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Headlines: Monday, May 25, 2015

Billions of barrels of oil under Sahtu
There's an estimated 191 billion barrels of shale oil in two fields in the Sahtu region, according to an evaluation by the territorial government and National Energy Board released May 22.
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NWT heatwave 'unprecedented'
Canada's go-to climatologist is flabbergasted by the heat wave that's gripped Fort Simpson for the past two weeks.
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Jail overtime over the top
Some $1.5 million in overtime has been paid out at the North Slave Correctional Centre over a single year.
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Luscious Life hits the road
For many, moving to the territory involves a job that is already here. For Krystal Thompson, sole proprietor of Luscious Life, that shift required building a business from the bottom up.
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3D-printed wind turbine in works
Students in Wekweeti could be at the forefront of potentially life-changing new technology for people living in remote communities, according to one Ontario engineering student and entrepreneur.
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Yk1 French scores among best in the world
French immersion students from Sir John Franklin High School are scoring higher in their advanced placement (AP) tests than most across the world, according to Micheline Ricard.
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Blaze destroys trailer in Fort Smith
Residents of Fort Smith are being cautioned to be careful with fire after a trailer home was virtually destroyed by a blaze on May 13.
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Paulatuk to celebrate 50 years of local government
Paulatuk is getting ready to celebrate a half-century of local government ... or thereabouts.
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'Heart-and-soul volunteer'
Marilyn Napier has long nurtured a habit to volunteer ...
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Longtime councillor mourned in Simpson
Fort Simpson village councillor Ron McCagg died after a motorcycle accident Friday, May 15, according to friends and family.
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Gwichya Gwich'in Band extends voting on proposed election code
The Gwichya Gwich'in Band in Tsiigehtchic is slowly increasing the number of votes it has received in a ratification effort for a new election code.
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Humanizing a thought
Kayla Tulugarjuk of Fort Smith expresses herself in a number of creative ways, but writing is her favourite.
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Businesses unfairly taxed: councillor
A city councillor says the city has shifted a portion of the tax burden onto businesses without discussion and has called on council to have a more thorough debate about the issue in the future.
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Captain navigates the flames
Most people in the territory wouldn't benefit from another dramatic fire season, but Gina Brown-Mikula is one of the few who would.
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New fire tower on watch
The territory's newest fire tower is about to become operational just south of Enterprise.
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Youth Parliament gives Wekweeti student a voice
Mackenzie Tsatchia knew exactly what she wanted to discuss with territorial politicians as a member of this year's Youth Parliament.
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