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Yukon Party Leader Darrel Pasloski celebrates his party's victory Tuesday night in Whitehorse. (CBC )

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Yukon Party wins historic 3rd majority

The Yukon Party has made political history, winning its third majority government with 11 of the territory's 19 seats.

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2.) N.W.T. man dies after vehicle collides with moose

A Fort Smith, N.W.T. man is dead after his vehicle collided with a moose last week.

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3.) Voters turned away for not bringing neighbours

A Whitehorse woman who tried to vote in yesterday's Yukon election says she was turned away at the polling station despite having her passport, driver's licence, a health care card and a stack of mail with her name and address.

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4.) U.S. woman suspected in Pictou-Aquash murder dies

A woman suspected of being involved but never charged in the 1975 killing of a fellow American Indian Movement activist in South Dakota has died in a western Nebraska nursing home, a funeral home said Tuesday.

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5.) Liberal leader Mitchell resigns after losing seat

Arthur Mitchell stepped down as leader of the Liberal party after he lost his seat in the Copperbelt North riding, mirroring the poor showing of his party in Tuesday's election.

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