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Narcs catch DENR man in entrapment

By A.L. RICALDE Correspondent POLICE arrested a Department of Environment and Natural Resources employee and his companion during a buy-and-bust operation on Tiano-Neri Sts., Barangay 8, here late last week. Authorities identified the primary suspect as 24-year old Hakim Panandigan of Block-26, Lot-20, Villa Angela Subdivision in Barangay Balulang, this ...

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Two Tagoloan men slain in gun attacks

By LITO RULONA Correspondent STILL unidentified gunmen barged into the homes of two men in the police watchlist and riddled them with bullets in front of their families in Tagoloan town, Misamis Oriental, on Thursday night. The common law wife of one of the victims suffered an aborted pregnancy after ...

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Military buries 40 bodies found near school, mosque

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent MARAWI City – Authorities here buried 40 bodies of what were believed to be mostly Isis-Maute fighters who were killed in the four-months fighting in Marawi City. Col. Romeo Brawner, deputy commander of Task Force Ranao, said 25 of the remains were believed to be ...

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Maranaos begin cleaning their city

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent MARAWI City — Hundreds of volunteers turned up on Wednesday to clean a village here of debris, Isis graffiti and filth from the four months of fighting that devastated this city. Marawi Mayor Majul Usman Gamdamra said the ongoing clean-up is in preparation for the ...

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ML group raids B’non town councilor’s house, seizes powerful guns

By NITZ ARANCON with A.L. RICALDE, Correspondents THE Martial Law Special Action Group yesterday raided the house of a barangay chairman and concurrent municipal councilor for high-powered firearms, and arrested the official in a Bukidnon town. Authorities were preparing to press charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition against ...

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Water crisis won’t end today, Lao says

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE water crisis gripping western parts of the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental is far from over. Councilor Teodulfo Lao Jr. said this yesterday after he inspected the damaged main steel pipeline of Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. in Taguanao, Barangay Indahag, and its ...

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