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  1. CONCACAF celebrates 30th ordinary congressRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football on Friday celebrated its 30th Ordinary Congress and 21st Extra-Ordinary Congress in The Bahamas, confirming president Jeffrey Webb to a second term in office while focusing on continuing reforms that have strengthened the organization. Other members of CONCACAF's Executive Committee were also elected.

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  2. Johnny Kemp, 'Just Got Paid' Singer, Dead at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Johnny Kemp, best known for the hit song "Just Got Paid," has died. According to various news reports, the 55-year-old singer/songwriter/producer passed away Thursday.

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  3. Johnny Kemp Dies at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 hit "Just Got Paid," passed away Thursday at the age of 55, reports The Bahamas Weekly. While his death has been confirmed, the details have not yet been revealed, however earlier reports that Kemp fell and hit his head on the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Cruise are untrue, according to the company behind the cruise.

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  4. Just Got Paid Singer Johnny Kemp Dead At 55Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    The world of R&B has lost one of its biggest stars of the 80s, as Johnny Kemp reportedly passed away Thursday at the age of 55. The sad news was initially broken by The Bahamas Weekly , but very little information was given about the actual cause of the singer's death. Multiple sources are now saying the Bahamian singer was on a cruise hosted by Tom Joyner when he allegedly fell and hit his head.

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  5. Read CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Freeport News

    ... clearly when watching as he directs security personnel, they too are caught up in the moment of making sure that The Bahamas is showcased to the world as a prime sports hosting nation. At the ticket booth, the process was smooth. All questions were ...

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  6. Jay Philippe receives Coach of the Year honorsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Freeport News

    That was the case last weekend when the All Bahamian Brand selected head coach of the Sunland Stingers, Jay Philippe, as the 2015 All Bahamian Game Grand Bahama Secondary School Athletic Association Coach of the Year. Per the allbahamian.com website, "The Bahamian Brand specifically features the best and brightest youth participating in sport, inside of originating from the country most globally successful island nation in the world, The Bahamas."

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  7. Robert Mazur Corrects the International NY TimesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | NewsBlaze

    ... a dozen former BCCI officers. These officers were stationed in 7 different locations, including Miami, London, The Bahamas, Los Angeles, Tampa, Panama, and Paris. These recordings confirmed that BCCI's senior management promoted an institutional ...

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  8. Caribbean football needs preferential treatment - WebbRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC - CONCACAF president Jeff Webb says the severe economic challenges faced by the Caribbean means the region should be given preferential treatment in the international football community. He was speaking at the opening of the CONCACAF Ordinary Congress here yesterday, to delegates which included Sepp Blatter, the incumbent president of football's world governing body, FIFA, "The Caribbean, the heart and soul of CONCACAF, has to be designed and gazetted as a special area for football in the world of football," Webb contended.

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  9. Something ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Jetting in from The Bahamas just for the soca season and drenched in paint from head to toe is past 'Mission Catwalk' winner Theodore Sealy and his BFF Andrew Knowles and their Jamaican pal, Selvin Mothersill. Whether a masked villain or the female version of a black Spider-Man, Tahira Redwood caught our eye at A.M. BUSH on Saturday.

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  10. Analysis - Warner's long gone but CONCACAF's pro-Blatter politics remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... from the 41 member nations gathered in the up-market Vegas style, Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, with media invited in. There was a giant video screen that displayed professionally produced updates on CONCACAF's activities and ...

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  11. Let's Talk Business: At the heart of every successful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    By Billie Bowe I had the great privilege of speaking at the Bahamas National Junior Achievement Conference held in Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas, in February of this year under the topic, entrepreneurship. For me this was a no brainer as I am an entrepreneur and always have been.

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  12. CEO of multi-billion dollar mega resort lashes Bahamas government and contractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... had to do so with less than ideal support and a less than best-in-class business climate, which are critical to The Bahamas' success. "Unfortunately, a number of promises important to the future of The Bahamas, over the past 12 years, have not come ...

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  13. US promises Bahamas only 'lawful surveillance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... that the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States had been recording every cellular phone call in The Bahamas, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said the government has been assured that the US will only carry on "lawful ...

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  14. Virtual Editorial Board: Fetal homicide billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    Each week, the Camera's editorial board will post the topic of an upcoming editorial and solicit thoughts and opinions from you, the reader. The topic will be posted here Wednesdays and open for commenting through noon Fridays.

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  15. CU ski coaches Rokos, Cranmer receive national honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    University of Colorado head coach Richard Rokos and Nordic coach Bruce Cranmer were both named National Coach of the Year by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association on Thursday. Rokos capped his 25th season with Colorado, claiming the eighth NCAA championship.

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  16. The Colorado Rockies are good (for now)Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    Adam Ottavino's slider is baseball's equivalent to an Allen Iverson crossover, a deceptive, devious and delicious thing that makes big strong men look like little boys. In the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday night in San Francisco, the Rockies new closer fired a slider seemingly headed for a fellow's front shoulder.

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  17. Telephone town hall today, meeting Tuesday in Broomfield on U.S. 36 Express Lanes and tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    Commuters can chime in on proposed tolls for the new U.S. 36 Express Lanes by phone tonight and in person on Tuesday. A telephone town hall meeting on the toll rates for the new lanes slated to open this summer will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

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  18. Boulder police: Students tried to torch Fairview High with Molotov cocktails to extend spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    Six students at Boulder's Fairview High School were suspended earlier this month after they reportedly used Molotov cocktails to try to set fire to the school in the hopes of extending their spring break. Boulder police were called to Fairview High, 1515 Greenbriar Blvd., at 4 a.m. March 30 after a security guard noticed someone had tried to light something on fire inside the school, according to a police report.

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  19. Fish type, body size can help predict nutrient recycling ratesRead the original story

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... food items and have different body structures." The researchers studied fish and invertebrate species in The Bahamas. The robust size of the data set -- some 900 individual fish or invertebrates in a diverse marine community -- provided heft to the ...

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  20. CU track: Abrianna Torres fifth after first day of heptathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    University of Colorado junior Abrianna Torres is fifth overall in the heptathlon at the end of the first day of the California Invitational in Asuza, Calif., with a personal best score of 3,276. Torres was just shy of a personal best in the 100-meter hurdles, crossing the finish in 14.57 seconds.

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