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For the first time in 28 years, veteran musician David Weatherhead will be watching the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals from the stands next year. At the end of this season, Weatherhead, who has played in every final as part of the...

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    July 31, 2014

    For the first time in 28 years, veteran musician David Weatherhead will be watching the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals from the stands next year. At the end of this season, Weatherhead, who has played in every final as part of the well honed uint...
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    July 30, 2014

    POLICE ARE on the scene of what appears to be the island's latest murder. A young man believed to be in his late 20s, is lying face down in the road at Wilkinson Road, Richmond Gap, St Michael. Eyewitnesses say he was shot while sitting...
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    July 30, 2014

    MOTORISTS ARE ASKED to note that between 1:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, a number of traffic changes will be in effect to facilitate the flow of vehicles during the annual Foreday Morning Jump. The early morning event will...
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    July 30, 2014

    JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -  Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U N  school sheltering  Gazans  displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two...
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    July 30, 2014

    LAST SATURDAY, Barbados paid homage to the significance of the 1937 Riots, and on Friday there will be observation of Emancipation Day. These are two of the national days commemorating people and events in this country. Not one of them...
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    July 30, 2014

    DON’T CRY for Levi, Barbados. The truth is he’s quite fine. He didn’t win a medal, but Levi Cadogan hasn’t lost his mind over it either, as the top junior sprinter admitted he is actually very satisfied with placing...
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    July 30, 2014

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) really should have come up with a plan to stop patrons from getting wet when it drizzled twice during the VOB 40th Anniversary Monarchs In Concert show at the National Stadium last Friday night. I...
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    July 29, 2014

    THE LAST LAP for Crop Over 2014 begins on Friday, August 1, when this island’s top calypsonians will compete at Kensington Oval at the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals. As a result, a number of traffic changes will be in effect to facilitate a...
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    July 29, 2014

    THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Hainsley Dacosta Browne who is wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. The 27-year-old, who is also known as "Fabian", "Jah Man" or...
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    July 29, 2014

    The march against the municipal solid waste tax was a welcome engagement of governance. Although some people see the rebuttals of the various sectors as born in naked self-interest, a negative response to what is seen as a harsh and...
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    July 29, 2014

    The whirring of the electric saw created a buzz outside my window. Oh, Uncle L is trimming the apple tree, I first thought to myself. With the help of a ladder he had climbed the tree and was cutting off the limbs which crashed to the...
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    July 29, 2014

    A Barbadian is finally eyeing a possible medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Boxer Cobia Breedy eased into the quarter-finals, advancing from the round of 16 of the men’s lightweight (60 kilograms) division...
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    July 29, 2014

    They were not finalists in the Sweet Soca or Party Monarch competitions, but they were still good enough for the MQI 98.1 The One Soca Royale stage at Bushy Park on Sunday. With the crowd steadily building from when the gates opened at...
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    July 29, 2014

    Acting Prime Minister Richard Sealy is urging Commonwealth parliamentarians to pay special attention to women and youth issues this year. He was addressing the opening ceremony of the 39th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s...
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    July 29, 2014

    Barbados has an excellent record for food handling at major festivals and officials want to keep it that way. Chief Environmental Health Officer Tyrone Applewaite said vendors had been cooperating with officers over the years and there...
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    July 29, 2014

    A legal and financial tug-o-war is developing over an elderly man in a St John nursing home. Clyde Adamson wants the management of New Dawn Senior Citizen and Nursing Home to release his brother Lawrence Adamson. Operators of the...
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    July 28, 2014

    In tonight's news: Long lines as Barbadians pay the first half of the solid waste tax. Two airline employees remanded to prison on drug charges. A recap of the weekend’s exciting Crop Over events.
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    July 28, 2014

    A ST GEORGE teenager is recovering after being shot twice in the stomach at a fete on Saturday. Jamario King, 18, of Drax Hall, St George was shot, police said, following an argument with a man while attending Beer Fest on the Glebe...
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