HEALTH Minister Dr Perry Gomez last night shot down "bogus" reports that a patient died in Doctors Hospital after contracting the Ebola virus...

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No snub for Minnis, says FNM deputy amid claims of tensions

September 18, 2014

FNM DEPUTY Leader Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday denied she had "snubbed" party leader Dr Hubert Minnis at a private event that was held for her in North Abaco over the weekend...

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Hotels to pay up 2m after being threatened with disconnection
Hotels to pay up 2m after being threatened with disconnection

September 18, 2014

BEC Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday said he had no regrets over his recent threat of disconnection to three hotels in western New Providence - and that two hotels have promised to pay $2m today...

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New rules to tackle illegal immigration
New rules to tackle illegal immigration

September 18, 2014

IMMIGRATION Minister Fred Mitchell announced that government will impose new immigration restrictions in a bid to clamp down on illegal migration, particularly from Haiti...

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Ammunition and 200,000 worth of stolen cars found in container

September 18, 2014

MORE than $200,000 worth of stolen vehicles, ammunition and electronics were discovered by the Department of Customs and police after an extensive investigation into what is believed to be a major smuggling operation with ties to the United States...

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Court must now consider the safety of victims
Court must now consider the safety of victims

September 18, 2014

A DAY after a man on bail was taken into police custody charged with murder, the Christie administration outlined restrictions in a Bill to Amend the Bail Act that aims to lessen the number of violent offenders who receive bail...

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US couple arrested after drugs and cash found

September 18, 2014

AN American couple was arrested in Abaco after they were accused of having illegal drugs and more than $70,000 in cash at Hope Town, police reported.

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Five Cubans held after being caught in Bahamas waters

September 18, 2014

FIVE Cubans were arrested in Bahamian territory by Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines on routine patrol early yesterday morning.

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Late bill costs client interest payment

September 18, 2014

INTEREST on $50,000 in legal costs the Court of Appeal awarded former prosecutor Cheryl Grant-Bethell, who was by-passed for promotion to prosecutions' director, was reduced because her bill was filled too late.

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Man held and cocaine seized

September 18, 2014

POLICE arrested a 40-year-old man on Monday after they searched his vehicle and discovered cocaine with a street value of $12,500.

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Horses at rehabilitation centre targeted by thieves

September 18, 2014

FOR several weeks, horses at a drug rehabilitation facility have been repeatedly targeted by thieves.

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Air traffic union has held strike poll

September 18, 2014

LASHAN Gray, president of the Bahamas Air Traffic Controller's Union, yesterday said it is "prepared to act" if the Department of Civil Aviation does not refrain from continuing to "victimise" two employees and bring resolution to "outstanding" health matters plaguing the union's members.

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