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LUFA strike averted

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.

New book celebrates the northern experience

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.

Garson man rolling in dough after lottery win

Years of persistence has paid off for a Garson man who finds himself nearly $80,000 richer after winning the Lotto 6/49 draw last week.

Strike deadline threatens to disrupt classes at Laurentian

Contract negotiations for Laurentian University's faculty have reached an impasse as their Oct. 12 strike deadline draws near.

Inco launches friendly take-over of Falconbridge

Inco's grip on the Greater Sudbury mining industry tightened this morning as the Nickel Giant announced the friendly take-over of rival Falconbridge Ltd., offering compensation and Inco common shares for about $34 per Falconbrdge share.

Community needed to run radio station

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca CKLU (96.7 FM) has grown into a thriving entity on the radio dial since its humble beginnings in a Laurentian University dorm room 21 years ago.

?Cheesy? idea develops between pizza giant and winemakers

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A successful Sudbury pizzeria company has teamed up with the province?s top winemakers to create a new specialty menu they hope will boost sales and create a quality dining experience for customers.

Funding Crisis

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca A potential crisis is looming in Greater Sudbury that could devastate an entire network of social initiatives and programs for the community?s homeless population.

Trades need some PR

Collège Boréal hosted a forum on trades and apprenticeship that brought together seven of the nine French-language school boards in its recruitment area Wednesday and Thursday.

Keeping it clean with Sudbury Vacuum

Tired of lugging a heavy and bulky vacuum up and down the stairs as you battle endlessly against the onslaught of pet hair, cookie crumbs and the never seen, but always present, army of dust mites? name="valign" top > Managers Richard Desmarai