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Cab drivers upset at new mandatory training course

BY BILL BRADLEY Taxi driver Dave Halabiski is so fed up with a new city bylaw he feels harasses him and fellow drivers he has taken the time to write a letter to City of Greater Sudbury Mayor Dave Courtemanche.

City hopes to save $400,000 annually with fewer big bosses

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.

Hart store opening in Hanmer

BY ROBERT KIRWAN This Wednesday, March 30, the new Hart Department Store will open at the Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre. Madeline Mathieu and Mary Lee Mathieu prepare displays in the women?s fashion area.

U.S. war resister hopes to stay in Canada

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Darrell Anderson may only be 23, but he?s already travelled halfway across the world to Iraq with the American army, been injured in combat and fled to Canada to avoid being sent overseas again.

Casting call for the small screen

With the creation of a new television series, Herb Jackson's Basement, creator Mark Fraser is looking for actors for the pilot episode.

GIS in the works for City of Greater Sudbury

Across Ontario, communities are embracing digital mapping and land information management technologies as fundamental tools for doing business.

New Ontario Inco head to be based in Sudbury

In a move that has pleased both the company and the union, Inco's Ontario operations will now have a president based in Sudbury.

No relief from heat this week

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Science North weather guru and science director Alan Nursall has one overall assessment of Sudbury?s climate so far this July ? it?s really stinkin? hot out.

Young entrepreneurs strut their stuff

BY LAURA STEVENS The second Annual Business Challenge, hosted by Sudbury Secondary School (SSS), introduced 11 brand new businesses to the Sudbury community on Tuesday. These businesses were developed by the 2004 SSS Entrepreneurship class.

City has year to clean up Junction Creek creosote

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Taxpayers have been stuck with a $500,000 bill relating to the contamination of Junction Creek more than 50 years ago.