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Headlines: Monday, July 6, 2015

Report sparks new debate
The majority of female homicide victims in Canada meet their death at the hands of men known to them and this reality extends to the indigenous community, concludes an updated RCMP report on missing and murdered indigenous women.
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Floyd Roland to run for the Conservatives
A former NWT premier will run for the Conservative Party in the next federal election, expected this fall.
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Fire season flares back up
Jean Marie River narrowly avoided evacuation on Sunday after a small lightning fire blew up into a 100-acre raging forest fire.
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Rain abates last week's fire threat
Although cooler weather and some rain have helped improve the forest fire threat in the Hay River area, the town's fire chief is not prepared to say just yet that they have dodged a bullet just yet.
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Water bomber awaiting test pilot approval
Buffalo Airways' newly-retrofitted Lockheed Electra water bomber is sitting in a Yellowknife hangar waiting for a test pilot to give it the 'OK.'
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Reunited after four years
An Enterprise man has been reunited with his family from the Philippines after years of struggling with red tape.
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Fire destroys Inuvik trailer
Two people and their dog are safe following a fire that destroyed a trailer in Inuvik July 2.
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Mining program awards $400k
Seven companies and seven prospectors have been selected by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey to receive funding from the GNWT's mining incentive program.
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Growing tourism in the Beaufort Delta
Tsiigehtchic recently celebrated the opening of a new tourist centre and the society behind the project is hoping it will lead to a boon in visitors.
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Celebrating a Northern workhorse
In the dead of Antarctic winter 14 years ago a DHC-6 Twin Otter departed the Rothera Antarctic Research Station en route to the South Pole.
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Beadwork of interplanetary proportions
Margaret Nazon is bringing the night sky to life, one bead at a time ...
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Goats in Gameti
The sounds of goats and chickens aren't normally associated with communities in the Northwest Territories but barnyard noises are just part of daily life in Gameti these days.
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Yogis gather under the midnight sun
Musicians and special instructors journeyed into the city the last weekend of June to celebrate yoga for the Midnight Sun Yoga Festival.
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Town to contract out more services
The Town of Hay River is hiring contractors in the midst of a strike ...
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30,000 hours in the air and counting
Even though pilot Ted Grant might not look the part in his worn baseball cap and button-down windowpane shirt tucked into pressed jeans, you can still squint and imagine the 66-year-old as the dashing young bush pilot who took his first flight from Fort Simpson into Nahanni National Park in 1976.
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Love of children motivates worker
Erin Porter has three young children of her own, which you might think would be enough to keep any mother busy.
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