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Council to consider spending $250,000 on ?cultural? centre study

BY BILL BRADLEY [email protected] City council will debate approving $250,000 in seed money to kick-start a formal feasibility study for a centre to accommodate large audiences for special events this evening.

Francophone music fest lives on in Sudbury

BY JASON THOMPSON [email protected] The 33rd edition of the Franco-Ontarian music festival, La Nuit sur l'etang is returning to Sudbury March 25. Two featured musical groups will grace the La Nuit stage for the first time.

Inco reports earnings of $156M

Inco Ltd. incurred a loss of $14 million or nine cents per share in the second quarter of 2004.

They?ll be ?home? for Christmas

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Sudbury residents waiting for a long-term care bed won?t be sent out of the community for about 10 days surrounding the Christmas and New Year?s holidays.

Inco employees getting shaved to support prostate cancer research

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Ryan Harris? friends, family and co-workers are willing to pay a lot to see him lose his long, blond mane of hair.

Women?s group honours 11 community leaders

The Sudbury Business and Professional Women?s Club honoured 11 women Tuesday evening for their leadership in the community. The group paid tribute to the late Joanne Nother as a leader in advocacy in equity and human rights.

'We all hurt the same'

A Wikewemikong woman representing the Sudbury Branch of the Red Cross has left for Lafayete, La. where she will help victims of Hurricane Katrina.

No inquest in Nother case

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

New look for hospital website

The Sudbury Regional Hospital's website, www.hrsrh.on.ca , has been given a face lift.

Festival of Trees cancelled for 2004

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] There will be no Festival of Trees this year. For the past several years, theatre production students from Cambrian College turned the science centre into a winter wonderland.