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4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Villagers furious at bus route changes

A protest attended by around 100 disgruntled passengers spanning a range of ages demanded that Perth-based Stagecoach re-think re-routing of the number 7 service.

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13 hrs ago | Forfar Today

Top award for Greig at graduation

Greig Baxter , son of Duncan and Diann Baxter, Prior Road, Forfar, graduated with a BA in Musical Theatre from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow where he won the top award for Musical Theatre.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Scottish nationalists look to broaden independence debate beyond currency

With less than a month to go until Scotland votes on independence, nationalists are seeking to broaden the debate away from a difficult focus on what currency would be used after breaking from the United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Alistair Darling,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brechin Today

Decision to deny debate condemned by councillor

An Brechin Councillor has said he feels that democracy is "dead" in Angus following the failure of a motion at an Angus Council meeting.

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Scotsman.com

Scottish family names: Famous Bruces

ROBERT the Bruce, one of the most famous Scots in history, has been at the centre of a rather contemporary issue in Scotland of late.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

Peak time rail fares rise by 2.5%

The increase is based on the Retail Price Inflation figure for July, at which level the Scottish government had said it would cap increases.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Louis Smith, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics

BBC News

Health checks find ward improvements

However, it had concerns about the standard of cleanliness of mattresses in the accident and emergency department and ordered action there.

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BBC News

Gaelic broadcaster secures new funds

MG Alba was set up to ensure that high-quality Gaelic television programmes are made available to viewers in Scotland.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

BBC News

Appeal after man robbed outside bank

A man has been assaulted and robbed of a four-figure sum of cash outside a bank in central Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland,

Sunday Herald

Healthcare becomes the battleground as poll nears

SCOTLAND'S NHS has become the latest referendum battleground with Alex Salmond urging Scots to vote Yes to save it from the consequences of Westminster's "privatisation drive" while David Cameron accused the First Minister of a desperate move that showed he was losing the argument.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK),

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Abbey backdrop to bowling but no Saltire in the sky

THERE was a terrible failure by the set designers as the First Minister and his Cabinet descended on Arbroath to mark a month to go until polling day in the independence referendum.

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Kirriemuir Today

Appeal for Legion members' stories

The Forfar branch of Royal British Legion Scotland is appealing to members to come forward with their stories about who they will be remembering this Remembrance Day.

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BBC News

Hospital wards closed over vomit bug

A ward at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee and a unit at Stracathro Hospital in Brechin have been closed to new admissions following a suspected outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

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BBC News

Child pornography man avoids jail

Selkirk Sheriff Court was told that 164 indecent images and 28 movies were found on his computer - the majority of them in the least serious category.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Kirriemuir Today

Wedding day

Married at the Red House Hotel, Coupar Angus were Susan Lindsay and Dave McQueen, both 40 Nursery Park, Brechin.

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Newsday

Man who died in Lewis crash named

Harry Thomson, 72, from Back on the Isle of Lewis, died after the collision on the A857 Stornoway to Ness road at Laxdale Primary School.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, Europe, World News,

Carnoustie Today

In it together for 65 years

Isabel and Richard Buist, Monifieth, were joined by family, friends and wellwishers at their home on Wednesday to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Cancelled Israeli play 'has not damaged Festival reputation'

THE Edinburgh Festival Fringe's reputation has not been permanently damaged by the controversy over the cancellation of an Israeli play, Scotland's Culture Secretary has insisted.

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Sunday Herald

Battle for votes intensifies as Yes camp gains ground

The First Minister will take his Scottish Government cabinet to Arbroath where he will use the symbolic venue to issue a "Declaration of Opportunity," casting independence as a once-in- a-lifetime chance to "build a more prosperous and fairer Scotland".

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The Daily Record

Head-on-beach killer Vitas Plytnykas compares jail to 'horror...

IN the four-page letter Plytnykas claims his human rights were breached but fails to mention Jolanta Bledaite - who he tortured and murdered before cutting up her body and dumping it at sea.

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