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The Highway 21 bridge where the slick was first noticed on the North Saskatchewan River.
The Highway 21 bridge where the slick was first noticed on the North Saskatchewan River. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Crews working to prevent oil spill from spreading near Lloydminster

By Geoff Smith
July 21, 2016 - 3:29pm Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:57pm

Crews are on the scene of an oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River.

Husky Energy said it isolated a pipeline that carries blended heavy oil and diluent about 30 km east of Lloydminster the morning of Thursday, July 21. A sheen was spotted on the river nearby.

A microscopic view of the rabies virus.
A microscopic view of the rabies virus. submitted photo/Wikipedia

No increase in provincial rabies seen in Prairie North Region

By Matt Kelly
July 21, 2016 - 2:34pm Updated: July 21, 2016 - 6:10pm

Rabies cases have doubled in Saskatchewan this year and warnings have been issued about humans and animals contracting the virus.

Medical Health Officer for the Prairie North Health Region Dr. Mandiangu Nsungu said luckily the region hasn't had to deal with a human case of rabies.

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