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Bryan on the road, will be back for confidence votes

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan will be travelling for much of October promoting this jurisdiction “in a bid to “enhance destination awareness and deliver wide-ranging media coverage for the Cayman Islands”. But the MP for George Town Central will be back on-island for Friday’s parliamentary meeting when the government is expected to deal with two no-confidence
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Two men arrested for attempted murder

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from George Town and a 28-year-old man from Bodden Town have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed firearm following a shooting that happened in West Bay early Thursday morning in which a man was shot in the leg and a dog was shot and
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Hint of slowdown in runaway property market

(CNS): The Cayman Islands real estate market is finally beginning to slow down after several years of a runaway sector where high demand and a shortage of homes to buy led to very high prices. According to a local real estate agent, both the value and number of sales fell during the third quarter of
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Pension payments due in November as holiday ends

(CNS): The national pensions holiday came to an end on Friday after two and a half years. Private sector employers and employees as well as the self-employed must resume the 10% mandatory contributions to funds as required by the National Pension Act. The first payments are due by 15 November for wages paid in October,
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Suspect charged over power tools burglary

(CNS): A 41-year-old man from Bodden town was tracked down by police only hours after they suspected he broke into a Bodden Town home last week and made off with a number of power tools. The man was arrested on 28 September and was later charged. He appeared in court Friday charged with Burglary.
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Three men charged 6 months after armed robbery

(CNS): Three men were charged last week in connection with an armed robbery at a George Town gas station on 29 March. It was reported at the time that around 10pm, an armed man burst into the Esso station store on Dorcy Drive, fired a shot into the air and demanded cash. The robber then
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COVID-19 claims another severely ill patient

(CNS): Public Health officials have confirmed another COVID-related death in the Sister Islands on Friday, 30 September. The patient, who had severe comorbidities, was the fifth person to die last month where COVID-19 was a factor, making September the deadliest month for the coronavirus here since the pandemic began. The individual had received two doses
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McTaggart files no-confidence motion in Bush

(CNS): Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has filed a motion for a no-confidence vote in Speaker McKeeva Bush, which was seconded by Barbara Conolly MP (GTS) and supported by the entire opposition. Alleging that Premier Wayne Panton “does not appear to have any intention” to remove Bush, McTaggart said Panton was “dithering” and blaming the Progressives’
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Value of imports grows 25% in first half of 2022

(CNS): The total value of merchandise imports grew by 25.2% to $387.56 million during the first quarter of this year compared to the $309.47 million worth of goods imported in 2021, largely as a result of high fuel prices, as petroleum-related products increased in value by 113%, the Economics and Statistics Office has reported. Growth
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Ex-cop and lover jailed for sexual assault

(CNS): A woman who offered up a close friend to her lover as a birthday present has been jailed for four and a half years while her boyfriend, a former RCIPS officer, has been jailed for five years for sexually assaulting the woman while she was trapped in their vehicle. Antonio O’Neal Marshall (43) and
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Australian court to hear claims over alleged sexual assault in Parliament House

A highly anticipated sexual assault trial began in Australia Tuesday in a case that has raised questions about the culture in the nation's Parliament and the actions of ministers when the claims emerged.
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The US says it's helping Iranians navigate a massive internet blackout. Activists say it's too little, too late

As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in detention of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for apparently not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began to flood the internet.
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'There was blood everywhere': Witnesses describe crackdown on protesting students at Tehran university

When Farid's friend called crying for help on Sunday, he jumped on his bike and quickly rode to Tehran's Sharif University.
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Brazil prepares for another month of political battle as run-off looms

Brazilians woke up to four more weeks of campaigning after a presidential vote on Sunday destined frontrunners Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro to a second round run-off later this month.
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US airstrike killed an al-Shabaab leader in Somalia on Saturday

A US airstrike in Somalia killed an al-Shabaab militant leader on Saturday in coordination with the Somali government, US Africa Command said in a statement.
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5 signs the world is headed for a recession

Around the world, markets are flashing warning signs that the global economy is teetering on a cliff's edge.
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OPEC+ to consider oil cut of over than 1 million barrels per day

