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Good morning Sudbury

With inches of the fluffy white stuff on the ground this morning, Greater Sudbury Police and the city's public works department are asking motorists to drive according to the conditions today as crews scramble to deal with the snowfall.

Motorcyclists honour veterans with ride to memorial wall

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN When Butch Ouimette became first officer with the Nickel Centre chapter of the Southern Cruisers Riding Club a few years ago, he decided to use his new position to honour Canada?s war veterans.

Noon-hour newspaper protest

Sudbury Star newspaper guild members staged a one-hour protest on Wednesday against Osprey Media for establishing call centres in Niagara Falls and Sarnia, which they claim will result in local job losses.

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Capreol Days running dry?

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW There?s been a beer tent at Ella Lake during Capreol Days for 40 years, but this year organizers say they are caught up in too much red tape from the city.

Most LED lights Ok

LED lights have been in the news recently because some of the energy saving lights have been subject to recall.

Centre will close if funds aren?t found

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Twenty-four-year-old Jamie Holmes loves working at Sudbury?s Independent Living Resource Centre.

Emergency medical team arrives in Sudbury

Greater Sudbury's transition from emergency response to sustainable care of Kashechewan residents continued over the weekend as 168 of the 243 evacuees were moved into area motels.

Sudbury has high smog levels in winter: study

BY JASON THOMPSON A lot of environmental changes have taken place in Greater Sudbury in the past 50 years; our lands are greener, our lakes are clearer and according to a recent report, our air is cleaner.

Friends holding fundraiser

The friends of a man injured in a diving accident are holding a fundraising event to help him during his recovery. Robert Poirier, who works at the Sudbury plant of Brake Parts Canada, dove off a dock and struck bottom in late July.