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Headlines: Monday, July 27, 2015

AirWare Internet service pulled from Northern communities
SSi Micro is pulling its AirWare Internet service from 10 Northern communities after years of financial losses.
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Weak economy predicted
Things don't look good for the economic outlook of the territory for both the short and long term, according to a new report from the Conference Board of Canada.
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Federal election will have tightened voter ID rules
Voters hoping to have their say in the upcoming federal election will need identification and Sahtu MLA Norman Yakeleya said he doesn't expect the new requirement to cause problems in small NWT communities.
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Anthrax outbreak confirmed in National Park
An anthrax outbreak has been confirmed in Wood Buffalo National Park.
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Gwichya Gwich'in chief says he didn't make decision to acclaim
Chief Phillip Blake of the Gwichya Gwich'in Band in Tsiigehtchic is comfortable with the electoral process that saw him acclaimed to the position on June 12.
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Grad heads to Arctic for research adventure
Seeing whales and seals in their natural environment is the goal for the next couple weeks for one St. Patrick School graduate.
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Great Slave Helicopters flies ahead
Great Slave Helicopters has seen business affected by the fall in exploration investment, but the company is still looking to expand and be ready for when the mineral, oil and gas markets in the territory turn around.
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GNWT to become completely bilingual
Members of Yellowknife's Francophone community will be able to access more government services in French with the release of a new tool kit for GNWT employees.
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It's a deal
The Town of Fort Smith has reached a new collective agreement with its unionized employees.
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TerraX resumes drilling
TerraX Minerals is plans to drill again this week at its Yellowknife City Gold project, starting off its plans to drill 7,000 metres by the end of this year.
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Job offers unique perspective
Ron Squirrel has a job that literally puts him above everything else.
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Top RCMP honour lost patrolmen
The top cop in the territory laid wreaths at a Fort McPherson gravesite in honour of four men lost on patrol, a story which stands as testament to the hazards of Northern policing.
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Lake set to vanish
Sometime later this year, the NWT will most likely lose a body of water ...
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NWT will move on aboriginal issues without feds
Premier Bob McLeod does not know why Prime Minister Stephen Harper turned down an invitation to attend the premier's conference in Newfoundland and Labrador earlier this month.
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Making it count
Christopher Canadien says he'll never forget the first time he saw a firefly.
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Growing a new future
Jean Wetrade Gameti School could offer a new agriculture-based Career and Technology Studies course in 2016, says Gameti's senior administrative officer.
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