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JKT Absorbs First Loss in Fil-Sino

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Johann Kendrick Tan-AcCESsorize absorbed its first loss at the hands of Fyr Fyter Mktg., 90-77, while Robles Dental Clinic downed Nissan Bacolod, 73-63 last Monday in the Fil-Sino Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang Gym.

Fyr Fyter assumed solo leadership in Class B with a 3-1 card while dropping their victim to 2-1.

Fyr Fyter took the first quarter, 21-13 on fastbreak attacks of Tubby Villanueva and Mark Yu who scored 7 and 6 points, respectively.

USLS to Host 20th UniGames Oct.24-30

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University of St. La Salle (USLS) is back to host this year’s 20th University Games (UniGames) on October 24 to 30, 2015.

USLS is the home of UniGames founded by the late Bro. Rolando Dizon, FSC, the former college president.

UniGames president Roger Banzuela said that arrival of delegates will be on October 23, the day also for the holding of technical meeting, opening ceremony and welcome dinner.

Thirteen sports events will be contested in week-long sports competition among tertiary schools in the country.

4 Dead, 43 Injured in EB Magalona Mishap

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By Eugene Y. Adiong & Cyrus M. Garde

At least four died and 43 were injured when two buses of Vallacar Transit Inc., accidentally hit each other along Highway Moñumento, Brgy. Sto. Niño, Enrique B. Maga-lona town, Negros Occi-dental yesterday about 8:00 a.m..

Senior Inspector Conrado Rances, EB Magalona police chief, said he identified three of the fatalities as Nina Paceno, 19, of Hacienda Pula, Barangay Kapitan Ramon, Silay City who was a pharmacy student of Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod. She was also a working student and scholar of Simag Foundation in Brgy. Alicante, EB Magalona. The other identified fatalities are bus conductor Ronnie Barrios Javarro of Victorias City and Ignacio Cañete, 55, of Brgy, 13, Victorias City.

SCENE OF THE TRAGIC ACCIDENT. Four persons were killed here, while 43 passengers were injured as two Ceres Buses (Nos. 5160 and 5126) hit each other on the national highway along Barangay Sto. Niño in EB Magalona, Negros Occ.*(Aksyon Radio photos)

Elements of Police Station 2 headed by PSI Lanel Mae Lee Lanado, conduct buy bust operation at Purok Sigay, Brgy. 2, Bacolod City on July 21, 2015 around 8:20 pm. Apprehended in the watch list were Janet Filoteo y Duadores, 45, and her son John Mathew Filoteo y Duadores, 25. Recovered from Janet were 1 small and 2 big heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu. While from John Mathew recovered was 1 elongated heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu.* (Malou Flejoles/DYAF)

They succumbed to multiple body injuries.

Rances said the area is a four-lane road at KM 22, Brgy. Sto. Niño. He also reported that some passengers got pinned down when the buses fell on their side, while others were thrown out of the vehicles and landed on a nearby drainage canal and field.

He said Leo Ciocon, driver of Ceres Bus 5126 bound for Escalante City from Bacolod City, executed an overtake on the right side of a vehicle he was tailing.

He did not have enough space to completely overtake the other vehicle, prompting him to return to his lane but he lost control of the wheels.

Cops Collar Drug Pusher in Buy Bust; 1 Yields Firearm

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San Enrique Police in Negros Occidental arrested a drug pusher in a buy bust operation in Barangay Poblacion in the town about 5:30 p.m. Monday, while a hacienda worker surrendered an improvised shotgun to Manapla PNP also Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Romeo Vargas of San Enrique PNP, Negros Occidental identified the drug pusher as Felix Aquino Jalandoni, 38, married, jobless and resident of the place.

Man Climbs Water Tank, Steps Down After 1 Hour

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A man who climbed atop a water tank in Educational Training Center School (ETCS) 3 created panic among passersby when he intented to jump but was later convinced to come down after more than an hour drama along Rosario Street, Bacolod City.

Police Senior Inspector Richard Pajarito of Police Station 1 said a certain Toto Velasco, about 21 years old of Barangay Sum-ag climbed the water tank unnoticed about 5:00 am which is about 35 feet tall. He was already atop the water tank when noticed by passersby who were bringing their children to school.