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2 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Sturgeon drops into Grangemouth for indy debate

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be coming to the area for an independence referendum question and answer evening next week.

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6 hrs ago | BBC News

Care home owners in legal move

Care home owners are set to take legal action against Scotland's largest local authority over the funding of residential care for older people.

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10 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Former Rangers ace Shota Arveladze is just the latest victim of rogue ...

THEY are the tenants who think they can live in luxury homes for free - and when challenged, they drag their landlords through the legal system or simply move on without paying back a penny.

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12 hrs ago | Outlook

Vijender Singh celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron ...

Vijender Singh celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince after their Men's middle weight quarterfinal during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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12 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Death at Lenzie causes rush hour disruption for thousands of commuters

Rush hour services were severely disrupted this morning after a man was struck by a train at Lenzie at around 7.30 a.m. All services stopping at Falkirk High and Polmont stations were temporarily suspended as the main line between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh Waverley was closed, with passengers being diverted to Falkirk Grahamston.

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12 hrs ago | Newsday

New guidance on delivery charges

The government has unveiled new principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges faced by shoppers in remote parts of the UK.

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16 hrs ago | BBC News

Biker detained after girl collision

More than 120km of paths across Scotland's national parks are set to be renovated thanks to a A 3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Time Trial takes in some of West of Scotland's greatest landmarks

THE route starts and ends in Glasgow Green but spawls to the east of the city through Dennistoun and north across Millerston, Stepps and Muirhead before looping through Moodiesburn and Lenzie and then heading back to the city centre THE Time Trial takes place ahead of Sunday's Road Race and will see top Commonwealth cyclists take on a challenging ... (more)

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Falkirk Herald

Bonnybridge to mark Great War

A community gathering has been planned to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry to the First World War.

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New York Magazine

Kate Middleton Caught Some Air in Wedge Heels

If Kate Middleton were in P.E. class right now, she'd be sent back to the locker room to put on proper footwear.

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Falkirk Herald

It's never too late to keep fit and feel good

And there are scores of initiatives organised throughout the year by everyone from the Scottish Government right down to local community groups designed to get young people up, active and out of the house in this era of video game sloth.

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International Business Times

WWE SummerSlam: Orton Vs Reigns Match Unexciting, Reigns 'Awful Wrestler No Charisma'

A month from now WWE fans will be packing up on the stands to witness the rumoured match between Roman Reigns and Randy Orton in the WWE "SummerSlam."

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Evening Times

Mackintosh festival in parade first

The first major exhibition devoted to the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh at the Hunterian and Glasgow School of Art walking tours will also feature in the month-long programme of arts and cultural events celebrating the life and genius of Glasgow's most famous architect, designer and artist.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

BBC News

Woman convicted of neglecting horses

At Aberdeen Sheriff Court, Susan Gale, 56, of Alford, was given a two-year ban on keeping horses and a 90-hour community payback order.

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Scotsman.com

George Kerevan: No way are we a nation of quitters

Will you quit Scotland if the referendum vote on 18 September does not go the way you want it to? Certainly, I've "had the conversation" with quite a few folk over the past two years, so the subject is clearly under discussion, if only after a few drams.

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Newsday

Glasgow and the Clyde - time to make up?

Its waters have carried all sorts of cargo: slaves, troops, tobacco, sugar, locomotives, steel, holidaymakers and, to world acclaim, its banks once echoed with the clamour of shipbuilding.

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University of Maryland Terrapins

University of Maryland junior Thea LeFond advanced to the Women's Triple Jump Final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland Monday.

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People's Daily Online

England's Matthew wins Squash gold at Commonwealth Games

Nick Matthew of England plays a shot against James Willstrop of England during their Men's Singles Gold medal Final of Squash on day 5 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28, 2014.

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Falkirk Herald

Brave Beau is VIP guest at barbecue

A courageous five-year-old who is fighting leukaemia was a VIP guest at a fundraising barbecue at the week.

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