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Sudbury rolling out red carpet for MDs and their families

BY MICHAEL JAMES [email protected] It is estimated as many as 30,000 people in the City of Greater Sudbury don?t have a family doctor.

Police urge drivers to not drink and drive

BY RICK PUSIAK ?Party people? be forewarned. Both Greater Sudbury Police and the local OPP detachment will be out in force looking for drunk drivers every day through the holiday season.

LU president to speak at luncheon

bottom Judith Woodsworth The new president of Laurentian University, Judith Woodsworth, will speak at a luncheon, Thursday, organized by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce at the Howard Johnson Hotel.

Application made to demolish heritage building

BY RICK PUSIAK An application has been made to demolish one of Sudbury?s oldest buildings. An advertisement published last week indicates the city has received an application requesting a demolition permit for 38 Xavier St.

Beloved Sister will be missed

Northern Ontario?s Catholic community remains devastated and shocked by last week?s tragic car crash near North Bay that claimed the life of Sister Carol Thompson.

South End squabble

BY MICHAEL JAMES Dalron Construction?s proposed new subdivision between Bethel Lake and South Bay may have won city council?s approval, but the debate is far from over.

Leading Edge

By Ian Ross Sudbury?s Pen Systems are expecting great things to emerge out of a partnership deal with a leading West Coast developer of local government automation software.

Ten retailers charged with selling tobacco products to underage consumers

The Sudbury & District Health Unit laid 20 charges under the Tobacco Control Act against 10 retailers in the city.

Naponese directs new film

Pine Needle Blankets Productions announces a new film by director Darlene Naponse. Entitled Cradlesong , this 80-minute full-length feature film is also written and produced by Naponse.

Things looking up for downtown mall

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] The general manager of Rainbow Value Centre is confident about downtown and the mall. RAY HIRANI has been working on remodelling and re-positioning the former City Centre.