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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Reading 1 and//usccb.org/bible/numbers/21:4 NM 21:4B-9 With their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses, Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We are disgusted with this wretched food!”In punishment the LORD sent among the people saraph serpents,which bit the people so that many of them died.Then the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned in complaining against the LORD and you.Pray the LORD to take the serpents from us.”So Moses prayed for the people, and the LORD said to Moses, Make

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More than 20 houses, establishments destroyed by Datu Piang fire

DATU PIANG, Maguindanao - More than 20 houses and business establishments were razed to the ground in a fire that hit Barangay Poblacion,Datu Piang, Maguindanao, fire officials said.Fire Supt. Adam Guiamad, regional director forBureu of Fire Protection in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), told DXMS Radyo Bida the fire was believed triggered by an unattended electrical appliances which exploded when power was restored following a brownout. The fire started at the house of a certain Datu Tiu Piang, Guiamad said.He said the fire which started at about 9:30 p.m.

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Army, PNP deployed in Lutayan after armed clashes

KORONADAL CITY --- Territorial dispute triggered a four hour clash involving a group of Moro rebels and village officials in Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat, an Army official today said.Colonel Melquiades Feliciano, 602nd Army Brigade chief, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida thata long standing land dispute between the group of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Commander Falcon and Commander Pige.Both claimed a parcel of lands in the borders of Barangay Byasong and Simsiman, all in Lutayan town.

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No travel fund, 300 police recruits told to stay put in PNP-ARMM

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao - Police recruits from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)who underwent police training at the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PNP-ARMM) regional training center here have completed the training course but could not return to NCR as of yet.The reasonand No directive yet from NCR Police Office when they can fly back to Manila, according to Senior Insp. Ronald de Leon, PNP-ARMM spokesperson.De Leon said the training was completed on August 25 but the recruits, about 300 of them, remained in the camp awaiting order from NCR Police Office.

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North Cotabato village council member shot dead

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Unidentified gunmen shot dead a village councilor in President Roxas, minutes after holding an amateur contest in his barangay, around 11 p.m., Monday, a police officer said. Chief Inspector Romy Castanares, chief of the President Roxas municipal police station, identified the victim as Wendell Gaseta, kagawad of Barangay Ilustre and chair of the Barangay Committee on Peace and Order. Gaseta was on his way home after the barangay singing competition when gunmen, allegedly positioned on a higher ground, shot him twice on his head and other parts of his body.

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Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Reading 1 and//www.usccb.org/bible/michah/5and1 MI 5and1-4A The LORD saysandYou, Bethlehem-Ephrathah,too small to be among the clans of Judah,From you shall come forth for meone who is to be ruler in IsraelWhose origin is from of old,from ancient times.(Therefore the Lord will give them up, until the timewhen she who is to give birth has borne,And the rest of his brethren shall returnto the children of Israel.)He shall stand firm and shepherd his flockby the strength of the LORD,in the majestic name of the LORD, his GodAnd they s

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PNP intensifies drive vs. illegal drugs in 3 Mindanao provinces

COTABATO CITY– Police and
anti-narcotics agents have neutralized over the weekend several personalities
engaged in illegal drug trade as the campaign against prohibited substance have
been intensified in three provinces in Mindanao.

In Tampakan, South Cotabato, police arrested a
suspected shabu pusher after a drug buy bust operation, according to Senior
Insp. Sherwin Maglana, Tampakan police chief.

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NGCP announces power outages in Cot City, SK, Mag, N. Cot.

COTABATO CITY - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has announced a scheduled shutdown of power transmission facilities on Saturdayin Cotabato Cit, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato PALMA areaand Maguindanao.In a statement, Bambie Capulong of NGCP corporate communications, said the NGCP will shut down transmission from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.mand 5 p.m.to 6 p.m.

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PDEA-12 agents arrest man, lover in shabu deal in Koronadal beer house

KORONADAL CITY – A man and his sweetheart were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) here at midnight Tuesday following a buy bust operation.Arrested were John Noven Alvares and Darlene Cabrera who were drinking and enjoying the night inside a beer joint along Gen. Santos Drive, Barangay Zone 1, Koronadal City.An anti-narcotics agent posed as buyer of methamphetamine hydrochloride, more known as shabu, from the couple. After the deal, agents arrested them and seized heat sealed shabu, marked money and mobile phones.

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Tacurong highway mishap death toll rose to 9

TACURONG CITY – The death toll in the highway accident here involving
a passenger multicab and hauler truck Sunday rose to 9 with the death of
another passenger in the hospital, police here said.

The latest fatality was Queenie Yalong who expired while being
transported to Gen. Santos City. Her daughter Angel was among those who died on
the spot.

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