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Yesterdays has new owner

BY JENNIFER WAGNELL Yesterdays Resort and Conference Centre in Alban has new owners. Bruce Cunnian says the changes he has made to the resort, a short drive off of Highway 69 at the French River, are quite significant.

Holiday garbage collection

There will not be any garbage collection and landfill sites will be closed Good Friday across the City of Greater Sudbury. Garbage collection normally scheduled for Fridays will be moved to the following day on Saturday, April 10.

Gas leak at Inco shuts down acid plant

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca A gas leak at the Inco acid plant in Copper Cliff early this morning resulted in several hundred employees being turned away at the gate as they made their way to work.

Science North?s CEO member of province?s $100,000 club

Last week, the province released its annual list of public sector workers who earned six figures as mandated by provincial legislation that has been in place since 1986.

Cutifani introduces ?new? Inco

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.

Lane reductions on Municipal Road 55

Repairs to an Inco Ltd. overhead bridge will require lane closures on Municipal Road 55, east of Balsam St. during the next two weeks. One westbound lane will close between 9 am to 3 pm from Nov. 8 to 11.

Hospital gets $613,000 for capital repairs

The Sudbury Regional Hospital will be receiving another $613,292 for capital repairs and upgrades, Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci announced Friday. He made the announcement on behalf of Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman.

Daryl Brunt survives another week of Canadian Idol

Lively's Daryl Brunt survived another week on Canadian Idol. Brunt, 16, was on of the top vote-getters on the popular music reality show, and managed not to be voted off Wednesday night.

47 telemarketers out of jobs because do-not-call registry working

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Greater Sudbury lost 47 jobs this week thanks to the recently enacted American National Do Not Call Registry.

City launches anti-racist program

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Racism is a dirty word, and its practice doesnÂ?t wash in Greater Sudbury.