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Three shot dead in Manchester

  MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Manchester police say three people were killed in two separate incidents in the parish on Sunday. Dead are 74-year-old...
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Security stepped up ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

  FERGUSON, United States (AFP — St Louis police erected barricades and businesses were boarded up Sunday as the clock ticked down to a grand jury...
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PCL Cricket: Wet outfield rules out play for third straight day

LUCAS STREET, Barbados (CMC – A wet outfield on Sunday forced the abandonment of the third day’s play in the third round match in the WICB Professional...
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74-y-o St Mary man stabbed to death

  KINGSTON, Jamaica — A St Mary man was this morning stabbed to death by unknown assailants while at home. Dead is 74-year-old Winston Blackwood of...
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Ebola surveillance may cause airport delays — Ferguson

  KINGSTON, Jamaica — Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says that persons leaving and entering the island during the Christmas period may encounter some...
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Jamaica Gleaner News Feeds

Silver Separators - Divorce rates increase among older people in the UK

19 November 2014: The International Longevity Centre in the United Kingdom (ILC-UK) is expressing concern that a growing divorce rates in old age could...
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Real PNP territory: The voting history of Westmoreland Central (1944-2014)

FILLING ROGER'S SHOES - CENTRAL WESTMORELAND VOTESAnthony 'Tony' Myers, ContributorBetween 1944 and 1959, the number of registered voters on list moved...
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The Gleaner under Sealy

Ewart Walters, ContributorHis friends called him Ted. The Government called him often.We called him "the Bull." Among ourselves, that is.To his face, he...
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Opting out

Jamaicans failing to take advantage of the struggle for universal adult suffrageGary Spaulding, Senior Gleaner WriterLike someone suffering from the...
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$500 LIGHT bill - Crooked electricians selling JPS power to 'customers'!

Erica Virtue, Senior Gleaner WriterSome electricians are aiding the theft of electricity distributed by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) and...
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