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Bahamians Chavano “Buddy” Hield of the Sacramento Kings and DeAndre Ayton of the Phoenix Suns are shown going after each other in this file photo. The NBA is set to allow teams in states that have relaxed stay-at-home restrictions to use practice facilities.

Hield, Ayton staying active

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is set to allow teams in states that have relaxed stay-at-home restrictions to use practice facilities for player training no earlier than Friday, May 8, according to an official release by the NBA on its website. It’s a silver lining for fans

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Roy Seligman, 11, a student at Lyford Cay International School and two-time national spelling bee champion, is understanding of the global public health issues the world is grappling with to contain the spread of COVID-19, but he is still sad and disappointed the 93rd Scripps National Spelling Bee had to be canceled. LYFORD CAY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Spelling bee champion ‘disappointed’ Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled

Bahamas National Spelling Bee champion Roy Seligman was looking forward to a second consecutive run at the Scripps National Spelling Bee title. That won’t happen as the 93rd national finals that were scheduled for May have officially been canceled due to the ongoing concerns about

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Basil Christie, chairman of the Friends of the Blood Bank organization, encourages people to donate blood during today’s national blood drive. Christie, who has been donating blood every eight weeks since 1966, is pictured during a previous blood donation. BASIL CHRISTIE

Friends of the Blood Bank chairman encourages blood donations

Basil Christie has been donating blood once every eight weeks for 54 years. There are two reasons he does it – his number one reason being giving blood saves lives and it’s the charitable thing to do; his second reason being giving blood is good

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Sixty-eight senior officers promoted

Sixty-eight senior Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers were promoted yesterday, according to an order signed by Commissioner Paul Rolle. Twenty-three officers were promoted from the rank of superintendent to chief superintendent. Forty-five officers were promoted from the rank of assistant superintendent to superintendent.  The promotions come

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