Today on MORNING BLEND:
‘Operation Potcake’ is back for 2014. Laura Kimble, chair of BAARK, says the goal is to spay and neuter 1,000 dogs. But this year, they will be “fixing” cats as well. The program runs from Sunday, February 2 through Thursday, February 6. Visit operationpotcake.com, call 323-5138 or Facebook.com/OperationPotcake for details.
Also, the 11th Star Performers Track Classic is set for Saturday, February 1. The Baker Concrete/Greyco Ltd. sponsored event is expected to feature some 1,000 track and field athletes from The Bahamas, the region, and even Canada. Coach David Charlton with Star Trackers tells us athletes as young as 5-years old will be competing. And J.R. McDonald with Baker/Greyco discusses why his company has been supporting this family friendly event for the past 10 years.
It’s set for 9am-7pm at the old Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. Visit startrackersbahamas.com for more info.
And “In the News”, the president of the Court of Appeal says lawmakers need to further clarify which capital crimes are the “worst of the worst”. Anita Allen is also urging changes to laws that require magistrates to hand down mandatory sentences in certain drug, firearm and gun cases. We get reaction.
Plus, our “Song of the Week”.
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