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Meeting to discuss future of Levack library

A public meeting will be held next Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 pm to discuss the future of library services in the Onaping/Levack area. Since 200l, the Levack branch of the library has been located in the old Levack Public School at 38 School St.

CBC employees likely to vote for offer and going back to work

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Sudbury CBC employees say they are anxious to vote in favour of the tentative agreement hammered out over the weekend between management and their union, the Canadian Media Guild.

Bartolucci bugged by PC ad campaign taking credit for medical school


Crash leaves Hwy. 69 with one lane open

A tractor trailer collision on Highway 69 is causing delays this morning, as all but one lane of the highway is closed to traffic. Two tractor trailers crashed head-on about 15 km south of Sudbury, resulting in minor injuries.

300 Ontario geography teachers to visit city for conference

BY JASON THOMPSON Greater Sudbury will play host to more than 300 educators from throughout the province Oct. 28 and 29.

CBC, CMG reach tentative agreement

The CBC and 5,500 journalists and technicians belonging to the Canadian Media Guild have reached a tentative agreement that, if ratified, will see the seven week lockout dispute come to an end.

LUFA sets strike date

As a result of dead-end negotiations, the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA), which represents about 400 Laurentian University employees, has set a firm strike date of Oct. 12.

City wants plan to end homeless crisis

Calling the large number of homeless people a casualty of Mike Harris Common Sense Revolution, Ward 2 Councillor Claude Berthiaume agreed city council needs to help out community agencies at risk of losing their funding.

Inco scores on Power Play

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN If Ontarians are going to keep their electricity bills under control while prices soar, perhaps they should follow the lead of big businesses like Inco Ltd., says a top Ontario Power Authority (OPA) official.

Battle of the professors

Beginning Oct. 8, Michael Persinger, a Laurentian University professor, will compete with nine other professors in TVO's Best Lecturer Competition.