News for Youse: SFU students sick in Bali, Dix returns from Hollywood, and Geroy heads to prairies

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      SFU students sick in Bali  There are reports that students in an international-studies class may have gotten sick after drinking contaminated alcoholic beverages during a trip to Bali.

      Dix returns from Hollywood  NDP Leader Adrian Dix has avoided offering a specific policy proposal after returning from a fact-finding trip to California. He was there to learn how studios decide where to shoot films.

      Auditor general mocks rehiring process  John Doyle has characterized his reappointment as "Mickey Mouse" after a B.C. Liberal-dominated legislative committee extended his current term by two years rather than reappoint him.

      Stedman Graham joins Ophrah Winfrey  Last night at Rogers Arena, Stedman Graham made an appearance on-stage with Oprah Winfrey. Businessman Jimmy Pattison introduced Graham.

      Mediator will focus on Lifelabs dispute  The BCGEU and Lifelabs have agreed to mediation on Sunday (January 27) in Vancouver. The union says job action will continue.

      Rob Ford remains on the job  Toronto mayor Rob Ford thanked his supporters after Divisional Court decision ensured that he doesn't have to vacate his position after voting on an issue involving a football foundation he supports.

      Jindal tells Republicans to halt the stupidity  The Republican governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, has said that his party "must stop insulting the intelligence of voters".

      Lance Armstrong sued for memoir  Two plaintiffs, communications specialist Rob Stutzman and chef Jonathan Wheeler, have filed a complaint in court against Lance Armstrong, claiming that they wouldn't have bought the disgraced cyclist's memoir had they known it was fictitious.

      Geroy sent to the prairies  The B.C. Lions have sent Geroy Simon, the CFL record holder in pass-receiving yards, to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.