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11 people hurt as bus, trucks collide on Misor highway

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . TWO drivers and nine passengers were hurt after a Super 5 bus and two trucks figured in a three-way collision on the highway in Purok 1, Matangad, Gitagum town in Misamis Oriental, on  Wednesday evening. SPO1 Medwin Maagad identified the injured truck drivers as Balayo ...

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Tourism to take a beating with airfare hike: execs

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . TWO former presidents of the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday frowned over the Civil Aeronautics Board’s move to allow Philippine-based airlines to reimpose fuel surcharges, saying that the first to take a beating with the increased air fares would be the ...

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Cobi pump repair, water woes to last till Sunday

THE water supply in the western parts of the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental would remain wanting until this weekend. This was revealed by the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) based on the information it received from its bulk water supplier. In an advisory, COWD  said the ...

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Water shortage: No timetable yet

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Cagayan de Oro Bulk Water Inc. (Cobi) is facing difficulties in fixing a major pump in its water treatment plant in Baungon, Bukidnon, and no one can say when the water supply in western parts of the city and in Opol, Misamis Oriental, would ...

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Anthropologist Linda Burton, XU museum curator, dies

RENOWNED anthropologist Dr. Erlinda Burton passed away at a hospital here on Tuesday morning. She was 74. Burton was the chair of the Cagayan de Oro Historical Commission and before that, was the curator of the museum at Xavier University. Known for her historical conservation advocacy, Burton figured prominently in ...

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Draw, says Soriano of SC ruling on Trillanes petition

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THE Supreme Court’s ruling on Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s petition to stop the implementation of President Duterte’s order that voided his amnesty, was a display of credibility, lawyer and former vice mayor Antonio Soriano said yesterday. He also said the decision resulted in a “draw.” ...

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