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Redefining Energy Security: A power plant in your community doesn’t mean the end of blackouts
by: Mike Baños, Editor-at-Large

Time was when a power plant in your neighborhood guaranteed a steady, reliable supply of electricity for your home. Not anymore.

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The Wharton degree of Mar Roxas II
by: Elson T. Elizaga

First, Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte said Mar Roxas II is not a graduate of Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Whenrappler.com and the Philippine Daily Inquirer confirmed the degree, the mayor changed his statement a bit: Roxas took an undergraduate course in Wharton, not an MBA, so Roxas is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, but not of Wharton.

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Oca Floirendo: Artist takes out election angst via handcrafted board game
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Artist Oscar A. Floirendo, better known as plain “Oca” to his friends, is taking out his rage on Philippine elections out on the medium he knows best, through his art.

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Care for Our Common Home: Cagayan de Oro
by: By Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J.

Homily at the Concelebrated Mass, Feast of St. Augustine, Metropolitan Cathedral, 28 August 2015

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Anti-aerial spray bill based on recycled allegations
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The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) is inviting the seven party-list lawmakers who are pushing for a ban on aerial spraying over banana plantations and other agricultural crops to visit Mindanao and see for themselves how the industry is mindful of the health of the people and the protection of the environment. These plantations are relying on scientific research and development and advanced technologies.

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Mindanao stakeholders weigh in on privatization issue
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The privatization issue to be discussed in today’s Mindanao Power Forum Update III at Cagayan de Oro City has sparked debates among stakeholders well in advance of its scheduled time at 1:00-5:00PM at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel.

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Power Forum: Can IMEM dampen brownouts during summer?
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Last November 20, a new bunker fueled power plant was inaugurated in General Santos City that would ensure no brownouts for the Socsargen region during the upcoming Christmas season and on through the hot summer months and beyond.

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Can news literacy grow up? [Updated]
by: Lindsay Beyerstein (cjr.org)

In 2005, as Howard Schneider was developing a plan for Stony Brook University’s new journalism school, he taught a course called Ethics & Values of the American Press as a way to get to know the students. He was shocked to discover that about a third of his students believed everything they read—from The New York Times to People magazine—and judged it all to be equally credible.

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Media and Bullying
by: The MINDANAO CURRENT

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A Special Report: The Right of Every Kagay-anon to Demand Who is Culpable
by: Froilan Gallardo

Something terrible happened in Upper Carmen, Barangay Puerto, Cagayan de Oro in the evening of August 15. A big 10-wheel truck, loaded with, I-don’t-know heavy things, broke down in the middle of the highway in Upper Puerto--that portion where they are fixing. The incident caused a monstrous traffic jam that stretched for kilometers on both side of the highway.

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The Joys of Reading
by: Janey Montebon Duterte

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CRAZY FILLINGS
by: Liermie “Miang” Eguia

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Daily examination
by: Fr. Roy Cimagala

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Philosopher gg
by: Fr. Leo Pabayo

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Under the Banyan: When is a forest not a forest?
by: Mike Shanahan, Under the Banyan

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What would an all-out war in Mindanao cost us?
by: Raissa Robles, Inside Philippine Politics and Beyond

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