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Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones grabs a rebound during the second half of a WNBA basketball game. Jones and the Sun defeated the Dallas Wings, 78-68, on Sunday, to clinch a playoff spot in the WNBA. AP

Jones, Sun clinch playoff spot in the WNBA

It’s been a sporadic season for Bahamian professional women’s basketball player Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun. They extended their winning streak to three on Sunday, after dropping two straight which came on the heels of a seven-game winning streak. Earlier this season, the Sun won

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BPL’s board of directors has approved $5 million for the environmental remediation of the brownfield site at Clifton Pier. FILE

Bahamas Power and Light to begin extracting leaked oil at Clifton next year

Next year Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) will begin extracting oil that seeped into the ground over a number of decades at its Clifton Pier power plant, the company’s board Chairman Dr. Donovan Moxey told reporters on Friday. He added that Shell North America will also be involved

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Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis speaks during the Torchbearers Youth Association’s convention on Friday night.

Minnis teases ‘major economic announcement’ for New Providence

The government will make a “major” economic announcement for New Providence “within a few weeks”, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said. “The country is in the best economic shape since the Great Recession of 2008,” Minnis said during a speech at the Torchbearers Youth Association Convention

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