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News Headlines: Monday, July 25, 2016

Income Assistance reinstated for Tuktoyaktuk clients
Tuktoyaktuk residents who were cut off the territory's Income Assistance program say their payments were reinstated last week.
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Fish plant fuel spill gets cleanup
A fuel spill from years ago - described as a "dripper" - is being cleaned up on the grounds of the fish plant in Hay River.
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Hikers find newly formed lake on Canol Heritage Trail
Hikers on the 11th annual Canol Trail Youth Leadership Hike encountered an unusual obstacle the week of July 11 when a newly formed lake blocked their path.
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KFN helping to keep kids active
A Summer Culture Day Camp Program is underway for another year at K'atlodeeche First Nation on the Hay River Reserve.
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Four NWT communities added to Nutrition North program
Wekweeti, Whati, Gameti and Lutsel K'e will now be included in the federal government's Nutrition North Canada program. That was announced July 18 in Inuvik by Carolyn Bennett, the indigenous and northern affairs minister.
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Symbol of solidarity sought on sidewalk
It looks very likely that Hay River will be getting one of its crosswalks painted in the colours of the rainbow flag, a symbol of the LGBTQ community.
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Young Citizens hail from Yellowknife
Three Yellowknife students brought their heritage into the spotlight and are featured in the national Young Citizens program of Canada's History.
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Officer honoured by community
The Hamlet of Kugluktuk recognized the hard work and dedication of Const. Jeremy Johnston this month.
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Getting experience in work and life
Shannon Green says her job placement as a Northern Youth Abroad participant this summer will help her learn the skills she needs for a career as a professional cook.
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