JIM BALSILLIE may be guilty of employing underhanded tactics in his pursuit of an NHL team (“Why Balsillie went ballistic,” Business, Oct. 5), but to suggest that he alone is guilty of this, while Gary Bettman and the NHL have behaved virtuously, is ludicrous at best.
Kurds Coombs, a 19-year-old political science major at Memorial University, had a first-hand lesson last week in the dark art of politics. For almost two days, he was the elected mayor of Paradise, Nfld., where he lives with his parents while commuting to school in St.John’s.
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