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July 28, 2017
1,700 homes still damaged from Matthew

Nine months after the passing of Hurricane Matthew, nearly 2,000 homes have still not been repaired, according to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director Captain Stephen Russell.
Noting that initially near 5,000 homes were impacted by the Category 4 storm, which affected several islands last October, Russell assured that, although it may seem as if the process is slow, "We are chuckin...

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July 06, 2017
Con artists on the streets

Summertime not only brings with it heat and the fear of hurricane strikes. It also seems to bring out additional con artists and schemers -- those who concoct fascinating stories in an effort to get members of the public to contribute financially to their causes, or toward their so-called problems.
These con artists seem to be everywhere -- in front of food stores, hardware stores, banks, ATMs and...

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April 29, 2015
Baltimore tries to reclaim normalcy as schools reopen, tensions ease

Schools reopened across the city and tensions seemed to ease Wednesday after Baltimore made it through the first night of its curfew without the widespread violence many had feared...

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June 14, 2017
Oh, Cat Island, can you hear me Pt. 2

Dear Editor,

It is impossible make an assessment of Cat Island in a weekend visit, especially considering that the Friday and Monday were wholly spent travelling by air to and from the island. However, I do wish to list some observations I made while on the island.
The drive from New Bight to Arthur's Town (30 odd miles) showed me many settlements, none of which showed signs of being wealthy. Yar...

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January 27, 2016
Treasure Cay peninsula for sale, 59M

Abaco Estate Services has posted a listing offering the Treasure Cay Resort Marina and Golf Course along with "development properties" for sale at $59 million.

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April 04, 2017
White paint please

Dear Editor,
White paint please.
Why in God's name would sensible people leave speed bumps the same color as the road after installation. If undetected while driving, this highly dangerous combination can cause irreparable damage to your vehicle's shocks, ball joints, rim and muffler.
The roads in New Providence have been relentless in causing damage to vehicles over the last several decades. Driv...

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March 20, 2017
Fisherman laments impact of flats fishing regulations on sector

In a letter addressed to Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray, Captain Matthew Brittain Robinson wrote in distress over certain aspects of the Flats Fishing Regulations 2017, some of which he could not "fathom" and to a larger extent expressed concern over the economic losses he claims will be induced by the act.
He queried, "How are any of the regulations, other than the is...

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November 09, 2016
Hurricane vouchers to be issued this week

VOUCHERS to assist victims of Hurricane Matthew in securing building materials to repair their storm-damaged homes will be issued by the end of this week, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director Captain Stephen Russell said yesterday.

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October 04, 2016
Grand Bahama residents are told to prepare

GRAND Bahama residents, particularly those in low-lying areas, are advised to "take heed" as Hurricane Matthew moves into the northwest Bahamas later this week.

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October 03, 2016
As Matthew threatens, many crowd local stores

In recent years, New Providence has been spared hurricane wrath, but many residents are taking no chances as Matthew remains a major threat with a projected path that could see it reaching Bahamian territory as early as tomorrow.

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