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All-Bahamas Merit Scholar 2018, Aaron Edgecombe, the recipient of the coveted scholarship award valued between $140,000 (over four years) or $175,000 (over five years). The Queen’s College graduate is the 24th scholar to receive the scholarship, since the introduction of the award in 1993. An aspiring engineer, Edgecombe plans to pursue studies toward a degree in electrical engineering at the University of Miami. DEREK SMITH

Aaron Edgecombe, the 2018 All-Bahamas Merit Scholar (ABMS) told his peers that he and they did well in establishing a solid foundation for their lives, but as they move on to pursue post-secondary education, he said it is what they do from this point on

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A plate of grilled snapper, left; cracked chicken, lemon fried shrimp and rake and scrape veggies at the Fish Fry at the Clubhouse. SHAVAUGHN MOSS

You get to choose your seafood – you have a choice of three from a menu that includes fried or grilled snapper, grouper fingers, beer-battered fish fillet, lemon fried shrimp and cracked conch; and if you don’t like fish – island cracked chicken is an

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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis prays for the victims of the Kerala floods during the Angelus noon prayer in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican. Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. AP

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, seeking to respond to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic

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Pictured is Marisa Hield with her robot at the Smart and Strong Sisterhood inaugural summer camp. SUNSHINE INSURANCE

Recognizing the need for more exposure in the area of robotics to young girls, Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd. sponsored the Smart and Strong Sisterhood inaugural summer camp program, a robotics camp for girls between the ages of 10 and 16, where participants learned

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Taking the lesson outdoors. PAUL GUCWA

For 26 students, the ability to complete the final year of the four-year StemForce Bahamas program was a relief, especially as the final year focused on The Bahamas with the intent of lifting the students’ vision to the future of The Bahamas and their potential

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