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Ocon to face blue ribbon probe if…

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE city council’s blue ribbon committee would be compelled to start an official investigation into Councilor Zaldy Ocon’s alleged violation of environmental laws if a complaint is filed against him before the city’s legislature or if the lawmaking body itself tasks the committee to look into ...

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Another 12-hour blackout to hit Oro

By KRISTIAN DAVE ACHONDO ANOTHER 12-hour blackout would be experienced in many areas of the city tomorrow. The Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) announced that the blackout would be implemented to facilitate the line conductor stringing of a 69-kv line along Mandumol road, and line maintenance works. The power interruption ...

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Ocon says he bought lumber; faces probe

By EDWIN IYO and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents GINGOOG City––Environment officials here yesterday said they have summoned Councilor Zaldy Ocon in connection with the seizure of some 711 board feet of protected hardwood species that would have been brought to Cagayan de Oro from Surigao del Sur had it not been ...

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Survivor recounts how soldiers killed his pa, bros

By CONG B. CORRALES, Associate Editor THE 15-year old survivor in the Aug. 18 killings in Sitio Mando, Barangay Mendis, Pangantucan, Bukidnon, could hardly finish his sentences as he struggled to narrate the events that fateful Tuesday afternoon during a news conference here yesterday. The survivor’s father, Herminio Samia, 70, his ...

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Ocon truck caught with illegal lumber

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent THE pick-up truck of the chairman of the city council’s environment committee was caught moving hundreds of board feet of protected species of hardwood after the vehicle’s driver and his companions figured in a road accident in Medina town, Misamis Oriental, late last week, the Gold ...

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