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WATCH: Senior, Wheatle win top prizes at JABBFA national champs

Adam Senior and Deana Wheatle were crowned overall champions of the 2022 Mayberry/Jamaica Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (JABBFA) National Senior Championships and Expo on Saturday at th...

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Middle Quarters in St Elizabeth gets free Wi-Fi

Middle Quarters in St Elizabeth is the latest community to benefit from free, public Wi-Fi under the Universal Service Fund's (USF) Community Wi-Fi Programme. The secured hotspot will allow residents, including students, to connect to the high-...

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First legal marijuana crop sprouts in New York

New York’s recreational marijuana market is beginning to sprout, literally, with thin-leafed plants stretching towards the sun in farms around the state. In a novel move, New York gave 203 hemp growers first shot at cultivating marijuana destined...

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Colleen Turner McGregor talks miscarriage, faith

Miscarriage is not an easy issue to experience. Many women sink into depression after not being able to deliver that bundle of joy they were expecting. Colleen Turner McGregor has fought that battle and has chronicled her experience with...

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Troubled water

Corey Robinson In a tree-filled community park opposite the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex in Arnett Gardens, St Andrew Southern, stands a water pipe that serves hundreds of residents. But water samples tested from it found that it contains...

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Rebound from failure - After flunking high school Tawes Meadows resident gets master’s degree

When Avadean Willis graduated from Spanish Town High School with only three Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) passes in 2008, she felt as if she had let herself down. Although she admits to wasting a lot of time in school, she knew...

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Cops deny that Clarendon murder accused was beaten

Head of the St Andrew Central Police Division, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, has refuted claims that murder accused Rushane Barnett was assaulted while in custody at the Half-Way Tree Police Station. Barnett, 23, made the claim on...