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Teacher dies in freak road accident in Tagoloan

By LITO RULONA Correspondent A PUBLIC school teacher died in a freak road accident near the Mindanao International Container Port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental on Thursday afternoon. Authorities said the teacher, Mary Salvaña of the Manolo Fortich National High School in Bukidnon, was riding a motorcycle driven by her husband …

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Man charged with rape of pregnant ‘sis’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent POLICE yesterday pressed charges against a suspected member of the dreaded Batang Mindanao 29 (BM-29) gang who allegedly raped the pregnant sister of his common law wife in Sitio Calacala, Tibasak in Barangay Macasandig on Tuesday evening. Macasandig police chief Erickson Sabanal filed the rape charges …

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Two suspected drug runners collared

By NITZ ARANCON, Correspondent COGON Police Station has arrested two suspected drug pushers at around 6 am, in Barangay 36, this city yesterday. Chief Insp. Alfredo Ortiz, station commander, identified the suspects as Dindo Camino, 44, and Arlan Mamangconi, 30. Ortiz said they apprehended the two suspects in a buy-bust …

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Police charge eight men in Salic ambush

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent POLICE pressed charges against eight men linked to last month’s ambush of Marawi Mayor Fahad Salic on a road leading to a hotel in Upper Carmen, this city. The complaint for frustrated murder was filed on Monday, city prosecutor Fidel Macauyag confirmed yesterday. Macauyag said the …

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Kagay-anon graduates from Harvard law school

A KAGAY-ANON earned a master’s degree in law from Harvard University in the US. Kerstin Gorra Vokinger, who traces her roots to Cagayan de Oro by her mother, Marita de Castro Gorra, graduated yesterday with a Masters of Law from the prestigious Ivy League university in Boston. Gorra-Vokinger, 27, describes …

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Cowd donates school materials, water jugs

Aside from providing potable water to the city, the Cagayan de Oro City Water District (Cowd) does its share in improving the quality of life of the people in the community by helping promote education, environment protection and culture preservation. Last May 20, Cowd provided various school materials to the …

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Materials for houses of Sendong survivors now ready

The 722 houses donated by the Japanese Government for the typhoon Sendong survivors will soon be built since the first batch of the materials were recently delivered to the city. Ramon Fernandez, chairman of the Shelter and Housing Development Multi-Sectoral Task Force of Cagayan de Oro City, says that there …

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Ombud holds Elipe, sis liable for graft

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent  THE Office of the Ombudsman has found Councilor President Elipe and his sister liable for graft and falsification of documents as it recommended that the two be charged in court. In a seven-page resolution, Ombudsman  Conchita Carpio Morales approved the charges against Elipe and his sister …

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