Brian Bigger addresses reporters Friday morning at a news conference held at his campaign headquarters on Notre Dame Avenue. Darren MacDonald photo.

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Saturday will be cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of showers and a temperature high of 11 C and a low of 3 C.
Cooler weekend weather
Oct 24, 2014
Nearly 800 students attended Lockerby Composite School's motivational assembly. Screenshot.
Lockerby back at it for 19th year!
Oct 24, 2014
Sudbury Wolves Head Coach Paul Fixter has issued an apology for his use of profanity in an exchange Oct. 22 with a Sault Star reporter.
Fixter apologizes for profanity-laden exchange with reporter...
Oct 24, 2014
 Mayoral candidate Dan Melanson says he will spend the final three days of his campaign focusing on the differences between himself and Brian Bigger, who he sees as his main opponent. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
Melanson targets Bigger as campaign nears end
Oct 24, 2014
As of  9:30 a.m. Friday, 22,507 people voted online for the City of Greater Sudbury municipal election. Photo by Arron Pickard.
22,507 voters cast online ballots by Friday morning
Oct 24, 2014
Rene Trudeau used the city's Election Bus to cast his ballot on Oct. 22. The bus was one of several ways for Sudburians to cast their ballot. Another is online voting, and the City of Greater Sudbury says it is confident in the safety and security of its online voting website. By 9:30 a.m. Friday 22,507 eligible voters cast their ballots online for the municipal election. Photo by Arron Pickard.
Few hiccups with online voting, says city
Oct 24, 2014
Mary Tripodi, 7, donated $75 and a Teddy bear to the pediatric unit at Health Sciences North. She accepted donations in lieu of birthday gifts "because I have enough toys, and I wanted to help other children." Supplied photo.
Youth donates birthday money to pediatric services
Oct 24, 2014
Students and staff at St. Anne Catholic School in Hanmer line the halls of the school and “Stand on Guard” to pay tribute to slain solider, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. Supplied photo.
St. Anne pays tribute to fallen soldier
Oct 24, 2014
Health Sciences North's deal to purchase 9.3 acres of land from the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club for $3 million is expected to add an additional 965 parking spots to its cramped lot. Supplied photo.
HSN finalizes deal for more parking space
Oct 24, 2014

Local

Pictured are Paul Cook, left, primary care paramedic; Tom Isaia, commander of education and logistical support; chief Tim P. Beadman, fire and paramedic services; Maj. Gen. Richard Rohmer; Gino St. Jean, platoon training officer; Brian Marsh, advanced care paramedic; and, Ryan Barnes, platoon superintendent. Supplied photo.
Watermain repairs will may affect water
Oct 24, 2014
Saturday will be cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of showers and a temperature high of 11 C and a low of 3 C.
Cooler weekend weather
Oct 24, 2014
Nearly 800 students attended Lockerby Composite School's motivational assembly. Screenshot.
Lockerby back at it for 19th year!
Oct 24, 2014

Police

Greater Sudbury Police Service caught a number of drunk drivers since Oct. 1.
The Ontario Provincial Police is searching for a missing man in the Spanish area.
Updated: Missing man located, says OPP
Oct 24, 2014
Unmarked police vehicles and officers in plain clothes nabbed 38 distracted drivers Oct. 22, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.
38 distracted drivers caught in Oct. 22 blitz
Oct 24, 2014
Greater Sudbury Police Service caught a number of drunk drivers since Oct. 1.
Drivers charged with impaired
Oct 24, 2014

Lifestyle

For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston signs John Knox's tie — featuring a cartoon print she designed herself — at the Art Gallery of Sudbury's annual general meeting Oct. 21. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Actor Ethan Hawke take a break between sets during the filming of "Born to be Blue." He was filming scenes outside the Northern Life building, in the pedestrian underpass on Elgin Street. Photo by Arron Pickard.
Hollywood north: Ethan Hawke, Dean Cain film in Sudbury
Oct 23, 2014
Local writer Liisa Kovala's story “A Last Gift” appears in the latest edition of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Supplied photo.
Local writer's story appears in latest Chicken Soup edition
Oct 23, 2014
For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston signs John Knox's tie — featuring a cartoon print she designed herself — at the Art Gallery of Sudbury's annual general meeting Oct. 21. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Beyond For Better or For Worse
Oct 22, 2014

Sports

The Sudbury Wolves lost their 11th straight game Friday night, falling 6-4 to the visiting Peterborough Petes at Sudbury Community Arena. Their record dropped to 1-11, and they sit last overall in the OHL. Scott Haddow photo.
The Sudbury Wolves lost their 11th straight game Friday night, falling 6-4 to the visiting Peterborough Petes at Sudbury Community Arena. Their record dropped to 1-11, and they sit last overall in the OHL. Scott Haddow photo.
Wolves looking for answers after 11th straight loss
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Sudbury Wolves Head Coach Paul Fixter has issued an apology for his use of profanity in an exchange Oct. 22 with a Sault Star reporter.
Fixter apologizes for profanity-laden exchange with reporter...
Oct 24, 2014
Sudbury Wolves head coach Paul Fixter was part of an angry exchange this week with a Sault Star reporter. Video of the foul-language laden affair is making the rounds of sports media outlets today. Screen capture courtesy of Local 2.
Fixter blows his top at Soo reporter
Oct 23, 2014

National

A police officer stands outside the doors of the Nova Scotia legislature in Halifax on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The legislature, city hall and other buildings were locked down after a report of a man with a gun in the downtown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A Ford Canada line worker stands idle during a government announcement at an Oakville Ont. plant on January 4, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Ford opts for Mexico for engine plant: Unifor
Oct 24, 2014
Social groups must help radicalized youth
Oct 24, 2014
US Coast Guard seeks drifting Canadian barge
Oct 24, 2014