OPEC+ will consider an oil output cut of more than a million barrels per day (bpd) next week, OPEC sources said on Sunday, in what would be the biggest move yet since the COVID-19 pandemic to address oil market weakness.
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Tesla robot slowly walks on stage at AI Day

Tesla revealed on Friday a prototype of a humanoid robot that it says could be a future product for the automaker.
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Swiss court favors Lindt and orders Lidl to destroy its chocolate bunnies

Lindt & Spruengli's foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies deserve protection from copycat products, Switzerland's highest court ruled on Thursday, and ordered German discounter Lidl to stop selling a similar product in Switzerland and to destroy its remaining stock.
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Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too

Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
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These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
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Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?

As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
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Why the metaverse won't fix our IRL beauty standards

Avatars are nothing new — and nor is the idea that we care about how we look online.
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Paris Fashion Week: How to watch the Spring-Summer 2023 shows

Once again all eyes are on the French capital as fashion week kicks off today. The nine-day itinerary includes more than 100 brands presenting new Spring-Summer 2023 collections.
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Photographer's surreal family portraits are literally breathtaking

Having a family portrait taken by Haruhiko Kawaguchi comes with one unusual condition: That he wrap your entire house in plastic and then vacuum-seal you into an airtight bag.
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The rise of South Korea's virtual influencers

She's got more than 130,000 followers on Instagram, where she posts photos of her globetrotting adventures. Her makeup is always impeccable, her clothes look straight off the runway. She sings, dances and models -- and none of it is real.
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Queen Elizabeth's fashion legacy

One of the many legacies left by Queen Elizabeth II is an illustration of how clothes can rally a nation. Captured in motion by an army of lensmen and women throughout her 70-year reign, Britain's longest-serving monarch displayed an innate and finely tuned understanding of visual branding.
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China's new spiral skyscraper is among the world's most 'twisted' buildings

One of the world's most twisted towers has been unveiled in Chongqing, China.
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The couple who spent their honeymoon riding an African iron ore train

When planning a honeymoon, many couples go for obvious destinations like Paris, the city of love, or the Maldives, with its stunning azure waters.
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The floating palaces wowing the Monaco Yacht Show

The world is in turmoil. The specter of global conflict lurks on the horizon. Energy prices are putting the squeeze on millions. Covid lingers. But in Monaco, at the yachting world's most glamorous event, it's business as usual.
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What it's like to visit Saudi Arabia now

I have seen countries change before, but I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like the change taking place in Saudi Arabia. It is not like the fall of Soviet Europe, nor the upheaval recently witnessed in Sri Lanka. Saudi's change is deliberate, deep-reaching and dramatic.
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World's best airline for 2022 named

From Covid to chaos, it's been another bumpy year for the aviation industry. In much of the northern hemisphere, the busy summer season was beset by delays and cancellations, while in the United States a new study this week found that airplane passenger satisfaction is declining across the board.
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World's longest underwater tunnel will link two countries

Descending up to 40 meters beneath the Baltic Sea, the world's longest immersed tunnel will link Denmark and Germany, slashing journey times between the two countries when it opens in 2029.
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TikTok star shares her breastfeeding journey and excess milk to help others

With no end in sight to the baby formula shortage, lifestyle content creator and new mom Lucie Fink is stepping up to help babies in need. She's donating her excess breast milk, and she credits her TikTok and Instagram followers with inspiring her to help.
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After 40 days in a bomb shelter, two Ukrainian refugees and 17 dogs are ready to start a new life in Poland

When CNN Hero Aaron Jackson welcomed the first group of dogs from Ukraine to the abandoned animal shelter he's reopened in Poland, he also took in two refugees who shared an amazing story of survival.
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This CNN Hero solves an often invisible problem by providing 'Undies for Everyone'

It's not every day you meet a rabbi from Texas with a thing for underwear.
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Liz Truss refuses to rule out real-terms benefit cuts

The PM is facing opposition from some Tory MPs over how the government will pay for its growth plans.
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Supermarket push to cut waste hits food bank donations

