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Business booming while battle over restaurant?s patio continues

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] The war between city hall and Don Cherry?s Grapevine ownership over the restaurant?s screened smoking patio has been deferred to the city?s legal department.

?Golden? ex-pat praises local industry at SAMSSA lunch

BY IAN ROSS When Darren Blasutti moved away from Sudbury to begin his career in Toronto as a chartered accountant, he thought he was leaving the Inco Super Stack in his rear view mirror.

Work of Cambrian art students on display all week

The Sudbury Arts Council is hosting an exhibition of projects by third-year students in Cambrian College's Fine Arts and Crafts program until Friday.

African Children?s Choir returning by popular demand

BY ASHLEY ROUSE An old adage reads, ?I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man with no feet.? As Canadians, we know that we have it good; we are consistently reminded we live in one of the best countries in the world.

Questions for Judith Woodsworth

Northern Life reporter Heidi Ulrichsen recently had a conversation with Laurentian University president Judith Woodsworth.

Province funds made in Sudbury film

The provincial government announced its support to the tune of $250,000 today for a feature film, Barstool Words, currently being filmed in Greater Sudbury.

Four-laning of Highway 69 takes another step towards reality

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Work on four-laning Highway 69 could begin this winter as a call for tenders for the first stage of the project were issued Wednesday.

LU contract talks drag on

The strike clock is ticking on the continuing negotiations between the Laurentian University faculty Association (LUFA) and university administration to reach an agreement by Sept. 15 in order to avoid a strike.

Dynamic Earth opens its doors for fourth season

Science North's mining and geology family attraction - Dynamic Earth - will reopen Saturday, March 4 for its fourth season. The interactive earth sciences centre takes visitors on a journey to the depths of the Earth and the far reaches of the globe.

Better late than never for Layton

To keep the momentum going in two pivotal ridings, NDP leader Jack Layton is making a last-minute campaign stop in Greater Sudbury this weekend.