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1 hr ago | BBC News

John Muir Way ready to be unveiled

He's the Scot credited with helping to establish America's national parks. Now, more than a century later, John Muir is to be honoured at the opening of a long distance path which bears his name.

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3 hrs ago | Pipes Drums

City of Washington to sit out 2014 season

One of the United States' most well-known and accomplished pipe bands, City of Washington reportedly will not compete in 2014 due to lack of numbers according to sources close to the group.

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7 hrs ago | University of North Carolina

Five Tar Heels Picked For Champions Challenge

Five Tar Heel field hockey players have been named to the 18-player U.S. roster for the upcoming Champions Challenge, set for April 27-May 4 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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11 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Mogwai Talks Rave Tapes, Post-Rock, and Running 'Very Much a Democracy'

It took long enough, but Mogwai will finally be playing a gig in Miami. The post-rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, has been around for nearly 20 years, but as its first visit to our town proves, there are still many firsts for the quintet to experience.

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14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

MP calls for Rolls-Royce to leave legacy to town

THE driver, who was operating the busy Edinburgh-Glasgow Citylink service, claimed to be sorting the cash, not counting it when confronted by a concerned passenger.

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16 hrs ago | Evening Times

Shock over number of youngsters fed by city food banks

Glasgow also saw the highest number of desperate adults turn to food banks last year, 5672, according to figures from the Trussell Trust charity.

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16 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Falkirk filmmakers putting horror fans in the frame

Fans of the horror movie genre can 'chill' out to a new thriller that will satisfy their senses in more ways than one.

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18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Inside Track: a reminder that journalism is a force for good

Long before Hackgate, journalists were, in the eyes of much of the general public, generally regarded as being about as worthy as something you would scrape off the sole of your shoe.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Funds lost as wealthy churches quit in new gay protest

TWO of the wealthiest Church of Scotland congregations are quitting the Kirk just weeks before the General Assembly over the issue of gay ordination.

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Scotsman.com

Two still in hospital after Meow Meow drug death

TWO men remained in a stable condition in hospital last night following the death of a teenager from the illegal stimulant, mephedrone.

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East Bay Express

Under the Skin

Why are genre films so important? Because they feature exciting stylistic talent.

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Scotsman.com

Spectacular pyrotechnics to bring Kelpies to life

SPECIAL effects including towering flames of fire, huge light and video projections and a soundtrack of real horses will be deployed to bring Scotland's giant "Kelpies" sculptures to life this week.

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Circulation

Does Routine Pressure Wire Assessment Influence Management Strategy...

From University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom ; Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom ; Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Newcastle University, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom ; Golden Jubilee Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom ; Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Teen dies and four others are in hospital amid fears they had taken ...

Teen dies and four others are in hospital amid fears they had taken lethal Meow Meow during drugs binge at house party A teenage girl has died and four other people were in hospital last night amid fears that they took illegal party drug mephedrone.

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The Daily Record

Saints cup final travel chaos

Mephedrone warning issued as girl, 19, becomes latest young Scot to die after drugs binge as party carnage leaves another four in hospital POLICE believe Helen Henderson took the notorious drug MCAT - and ketamine - which is used as a horse tranquliser during the house party THE 41-year-old star of The Other Woman - a film about fidelity - revealed ... (more)

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Linlithgow Today

Route maps cause walker confusion

An important Scottish walking route, the John Muir Way, which First Minister Alex Salmond officially opens in Muir's hometown of Dunbar on April 21 has been rerouted to keep walkers out of Linlithgow.

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Evening Times

Cops seize 11million of Glasgow gangsters' dirty cash

Prosecutors used the tough Proceeds of Crime Act - POCA - to seize the huge sum of cash and cripple gangsters financially.

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Spiked

If Scotland goes, it should take Northern Ireland with it

This notion is illustrated best by that graphic seen on BBC News, in which the St Andrew's flag gradually divests itself from the Union flag, to leave the St George's Cross and the Cross of St Patrick against a now-blanched background.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Royal Navy chief warns of threat posed by Scottish independence

Britain's Navy chief on Tuesday warned that an independent Scotland would "damage the very heart" of the service, hitting Scots the most.

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Oxford Times

Hammond hails 'precious' union

The UK's shared defence forces provide the "security and peace of mind" which underpin almost every area of the debate on Scottish independence, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

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