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Lab not able to overcome troubles

While the final chapter of the saga isn?t written yet, it looks like there won?t be a happy ending for the Northern Centre for Biotechnology and Clinical Research (NEUREKA).

Kelsey's, Montana's help Starlight Campaign

New until Christmas Eve, staff at the Sudbury Kelsey's and Montana's restaurants, located in New Sudbury off Barrydowne, will help make children's wishes come true.

?Skins? concept keeps city warm in winter

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca With fresh snow on the ground and a chill in the air, many Sudburians are reminded how much they dislike winter.

Pundit predicts another Liberal minority likely

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca Former premier Mike Harris' common sense revolution is one reason Ontario voters are leery of Stephen Harper because they think he has the same agenda, says journalist and political commentator Chantal Hebert.

Sudbury mining group to hold annual meeting

Darren Blasutti, vice-president of corporate development, Barrick Gold Corporation will be the keynote speaker at SAMSSA?s Annual Meeting.m Dec. 12 at College Boreal (11:30 am).

Greater Sudbury to celebrate Charles Dickens Christmas Week

Greater Sudbury deputy mayor Doug Craig has proclaimed the week of Dec. 5 to 11 as Charles Dickens Christmas Week.

Province invests in Sudbury's smoke-free campaign

The provincial government is providing an additional $172,500 in 2005 to support the Sudbury and District Health Unit in co-ordinating programs which reduce smoking.

Good cheer announced for city's hungry

Not only did Dan Xilon and Geoffrey Lougheed, representatives of the Sudbury Food Bank distribute $120,000 to 38 member agencies, responsible for feeding the hungry Friday, but Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci was on hand to acknowledge the good work his

Safe Schools Action team to consult in Sudbury

(CNW)The McGuinty government is reviewing the safe schools provisions for the first time since the rules were enacted in 2001 to see if they are working.

Seniors unhappy about transfers to Parry Sound

A coalition of Sudbury seniors and retirees gathered at the Steelworkers Hall Tuesday to protest the province's decision to send area long-term care patients to the Lakeland Nursing Home in Parry Sound.