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Inco miner killed

An employee was killed on the job Monday while working at the 2600-foot level of Inco?s Stobie Mine in Sudbury. Robert Nesbitt was operating a scoop tram from a remote platform at the time of the accident.

Family being treated for rabies exposure

By Rick Pusiak At least 15 people in Birkdale Village are undergoing rabies post-exposure treatment after a pet dog in the neighbourhood contracted the virus. bottom Rabies scare Chopper was put down Feb. 10.

College classes cancelled

Teachers, librarians and counsellors at Ontario's 24 community colleges formed picket lines this morning as last-minute contract talks weren't successful before the midnight deadline.

Science North gets $2m

Science North's Dynamic Earth project got a giant boost Thursday with the announcement of a $2-million grant from Cultural Spaces Canada.

College classes cancelled

Teachers, librarians and counsellors at Ontario's 24 community colleges formed picket lines this morning as last-minute contract talks weren't successful before the midnight deadline.

Marc Blanchette new Lion's president

By Tracy Vaillancourt Valley Life The Valley East Lions Club elected a new president at their general meeting Jan. 27. Marc Blanchette will serve as president for the 2002 to 2003 term.

Big money spent on Valentine's Day

Love was in the air and in wallets for Valentine's Day. A Visa Canada study says that 17.9 million adult Canadians demonstrated their affection by spending $1.7 billion on Valentine's Day gifts this year.

New name reflects goals

Regional Cablesystems has changed its name to Persona Communications. The name was chosen because it reflects the company's goal to become a leader in the telecommunications industury.

School of Education construction underway at LU

Laurentian University held an Aboriginal welcoming ceremony to mark the start of construction of the new teacher's college building Monday. LU first admitted students in the English-language concurrent Bachelor of Education program in September 2003.

School of Education construction underway at LU

Laurentian University held an Aboriginal welcoming ceremony to mark the start of construction of the new teacher's college building Monday. LU first admitted students in the English-language concurrent Bachelor of Education program in September 2003.