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Tabor sees 2 solons in race for top post

By LITO RULONA Correspondent COUNCILOR Ramon Tabor yesterday said the Padayon Pilipino still sees indications that either of the city’s two congressmen or both would join next year’s mayoral race against Mayor Oscar Moreno and ex-mayor Vicente Emano. Tabor said the city could witness a four-cornered fight for the mayoral …

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Taxi driver shot dead over missing motorcycle

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent A MAN shot and killed a 35-year old taxi driver over a missing motorcycle in San Isidro Labrador, Lapaz Extension, Agora, Lapasan yesterday morning. PO3 Francis Fortunado of the Agora police said the victim Rolito Buhian of San Lazaro, Lapasan, was shot at around 9 am …

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Emano to name bet vs Uy in two weeks

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent EX-MAYOR Vicente Emano would announce its candidate against 1st District Rep. Rolando Uy in a political gathering to be presided over by ex-mayor Vicente Emano himself two Sundays from now, Councilor Alexander Dacer said yesterday. But Dacer said Padayon Pilipino’s candidate against Uy in the 1st …

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Police charge 23 men in grisly Lianga murders

By BEN SERRANO Correspondent BUTUAN City––Police have filed murder and other charges against 23 men who were linked to the Sept. 1 killings of the executive of a tribal school and two tribal leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur. Surigao del Sur police director Senior Supt. Narciso Verdadero said the …

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Tragedy strikes Jasaan family twice in a week

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent RETIRED public school teacher Francisca Alaba would not be able to make it to the funeral of her murdered son today because her husband died barely a week after her child’s assassination in Baler, Aurora. The 65-year old Francisca lost two loved ones this month––her son …

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Ocon snubs hearing on ‘hot’ wood in Gingoog

By EDWIN IYO Correspondent COUNCILOR Zaldy Ocon was a no-show yesterday in the meeting called by the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Gingoog City to deliberate on his participation in the attempt to move over 700 board feet of protected hardwood species from Surigao del Sur to …

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Sudden rain resulted from ‘habagat’

YESTERDAY’S cloudy skies and sudden downpour were due to the southwest monsoon affecting Mindanao, Visayas, and Palawan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. The southwest monsoon or “hanging habagat” is is the prevailing wind system during the rainy season associated with the occurrence of intermittent to …

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