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  1. Playing with traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    THERE are weeks to go until this year's MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and already, Simon Thoumire, the impresario behind the event, is scouting out the venue for 2015's presentation ceremony. THERE are weeks to go until this year's MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and already, Simon Thoumire, the impresario behind the event, is scouting out the venue for 2015's presentation ceremony.

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  2. Child sex abuse inquiry planned for ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A PLAN to hold public inquiry into historical child abuse in Scotland is being prepared by the Scottish Government, Scotland on Sunday has learned.

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  3. The Massacre at Fort William HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In 1757, the French laid siege on Fort William Henry. The English hoped for reinforcements, but surrendered after five days.

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  4. Daily Mail bigging up on Alex Salmond v Danny Alexander speculation for General Election in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Not too long ago we had a bit of fun with this here on Gurn Nurn after Alex stated on the BBC's Question Time that he was considering standing for a Westminster seat at the General Election. Currently with polling evidence in Scotland and with what William Hill bookies have to say the seat of Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey is looking very much like it will fall to the SNP in May. A week is a long time in politics however and six months is an eternity but it seems that it will be very tough for Danny when the time comes.

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  5. Rat run speeders 'will be caught'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Chief Superintendent Julian Innes, Police Scotland's Highland and Islands Divisional Commander, said any driver trying to gain time by using country roads would be very obvious and would be dealt with. Mr Innes also said he thought they were "off their heads" if they thought they could do so, as he said the A9 was the fastest and most direct route, even when speed was limited to 60mph.

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  6. Thunderwolves losing skid continues as undermanned defence group overwhelmed by BadgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Thunder Bay's Source

    Lakehead forward Carson Dubchak is harassed by Brock defenceman Taylor Fielding as he attempts to fire a shot at Brock goalie Adrian Volpe during their OUA regular season game at the Fort William Gardens on Friday. Three first period goals against put Lakehead in a hole the Thunderwolves could not dig their way out of, ultimately falling 4-2 to the Brock Badgers in Ontario regular season play at the Fort William Gardens on Friday.

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  7. Sylvia Macdonald met a young Canadian soldier in England, later made trip to CanadaRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The News

    War bride Sylvia Macdonald, Pictou, shares her wedding photos with her granddaughters, Stephanie Johnston, Truro, and Kim Bentley of Fort William, Scotland. Rosalie MacEachern photo Sylvia Macdonald has spent most of her 93 years in Nova Scotia, more than 50 of them in Pictou, but her memories of an English girlhood and the war that changed the direction of her life are vivid.

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  8. Alex Salmond plots Westminster returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Alex Salmond, the Scottish First Minister, is preparing to attempt a Westminster comeback in his political heartland of north-east Scotland.

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  9. Ross County V Aberdeen at Victoria Park : Match PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Football.co.uk

    Ross County V Aberdeen - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live. McIntyre happy to win ugly Ross County manager Jim McIntyre has told his players they can increase their chances of getting off the bottom of the Scottish Premiership table if they do the ugly side of the game better.

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  10. Jervis wants to create noise in the Highlands after silencing Fenerbahce supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Former Birmingham striker Jake Jervis was highly rated as a kid by his former boss Alex McLeish and now wants to reach his potential under Jim McIntyre. But now the big striker wants to be a big noise in the serenity of the Scottish Highlands - and blast the goals that catapult struggling Ross County up the Premiership table.

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  11. Scottish Cup 3rd round Arbroath 2 Nairn 1 pictures from Donald MathesonRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | A Gurn from Nurn

    Donald told the Gurn: "Arbroath knew they were in a match and I think we deserved the draw at least as we were every bit as good as them. Controversial penalty, dissallowed goal, turned away penalty claims but hey ho thats footy for you."

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  12. Revealed: Crucial files detailing allegations of abuse of vulnerable kids go missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Daily Record

    Some of the papers prepared by a task force set up by the-then Secretary of State for Scotland Bruce Millan in the late 1960s were seen by Sunday Mail in 2002. But the vast majority of the papers, relating to abuse claims from the 1930s to 1960s, have never been made public.

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  13. Staff suspended at Moray care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | The Northern Scot

    The manager and two other employees from Glenisla Care Home in Keith have been suspended by Parklands Care Homes, which owns and operates the facility, until the review is complete. Parklands said that since the staff left in September, measures have been put in place to raise the quality of care "to what we would expect".

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  14. These Bears Took Their Brawl To The New Jersey SuburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Switched

    Two bears battled off and on for several minutes in a New Jersey suburb, probably over a female, according to reports. A recently posted video of the encounter in Rockaway Township shows the bears in a struggle near a house, then taking the action to the streets.

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  15. Mark Nicolson faces a race to be fit for new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | The Northern Scot

    SKIPPER Mark Nicolson said Elgin City were a "disgrace" for letting a 3-0 Scottish Cup lead slip at home to juniors Bo'ness United. City were forced to settle for a 4-4 draw in Saturday's tie, and must now do it again in the hostile environment of Bo'ness' Newtown Park in the replay.

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  16. Overnight closures of road to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    The overnight closure of a vital Highland road will continue until further notice, leaving late night motorists with a detour of more than 130 miles. The overnight closure of a vital Highland road will continue until further notice, leaving late night motorists with a detour of more than 130 miles.

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  17. Dog-napper jailed after sting operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    Roxi, the stolen nine week old Staffordshire bull terrier puppy was reunited with its owner after amateur detective work by a 25-year-old Fort William man, labourer Brian Tolmie who travelled 65 miles to Inverness to perform a citizens' arrest. Yesterday, 29-year-old William Cochrane of 30 Kenneth Place, Culloden was jailed for six months by Sheriff Margaret Neilson, who told him: "You must have caused significant upset and distress to the owner of the puppy.

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  18. Tesco reviewing Fort William planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | BBC News

    It was understood that one of the options being considered was renting out the site its owns to other developers. In the statement, the company said: "We are reviewing our plans for the Blar Mhor site and are considering all options that would allow development to be brought forward.

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  19. Seeder feeder rain issueRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Stornoway Today

    Stornoway Gazette weather correspondent Dr Eddie Graham of Lews Castle College said it had not broken any records but that there had been 85mm over the nine days before Monday and 32.4mm on that day alone. There was a weather warning in place for the north west of Scotland and flooding on the mainland caused travel disruption for those travelling to and from the islands on Monday and Tuesday as roads were closed across the Highlands due to flooding and land slides.

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  20. NHS Grampian chief to stand downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | BBC News

    Richard Carey said he was disappointed the relationship between some senior medical staff and senior management appeared to have broken down. "It is clear that a cohort of senior medical staff no longer have confidence in the leadership of the organisation, both at board and executive level.

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