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COWD borrows P425m from DBP to fix pipes

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro Water District sought a P425-million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines some two years ago so it could rehabilitate its network of water pipes. This was done in order to reduce the utility’s losses due to underground leaks, said ...

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‘Reporter’ linked to drug trade, caught

By JOEY NACALABAN and NITZ ARANCON Correspondents . POLICE caught a “volunteer reporter” of the FM station Marian Radyo Bandera suspected of involvement in the local drug trade during an operation on Sunday. The suspect, identified as 29-year old Lodymer Jagos, of Zone 2, Barangay Tagpangi, this city, was arrested ...

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Rains not due to storm, says Pagasa

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE rains here since weekend have nothing to do with the storm that may enter Philippine territory today. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the rains experienced in Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental were brought by a “localized thunderstorm.” But ...

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City hall reviewing Dahino’s ordinance

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents . MAYOR Oscar Moreno over the weekend said city hall’s lawyers were reviewing a new city ordinance that authorizes the police and social workers in the city to confront adults with children on the basis of “reasonable genuine suspicion” of child trafficking. The ...

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