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Deja-vu in Sudan, Dallaire says

Lt-Gen. (Ret.) Romeo Dallaire spoke to a North Bay audience last night about his experiences in Rwanda. Photo by Levi Perry, Special to BayToday.ca.

New buildings giveth, assessment appeals taketh away

New buildings are raking in tax dollars for the city, with total growth of assessment hitting a $230,000 increase between 2004 and 2005.

MVC kills 15-year-old

A 15-year-old snowmobiler was killed Thursday evening after his machine was struck by a car, Ontario Provincial Police said. Hwy 17 at Dubeau Road at Verner was closed to traffic as a result of the collision occurred, which at 7:35 PM.

Clock ticking on possible teacher action

Almost 500 Near North District School Board elementary teachers could end up working-to-rule in March if an agreement over preparation time isn’t reached and could ultimately end up striking.

Inner voice fails driver

Sometime it's best to listen to our inner voices, Cst. Rick Tass says. Tass, the community services officer with the North Bay OPP detachment, relates a case where that didn't happen, much to the regret of a Kingston driver.

Groceries and pills pilfered

Thieves stole food and pills after breaking into a North Bay apartment. The break-in took place between Jan. 24 at 3 PM and Jan. 25 at 11 PM at a basement apartment in the 300 block of Albert Avenue.

Elementary school teachers vote for strike action

Public school elementary teachers in the area have voted to take strike action.

Let's begin the task, Aspin says

Near North District School Board chairman Jay Aspin gave his innaugural address Tuesday night at the board's Airport Road headquarters.

Reward offered for info on swan shooting

A trumpeter swan similar to the one above, was shot, a necropsy report states. Photo by Jean Marc Filion, Special to BayToday.ca. A trumpeter swan found dead late last year was not one of the birds released onto Callander Bay.

A kick in the butt

Josmi Sodhi and Jacquie Dawe have the right idea about smoking. Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to BayToday.ca. Nipissing University has help for anyone who's flirted with the idea of quitting smoking.