Jamaica Gleaner
Today's Issue Published: Monday | September 1, 2014
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As fit as ever
The gamut of gestures in speech and action that yesterday greeted the 180 milestone celebrations of the oldest media house in the Western Hemisphere suggested that The Gleaner Company has had a compelling effect anywhere in Jamaica where life unfolds.

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News

Why labour in vain?
"Unless the Lord builds the house, they labour in vain who build it; unless the LORD guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain" (Psalm 127: 1).

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Sports

Stewart wins despite illness
Jamaica's Kerron Stewart fought off illness and a determined field to eke out a win in the 100 metres at the ISATF World Challenge meeting in Berlin yesterday.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Roger Clarke a decent human being
We didn't care much for Roger Clarke as Jamaica's agriculture minister - and made no bones about it.

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - If JUTC could be as smart as its card
THE EDITOR, Sir:My mother said last Friday she went to the Transport Authority office at North Parade, next door to Coke Methodist Church, to purchase a Smarter Card.

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Entertainment

Queen Fennell
On Saturday night Kaci Fennell emerged from a field of 19 young Jamaican ladies to take the coveted 2014 Hyundai Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) crown.

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Flair

Not defeated by ALS
Six years ago, swimming was something that Ronald Pelchat enjoyed doing, but now neither his arms nor legs move voluntarily.

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Social

Gleaner 180 Photos
Elegance and glamour shone at The Gleaner's 180th Anniversary church service at the Kingston Parish Church yesterday.

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International

Forces break militant siege of Shiite town
BAGHDAD (AP):IRAQI SECURITY forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following US airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions,...

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