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City celebrates Earth Month

April 22 is Earth Day and the city is celebrating for an entire month. This year's theme is Personal Action and Personal Responsibility.

Caruso Club hosts soccer weekend

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca The soccer fields of Lily Creek this weekend will roar with the screams of the vanquished and howls of the victors as it play host to the Caruso Club 12th Annual International Soccer Tournament.

Woman sent to hospital after dog attack

A Copper Cliff woman was viciously attacked by a Rottweiler while waiting for a bus Friday. The woman, 38, was treated in hospital for numerous bite wounds and released.

Debate over garbage, landfills and tipping fees won?t go away

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlfe.ca It?s a complicated task making sure Greater Sudbury?s population understands how to throw out the trash.

Hanmer woman?s determination to slow traffic appears to have paid off

BY KEITH LACEY Klacey@northernlife.ca One womanÂ?s determined push to have drivers slow down in her Hanmer neighbourhood appears to have paid off.

Novice anglers can tackle basics

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (O.F.A.H.) is bringing its Â?Tackle ShareÂ? program to Science North on Sunday, August 15.

Unions support campaign against ?scabs?

BY RICK PUSIAK Organized labour in Sudbury supports the locked-out workers at the daily newspaper.

Economy suffering because hospital remains in limbo

BY KEITH LACEY The chair of the Greater Sudbury Development Board (GSDB) is demanding a meeting with Ontario?s Minister of Health Tony Clement.

FedNor provides some cash for biotechnology

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Members of the Rotary Clubs were the first to hear Sudbury organizations will receive close to $700,000 in federal funding for economic development, skills training and biotechnology research.

Hitting the trails for a good cause

On Saturday, January 31st, 2004, the French River Snow Devils will be hosting the Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids.