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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2016

Lottery Scam Takes Massive Hit – Nineteen, Including Cop, Taken Into Custody. The infamous lottery scam took a massive hit yesterday, with 19 people, including a policeman and seven women, taken into custody and more than $1.8 million in Jamaican currency

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 8, 2015

Obama Comes Today…Holness To Get His Moment With The President. AFTER A week of frenetic activities, Jamaica’s capital city of Kingston is well positioned to embrace the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. The Jamaican Government is proclaiming its readiness

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2015

Heroes Circle Crab Vendors’ Stalls Demolished As The City Continues Its Spruce-Up For Obama. As preparation heightens for the arrival of United States President Barack Obama tomorrow, crab vendors who had become a fixture at the southern section of National Heroes

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Champs #TBT – Before The Fall: Raymond Stewart

Raymond Stewart, out of the Camperdown ‘Sprint Factory,’ signalled great things to come when he overcame heavy headwinds to claim the Champs 1984 class 1 100m and 200m double. He also had to overcome loose starting blocks in the 100m

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Champs School Profile – Wolmer’s Boys & Girls

Wolmer’s Boys School has a strong Champs history, having won the first official Champs in 1910 and bookended the century celebration of the event by winning the 100th staging in 2010. Here are some more facts about the maroon and gold

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Jamaican Child Stars

When people hear the words ‘child star,’ they generally think of American celebrities such as Michael Jackson, but Jamaica has produced its own share of pint-sized stars over the years. In honour of Child Month 2014, we bring you this

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50 Years Of Penn Relays Glory

The Penn Relay Carnival, simply known as the Penn Relays, was inaugurated on April 21, 1895,  in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania’s Spring Handicap Track and Field Games. According to a recent article from the university’s Penn Current: “The origins of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 22, 2014

Light Bills To Drop For April. Customers of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) are being promised a 6.85 per cent decrease in their electricity bills this month, compared to March… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Drug Asset Blow – Court Blocks FID

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6 Champs 2014 Records In Context

The 2014 staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Championships ended on Saturday night with Calabar High School retaining its title from 2013 and Edwin Allen High School taking its second win. The excitement in the stadium and from fans

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