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Farming important on the Rock

By Vicki Gilhula Sudburians know their landscape isn?t just a pile of rocks, but they may be surprised to know the region has a thriving and prosperous agricultural industry with a future.

Big changes at City Centre mall

The City Centre Mall is now the Rainbow Outlet Centre. Mall owners Vista Hospital Company made the name change to reflect exciting changes at the shopping complex.

Fire inquest cost $180,000

Taxpayers footed a bill in excess of $180,000 to pay for lawyers and consultants hired to represent the city at a recent coroner?s inquest into the fire deaths of two children and their great-grandmother.

Big changes at City Centre mall

The City Centre Mall is now the Rainbow Outlet Centre. Mall owners Vista Hospital Company made the name change to reflect exciting changes at the shopping complex.

Spartans want blood

The Sudbury branch of the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and the Sudbury Spartans are teaming up to host an awareness event during Saturday?s home game at Queen?s Athletic Field against Mega City. CBS will be recruiting new donors during the game.

Good Samaritan wins award

A Good Samaritan who tried to resuscitate an injured man near Sudbury last November was recognized for his effort at an OPP awards ceremony in Cochrane. Dan Dunstan received the St.

Unemployment at 8.3 per cent

Although the number of unemployed in Sudbury fell in October, the local economy experienced declines in the employment level and the labour force. Cause for concern? No, says Laurentian University?s Claude Vincent, who is a professor of economics.

Scully was city?s first TV ?star?

BY RICK PUSIAK Sudbury has lost a broadcasting pioneer. Basil Scully Basil Scully died on Monday. He was 85. The native of Little Current was first heard on the radio in Sudbury.

Odd job squad

All this week, the Sudbury Human Resource Centre of Canada for Students is joining other centres across Ontario to participate in Regional Odd Job Squad Week.

United Way sets $1.3M campaign goal

By Darcy MacRae With a little help from their hundreds of friends and supporters, organizers of the Sudbury United Way/Centraide have set another record fundraising goal for the 2003 campaign.