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George W. Bush ends steel import tariffs

George W. Bush ends steel import tariffs

In a decision that's drawing outrage from U.S. steel producers, U.S. President George W. Bush today announced he's scrapping the tariffs he imposed last year on imported steel.
What smoking and St. Mary's River fish have in common

What smoking and St. Mary's River fish have in common

People who eat fish caught in the St. Mary's River are exposed to toxins remarkably similar to those found in cigarettes, according to research done by sociology students at Algoma University College.
Shake-up at Stelco

Shake-up at Stelco

Algoma Steel's biggest competitor, Stelco Inc. of Hamilton, Ontario today announced some significant changes to its board and management. The following is the full text of a news release distributed by Stelco at 3:10 p.m.
Meet Patti Jennings, Wal-Mart greeter

Meet Patti Jennings, Wal-Mart greeter

Canadian Red Cross volunteer Patti Jennings and Red Cross mascot Buckles were on hand at Wal-Mart today to greet visitors as the charity kicked off its 9th Annual Northern Raffle.
New boil-water advisory for Blind River

New boil-water advisory for Blind River

Two weeks ago today, the Algoma Health Unit issued a boil-water advisory for the Forest Glen Subdivision of Blind River after coliforms were discovered in the water there. Today, the advisory was expanded to include all of Blind River.
A guy from Scarborough raps the Sault

A guy from Scarborough raps the Sault

Choclair, the Scarborough, Ontario hip-hopper who's currently touring with Snoop Dogg, has been persuaded to take a night off to play Sault Ste. Marie later this month. Promoter Brendan Fyfe tells SooToday.
Vivian Duffy snuggles with a good book

Vivian Duffy snuggles with a good book

Vivian Duffy has served as a school trustee in the past, but she found out last night that her return to the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board involves a ton of reading.
Update on Spragge fire fatality

Update on Spragge fire fatality

We still don't know the identity of the person who died in yeterday's cabin fire in Spragge.
Goulaigan faces four more sex charges

Goulaigan faces four more sex charges

New sex charges have been laid against Goulais River's Robert Lemieux, this time for crimes said to have occurred around Sault Ste. Marie in 1963 and 1964.
How to avoid being a victim of Christmas crime

How to avoid being a victim of Christmas crime

Each year, the holiday season is marked by great joy and an upswing in crime activity. To keep you from becoming a victim of Christmas crime as you go about your seasonal shopping, the Sault Ste.