Food charity Fareshare says donations from the major grocers have fallen, just as demand has surged.
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Liverpool dog attack: Man arrested after woman killed

A 31-year-old man is held on suspicion of owning a dog dangerously out of control in Liverpool.
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Tony Hickmott: Autistic man to be released after 21 years in hospital

Mum of Tony Hickmott, who has been held in a secure hospital since 2001, says: "He's coming home."
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Covid inquiry first preliminary hearing to begin

The inquiry's first module looks at pandemic preparedness, as campaigners say lessons must be learned.
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Tenants' relief as rent freeze to be fast-tracked

The emergency legislation at Holyrood also provides for a six-month moratorium on evictions.
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Edenfield Centre: Care watchdog praised bosses at abuse hospital

Inspectors also endorsed staff "values" at a time when the BBC was filming patients being mistreated.
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Millions will receive £324 cost-of-living payment in November

Those on means-tested benefits will get the money between 8 and 23 November, the government says.
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Olivia Pratt-Korbel: Man in court accused of schoolgirl's murder

Olivia's parents were in court to see Thomas Cashman, 34, charged with murdering the nine-year-old.
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Mortgage rates rise sharply as squeeze tightens

The average two-year fixed rate is now close to 6% as major lenders raise the cost of deals sharply.
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London needs £75bn to meet net zero goal - mayor

Sadiq Khan urges business leaders to help the capital city achieve its net zero goal by 2030.
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Helping others with one-handed life hacks

Chiara Beer makes videos to help people who, like her, have to carry out tasks with one hand.
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TikTok designer creates jewellery from bacteria

Scottish artist Chloe Fitzpatrick found fame on TikTok after sharing her unusual creative process.
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Rikki Neave police 'ignored scientific evidence'

Original 1994 police inquiry ignored evidence and instead made murder case against boy’s mother, BBC finds.
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Crowds cheer King Charles during visit to Dunfermline

The visit to Scotland is the King and Queen Consort's first joint public appearance since the end of the mourning period.
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Northern Lights captured at Kielder Observatory

Astronomer Dan Monk said it was Northumberland's best display of the aurora borealis "in ages".
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The Beatles: Rare images of early Cavern Club gigs found

The photos, featuring original drummer Pete Best, were taken a year before debut single Love Me Do.
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Cost of living: Young cancer patients 'in a desperate situation'

Young people with cancer say they are struggling with rent and bills because of soaring living costs.
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What happens when all the banks leave town?

Could a new "banking hub" solve the problems caused by the departure of five banks from Brechin?
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Liz Truss: The prime minister's claims about the economy fact-checked

Prime Minister Liz Truss made claims on growth, borrowing costs and mortgage rises.
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Conservative members react to the Chancellor's speech

Kwasi Kwarteng delivers his first conference speech as chancellor following a U-turn on tax policy.
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Mr Doodle: Why I covered my entire house with doodles

Artist Sam Cox, known as Mr Doodle, is living his childhood dream in a house he's adorned with his own art.
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Chancellor defends income tax cut U-turn

Kwasi Kwarteng says the plans had become a 'distraction' from challenges facing the country.
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'We should have laid the ground better before mini budget' - Truss

The PM tells Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg she has learned from the fallout that followed the mini-budget.
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PM's trickle-down economics will fail - Shadow chancellor

The shadow chancellor says the government is conducting a "mad experiment" with the UK economy.
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Conservative Gove voices concerns over mini-budget

Former minister Michael Gove criticises plans to borrow money in order to fund tax cuts.
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The Papers: Truss 'faces new rebellion' after tax cut U-turn

Tuesday's papers are dominated by claims the PM faces a new revolt over public spending cuts.
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Poole woman, 97, waits 14 hours for ambulance after fall

Tim Saxby says he is "extremely angry" his elderly mother had to wait so long for paramedics.
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Covid: Welsh families want voices heard in UK-wide inquiry

The Welsh government rejected calls for a Wales-specific inquiry, as UK inquiry begins
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Ross welcomes chancellor's income tax U-turn

