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Students recognized

Three Laurentian University human kinetics students were among 31students from across Canada to take part in the Physical Education and Kinesiology National Student Research Conference held recently at the University of Toronto.

Community colleges sing the blues about funding

BY KEITH LACEY Cambrian CollegeÂ?s president joined college leaders across the province this week stating OntarioÂ?s college system is chronically under-funded and needs a dramatic infusion of government cash to survive.

Environment gets checkup

By Rick Pusiak It doesn?t take a rocket scientist to figure out that after 100 years of mining and smelting in Sudbury there will be elevated levels of metals in some local soil.

Genevra House wants to relocate

A new YWCA facility for abused women and their offspring, a pesticide reduction strategy, and clean energy are some of the issues that will be discussed this week at city hall.

Sudbury has an Iron Lady

Greater Sudbury Police Sgt. Leslie McClosky finished the entire course at the recent Canadian Iron Man Triathlon Championship in Penticton, BC and did it in a time of 15 hours and 26 minutes.

Unionized workers going back to work at The Star

BY RICK PUSIAK After almost four months, the lockout at the city?s daily newspaper is over. An offer was presented last Tuesday to the unions representing members involved in the labour dispute at the Sudbury Star.

NORCAT on cutting edge of space age technology

BY RICK PUSIAK Anyone familiar with the Star Trek series will be familiar with the phrase Â? Â?space, the final frontier.Â? It is interesting to note that space may be the next frontier for the City of Greater Sudbury.

Gina?s celebrates 30th anniversary

BY JUDI KOSKI Welcome to Gina?s Fashion Fabrics and Dressmaking. Owner Gina Martorella invites friends, family and customers to join in celebrating 30 years at 28 Elgin St. in Sudbury.

Construction Season

Haig Street from Lorne to Whittaker Streets in SudburyÂ?s West End is closed to through traffic while the cityÂ?s contractor replaces a water main.

Snowmobilers to meet in North Bay

Winter cannot be far away, because this weekend almost 600 volunteer snowmobilers are gathering in North Bay for the largest snowmobiling conference in the world, the 35th annual convention of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC).