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Sudbury man charged in road rage incident

The Greater Sudbury Police Service has a male party in custody facing weapon and dangerous driving charges after an incident of road rage on Barrydowne Road. At approximately 10:50 am, a male driving a delivery truck was cut off by another vehicle.

City?s insurance adjuster loses contract to ?higher? bidder

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.

Northeastern Ontario influential women to be celebrated

BY BRIANNE CARTMILL The Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards Program celebrates the achievements of women. Every year, we gather together to recognize the incredible contributions that women business leaders make in communities.

MNR developing plan for La Cloche area?s future

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca A scenic area beside the North Channel is under review by the Ministry of Natural Resources. The public is being asked for input tomorrow in Whitefish Falls by Ministry staff.

RCMP clamp down on man for selling satellite cards

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sudbury detachment, have charged a Chelmsford man with possession and distribution of illegal radio communication equipment.

Veteran?s ER experience worse than being on battlefield

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca For Gerald Houle the 30 hours he spent in the emergency room at St. JosephÂ?s Health Centre in December was far worse than anything he experienced during the Korean War.

College hopes to solve first-year retention problem

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Thousands of Cambrian College students leave for Thanksgiving weekend every year. Hundreds of first-year students don?t come back.

City spends weekend under extreme cold weather alert

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Greater SudburyÂ?s Social Services division issued an extreme cold weather alert late Friday that extended over the weekend. The 48-hour alert was issued at 4 pm Friday. It was the fourth alert issued since Nov.

Rotary presents Harris Award to Roger and Kaireen Crichton

BY GEOFFREY LOUGHEED This past Tuesday, I believe Sudbury enjoyed a defining moment at the community lunch for the Samaritan Centre. Roger and Kaireen Crichton (centre) received the Paul Harris Award this week.

Labour pushes for non-profit child care

BY TREVOR STEWART Wayne Samuelson, the president of the Ontario Federation of Labour, (OFL) wants every Canadian parent to have access to affordable licensed child care. Samuelson made a stop on the Built it Right Tour in Sudbury Thursday.