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Clinic hours changing

Canadian Blood Services is changing its donor clinic hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The new hours are designed to provide greater convenience for donors.

Clean Air Day bus charters

As part of National Clean Air Day this coming Wednesday, citizens from Valley East are being asked to leave their vehicles at home and take the bus into town for work or to visit friends and family.

Wallbridge drilling at Windy Lake

Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd. has started drilling at Windy Lake again. Recently the Sudbury Camp Joint Venture decided to add a third drill rig to the land-based program at Windy Lake.

Cambrian selects woman president

By Kari Cyr Sylvia Barnard will succeed Frank Marsh, who died last fall. She is the first woman president in the 35-year history of Cambrian College.

McGuinty promises to make Ontario safer

By Diane Gilhula Sounding like heÂ?s running for premier, Ontario Liberal Party Leader Dalton McGuinty talked about safety issues when he was in town late last week.

Clinic hours extended

Canadian Blood Services reports that donations decrease during summer months as people take vacations and enjoy the warm weather. Unfortunately, the need for blood products doesn?t decrease as many people depend on a stable blood supply year-round.

No work on Labour Day

Many workers will get a day off with ?public holiday pay? on Labour Day, Monday, Sept. 2. Labour Day is one of eight public holidays under Ontario?s Employment Standards Act, 2000.

Teens? clothing business wins Purest Choice Award

By Kari Cyr The future movers and shakers of Sudbury?s business community gathered at Tom Davies Square for the fourth Annual FedNor Business Challenge Wednesday.

Another accident on Highway 69

Two people were hurt Tuesday evening in a crash on Highway 69 near the Murdock River Bridge, about 30 kilometres south of Sudbury, near where a Sudbury mother and her twin boys were killed last week.

LCBO closed July 1

All LCBO stores will be closed Monday, July 1, to observe the Canada Day holiday. Some LCBO agency stores will observe normal hours of business on July 1.