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2 days of blackouts

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MANY areas in Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro would experience as much as 12 hours of blackout today, and nine hours of power interruption tomorrow. The weekend power interruptions were scheduled at a time when temperatures are soaring and posing serious health risks, and when ...

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Temperature soars; CHO issues warning

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE City Health Office (CHO) yesterday reiterated calls for the public to take precautions as the temperature here rose to 33 degrees Celsius–and the heat index to 34.1 degrees–yesterday, the highest so far this month and the second time since the start of summer. Victor Flores, ...

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Blackouts hit Oro anew

By Hussein Macatoro THE Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) yesterday announced that it has to resort to a load shedding schedule again because of the worsening power supply problem in Mindanao. The worsening power shortage in Mindanao was highlighted with the announcement of a new load shedding schedule ...

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Oro starts making fire lines in 6 areas

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent CITY hall yesterday started making fire lines in six watersheds in the city that have started drying up as a result of rising temperatures, and in anticipation of the worst scenario: fire. Edwin Dael, chief of the City Local  Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro), said ...

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Rufus twits mayor on crime-rate rise

By LITO RULONA Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno yesterday found himself on the defensive as his challenger Rep. Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District blamed his administration for the perceived worsening peace and order situation in the city. Speaking during the forum “Kalambuan sa Kalambaguhan” at Xavier University, Rodriguez faulted ...

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