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Police file murder raps vs suspects in shooting slay

By LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE authorities pressed murder charges against two suspects in the Thursday shooting death of a 45-year old man from Cebu in Baksuhan, Macasandig, this city, police said yesterday. Charged with murder were customs broker Joed Pasasadaba, 29, of Mountain View Homes in Barangay Balulang, and his ...

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Lao bats for review of COWD-Metro deal

By LITO RULONA Correspondent COUNCILOR Teodulfo Lao Jr. has called for a review of the agreement between the Cagayan de Oro Water District and Metro Pacific Water Investments Corp. even as his lawyer hinted of a plan to bring the matter to court in an effort to avoid a repeat ...

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Oro council okays P49m for relocation, land banking

THE city council has passed two separate ordinances setting aside P49 million to pay for relocation site, and for land banking in barangays Lumbia, Canitoan and Pagapat, Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy said. Uy said one of the ordinances that was passed cover P25.6 million for the full payment of ...

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Pacleb decries killing of baby, cop in ambush

By LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE regional director Chief Supt. Timoteo Pacleb over the weekend denounced the New People’s Army over Thursday night’s ambush that killed a four-month old infant and a policeman in Talakag town in Bukinon. Pacleb lashed out at the NPA even as the spokesperson the rebel group’s ...

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Man killed, another wounded in gunfight

By A.L. RICALDE and LITO RULONA Correspondents AUTHORITIES yesterday faced a blank wall in the investigation into what appeared to be a shootout involving an alleged member of the Customs police and a customs broker in Sitio Baksuhan, Barangay Macasandig, this city, on Thursday night. Police said 45-year old Roy ...

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Villar opens much awaited coastal road

By BEN BALCE Staff member PUBLIC Works Secretary Mark Villar yesterday inaugurated the much-awaited major section of the 12.77-kilometer coastal road from Gusa to Agora in Lapasan yesterday afternoon. Villar also inaugurated the 45-linear meter six-lane Igpit Bridge in Opol town in Misamis Oriental. The two completed projects are expected ...

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Aquino posts bail over deaths of SAF 44 in Mamasapano

FORMER president Benigno Aquino III yesterday posted a P40-thousand bail ahead of the issuance of an arrest warrant in connection with his role in the Mamasapano tragedy in Maguindanao in 2015. Aquino went to the Sandiganbayan in the afternoon accompanied by relatives and supporters to post a P40-thousand bail, two ...

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