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Sudburians are heavy drinkers

Alcohol use is on the rise in Sudbury and district area, according to a new report released by the Sudbury & District Health Unit.

Nurse hopes work with union made difference

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Every day, the unsung heroes of the health-care system face long hours and overcrowded waiting rooms. But the nurses of Sudbury are lucky. Margaret Rondina has been fighting for their rights.

Tomorrow?s leaders focus of NOBA conference

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] The talent, energy and job-creation skills of young entrepreneurs will be given special focus when the 19th Annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) return to Greater Sudbury in early October.

Demonstration planned outside Bartolucci's office

As part of Repetitive Strain Awareness Day Tuesday, the Sudbury and District Labour Council is organizing a demonstration in front of Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci's downtown constituency office, calling for legislative action to help curtail suffering

Social issues focus of candidates' debate

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.

Grandpa concerned about security at Bell Park after teens? party

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] Richard Stargratt and his wife took their young grandson to Bell Park on Canada Day to watch the fireworks across the lake at Science North.

LU professor wins Outstanding Young Scientist Award

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Inco Ltd. has another good quarter

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] The numbers don't compare with last year's staggering results, but the news is still good for Inco Ltd. as it released third quarter results for 2005 Tuesday.

New program focuses on business development, growth

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] A program designed to encourage the stability and growth of local businesses was launched Friday morning.

?It was beautiful, I?ve never seen anything like it?

BY JASON THOMPSON Second World War veteran Gerald ?Chic? Rouleau was stunned as he stood in a cemetery in Goesbeck, Holland, as millions of bright red poppies dropped from a helicopter flying overhead fluttered onto the cemetery grounds.