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  1. Andy Murray keeping it cool with Wimbledon ice bathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    The treatment is nothing new but its frequency has been stepped up as the world No 1 prepares to be one half of a rare British double bill on Centre Court alongside Jo Konta in the second round. Murray will take on the dreadlocked Dustin Brown, trying to avoid the same fate the German of Jamaican heritage inflicted on Rafael Nadal two years ago - a shock defeat at the same stage in the same arena.

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  2. US trial in Jamaican lottery scam delayed until next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... prosecutors had asked Hovland to schedule trial without waiting for other defendants to be caught or extradited from Jamaica, saying victims deserve justice in a case that already has dragged on for more than five years. But Assistant U.S. Attorney ...

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  3. Location of third Jamaican city to be known by next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    GOVERNMENT urban planners are promising that by the middle of next year Jamaica would have identified the location of its third city. Prime Minister Holness last year mandated the then newly installed board of the Urban Development Corporation to prioritise creating a new city.

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  4. Scott Bloomquist wins first ULTIMATE race at VMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Despite dropping a cylinder on lap 23, Scott Bloomquist swept the 41st Annual USA 100 for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia on Saturday night. Bloomquist, of of Mooresburg, Tennessee was the fast qualifier, won his eight-lap heat race, and then led all 60 laps in the feature eto claim the $20,000 top prize.

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  5. Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Usain Bolt's value to Jamaica over the last decade has gone far beyond just winning medals on the track, the island's leading athletes and politicians said, as the sprint king prepares for his final race on home soil this week. The 30-year-old multiple Olympic gold medalist, who has decided to retire after the world championships in London in August, will bid farewell to the fans in his island home in the 100 meters at Saturday's Racers Grand Prix.

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  6. Hicks takes second FASTRAK win of the season at VMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    JAMAICA, Vir. Benji Hicks was awarded his second FASTRAK Pro Late Model Series win of the season on Saturday night at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia as a part of the 41st Annual USA 100.

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  7. 4 more suspects plead not guilty in Jamaican lottery scamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    This April 2017 file photo provided by the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department in Bismarck, N.D., shows Kazrae Gray. Gray is one of eight people who were extradited from Jamaica to face charges in the U.S. in what authorities say is a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans.

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  8. Overton bags $20,000 Ultimate SLM victory at VMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    JAMAICA, Vir. Brandon Overton drove to his second straight ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series South East Region win on Saturday night at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia.

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  9. Jonathan Davenport scores FASTRAK victory at VMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    JAMAICA, Vir. Jonathan Davenport returned to his dirt late model roots Saturday night as he scored the FASTRAK Pro Late Model Series victory at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia.

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  10. RacingJunk.Com Partners with FASTRAKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... or siping. FASTRAK also hosts the richest weekend in all of Crate Late Model racing AT Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA with the $5,000-to-win FASTRACK World Challenge Race for FASTRAK Members on Sept. 15, and the $20,000-to-win World ...

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  11. Don't get complacent because of low terrorist threat - HolnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Gleaner

    One of the two Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard patrol ships which was commissioned on Wednesday, at the base in Port Royal, Although direct terrorist threats in the Caribbean is low at this time, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who is also the country's defence minister, is reminding Jamaicans that the country cannot become complacent in its efforts to effectively patrol its territorial waters. He delivered this message at Tuesday's special commissioning of two Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard patrol ships, Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Cornwall and Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Middlesex , at the Coast Guard base in Port Royal.

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  12. Don't get complacent because - of low terrorist threat - HolnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Gleaner

    Patrick Planter/ Photographer One of the two Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard patrol ships which was commissioned on Wednesday, at the base in Port Royal, Although direct terrorist threats in the Caribbean is low at this time, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who is also the country's defence minister, is reminding Jamaicans that the country cannot become complacent in its efforts to effectively patrol its territorial waters. He delivered this message at Tuesday's special commissioning of two Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard patrol ships, Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Cornwall and Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Middlesex , at the Coast Guard base in Port Royal.

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  13. New ships to aid poaching crackdown, boost border protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Minister of National Security Robert Montague is confident that the fishing industry should see a reduction in losses by the end of this year, as a result of the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard obtaining two new offshore surveillance vessels. Speaking at the naming and commissioning ceremony for the ships - Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Cornwall and HMJS Middlesex - Montague said approximately US$10 million in resources is lost each year because of illegal fishing in Jamaica's territorial waters.

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  14. Dudley Thompson centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    ... his birthday, on January 20, 2012. Born in Panama to Jamaican parents, Dudley Thompson grew up in Westmoreland, Jamaica. He served as a vice-president of the People's National Party, senator, later an elected Member of Parliament, and a Cabinet ...

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  15. Draining the poison from the local government system - ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    As could be expected, the ruling Jamaica Labour Party has won most of the parish council seats in the just-concluded parish council elections. From the very beginning, the odds were stacked against the People's National Party .

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  16. We need to radically reform the local government system - ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    ... government reform. The maintaining of the status quo has led to further deterioration in the councils. Since the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) came to power in February of this year, audits of some parish councils largely governed by the People's ...

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  17. Teen accused of stealing $160K worth of cheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    Darluis Ortiz, 18, made off with multiple pallets of Jamaican cheese from a Moonachie, New Jersey, warehouse on September 23, prosecutors said.

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  18. Monster Hurricane Matthew, category 4 storm, crawls in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    ... northwestward motion is expected to begin later in the night, the center said. The storm is expected to smack the Jamaica and Haiti on Monday, but residents should be feeling its effects by Sunday. Residents in South Florida have "the luxury of ...

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  19. Mega-Hurricane Matthew heads for Jamaica, Haiti and CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    ... as Venezuela and Columbia. Matthew is expected to begin its northward turn over the next few days, largely impacting Jamaica next. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent ...

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  20. Matthew strengthens to major category 5 hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    The Oyster Farm at King's Creek is more than just a restaurant. The Oyster farm at King's Creek is more than just a restaurant! KINGSTON, Jamaica - Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 5 storm late Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding Jamaica within days.

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