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  1. Cable firm takes on 53 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | BBC News

    The firm manufactures cable duct, the plastic piping which encases underground fibre-optic cables, and exports to more than 60 countries. Chief executive Mads Hogfeldt said:"We were in dire straits and needed to change everything.

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  2. 'Benefits rethink' to tackle povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newsday

    A group investigating child poverty in one Scottish local authority area has urged the UK government to rethink its benefits reforms. The commission, set up by the council, is the first to look specifically at child poverty at a local level.

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  3. Watch hilarious moment golfer celebrates birdie at Scots course by diving into flooded bunkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Daily Record

    THE weather in Scotland isn't always great for outdoor activities but that didn't stop this golfer playing a round at the Dragon's Tooth golf course in Fort William . Under wet and windy conditions the golfer, named only as Iain in the You Tube clip, wears a saltire t-shirt as he lines up a putt for a birdie.

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  4. Isles baby health visits suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newsday

    A number of health visiting services on the Western Isles have been temporarily suspended because of problems filling vacancies at the islands' health board. NHS Western Isles said "every effort" was being made to recruit for two vacant full-time posts in its health visiting team.

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  5. Wood Group wins A 40m gas contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newsday

    Oil and gas services company Wood Group has won a contract worth more than A 40m to expand and upgrade a Norwegian gas processing plant. The scope of the contract includes front-end engineering design as well as work on updating electrical, instrumentation and control systems.

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  6. Backing for new climbing centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | BBC News

    Hundreds of backers have pledged funds to a plan to convert a former church in Fort William into a climbing centre by helping to raise the money needed. Three Wise Monkeys Climbing, the business behind the project, had to raise A 40,000 in crowd-funding by Wednesday afternoon.

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  7. A7 tractor crash inquiry plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newsday

    A fatal accident inquiry is to be held into the death of a south Wales man killed on the A7 in the Borders last May. Huw Jenkins, 54, of Tonmawr, was driving his tractor - with a low loader unit - near the entrance to the Torwoodlee Golf Course. He was involved in collision with an HGV as both vehicles headed south into Galashiels and died at the scene.

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  8. Clegg defends Alexander in donation row, saying he is only guilty of being a polite guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    NICK Clegg has rallied to the defence of Liberal Democrat cabinet colleague Danny Alexander over the donations row, sparked by a newspaper sting, insisting the Highland MP has done absolutely nothing wrong. NICK Clegg has rallied to the defence of Liberal Democrat cabinet colleague Danny Alexander over the donations row, sparked by a newspaper sting, insisting the Highland MP has done absolutely nothing wrong.

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  9. Dave Mundy, John Clarke &...Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Telegram

    St. John the Evangelist Church, Coley's Point, will be having a Paddy's Day breakfast on Saturday, March 14 at the Church Hall in Coley's Point from 8 - 11 a.m. We will be serving, bologna, sausages, toutons, scrambled eggs, baked beans, rise n fries, toast, juice, tea/coffee. Cost is $8 each and you won't go away hungry.

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  10. Sheep neglect man banned for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Newsday

    A man caught with starving sheep and dead carcasses on his land in Aberdeen has been banned from keeping animals for life. David Booth, 43, was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering by leaving them without adequate care and nutrition at his Peterculter farm.

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  11. Dress debate used to highlight abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | BBC News

    A world-wide debate that started in Scotland about the colour of a dress has influenced the imagery for a new Salvation Army South Africa campaign. Alana MacInnes, of Uist, and Caitlin McNeill, from Colonsay, asked people online whether they saw the colour as gold and white or blue and black.

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  12. What is the Foehn effect?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | BBC News

    The west of Scotland is set to be hammered by heavy, persistent rain in the coming days because of weather fronts moving in from the Atlantic. However, the east of the country will continue to escape largely dry, with the north east being bright and unseasonably mild.

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  13. Mumford & Sons: 'Writing sessions at The National's garage gave new album its identity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | NME

    Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett says working with Aaron Dessner of The National helped give the band an "identity" for their new album. As reported, Mumford & Sons release third album 'Wilder Mind' on May 4 and have confirmed that the record does not feature the banjo , an instrument they have become synonymous with since achieving huge success with their first two albums, 2009's 'Sigh No More' and 2012's 'Babel'.

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  14. Good news for film fans in Prestatyn as Scala cinema could reopen as soon as AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Scottish company Aurora Leisure named as preferred bidder to take over the Prestatyn cinema, which closed in January after a long battle to try to save it A cinema closed in January after a long battle to try to save it is set to reopen under new management. Denbighshire council has picked a preferred bidder to take over Prestatyn's Scala, which closed last month amid a cash crisis.

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  15. Could we get a grant to lure the BBC to the American Midwest? Granted, we'd likely need oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | TwinCities

    "Sunday nights on PBS seem to favor names that start with 'Grant': the Earl of Grantham in 'Downton Abbey,' and the new 'Masterpiece Mystery' series, 'Grantchester.' "Now that the season is over for 'Downton,' maybe we could persuade the BBC to produce a series set somewhere around here.

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  16. Remote areas of Scotland to get fuel discountRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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. Scotland's most fragile communities have won a 5p fuel duty discount, benefiting more than 100,000 motorists in the country.

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  17. Scottish Labour in civil war over strategyRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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. SCOTTISH Labour is gripped in a civil war over where to concentrate its resources to take on the surge by the SNP and hold on to some of its 41 seats north of the Border.

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  18. Which Scottish islands to see this springtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Scotland has almost 800 offshore isles and islets, and as days grow longer and the warmer sunshine of spring prevails we're reminded that remarkable landscapes are not exclusively a mainland preserve. Here's a list of ten notable Scottish islands for springtime consideration Scotland has almost 800 offshore isles and islets, and as days grow longer and the warmer sunshine of spring prevails we're reminded that remarkable landscapes are not exclusively a mainland preserve.

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  19. Rural drivers set to get 5p fuel duty discountRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Scotland's most fragile communities have won a 5p fuel duty discount, benefiting more than 100,000 motorists in the country. The European Union has approved the roll-out of rural fuel rebates to 17 areas in Scotland and England, the majority being in the Highlands and Argyll and Bute.

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  20. Thursday, March 5th, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    Coca-Cola, which is in trouble for running an ad in Germany to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Fanta. The problem is that the ad says that Fanta was created back in the good old days, which happened to be when Adolf Hitler was in power.

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