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Word war over Pia

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent CITY hall’s promotions chief and Rep. Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District found themselves in a word war over the weekend after the congressman accused the local government of “postponing” Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach’s “homecoming” here. “I am so disappointed that the trip …

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Jailers seize shabu, weapons inside Lumbia jail

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent AUTHORITIES yesterday raided prison cells at the Lumbia jail, and discovered supplies of suspected shabu stashed by inmates, weapons, and tools that can be used for a prisonbreak. Chief Supt. Deogracias Tapayan, chief of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), ordered an investigation in …

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Police arrest Iponan firearm enthusiast

By LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE on Wednesday seized high-powered firearms and ammunition as they tried to serve a court order to a broker at Westfield Subdivision, Barangay Iponan. Police Public Safety Company chief Supt. Roy Magsalay identified the suspect as Paquito Lara Jr., 41, of Block 10, Lot 28, Westfield …

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Rufus bares plan to move city hall

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent REP. Rufus Rodriguez of the city’s 2nd District yesterday revealed his plan to transfer the city’s seat of government to Lumbia even as he joined a militant group in frowning over the prospects of the old airport being used as a site for US military facilities. …

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