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World Junior Championships: Jaheel Hyde wins gold, runs world junior leading time
Jamaica's Jaheel Hyde produced a smashing performance to take gold in the men's 400m hurdles at the 15th World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon today.

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday | July 26, 2014
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Fraud round-up
A former senior public servant and prominent civil engineer, and an inspector of police were among five persons arrested for forgery and conspiracy to defraud, in a multi-agency police operation in Portland, St Catherine, and the Corporate Area, yesterday morning.

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News

Innovative Women up the Ante with Bamboo Charcoal
George North, Manchester:A GROUP of women whose aim is to develop Jamaica's emerging bamboo industry and help to alleviate poverty for women and rural families has embarked on a project creating bamboo charcoal for local use and possible export.

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Sports

Mixed fortune for Ja juniors
EUGENE, Oregon:There was mixed fortune for Jamaica's athletes during yesterday's first session on day four of the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Gayle's slip of the lip
When the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricketers roll into the city for their weekend matches, we expect that Chris Gayle, captain of Jamaica Tallawahs, will continue to be dogged by controversy arising from alleged sexist remarks made in Antigua recently.

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - Independence deception
THE EDITOR, Sir: Is Jamaica independent? Independent of what? Whom? Or which country?

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Entertainment

Armies of horns at Louise Bennett Garden Theatre
A 5 p.m. starting time for Tuesday's joint concert by the Jamaica Military Band and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Band, meant those who turned up on time faced the summer heat, with the inevitable scurry and movement of chairs for scraps of shade.

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Lifestyle

Doctor's Advice: Are my orgasms too far apart?
Hello, Doc. I am a guy of 20, a student, and I am deeply worried that I may be losing my nature. My problem is this: when I have sex, I cannot manage it again for at least two hours.

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Western Focus

Negril ready for Dream Week
WESTERN BUREAU:Stakeholders in western Jamaica's party central, Negril, say the resort town is all set to host another staging of Smirnoff Dream Week festival, set for August 1 to 6.

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