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Headlines: Monday, May 4, 2015

Mushroom hunters unlikely search party
The family of Kelvin Smallgeese is reaching out to the hundreds of mushroom hunters who will be lining the territory's highways this summer.
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Avalon seeks $5 million
Mineral development company Avalon Rare Metals (TSX:AVL) has announced a public offering of $5 million.
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De Beers opens up to new suppliers
De Beers is open for business. That was the sentiment expressed in advertisements the mining and diamond company put out for new suppliers in the territory.
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Aboriginal groups want say on crane tours
Some First Nations and Metis Councils are upset with Parks Canada over a lack of consultations on whooping crane visitor experience tours planned in Wood Buffalo National Park.
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Chopper finds stolen trailer
A Yellowknife contractor has located his stolen construction trailer west of the city after chartering a helicopter to look for it.
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70 years of covering the North
It was 1945 and the Second World War was starting to wind down. As many veterans struggled to return to civilian life one soldier knew exactly how he planned to start over ...
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News/North rakes in newspaper awards
News/North has collected a number of new honours as the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association has announced its 2014 winners.
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A virtual walk in the park
People around the world can now make virtual visits to some of Canada's Northern wilderness parks, including two in the NWT.
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Aurora student graduates against all odds
Alice Mawdsley of Fort Smith continues to reach her goals in a determined and, some might say miraculous, effort to not let her life be defined by a near-fatal accident as a teenager.
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Murder charge laid
A man, currently in custody at the North Slave Correctional Centre, has been charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with an attack on two men at the Sunridge Place apartment on Dec. 14 of last year.
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The rules of acquisition
After years of talk, the Hamlet of Enterprise has taken the initial legislative steps for its first acquisition of Commissioner's land in the community from the GNWT.
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Thebacha Trade Show celebrates 10 years
The Thebacha Trade Show in Fort Smith has reached a significant milestone ...
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Making hard work pay
Melina Tobac knows the value of hard work. Since September, the Grade 9 student at Chief T'Selehye School in Fort Good Hope has spent her weekends working as a cashier at the community's Northern Store.
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'I love my job'
Sarah Rosolen has two jobs in one. She is both manager of the South Slave Research Centre at Aurora College in Fort Smith and an instructor in the Bachelor of Education and Environment and Natural Resources Technology Programs.
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