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NYC heightens security to counter potential threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg rode the subway Friday morning to assure commuters that the city is fully prepared for a potential terror threat before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. “We take every single threat…

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More cash for policing

I think the whole country will welcome the news that the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) will be receiving a million dollars to pay for extra officers and vital equipment including bulletproof vests and improving equipment to interview suspects….

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Health spending “out of control”

Health Minister Hon. Mark Scotland has revealed civil servants medical bills are “ballooning out of control”. And Mr Scotland says it’s high time the current scheme is scrapped and a cheaper alternative found. It could mean that new starters with…

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Starting the school year right

Savannah Primary School students, together with their parents and teachers, gathered at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church on Pedro Castle Road to welcome the new school year on 6 September. Starting with the national anthem, the short programme included a…

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Brac Community speak out on Tourism Awareness

The Brac played welcome to government and tourism officials and treated them to the feel of Brac hospitality, lifestyle and landscape in the days leading up to Tourism Awareness 2011. The Department of Tourism (DOT) presentation for the Brac community…

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Life’s storybook cover

We are approaching some very memorable days on ‘life’s storybook cover’ as Scottish singer Isla Grant’s beautiful song puts it. Unfortunately for many of us there is nothing beautiful about the first two on the cover. It will be ten…

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Drive-by shooting targets George Town house

Gunmen opened fire at a house in George Town during a terrifying drive-by shooting. The occupants were sat at home just before 11pm on Wednesday when someone opened fire. Two bullet holes were found in the front window of the…

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Impact from 9/11 still felt a decade later

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decade later, what happened on Sept. 11 still resonates for much of the country. Even more Americans now say the horror of that day changed their lives. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for…

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Bottle water cooler safety

Bottle water coolers placed in offices and homes should be maintained if they are to keep drinking water clean and fresh. These water coolers are usually purchased and forgotten; once they are working we assume everything is fine. But that…

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One + One exhibit is Full of Beans

Painter Sue Howe and her daughter, Hannah Howe, are the two artists featuring in the new “One + One” exhibition at Full of Beans in George Town. 13-year old Hannah’s photographs mainly depict the natural environment. There are some beautiful…