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Yellowknifer Headlines: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Safe ride hours cut as shelters fill up
The safe ride outreach van cut its hours on Yellowknife streets because there is nowhere to take men in need after 11 p.m.
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MLA gives notice to oust Sebert
Justice Minister Louis Sebert is on the chopping block after an MLA gave notice in the legislative assembly that he will introduce a motion on Thursday to remove him from cabinet.
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Arsenic could be encased in glass
If arsenic trioxide dust were ever to be removed from underneath Giant Mine, the most promising way to store it could be encasing it in glass.
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'Drug kingpin' gets no extra time
A Yellowknife man, sentenced last Thursday to nine years in prison for drug trafficking, will not have to serve any more time after being convicted of several other, less serious drug-related offences.
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Borden Road to get paved, multi-use path
The city approved Tuesday the creation of a multi-use path on Borden Road from Old Airport Road to Jason Court.
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Multi-sport fields go up at schools
Commuters who have driven past Mildred Hall in the past couple of weeks will probably have noticed a new field in the playground area.
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Man denied bail in sex assault case
A houseboat bed and breakfast operator has been denied bail pending an appeal of his conviction in May for sexual assault.
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Downtown gets turn on compost
Single-family homes in the downtown core will get curbside compost collection this month.
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Coat drive keeps kids warm
With the snow looking like it's here to stay, Yellowknifers are starting to bundle up to stay warm outside.
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Banners fly up the highway
We are now officially into volleyball season at the scholastic level and this past weekend was a good one for the city's high schools.
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