The Scottish Tory leader previously called for the chancellor's tax cuts to be matched in Scotland.
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Animal baiting: 150 people involved in Northern Ireland, says USPCA

An animal charity believes there could be up to 14,000 badger baiting incidents each year.
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RSPCA reports 25% increase in pets being abandoned

The charity says cost of living fears are making it difficult for some people to keep an animal.
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What auto thieves in Ontario want and how you can stop them

With auto thefts in and around Toronto on the rise, you might be wondering if your car could be a target. CBC Toronto put together a list of the most commonly targeted vehicles in Ontario last year and some tips you might not know about how to keep your car safe.
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Tips for parents on the hunt for kids' fever-reducing meds

Anxious parents are flooding social media sites in search of fever-reducing medication for their little ones as cold and flu season begins. Pediatricians and pharmacists are trying to reassure them there are options.
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Ottawa should move fast on promised $200M fund for Black-led charities, group says

The federal government needs to follow through quickly on its promise to create a self-sustaining investment fund for Black-led charities and community-based organizations, says a spokesperson for a group backing the idea.
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Ex-Anglican priest faces historic sexual abuse charges in Yukon

David Norton, a former Anglican priest already serving prison time for molesting children in Ontario, has been charged for the alleged sexual abuse of two boys in the Yukon in the ‘80s.
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Civil court ruling prompts call to reopen police investigation into 2004 death of 87-year-old Winnipeg woman

Jim Garwood says he’s hoping a civil court ruling will convince police to reopen an investigation into the death of his 87-year-old mother whose body was found in the basement of her Winnipeg home in 2004.
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Look up! You may get to see the northern lights tonight

The sun is literally bursting with activity, which bodes well for those hoping to see the northern lights, particularly in the coming days.
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6 youths charged with 'multiple hate-motivated offences' after assault near Ottawa high school

Ottawa police say six youths are facing charges including robbery and intimidation after an assault in early September.
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Trudeau expected to testify at Emergencies Act inquiry, PMO says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to testify during the public inquiry looking into the invocation of the federal Emergencies Act during February's Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa, according to his office.
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Minimum wage goes up in 6 provinces, but some advocates say workers need more

Canadian workers earning minimum wage in several provinces are now seeing an increase in their paycheques.
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Medicine Hat, Alta., said it ended homelessness a year ago. It didn't last long

Last year, this southeastern Alberta city of 63,000 said it ended homelessness in a declaration that drew national attention. However, that status lasted just five months. The city is now trying to find out how big the problem has become and what needs to be done.
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Prairie premiers, U.S. governors urge Canada, U.S. to keep border crossings open longer

Canada's Prairie premiers and two U.S. governors want their respective countries to restore pre-pandemic operating hours at entry points along their shared land border.
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Feds renew call for change at Hockey Canada in wake of new allegations against organization

Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge is once again calling for change in Hockey Canada's leadership in the wake of new allegations against the troubled sporting body.
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Nearly 4,500 Canadian Armed Forces members, families waiting for military housing

The Department of National Defence says thousands of Canadian Armed Forces members and their families across the country are waiting for military housing — a situation which is forcing some local commanders to take unusual steps to shelter troops.
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Federal minister signs deal to return land to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller agreed to hand over a 120-hectare plot of land to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte band council, along with roughly $31 million in compensation, at a ceremonial signing Monday.
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Dancer Gurdeep Pandher goes to CN Tower to bring Bhangra to new heights

Gurdheep Pandher has been travelling far and wide to popularize Bhangra dancing across the country. On Monday morning, the Sikh-Canadian dancer travelled 114 storeys above Toronto to fight poverty, joining hundreds at the CN Tower to lead what organizers say is the highest Bhangra ever performed in North America.
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Ontario CUPE education workers vote 96.5% in favour of strike mandate

Ontario education workers such as librarians, custodians and school administration staff have voted 96.5 per cent in favour of a strike.
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For some students in the North, commuting to high school means moving hundreds of kilometres from home

Students can finish high school in 22 of the N.W.T.'s 33 communities. Schools in eight of them, however, do not offer classes beyond Grade 9, while two only offer classes until Grade 10.
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