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Monday, October 09, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today

1. Stop using Caymanas cane-field as roadway, police urge motorists
The police are urging motorists to desist from using sections of the cane-field along the Mandela Highway as a thoroughfare to avoid traffic. Full story

2. Police fatally shoot man during robbery attempt
A man was fatally shot by the police on Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston 11 during an alleged robbery attempt about 1:50 pm yesterday, OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt. Full story

3. Section of Bustamante Highway to be closed tomorrow
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists that a section of the Bustamante Highway in Clarendon will be closed between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm tomorrow. Full story

4. JLP's Dr Dunn nominated
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) caretaker Dane Dennis was today nominated to represent the party in the St Andrew Southern October 30 by-election. Full story

5. PNP's Alexis nominated in St Mary SE
There was a traffic pile up outside the St Theresa Catholic Church nomination centre in Annotto Bay where People's National Party (PNP) supporters have converged in support of Dr Shane Alexis' nomination to represent the constituency of St Mary South East. Full story

6. Brown Burke nomination 'a great day in history' says Phillips
People's National Party (PNP) leader Dr Peter Phillips told comrades that the party is witnessing "a great day in history" as Angela Brown Burke was today nominated to represent the constituency of St Andrew South West. Full story

7. PNP's Golding nominated in St Andrew Southern
People's National Party (PNP) caretaker Mark Golding was today nominated to represent the party in the upcoming St Andrew Southern by-election. Full story

8. JLP's Dane Dennis nominated in St Andrew Southern
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) caretaker Dane Dennis was today nominated to represent the party in the St Andrew Southern October 30 by-election. Full story

9. Tropical Storm Ophelia forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Ophelia formed in the Atlantic on Monday, swirling in the open sea and not yet representing a threat to land, US meteorologists said. Full story

10. Transport Authority concerned over reports of rapists operating illegal taxis
The Transport Authority is expressing grave concern over reports of young women being sexually abused while travelling on illegally operated public transportation. Full story




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