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Eight shot, three killed in Rockfort attack
The motive for the shooting is not clear, however, a large contingent of cops have flooded the area.‎

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday | October 23, 2014
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Ebola scare probe. Health authority launches investigation into Mandeville Regional Hospital incident
A FULL investigation is now under way into how nurses and other medical personnel at the Mandeville Regional Hospital, in Manchester, treated a Nigerian man they believed was displaying symptoms of infection with the deadly Ebola virus when he turned up there last Saturday.

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News

MPs clash over Garvey's childhood home. Opposition raps Hanna for slow pace of restoration
CULTURE MINISTER Lisa Hanna has said persons who occupy lands at the childhood home of Marcus Garvey, Jamaica's first national hero, will soon be relocated. This is despite criticisms from two opposition members of parliament (MPs), who said the process has proceeded at tortoise pace under her watch.

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Business

Port union refuses to unload oil ship from Ghana
The powerful Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) prevented its members from unloading a ship from West Africa on Tuesday saying that the state-owned oil company, Petrotrin, had not formulated any protocols to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.

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Sports

Work now to correct mistakes - Schäfer
As he battles criticism and calls for his sacking owing to a series of losses and the consequential nosedive in FIFA's world ranking, head coach of Jamaica's senior men's national football team, Winfried Schäfer, is arguing that a collective effort is needed to move the country's football forward.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - What Ben Bradlee might teach us
The name Ben Bradlee is unlikely to ring a bell for most Jamaicans. Many may, not unreasonably, question the relevance of him being eulogised in these columns.

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - Do the honourable thing, Michael Frater
THE EDITOR, Sir: Michael Frater must do the honourable thing and hand back the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence and whatever money was attached to it. It is classless and vulgar that he would see it fit not to attend the function under false pretences, but still see it fit to keep the money and the trophy.

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Entertainment

Fun, food galore at Port Royal Seafood Festival
After a full day of fun, food and frolic, patrons were treated to performances from several top acts at the Port Royal Seafood Festival which was held at the Port Royal football field on Monday.

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Food

Grog Shoppe hitting the mark
Grog Shoppe Restaurant and Bar is offering an irresistible Jamaican favourite this Restaurant Week.

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Social

Something Extra
Last Saturday, Whisky Beach, St Ann, was the preferred spot for partygoers and SOMETHING EXTRA was on location to capture the phenomenal highlights. Indulge!

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International

Shots ring out at parliament
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP): A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital yesterday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said.

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