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PM prepares to act - Cabinet to meet on fate of NHT board Monday

THE CONTROVERSY bedevilling the Government following more than two weeks of intense national debate on the purchase of the Outameni property in Trelawny refuses to go away, with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller preparing to take action on the composition of the National Housing Trust (NHT) board after she meets with Cabinet on Monday.

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World getting too fat, says study

OBESITY IS now reaching crisis proportions, accounting for approximately five per cent of all global deaths, with an economic impact of approximately US$2 trillion, and it will require immediate and sustainable interventions, stated a new report released yesterday.

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Sports»

The coaches say ...

"It will be a tough game between the two teams that are unbeaten in the Manning Cup this year. Charlie Smith are a good team, strong in defence and can hit you on the counter," Miguel Coley told The Gleaner.

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Business»

RURAL EXPRESS - Shirley Butler farming for life

FIFTY-FIVE-year-old farmer Shirley Butler has been selling agricultural produce in the Spanish Town market for 35 years and is reputed to be one of the longest serving vendors in that facility.

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Entertainment»

CB Pan Chicken Championship Finals set for tomorrow

The 2014 CB Pan Chicken Championship will bring its ninth competition season to a close tomorrow with an electrifying event featuring non-stop activities for everyone who comes out.

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Commentary»

Going by the books

Australia is not called Down Under for nothing. Australian porn star, Angela White, who has a first-class honours degree in gender studies from the University of Melbourne, shot a scene for a pornographic movie in May with her partner.

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Letters»

Don't let C&W fool you again

Just when we thought that the telecoms sector in Jamaica couldn't get any more interesting or surreal, now we have CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden getting in on the act.

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Lifestyle»

Doctor's Advice - Am I pregnant?

I forgot to take my Pill on Tuesday morning. Then I got kind of carried away and had sex with a guy I met that evening in Spanish Town. Will I be OK? Or am I pregnant

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Western Focus»

Vox Pop

With the Chinese-owned Pan Caribbean Sugar Company recently investing over US$100 million in the upgrading of the Frome Sugar Estate, do you believe the estate is now poised to realise its fullest potential?

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