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46 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Costume design intern from John Muir's birthplace in Scotland works at Martinez design studio

When Rebekah McClintick traveled from Dunbar, Scotland, as a student two years ago, there was no clue that she would return to Martinez and be making a Boeing Airlines stewardess cap.

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Related Topix: Martinez, CA, United Kingdom, US National Parks, John Muir National Historic Site, Theater, Arts

1 hr ago | Eastlothian Today

Musselburgh rowers boosted by new wave of funding

Community rowing in Musselburgh is moving forward at a rate of knots with the help of lottery funding of 10,000.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

3 hrs ago | Newsday

Notice after gas leak off Shetland

A gas leak on a North Sea platform has led to Shell being served with a prohibition notice by the Health and Safety Executive .

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

6 hrs ago | BBC News

Dog abandoned after owners' argument

The elderly female Staffordshire bull terrier was discovered outside The Burgh on Musselburgh High Street on Friday and has been named Myrtle A couple who abandoned their dog outside an East Lothian pub after having an argument are being urged to come forward to be reunited with their pet.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

10 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

Boy killed in bike crash

Police said the crash happened at 10.15pm on Tuesday, when a silver BMW 5 series saloon travelling East along New Hall Lane towards Brockholes Brow collided with a bicycle near to the junction with Cairnsmore Avenue.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

West Lothian bands pipe up a storm at World Championships

Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band came fourth in Grade One and their juvenile band came third in their grade at the World Pipe Band Championships, which took place on Glasgow Green earlier this month.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Darling and Brown reunite to say No

Alistair Darling will be reunited with former prime minister Gordon Brown today as the two men join forces to campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Gordon Brown, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Personal Finance, Small Business

Scotsman.com

George Kerevan: Is heir to Salmond's crown apparent?

If No triumphs next month, the SNP is likely to get a new leader - but who will it be? wonders George Kerevan ALEX Salmond returned to ebullient form on Monday night, "winning" the second televised debate with Alistair Darling hands down.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), United Kingdom, World News

The Daily Record

Bumper crop in West Lothian gardens competition

The finalists of this year's competition have been announced and gardeners who won Gold, Silver and Bronze plaques in each category have all been celebrating.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, World News,

Newsday

Man guilty of raping young girls

William Mailer, 71, raped two of his underage victims, one of whom he had plied with drink, and attempted to rape the third.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

Scotsman.com

Drunk man 'attacked house while holding genitals'

A MAN has admitted causing a bizarre disturbance in a small West Lothian village in which he attacked a house 'while brandishing his private member'.

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BBC News

Man charged after shooting incident

A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Dalkeith, thought to involve a gunman shooting at a house.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland,

Eastlothian Today

Lottery provides A 36 million for East Lothian

More than 850 local projects have benefited from cash raised by 70 per cent of the UK adult population who buy tickets.

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Related Topix: Lottery, United Kingdom, World News,

Newsday

Appeal after cat shot with airgun

The cat, called Chubby, returned to its home at Upper Steeland Farm, Dunfermline, on Thursday, with a pellet lodged between its shoulder blades.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland,

Eastlothian Today

Musselburgh arrests in 'legal high' raids

Police Scotland officers from Musselburgh have made three arrests as part of a national operation to curb the sale of legal highs.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Man murdered in Edinburgh named

Robbie Morrison, who was 31 and from the city, was assaulted in Dumbryden Gardens in Wester Hailes at about 16:30 on 22 August.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland, Alistair Darling

The Daily Record

West Lothian heroes are to become stars of the small screen

'Finding Scotland's Real Heroes' is being screened on STV to celebrate people whose tireless effort, resourcefulness and kindness have improved local communities across Scotland.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Blackpool Today

Jail for patient who launched attack in taxi

Preston Crown Court court heard how the driver shouted for help and passers-by came to his aid, helping him get most of the money back.

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Sunday Herald

Record year as 2 million Fringe tickets are sold

The world's biggest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, has this year grown even bigger, selling 2 million tickets for the first time, a rise of 12 per cent.

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Bangor Daily News

Brewer students to attend world's largest performing arts festival

Last December, the Brewer Youth Theatre program at Brewer High School received an invitation to perform at the American High School Theatre Festival in August 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Related Topix: Brewer, ME, World News, United Kingdom, Family, Kids, Theater, Arts

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