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3 hrs ago | CNN

Stunning Scotland: What UK could lose

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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6 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Photos: Scotland votes on independence

Pippa Perriam, a waitress at Cuckoo's Bakery, reveals the result of an impromptu cupcake vote on independence from the United Kingdom on Sept. 17 on Dundas Street in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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8 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Scots' inventions are fuel for independence debate

A man talking on a phone walks past images of Scots inventor Alexander Graham Bell and Scots doctor Marie Stopes outside the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

A guide to Scotland as independence vote nears

The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

KAUZ

Separatists in Quebec, Scotland share lessons

16, 2014. . Scottish independence referendum "Yes" campaigner Roisin McLaren knocks on a door in a residential building as she canvasses voters in Edinburgh, Scotland on Tuesday, Sept.

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Sunday Herald

Two men killed after helicopter crashes into sea

Witnesses described hearing a "loud crack" before the Jetranger fell 200ft into the North Sea at Selwick Bay in Flamborough, East Yorkshire, at around 1.40pm yesterday. The white helicopter had taken off from Dechmont near Uphall, West Lothian, earlier in the day.

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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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CNN

Scotland: 8 reasons to be proud

Edinburgh hosts the largest performing arts festival in the world -- a summer event that seems to last longer than notoriously brief Scottish summers. Some Scots talk about the 14th-century Battle of Bannockburn like it happened last year, which is perhaps why it regularly gets re-enacted.

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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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KAUZ

Scotland took long road to independence vote

15, 2014. . Decorated stones form "The Auld Acquaintance" cairn, which is being built as a monument supporting the union of Scotland and the U.K. on the England Scotland border near Gretna, Scotland, Monday, Sept.

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WMDT

Scotland took long road to independence vote

15, 2014. . Decorated stones form "The Auld Acquaintance" cairn, which is being built as a monument supporting the union of Scotland and the U.K. on the England Scotland border near Gretna, Scotland, Monday, Sept.

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Midlothian Today

Scotland decides 2014: Independence and defence

With only a few days to go until Scotland decides its future, we look at another key issue in the independence referendum. Where do we stand on Trident? What about those working in the Armed Forces or with firms reliant on Ministry of Defence work? Councillor Rosis says: "It's the duty of any Government to protect its citizens.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sky News

Symbols Of State Vulnerable To Scotland Vote

If Scotland leaves the UK then talks over a new name for the rump of the Union will start, among a host of other vital issues. Great Britain's name as a nation, its Parliament at Westminster and its flag are all potentially vulnerable to the vote that Scotland will make on Thursday.

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National Post

Last-ditch appeal from U.K. Prime Minister as history hangs in the balance

British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible. With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to call, Cameron, the leader of the ruling Conservative party, which draws most of its support from England, pleaded with voters not to use the referendum as a protest vote.

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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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Mirfield Today

Head Lines with Jonny Mitchell: Say 'nae way' to losing our Scotland

Thornhill Community Academy's straight-talking headteacher Jonny Mitchell showed the world what life in the classroom is really like in the award-winning TV documentary series Educating Yorkshire. Perhaps it is because I spent four years in Edinburgh whilst at University that I feel so passionately about what is about to happen in Scotland, a potentially historic decision which could very well change the whole climate in the United Kingdom.

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IcNorthWales

Morning news headlines: Bid for anti-IS coalition steps up, Cameron in last-ditch Scotland trip

The brutal murder of one British aid worker and threat to kill a second will add urgency to efforts today to form a substantial international coalition to mount an assault on Islamic State extremists. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will attend a summit in Paris as Washington seeks military commitments from more regional and global allies for the fight to push back the jihadist advance.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Queen in referendum plea

THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will "think very carefully" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck. THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will \"think very carefully\" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck.

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The Daily Star

Calls for reconciliation on eve of Scotland vote

"Yes" and "No" campaign posters are seen in the window of an apartment in the center of Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Paul Hackett ROSNEATH, Scotland: On the last Sunday before Scotland votes on independence, church ministers urged Scots from the pulpit to work for reconciliation and avoid recrimination after the referendum.

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