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3 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Manhunt for Accused Pennsylvania Cop Shooter Closes Schools

The wife of the man who murdered prominent Aspen, Colorado, resident Nancy Pfister says she is innocent and didn't help her husband kill Pfister, despite onc... -- The Scots are about to decide their destiny.With a mixture of raucous argument, romantic nostalgia, economic number-crunching, and hair-raising suspense... Governor Dave Heineman recently announced seventeen appointments to the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Commission. The 150th anniversary of Nebraska's Statehood occurs on March 1... Garth Brooks fans in Kentucky got some sweet news this morning as the country superstar continues to announce dates on his current world tour.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Southampton legend Jim Steele calls on Scotland to stay No to independence

On the eve of the once-in-a-generation vote, former Southampton FC defender Jim Steele, who was born in Edinburgh, said it would be "disastrous" for Scotland and the UK if there is a Yes vote. Jim, who made more than 150 appearances for the Saints during the '70s including the 1976 FA Cup final victory, told the Daily Echo he had spoken to fellow Scots and former players Hughie Fisher and Dennis Hollywood, who agreed with his views.

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7 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Independent Scotland? Cases Made Before Thursday Vote

With a mixture of raucous argument, romantic nostalgia, economic number-crunching, and hair-raising suspense, millions of Scots are bracing for the vote Thursday. The urgency in the air is palpable.

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9 hrs ago | Motherwell Today

Fire destroys partly-built homes in Motherwell

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the first firefighters arrived at the scene within five minutes of being alerted around 11.15pm. Two crews from Motherwell were joined by one from Coatbridge.

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9 hrs ago | CNN

Stunning Scotland: What the UK could be losing

On September 18, Scotland could become independent from the UK. Click through the gallery to see all the stunning castles, views, lochs, cities and historical sites Britain would lose if the referendum passes.

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14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Among football fans, Scotland referendum cuts across divide

Patrons of Glasgow's Brazen Head Irish pub, united in support of the city's Celtic football club, are split over an independence referendum that has cut across class, religion and even football loyalties. Pro Union Rangers supporters wave Union flags in Ibrox Stadium prior to the Scottish League Cup match between Rangers and Inverness in Glasgow on Sep 16, 2014.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

If Scots vote for independence, will they still get to watch Doctor Who?

'Yes' supporters gather at a rally outside the BBC in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday.The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on Sept. 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.

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The Washington Post

Scotland decision could ride on a lucky lottery ticket

If Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom on Thursday, could nationalists have a lucky lottery ticket to thank? Three years ago, Colin Weir, a former television cameraman, and his wife, Christine, a former psychiatric nurse, were enjoying a night watching CSI on the telly. Before going to bed, Christine decided to check their lottery ticket numbers.

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ABC News

8 Things Britain Will Lose If Scotland Gains Independence

Scots are voting Thursday on whether to secede from the United Kingdom, a decision that would grant Scotland independence but separate it from the rest of Great Britain, which also includes England and Wales. If that happens, Britain will no longer be able to claim great Scottish actors, foods and landmarks as its own.

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Newsday

Academic sentenced over death crash

A leading scientist who admitted causing a car crash which killed a retired headmaster has been sentenced to community service. St Andrews University academic Nathan Bailey, 34, admitted responsibility for the crash on the M9 that claimed the life of Ronald Highcock.

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BBC News

UDA murder plot accused in court

Four men have appeared at the High Court in Glasgow charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the Ulster Defence Association. Anton Duffy, Martin Hughes, Paul Sands and John Gorman are alleged to have planned to kill Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair and Sam McCrory.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Referendum countdown: Campaigners in final push for votes

Independence would bring either a "golden opportunity" or "separation and risk" rival campaigners will argue with just 48 hours until voters go to the polls to decide Scotland's future. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will call on Scots to seize the "amazing chance" offered by a Yes vote while Labour leader Ed Miliband will deliver the message that backing No "will be a vote for change".

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The Daily Record

Crime round-up: Police appeal for information after Irvine woman is attacked by dog

The 51-year-old was walking her dog on Sanderson Avenue when she was bitten by a brown and white mongrel. The 51-year-old woman was walking her dog on a footpath on Irvine's Sanderson Avenue when a mongrel dog attacked her on Saturday, September 6 at around 4.20pm.

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Cambridge Evening News

Action taken to reduce the number of deaths on the railway tracks near Cambridge

Data obtained from British Transport Police by the News using freedom of information laws has revealed the tragic number of fatalities. In 2011/12 there were five deaths listed by the BTP in the Cambridge area including two in Bottisham Road, one in the city, one at Holme Lodge and another near Huntingdon.

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The Daily Record

Say 'Yes' and help build a new Scotland

So much information! These last days in the run-up to the referendum will see more Yes activists than ever out on our streets to chat and explain why independence is the right choice. People in this area are not stupid.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Newsday

Firm fined over cherry-picker death

A company has been fined A 200,000 over the death of a worker who was thrown from a cherry-picker in East Ayrshire. The 47-year-old was carrying out maintenance work on the Annick Water Viaduct, Stewarton, on 13 April 2010, when the raised platform overturned.

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Reuters

British queen makes first public comment on Scotland independence vote

The Queen urges Scots to 'think carefully about the future' before they vote on Scotland's independence, as polls show the vote split down the middle. Katie Sargent reports.

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Newsday

Shop worker attacked in armed raid

A shop worker has been injured after being attacked by a masked man during an armed robbery at a Tesco Express store in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire. The shop, in the town's High Street, was targeted by two men wearing ski masks at about 23:20 on Sunday.

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Brandon Sun

Generation gap: Young Scots tend to favour independence; older ones say keep things as they are

In this image taken Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014 six month old Caitlin Tierney chews a YES banner is held by her mother Emma Connell as Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond meets with Scots and other European citizens to celebrate European citizenship and "Scotland's continued EU membership with a Yes vote" at Parliament Square in Edinburgh.

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Newsday

Partygoer jailed over stab attack

A man who stabbed a failed gate-crasher to a party in Renfrewshire has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. The High Court in Glasgow heard that the victim had been turned away from a party when Cochrane and the other man stormed out and attacked him.

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