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1 hr ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Jason Mraz Kicks Off Historic Tour of All of NYC's Five Boroughs Tonight

Starting tonight, Jason Mraz takes Manhattan -- and every other part of New York, too. While some artists do residencies in Las Vegas, or at one venue, like the O2 in London, Jason is doing a residency of New York City as a whole, with a concert this month in each of New York City's five boroughs.

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4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Scotland independence campaigns make final appeals before vote

A view of cupcakes decorated with the Union and Scottish Saltire flags, and question marks, along with the results of sales, at Cuckoo's bakery, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept. 17, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

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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9 hrs ago | 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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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Discover the sights of Berlin on foot

Visiting Berlin for the first time can be a daunting experience to the first time visitor, whether on business or vacation. Berlin is one of Europe's largest cities with a population close to 3.5 million people and encompassing over 344 square miles.

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Re/code

Nick Denton Says Gawker Media Is Booming, Moving - And Fighting the Good Fight

That was a long time ago! Now Nick Denton's blog empire boasts eight sites, with 280 employees, and Denton says they're generating 80 million uniques a month. Time for a fancy new office, he says, in a memo he just sent to his staff.

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Belfast Today

Spike in paramilitary attacks in Londonderry

Northern Ireland's second city has seen a dramatic spike in the number of so-called paramilitary punishment attacks, a senior police officer has warned. There have been 25 incidents so far this year in Londonderry - a four-fold increase on the same period last year - with dissident republicans being blamed for most.

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Fermanagh Today

Court removes teenage girl from mother's care

An isolated girl effectively shut off from the outside world can be separated from her mother and moved from Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ruled. Mr Justice O'Hara approved sending the 13-year-old to live in the Republic in a bid to undo severe damage he said went far beyond never having been to school.

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BBC News

Funding pledge 'unfair to Wales'

A pledge by the three Westminster leaders to keep the funding system for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland has been criticised by a Welsh MEP. "Wales loses out to the tune of A 300m a year," said Plaid Cymru MEP Ms Evans, who is campaigning for a yes vote in Scotland.

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KRCR

How to find your type of lover

What kind of font are you? Which do you find most attractive? And how can this help with your love life? This might sound like copy from a cheap dating website. But according to Sarah Hyndman, a British designer specializing in typography, our taste in fonts reveals more about us than we'd expect.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Ballymoney Today

Swann wins gully guarantees on flood hotspots

Mr Robin Swann, the North Antrim Ulster Unionist Party Assemblyman and Chairman of the Stormont Employment and Learning Committee, has secured concession from his party's Executive minister that gullies in flooding hotspots across the constituency will be emptied in spite of budget cuts. Assemblyman Swann, who is UUP Chief Whip, secured the concession from Regional Development Minister and fellow UUP MLA Danny Kennedy, who has made numerous ministerial visits to North Antrim.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Travel: Level crossing crash delaying evening trains between London and Norwich

A vehicle hitting a set of railway level crossing barriers has caused disruption to trains between London Liverpool Street and Norwich. The affected crossing is between Diss and Norwich but the knock-on effect has had an impact on services across the Great Eastern Main Line.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Austria plans to forbid Islamic extremist symbols

This undated file image posted on Aug. 27, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa. Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to the Middle East this week, with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group.

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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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West Australian

Air France pilots' strike sparks travel chaos

French flag carrier Air France scrapped half of its flights Monday as pilots began a strike against the company's plan to develop its low-cost subsidiary. The company said 60 percent of its flights would be cancelled Tuesday with fears that the week-long protest -- the longest at the company since 1998 -- could spell travel mayhem across the country.

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Halstead Gazette

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway Charles Horton and Rail Minister Claire Perry at Blackfriars Station

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway Charles Horton, centre, and Rail Minister Claire Perry have a discussion with a commuter at Blackfriars Station And one irate passenger took his frustration out on Rail Minister Claire Perry as she helped launch the new franchise at Blackfriars station in London. Covering routes both north and south of London, the franchise - the biggest on the network - is run by Govia and is called Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern .

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Touring Scotland's Hebrides and Highlands at Holderness' Squam Lakes Natural Sciene Center

Tiroran House Hotel on Mull will be home base for five nights. It has won "best country house hotel" for the last two years.

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The Telegraph

Delhi tit for tat on UK degrees

New Delhi, Sept. 14: India is rethinking its commitment to recognise the one-year master's degrees awarded in Britain because British universities do not universally accept Indian Class XII certificates, sources told The Telegraph.

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Detroit News

St. Tropez has charm enough to attract 6 million visitors a year

The old fishing port of St. Tropez, France, is one of many tourist destinations to be found there, including museums, chateaus, cafes, markets and boutique shops. St. Tropez, France - The sexy, sunny siren of the Cote d'Azur, St. Tropez, has been luring men to the French Riviera long before Brigitte Bardot made it a jet-set touchstone with the 1956 film 'And God Created Woman.'

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The Daily Beast

The High Fashion Nuns of VeniceBy Liza Foreman

For centuries, there was a renegade group of nuns in Venice who clung to the lavish fashions and up-to-date styles of the secular world. The higher the heel, the closer to God, right? Crosses dot the tourist maps of Venice, denoting churches and former convents, some of which have been left to crumble into the ground.

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