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3 young cops dead, 17 others hurt as truck crashes

By NITZ ARANCON and JIGGER JERUSALEMCorrespondents THREE young police officers died while at least 17 others were hurt, including civilians, when the driver of a truck they were riding lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree at Mountain Meadows in upper Gusa at around 11 am today. ...

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Court slaps congressman three-month suspension

By ERWIN MASCARIÑASCorrespondent BUTUAN City — The anti-graft court has slapped Surigao del Sur 1st District Rep. Prospero Pichay with a 90-day suspension order for graft and bank violation charges. The five-page resolution, dated March 1, was penned by Sandiganbayan Fourth Division Associate Justice Reynaldo Cruz with the concurrence of ...

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A motorcycle glides across the finish line during the elimination round of the novice category of the 2nd Invitational Motocross Competition as one of the highlights of the just-held 2019 Kahimunan Festival in time for the feast of Señor Sto. Niño in Butuan City. (photo by Erwin Mascariñas) Read the ...

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Implementation of primary care benefits in barangays seen

WORKING to address the health needs of its constituents, the city government will be collaborating with barangays for the implementation of Philhealth’s Primary Care Benefit Package and other programs. The City Council has enacted this week an ordinance authorizing Mayor Oscar Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of ...

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Misor cops shoot, kill 25th suspect in drug list

By NITZ ARANCON and JOEY NACALABAN Correspondents .  POLICE yesterday shot and killed a suspected illegal drug peddler during a supposed buy-and-bust operation in Sitio Dumanog, Barangay Lourdes, Alubijid town in Misamis Oriental. The suspect was the 25th person to be killed in the Duterte administration’s so-called “war on drugs” ...

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