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  1. Ronald William Loewinsohn December 15, 1937 - October 14, 2014Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Even the words, the point of the pen itself as it dances across the- swirling against the page-No, jiggling & scraping against it, reaching for a grace & stumbling, re- tracing and scratching out- -From "THE HOUSE," by Ron Loewinsohn, Goat Dances , Black Sparrow Press, 1976 Ron Loewinsohn, well-known Bay Area writer and teacher, died in Berkeley on October 14 after a prolonged illness. Ron was a significant figure in the younger generation of San Francisco Renaissance poets, a group that included David Meltzer, Richard Brautigan, Joanne Kyger and others.

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  2. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday | Business Wire

    The store reflects a new Saks Fifth Avenue OF... )--TheGrantLawFirm has commenced an investigation into potential breaches of fiduciary duties by directors of Trinity Industries, Inc. --Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Hampton Roads Sanitation District, VA revenue bonds: -- Approximately $120 million wastewater revenue bonds,... )--Fitch Ratings has downgraded the U.S. residential servicer ratings for IndyMac Mortgage Services, a division of OneWest Bank N.A. to 'RPS3-' from 'RPS3'; and re... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the following bonds issued by Main Street Natural Gas, Inc. : --$390.4 million gas project revenue bonds series 2006A at '... )--Center for Financial Services President & CEO Jennifer Tescher to present initial findings from nationally-representative study of American consumers' financial health at ... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed ... (more)

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  3. Wagdos defends 1,500m gold, breaks recordRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    HE'S a man on a mission: defend his two golds. But University of Mindanao varsity scholar Sonny Wagdos more than lived up to expectations as he did not only retain his men's 1,500-meter run title but he also shattered the 2013 record he registered last year.

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  4. Silaynon cagers win in UAE friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Michael Ledesma-coached Kansilayan's basketball squad overhauled a 20-point deficit in the final period to escape Ariba Timawa of Iloilo, 53-50 during the Ilonggo One Day League held in the United Arab Emirates . "When we were down by 20 points, we did not lose hope.

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  5. STARTEK Opens Iloilo City Location in the PhilippinesRead the original story

    Friday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    STARTEK a leading provider of business process outsourcing services opened a new center located in Iloilo City in the Philippines with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local area business leaders and STARTEK management and employees on Friday, October 24, 2014. STARTEK has been operating in temporary space since earlier this year as they waited for the new state-of-the-art building to be completed.

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  6. Ateneo Lady Blue Knights wins, end two-game skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    THE Ateneo de Davao University Lady Blue Knights ended its two-game skid by routing University of Northern Philippines of Vigan, 61-49, on the the last day of women's basketball eliminations in the ongoing 19th Philippine University Games held at the Iloilo Doctors College Gym Friday. Ateneo soared to an early 29-18 lead at the break but UNP rallied to snatch a 44-43 advantage at the end of the third canto.

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  7. Old downtown areas up in heritage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    ILOILO City is hosting the third Heritage Conservation Summit starting October 24 to 26 to discuss and exchange knowledge on revitalizing old downtown areas and best practices in heritage conservation in historic old quarters and districts in the Philippines. The national gab is jointly organized by the Heritage Conservation Society, Iloilo City Government, and the Iloilo City Cultural Heritage Conservation Council in gathering some 200 participants composed of historians, heritage conservation practitioners, academe and other concerned individuals to bring to public awareness the importance of preserving and conserving heritage structures for the future generations.

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  8. City slaughterhouse posts high income...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City slaughterhouse is fast recovering in the 2014 collection from its dismal income performance in 2012 and early 2014, said City Administrator Norlito Bautista. He said a report submitted by slaughterhouse officer-in-charge Dolores Trabasas showed the increase in 2014 is due to a new client, WJ Mark Taleon, bringing in an average of 25 hogs every other day at the city abattoir located at Tacas, Jaro district.

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  9. Team Macta Infirma is PH bet in international Crossfire tournamentRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    Team Macta Infirma bagged the championship in the Crossfire Stars National Finals, winning USD5,000 and an all-expense paid trip to South Korea to represent the country in an international eSports competition. In the photo are : Aldrin Paul Borabon , John Kenneth Alde , Mark Kervin Chan , Christian Amores and Dennis Ramos, Jr. The five-person Team Macta Infirma is set to represent the country in the upcoming international Crossfire Stars tournament in South Korea after besting seven other finalists at the national competition held amid hordes of eSports fans and enthusiasts at SM City North EDSA recently.

