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  1. What Scots and Brits have to say about Scotland's referendum voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Next week's referendum on Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom appears to be neck-and-neck . We've heard what David Cameron , the Queen and lucky lottery winners think , but what about everyone else.

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  2. Stunning Scotland: What the UK could be losingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    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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  3. Independence referendum: Read The Record's essential guide to what will happen on the big nightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    But we won't have an overall final result until breakfast time on Friday. 10am: Expect Alistair Darling, Alex Salmond and the big names to have been pictured by now strolling into their polling stations.

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  4. Planes, Boats, Choppers Readied to Bring In Scottish VotesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    The Saltire flag flutters in the wind on board a ferry as it makes its way to Harris from Uig on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Airplanes, helicopters, ferries, and vans are standing ready to add their votes to those of the other 4,262,415 people eligible to vote in tomorrow's referendum.

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  5. Island wind farm work startsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    WORK on what will be Britain's largest community-owned wind farm is under way on the island of Lewis with funding of more than 14 million finally agreed. WORK on what will be Britain's largest community-owned wind farm is under way on the island of Lewis with funding of more than 14 million finally agreed.

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  6. If a Clod Be Washed Away by the Sea, Europe Is the LessRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    Change comes slowly on the island of Lewis, 50 miles off Scotland's west coast. The island of 20,000 people has been a stronghold of evangelical Christianity for more than a century and a half.

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  7. Rich, Poor Divide Could Determine Scotland's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Voice of America

    As the debate over Scotland's future in the United Kingdom enters its final stages ahead of a referendum Thursday, polls remain too close to call. Political leaders in London have made a last-minute offer of greater autonomy if Scottish voters reject independence.

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  8. VIDEO: Life and language on Isle of LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newsday

    BBC News NI reporter Rick Faragher visits the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, where he found people committed to their Scots Gaelic heritage and their fundamentalist Protestant faith.

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  9. Brown attacks SNP on NHS protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    He said the SNP should make way for a Labour government in Scotland if they continued to say they were "powerless". Health Secretary Alex Neil criticised Mr Brown's remarks and said the NHS would be best protected once Scotland had full control of its finances.

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  10. U.K. pledges state funding to Scotland ahead of independence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A man passes 'Yes' campaign posters as he walk along a street in Aberdeen, Scotland, September 15, 2014. A man passes 'Yes' campaign posters as he walk along a street in Aberdeen, Scotland, September 15, 2014.

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  11. Vote 'a unique opportunity' for jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Scottish government ministers have said a "Yes" vote on Thursday will give Scotland a "unique opportunity" to secure job creating powers. Leaders of the three main Westminster parties have made a pledge to devolve more powers to the Scottish parliament in the event of a "No" vote.

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  12. Whyte's former castle home soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Castle Grant, which sits in 35 acres of land near Grantown on Spey, was put on the market earlier this year with a price of more than A 1m. The company's figures, covering 1 August to 8 September, suggest the "Yes" campaign has a narrow lead in terms of discussion.

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  13. Surgeon warns of 'exhausted' staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Doctors at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary are "exhausted" because of a staffing "crisis" in accident and emergency, a consultant has said. Orthopaedic surgeon Simon Barker, of the British Medical Association, said there were "inevitably" safety concerns as a result of the staff shortage.

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  14. Crofting forum well attendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stornoway Today

    A crofting forum was held in Stornoway by Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Jamie McGirgor last week to discuss the impact of crofting issues. Commenting after the event Mr McGrigor said: "I was pleased to meet so many crofters from right across the Western Isles and to discuss a broad range of issues and concerns with them, many relating to the new CAP system in Scotland.

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  15. Deer rescued from metal railingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    The Scottish SPCA said its officers were able to free the adult deer from the fence without causing it any injury. During the rescue operation a towel was put over the animal's head in an effort to calm it down.

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  16. Rare turtle seen in sea off ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Leatherbacks are the world's biggest turtle and listed as Critically Endangered, largely because of poaching for eggs and snaring in fishing gear. Typically between 1m and 2m long, the animals weigh up to three-quarters of a tonne and can swim across entire oceans, returning to their ancestral nesting sites to breed every few years.

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  17. Independence referendum: Yes vote could wipe A 31,000 from average...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    A "Yes" campaign placard fixed to the side of a cottage on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides Zoopla believes a "Yes" vote will trigger a sharp fall in property prices north of the border on par with the financial crisis, which led to a 17.5% slump. The warning came as the head of the trade body for manufacturers said independence would lead to Scotland becoming an "economic wasteland".

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  18. A Divided KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CFR.org

    Interviewee: Richard G. Whitman, Director of the Global Europe Centre and Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, and Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House Interviewer: Jeanne Park , Deputy Director September 15, 2014 The prospect of an independent Scotland has prompted fierce debate about the future of the pound sterling, European Union accession, and NATO membership.

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  19. Life and language in Isle of LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Inside the Glasgow Rangers football supporters' club there is the usual decor - union flags, team photos, even a portrait of the Queen. Diehard Rangers fans sit in a booth discussing the new season.

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  20. Funding deal for community wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BBC News

    Community firm Point and Sandwick Power plans to build three turbines on Lewis in the Western Isles capable of generating 9MW of power. The wind farm at Beinn Ghrideag, west of Stornoway, is expected to generate A 1m a year for local communities.

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