6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 24, 2016

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  1. Motorists Get Temporary Discount On New Highway. Motorists using the North-South Link of Highway 2000, which reopened at midnight, will pay a 25 per cent discount on the proposed toll rates outlined in press advertisements on Wednesday, March 16 – a privilege they will enjoy until Saturday, April 2… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Everett Brown Reiterates Stance On Adventist Participation In Politics. President of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Jamaica Pastor Everett Brown is once again making it clear that statements similar to those made by Pastor Michael Harvey on a People’s National Party political platform in January will not be tolerated from members of the Adventist Church… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Court To Decide Of Evidence Of Former Commish To Be Used In The Al Miller Case. A magistrate is to reveal today whether she will allow evidence given by retired Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington to the west Kingston commission of enquiry to be used in the corruption trial of popular pastor the Reverend Merrick ‘Al’ Miller… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. School Receives Weather Station To Boost Climate Change Fight. Their depth of knowledge about the environment coupled with the willingness to take mitigation action to combat climate change resulted in the Greater Portmore Primary School in St Catherine emerging on top during a weather and climate change quiz competition held last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. No Ban On Streaming In Schools, Gov’t Launches New Intiative To Reform High School. Although launching a new initiative – Alternative Pathways to Secondary Education (APSE) geared at serving the needs of all students in high school, the education ministry says that it is not ready to implement a policy banning streaming in schools, which could undermine the new approach… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Bolt Looking Forward To London’s ‘Special Atmosphere’. Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has confirmed his participation in the London Anniversary Games in July, one of his last outings before he competes at the Rio Olympics in August… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com