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  10. Mindoro Announces Changes to Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Market Wire

    Mindoro Resources Ltd. today announced the appointment of Geocel D. Olanday to the board of directors. To accommodate Mr. Olanday's appointment, Penny Gould, CEO of the Company, has resigned as a director.

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  11. Ateneo, UM open Uni-Games bid with winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    THE Ateneo de Davao University and University of Mindanao jumped off to a roaring start as they open their 2014 University Games bid yesterday at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City. Ateneo dribblers escaped past University of Negros Occidental Recoletos , 64-61, in men's basketball while its men's badminton team scored its first victory after beating Xavier University-Cagayan de Oro City, 2-1.

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  12. Cebu drops to 3rd in softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    AFTER winning its first game, Cebu City's girls' softball team suffered back-to-back defeats in the 2014 Batang Pinoy Visayas Qualifying leg. Cebu City tasted its first loss against Batang Pinoy reigning champion Iloilo City, 7-3, last Oct. 21, and lost to Palarong Pambansa defending champion Bacolod City, 10-3.

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  13. Cebuana pioneers 7-Eleven franchise success in the VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    FOR global convenience store chain 7-Eleven, a significant foundation in growing the franchise business system -- from tapping to continuously expanding in new markets -- is making solid alliances with mutually-passionate partners. This growth strategy holds true for 7-Eleven's ground-breaking franchise venture in the Visayas, as it holds dominant leadership in the area with more than C-stores operating in Cebu, Bacolod, and Iloilo.

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  14. Mindoro Announces Completion of First DSO Shipment at AgataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Market Wire

    Mindoro Resources Ltd. is pleased to report that the first shipment of high-iron/low nickel direct shipping ore has been completed from the Agata project located in northern Mindanao, the Philippines. Upon final exercise of a 25% option in the Agata project, Mindoro will hold a 40% direct interest in Agata Mining Ventures Inc. , a joint venture company in which TVI Resource Development , Inc. also holds a 60% interest in the project.

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  15. Cebuano is fastestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    MIKE Lawrence Lopez of Abellana National School becomes the Batang Pinoy Visayas Qualifying Leg's fastest man winning Cebu City's first gold medal topping the century dash yesterday at the Kalibo Sports Complex in Aklan. Lopez and teammate Jrict Ray Talicug pulled off a 1-2 finish from the tracks, but it was swimmer Michael Ichiro Kong of the University of Cebu , who was the most productive on the first day of competitions after winning two of the four swimming gold medals.

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  16. Lucky 8' named for FCB EscolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    Three players from Don Bosco Technology Center , while a player each from Abellana National School -Pomeroy, Warzhocks, Lahug Elementary Schools, Talisay Razkals and Suba Basbas were picked by the FCB Escola, headed by FCB Escola Asia-Pacific technical director Carles Martin, in a tryout last Oct. 2 at the Cebu City Sports Center football pitch. Harold Tiongco of Suba Basbas and Vince Niaga were picked in the Under-9 division; Francis Palag of Lahug Elementary School and Gianrenzo Custado of DBTC for the Under-11 age group; John Dave Cabulos of Warzhocks and Vince Kristi Ybanez of DBTC for the Under-13 category; and Cejay Cueva of ANS-Pomeroy and Ethan Royce Mendoza of DBTC for the Under-15 age group.

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  17. in Photos: Gma-7 artists join Buglasan Festival in DumagueteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    KAPUSO talents traveled to Visayas to celebrate and party with the locals at the 2014 Buglasan Festival in Dumaguete City. The party kicked-off Tuesday evening with "Ang Lihim ni Annasandra" promo tour at the Capitol Grounds with actors Rochelle Pangilinan, Pancho Magno and Andrea Torres.

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  18. City joins campaign vs spread of Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Government and the City Health Office joined the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Department of Health in a worldwide campaign for health advisory on Ebola virus control. Dr. Mae Delmo, of the CHO, said the campaign will cover citywide information drive, health tips and other useful information to protect the family and community from the spread of Ebola virus.

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  19. Pacete: Behind the MassKara sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sun-Star

    DIZZYING action sequences in a rapid-fire montage style were taking place in Bacolod last week while frenetic high-speed chases in MassKara Festival took center stage. All of Bacolod was MassKara.

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  20. TCC batters beat Aklan in Batang PinoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sun-Star

    CEBU City girls' softball team started off strong and routed host Team Aklan, 7-5, to boost its bid for the slot to the national finals in the 2014 Batang Pinoy Visayas qualifying leg yesterday in Kalibo, Aklan. The Cebu City squad came out from dug armed with the determination to win.

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