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Deal reached

Northern Credit Union employees have signed a new three-year deal, thus avoiding strike action. The members of the Office and Professional Employees International Unit, Local 26, agreed to the terms of a new contract Wednesday.

Actor brings history alive

BY VICKI GILHULA vgilhula@northernlife.ca Even people who think they know Toronto well will find Bruce Bell?s walking tours fascinating as well as funny and informative.

Inco ranked top polluter in province

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca Sudbury?s two mining majors dominated the worst polluters list in Ontario this week.

Everything?s blooming great at Market Square

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca Got the urge to get gardening this spring but need to know more? Carole Holla at Holla?s Produce and Greenhouses in Blezard Valley prepares for the gardening festival at Market Square.

Shania makes television debut

Shania, the movie about music superstar Shania Twain, airs tonight on CBC television, (channel 9, cable channel 8), at 8 pm. The made-for-television film was shot in Sudbury and tells the rags-to-riches tale of Twain, played by Meredith Henderson.

Casino workers reject unionization

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Workers at Sudbury Racetrack Slots voted three-to-one against joining the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Friday.

Cambrian College achieves a first

Cambrian College is the first college in Canada to take part in Let?s Talk Science, a program aimed at improving Science literacy and encouraging youth to consider a career in the science, technology, and engineering fields.

Check your laundry

Sudbury Regional Hospital is asking former patients to check their laundry. The hospital wants linen and supplies they may have brought home returned. Laundry can be returned at Jarrett Centre drop-off points in their area of the city.

Cambrian signs deal with leading hotel chain

Natasha Thompson Cambrian College and one of the countryÂ?s largest hotel chains have signed a unique partnership agreement that will ensure students have good summer jobs for years to come.

LU president wasn?t informed or consulted about Huntington decision

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Laurentian University president Judith Woodsworth says it is premature for her to discuss ?saving? Huntington?s music program.