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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.

Giant Tiger expanding

Sudbury?s Giant Tiger Store is planning a 11,000 square foot expansion of the store at 2208 Lasalle Blvd. It will takeover space occupied by Bingo Country.

Railway crossing repair planned

CN Rail and the City of Greater Sudbury?s operations division will repair the railway crossing at Municipal Road 84 and Suez Drive in Capreol Thursday and Friday, from 9 am to 9 pm both days.

Nurses launch new campaign against job losses

BY JASON THOMPSON [email protected] Ontario?s nurses say they?ve had enough of the provincial government?s broken health-care promises.