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Mining and industrial expo expects packed house

BY TREVOR STEWART Sudbury?s impact on Canadian and global mining is on display again this week, as the Copper Cliff Curling Club welcomes industry players to the Canadian Mining and Industrial Expo 2005.

Woman in intensive care after downtown accident

A 71-year-old woman remains in intensive care at St. Joseph's Health Centre after an accident at the corner of Elgin and Cedar Streets Wednesday afternoon.

SPCA delivers food to Kashechewan canines

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca With 2,000 pounds of dog food in tow, Alison McAllister is braving the wicked northern winds in a bid to feed hungry pooches in Kashechewan.

Today is Daryl Day

Canadian Idol Daryl Brunt is still No. 1 in the hearts of Sudbury fans. Although he did not make the cut Wednesday, his supporters in Sudbury will welcome him home warmly today at New Sudbury Centre from 1 to 3 pm.

LCBO stores raise money for ALS

Starting Feb. 2, the public can make donations to the ALS Society of Ontario at all LCBO stores in Sudbury. Donation boxes for the ALS Society of Ontario will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until Feb. 28.

Debate on nuclear energy comes to Sudbury

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca Heated discussion over the future of Ontario?s energy supply erupted Friday at the Our Future Our Energy public forum, organized by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, at the Holiday Inn.

Mayor announces homecoming event to bring people home

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Greater Sudbury Mayor Dave Courtemanche continued his fight Thursday against this cityÂ?s Â?defining issueÂ? as he sees it - youth out-migration.

Human remains identified

Greater Sudbury Police have confirmed that a human body found in a wooded area south of the city is that of 42-year-old Daphne Kochar. KOCHAR Kochar's body was discovered by a group of hunters a few hundred metres down Trout Lake Rd.

Worker?s equipment not working properly

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A trial into the death of a veteran Inco worker three years ago heard the victim was wearing a defective breathing apparatus while working around highly-toxic and potentially lethal nickel carbonyl.

LUFA sets strike date

As a result of dead-end negotiations, the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA), which represents about 400 Laurentian University employees, has set a firm strike date of Oct. 12.