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No problems are expected at schools affected last year

August 28, 2014

EDUCATION Director Lionel Sands said yesterday despite the many challenges that plagued Uriah McPhee and Stephen Dillet Primary Schools last year, both institutions are expected to open "without any problems" on September 1...

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'Mother' Pratt calls for Draconian measures to curb violence
'Mother' Pratt calls for Draconian measures to curb violence

August 28, 2014

URBAN Renewal Co-chair Cynthia "Mother" Pratt said yesterday that the government needs to pass "draconian laws" in order to effectively combat the incidents of violent crime and murder that plague the country...

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Man shot in drive-by dies in hospital from wounds

August 28, 2014

A 29-year-old man who was shot multiple times during a drive-by shooting on Saturday died in hospital early yesterday morning.

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Community in shock as infant killed in blaze

August 28, 2014

RESIDENTS of a neighbourhood in Elizabeth Estates were in shock yesterday following the death of an infant who was found burnt beyond recognition in a house gutted by fire on Tuesday night.

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Resort to host gay pride event

August 28, 2014

FOUR days of pride celebrations will kick off this weekend in a bid to strengthen existing support systems for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community.

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Bid to strengthen support systems for LGBT community
Bid to strengthen support systems for LGBT community

August 28, 2014

FOUR days of pride celebrations will kick off this weekend in a bid to strengthen existing support systems for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community...

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Urban Renewal's back to school gift

August 28, 2014

TWO families in need of school preparation relief received free notebooks, textbooks, and even uniforms yesterday from the Urban Renewal Commission's Back to School Programme yesterday.

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Witness says he heard suspect admit murder

August 28, 2014

TESTIMONY continued yesterday in a murder trial in which two men, sharing the same surname but not related, are accused of a fatal shooting in Masons Addition.

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Extra time for psychiatric report in rape case

August 28, 2014

A JUDGE has given the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre four more weeks to produce a psychiatric evaluation on a reportedly "schizophrenic" man accused of raping a 17-year-old American girl in San Salvador.

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Research could bring financial boon to COB

August 28, 2014

COLLEGE Council Chairman Alfred Sears has challenged The College of The Bahamas community to envision the opportunities that exist for the institution to leverage the skills of its constituents in order to achieve financial sustainability for the proposed University of The Bahamas.

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Eco-fishing camp signs up as a new partner with Save the Bays

August 28, 2014

THE advocacy group Save The Bays has gained another partner.

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Urban Renewal's back to school gift

August 27, 2014

By NICO SCAVELLA

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Witness says he heard suspect admit murder

August 27, 2014

By LAMECH JOHNSON

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Research could bring financial boon to COB

August 27, 2014

COLLEGE Council Chairman Alfred Sears has challenged The College of The Bahamas community to envision the opportunities that exist for the institution to leverage the skills of its constituents in order to achieve financial sustainability for the proposed University of The Bahamas.

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Eco-fishing camp signs up as a new partner with Save the Bays

August 27, 2014

THE advocacy group Save The Bays has gained another partner.

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readers respond on issues of the day

August 27, 2014

There has been plenty of lively debate on tribune242.com this week, with readers having their say on the latest news.

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Mitchell: Those who have lost faith should look elsewhere
Mitchell: Those who have lost faith should look elsewhere

August 27, 2014

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said that, while dissenting opinions are valuable to organisations, those who have lost faith in the party should "look elsewhere"...

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Minister inspects schools ahead of the new term
Minister inspects schools ahead of the new term

August 27, 2014

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald inspected several schools on Grand Bahama to get a status update on repairs that were done during the summer break...

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