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WINNERS. University of St. La Salle players and supporters celebrate their victory in the  men’s volleyball championship match against defending champion Far Eastern University in the 17th Sandugo University Games at the USLS College Covered Court in Bacolod City  yesterday.* (click here for story)
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Voter registrants flood
Negros Comelec offices

Many offices of the Commission on Elections in the towns and cities of Negros Occidental are having difficulty coping with the flood of people wanting to register to vote with the deadline only three days away.

The registration period began in May 2011 but it is only in recent weeks that people have been flooding COMELEC offices, Provincial Elections Officer Jessie Suarez said yesterday.

The COMELEC will accept applications for registration to vote only until 3 p.m. of Wednesday, he said.moremoremore

Robber kills jeep
driver in Bacolod

A slash on his neck and stab wounds on his abdomen caused the untimely death of a jeepney driver, who was also robbed, at about 7 p.m. Saturday at the Bacolod City reclamation area.

Bystanders found Ernesto Caminto, 40, of Georgina Subdivision, Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod lying inside his jeepney bathed in blood, and immediately informed the police, case investigator, Police Officer 2 Christopher Profeta, said.

Caminto was rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival, Profeta said.moremoremore

Cops nab ‘Canadian’
for fake bills link

A Canadian national suspected of printing fake bills, was apprehended by the police Friday night at the Bacolod City downtown area for allegedly duping two women, the police said yesterday.

Supt. Santiago Rapiz, head of the Bacolod City Police Special Operations Group, identified the suspect as Samuel Kamga, 34, of Quebec, Canada, and a temporary resident of the Bacolod Pension Plaza.

One of the complainants claimed that a friend introduced Kamga to her last week. She said Kamga asked for money from her so that he could use it in reproducing fake bills, Rapiz said.moremoremore

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