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NLFB issues warning

The director of the Northern Lights Festival Boreal is warning music lovers to be cautious of anyone requesting credit card information over the phone regarding a discounted vacation they may have qualified for by filling out a ballot at last weekend

Opening of Coniston medical centre should attract new doctor to town

A new medical facility opened Friday that is sure to improve health care for thousands of residents in Coniston and surrounding areas.

Conference Board bullish on Sudbury

Ontario cities will post their second consecutive year of modest growth in 2006, according to the Conference Board's Metropolitan Outlook - Winter 2006. "The manufacturing sectors in most of Ontario's cities faced a difficult year in 2005.

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.

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.

Tentative deal struck at Sudbury Downs

The Sudbury Downs management and the Northern Horsemen's Association (NHA) have reached a tentative agreement regarding live racing at the Downs.

Former councillor upset at condition of outdoor rink in Wahnapitae

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Wahnapitae resident and former Nickel Centre councillor Merv Julien just wants somewhere for the kids to play this winter.

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.

NOSM participates in blood challenge

Students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's East Campus in Sudbury took part in an annual blood donor challenge Monday organized by the Canadian Federation of Medical Students.

New Federated School of Mines for Northern Ontario

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Thanks to a new partnership agreement, mining students in Thunder Bay and Haileybury will soon be able to access education and training opportunities here in Greater Sudbury.