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Security up for Agusan Sur’s Naliyagan Festival

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur — The Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office (ADSPPO) revealed that they have tightened the security for the week-long 26th Naliyagan Festival celebration as they expect around 80,000 people to visit the festival grounds here. “If we based our security ...

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Pelaez pledges more support to Gingoog city police force

By Edwin Iyo Correspondent . Gingoog City — Provincial Vice Governor Jose Mari Pelaez has pledged more support to the local police as he delivered a message during the short program in the turn over ceremony of a computer set to the police on Wednesday at the Gingoog Police office ...

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Cops nab septuagenarian rape suspect

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A septuagenarian is currently languishing in jail for allegedly raping a minor. The suspect, 72, who is residing at Barangay Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City, denied the allegations. He was arrested at his house last Sunday morning. Instead, he pointed to the elder brother ...

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Matalam 9: Encounter or massacre?

By Carolyn O. Arguillas MindaNews . (Last of two parts) DAVAO City — “Wala namang massacre doon” but an encounter, Rowena de Leon, re-elected barangay captain of Kilada, said at the barangay hall. De Leon said the Aban family is not from Barangay Kilada but arrived and settled in Sitio ...

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Study: Misor teenage pregnancy doubles

By Shiela Mae Butlig Correspondent . Teenage pregnancy in Misamis Oriental has doubled its number by 2017 compared to 2016, the Provincial’s Population Office accomplishment report reads. Andrew Gapuz, department head of the capitol’s PPO, showed that in 2016 they recorded over 785 teenage pregnancy cases in the entire province. ...

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Pelaez: Zubiri, Nograles to help in BSU’s woes

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri is set to allocate millions of funds to sustain the operation of Bukidnon State University – External Study Centers (BSU-ESCs) threatened to be closed by the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) central office located in Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon provinces. This ...

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Butuan artists to raise funds for crash victims

By Erwin Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — Alternative rock bands, dancers, singers, fashion designers and groups are all teaming up here for a benefit event to raise funds for the victims of the road crash that killed five and severely injured three in Alegria town in Surigao del Norte ...

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