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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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

1. Man beats woman to death with golf club in Trelawny

The Falmouth police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a St Catherine woman who was beaten by a man in Falmouth, Trelawny on Monday.

2. More modifications to traffic management plan coming — NWA

As the National Works Agency (NWA) continues to tweak its traffic management plan in Kingston and St Andrew, more change are to come starting this weekend.

3. Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia — study

Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday.

4. Repeated Constant Spring pipeline breaks affecting Corporate Area residents

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that it has been forced to shut down operations at the Constant Spring Water Treatment Plant resulting from a break on the 21-inch transmission pipeline.

5. Denham Town ZOSO extended for three months

The Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town, West Kingston, has been extended for another three months.

6. TPDCo embarks on anti-harassment public awareness campaign

The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) says it will be embarking on a three-month campaign geared at improving the visitor experience by sensitising stakeholders on the impact of harassment in the tourism sector.

7. Tourism minister to re-engage Japanese market

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett departed the island yesterday, to attend the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 and VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2018, taking place in Tokyo from September 20 – 23.

8. Mexico Chair to be established at UWI

A 'Mexico Chair' will be established at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, in October 2018 as part of efforts to increase research collaboration and strengthen relations between higher-education institutions in Mexico and the university.

9. Bartlett says regional multi-destination tourism framework on track

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says that the development of a Caribbean multi-destination tourism framework is on track.

10. No result in Windies v South Africa, 2nd ODI

The second One-Day International of the three-match series between West Indies and South Africa ended in a no-result, following persistent rain at Kensington Oval here Wednesday.

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