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Mullings wants to bring title back home
Whether the Wray and Nephew Contender Series title returns to Jamaica or stays away for at least another year will be decided this evening as Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings faces Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College.Mullings,...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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MoBay is ready - Mayor says city ripe for zones of special operations

Western Bureau: As St James continues to bleed, with the murder rate racing past 160 following the killing of two persons in a brazen gun attack in Salt Spring on Monday, it would appear that Montego Bay's mayor, Homer Davis, is ready to embrace the...

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Ounce of Prevention | Vitamin E is Key

Vitamin E is actually a family of eight natural compounds, the tocopherols. This word is derived from Greek and literally means 'to bear children', and may have originated from early research that showed that rats fed a diet without any vitamin E...

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Underdogs Jamaica look to cut down USA

The Reggae Boyz will start as the underdogs in this the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California, at 8:30 p.m. Jamaica time. And that could just be the way they want it.Heading into the tournament, not much...

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Lowe willing to sell ganja drug

Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur Dr Henry Lowe now plans to sell his recently approved anti-cancer drug made from ganja.He is currently in preliminary talks with pharmaceutical interests who want to fully acquire or license the rights to Cresorol...

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'Avrakedabra' lacks Lyrical magic

This is not going to be a glowing review of Morgan Heritage's latest album, Avrakedabra, a copy of which turned up on the surface of the desk allocated to me at The Gleaner's 7 North Street, Kingston offices, a couple weeks ago. However, should you...

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Editorial | Mr Chuck's review doesn't go far enough
We, too, lamented the long gestation of the law to establish a single anti-corruption agency, with the authority not only to investigate corrupt behaviour, but to independently prosecute cases. However, the extensive attention to the proposed...

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Letter of the Day | Arm teachers, give them powers of arrest
THE EDITOR, Sir:The wrong people always put themselves up to lead organisations like the National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica. So it is not surprising they are against teachers who are licensed firearm holders taking their weapon to school...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

The Second City was entertainment central as reggae lovers from home and abroad converged on the Catherine Hall venue for the 2017 staging of Reggae Sumfest. Here are some highlights from our roving camera.

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Breast is best - The benefits and joys of breastfeeding

The bond between a mother and her child is indisputably one of the strongest connections in nature. This connection is strengthened during the postnatal period of the child's life and throughout the breastfeeding period.The World Health Organisation...

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