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Knibb breaks national discus record
PHILADELPHIA, PennsylvaniaJamaica's Kellion Knibb broke her own national discus record at the Penn relays yesterday.Knibb who attends Florida State University, had a best throw of 62.07 metres to improve on the previous mark of 61.59 metres. Isheeka...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Deadly force - Commish throws support behind cops who take lethal but justifiable action

In the presence of numerous local and foreign dignitaries, yesterday, newly installed Police Commissioner George Quallo declared his full support for members of the force, who, from time to time, may have to apply deadly force against members of the...

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Doctor's Advice | Could he give his girlfriend Viagra?

Q Hello, Doc. Could I give my girlfriend any medication to kind of 'pep up' her interest in sex? We are both 19 and we have been having sexual intercourse for around six months. For me, it is great! If I could have it every single day of the week, I...

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Edwin Allen shine in perfect weather

PHILADELPHIA, PennsylvaniaTHE weather at this year's Penn Relays has been very good. It's almost like home and the conditions were perfect for Edwin Allen High's sprint relay quartet of Kasheika Cameron, Kevona Davis, Shellece Clarke and Patrice...

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Vinyl record collectors Memorial Sit-In, heading to Ja

The Grand Caribbean Suite at The Knutsford Court Hotel was filled with nostalgic euphoria recently, as patrons, friends, well-wishers and vinyl record enthusiasts gathered for the launch of the 20th staging of the Vinyl Record Collectors Association...

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Editorial | Don't only shoot the breeze on illegal guns
The gun is at the centre of Jamaica's runaway crime problem. The rate of murder by the gun in Jamaica each year easily outpaces that experienced in many countries with larger populations than ours.Expressed in stark terms, in 366 days in 2016, more...

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Letter of the Day | Blame bureaucrats for ridiculous fines
THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent complaints about the low fine imposed on Tesha Miller for breaching a law are pointing in the direction of the politicians as blameworthy. It is indeed fit and proper that we hold our...

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