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On Da Hook

November 20, 2014

THE highights of another wonderful week of Wahoo fishing throughout the Bahamas was a 122lb monster caught in Bimini and two 90lb specimens taken in San Salvadorby Andrea Frank.

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Tourism minister 'very concerned' over reports of sexual assaults

November 20, 2014

TOURISM Minister Obie Wilchcombe is "very concerned" about recent reports by some tourists and the US Embassy in Nassau regarding alleged cases of sexual assault on Americans by members of the water sports industry, mainly jet ski operators.

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Mitchell reiterates policy over illegal immigration

November 20, 2014

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said the execution of new immigration policies is a blunt instrument that should not be viewed as social work as he asserted the government's unwavering commitment to tackling illegal migration.

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DNA to hold protest against BEC costs

November 20, 2014

THE Democratic National Alliance will hold a demonstration at 9am today in front of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's main office, in protest of the country's "extremely high light bills," Chairman Andrew Wilson said yesterday.

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Govt still backs referendum - but no certainty over date

November 20, 2014

WHILE National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage yesterday reaffirmed the government's commitment to passing the four Constitutional Amendment Bills, there is still uncertainty over this time line and when the proposed referendum will be held.

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Pintard running for FNM chairman after calls from members of the party

November 20, 2014

SENATOR Michael Pintard officially announced his candidacy for chairman of the FNM last night.

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Minister: It may take months to find crash answers

November 20, 2014

TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday that it could take several months before the investigations into the Learjet 36 crash in Grand Bahama, which claimed the lives of prominent pastor Dr Myles Munroe, his wife, and seven others, is completed.

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Judge 'needs to reflect' on manslaughter sentence

November 20, 2014

A JUDGE said she needed time to reflect on the sentencing of a woman who reportedly suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder prior to her boyfriend's stabbing death.

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Maycock to appeal to Privy Council

November 20, 2014

MELVIN Maycock Sr was granted leave to go to the Privy Council to contest the Court of Appeal's rejection of his application that questioned its jurisdiction in varying a sentence originally imposed on him from the Magistrate's Court.

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Detective says suspect's associate told him he witnessed murder

November 20, 2014

A MAN told a homicide detective how he witnessed an associate of his fatally shoot a man in The Grove, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday.

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Bill Cosby concert for women's charity 'will not be cancelled'

November 20, 2014

DESPITE growing controversy over renewed allegations that he sexually assaulted women in several incidents decades ago, American comedian Bill Cosby is still expected to perform in the Bahamas tonight in a charity event.

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On Da Hook

November 19, 2014

THE highights of another wonderful week of Wahoo fishing throughout the Bahamas was a 122lb monster caught in Bimini and two 90lb specimens taken in San Salvadorby Andrea Frank.

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dna to hold protest against bec costs

November 19, 2014

By SANCHESKA BROWN

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FNM 'shoulder to shoulder' with PLP on immigration

November 19, 2014

THE Free National Movement stands "shoulder to shoulder" with the Christie administration as it executes new immigration restrictions that were implemented earlier this month to tackle illegal migration, said party leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday.

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Hospital workers 'deeply saddened' by colleague's death

November 19, 2014

DOCTORS Hospital CEO Charles Sealy yesterday said the hospital's entire staff is "deeply saddened" by the brutal murder of a man they all grew to know and love as "family."

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FNM leader race 'close' says Watson

November 19, 2014

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister and FNM stalwart Frank Watson said yesterday that he expects this Friday's leadership race between Dr Hubert Minnis and Loretta Butler-Turner to be a close one.

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