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Computers donated to Sudbury schools

Greater Sudbury classrooms are set for a hardware upgrade following a donation of about 800 computers from TD Canada Trust. The donations are made through a government program called Computers for Schools Ontario (CFSO).

LU new home to mining excellence centre

Plans for a new Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) were unveiled Friday at Laurentian University.

LU adds third doctorate program

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Laurentian University sciences and engineering faculty are gearing up to admit students to its newest doctoral program this fall.

New book explores meaning of mazes and labyrinths

BY BILL BRADLEY [email protected] In these times of political and social upheaval, there are tools from the past people can use to guide us into a calmer future. Gailand MacQueen recently published a book on mazes and labyrinths.

Death of a good cop

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] With the squeezing of the trigger from a madman?s Smith and Wesson, the life of a Sudbury police officer ended 50 years ago today. Ernest Paul was shot down by a crazed young man named Henry Sikala.

Consulting firm makes Top 100 list

For five consecutive years and counting, Mediacorp Canada Inc. has named Wardrop Engineering Inc. to its list of the Top 100 employers in Canada.

Sudbury doctors seek patients

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Dr. William McMullen is doing his part to fight heart disease. He?s one of four area doctors conducting research for the worldwide JUPITER heart disease study.

LU alumnus wins Gov.-Gen. literary award

A former Laurentian University student is the winner of a 2005 Governor General's Literary Award for French non-fiction writing.

High gas prices not all bad news

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Increases in gasoline prices aren?t good news for taxi owners and car and truck rental companies, but isn?t all bad news either.

Lane closure next week on Paris St. bridge

Greater Sudbury Utilities will install street lighting on the Paris St. Bridge, as one of the final steps to complete the bridge's major rehabilitation project. The installation will close one northbound lane on the bridge, between Van Horne St.