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Morant Bay High student in hospital after early-morning fire
A forth form male student from the Morant Bay High school in St Thomas is now in hospital following a fire which destroyed his home in York this morning. According to police reports, about 4:30 a.m. residents saw fire coming from the building and...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, October 5, 2015
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Delegates 'discipline' Damion - Crawford defeated in constituency run-off
WHEN THE results of the People's National Party (PNP) run-off for East Rural St Andrew were announced yesterday, a wave of shock and disappointment ripped through the Old Hope Road, St Andrew, premises of the PNP headquarters.First-time Member of...

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Assana overjoyed by amazing win
Kingston, Kingston:Name: Assana ThompsonAge: 10School: Wolmer's PrepCoach: Hanif BrownWinning word: F-A-C-A-D-ETop 51. Assana Thompson, Wolmer's Prep2. Ajavier Rose, Kingston College3. Peter Collins, Wolmer's Prep4. Julian Gordon, Mavisville Prep5....

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Simmons' suspension was harsh - Hendriks
Former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director, Jackie Hendriks, believes the regional governing body was wrong in its decision to suspend West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons, for recent comments he made regarding team selection. Hendriks, a...

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FLOW Comedy Cafe Delivers
There were jokes aplenty, and loud laughter pierced the air as two popular vloggers (video bloggers), some established stand-up comics, and a few surprise cameo acts delivered the goods at the latest edition of FLOW Comedy Cafe at C...

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Editorial: Reining in the gangs: Monitor the money
When the Gangs of Gordon House last jousted for control of Parliament and to exercise power over the lives of Jamaicans, that campaign cost them, by most estimates, more than J$3 billion. We know where a mere three per cent of that came from.Five...

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Letter of the day: Schooling Holness on prison benefits
THE EDITOR, Sir:I read the article 'Prison break' (Gleaner, October 2, 2015) and I was thrilled to learn of plans to build a state-of-the-art correctional facility in Jamaica through a grant that will be provided by the government of the United...

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Something Extra - Monday
Saint International models continued to represent the Rock in 'haute style' on the runways of the world as the international fashion week cycle rolls at full throttle. Supermodel Tami Williams made her presence felt in Milan. Here we give you...

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Zip-lining to Success - The Tana-Kay Anderson Story
Philosopher Albert Schweitzer once said, "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." ZJ Sapphire has gained popularity for doing what she loves - keeping you in the...

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Six Supreme Court Justices, VP Attend Red Mass
An American cardinal yesterday issued a plea for the rights of the unborn at a church service that included Vice President Biden, six members of the Supreme Court and hundreds of members of the legal community.Five of the six Roman Catholics on the...

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