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6 hrs ago | KMAN-AM Manhattan

Manhattan High School Travels to Scotland

Manhattan High School theater students are traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland for the upcoming Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Arts News

Joan Armatrading is undertaking a major tour and will perform for the first time alone on stage.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Inquiry after body of cyclist is found in river

Police are investigating after the body of a middle-aged male cyclist was discovered in a river following what is believed to have been a tragic accident.

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Scotsman.com

Sustainable solutions for global freight

The Firth of Forth is one of Scotland's principal gateways for the moving of freight - not least as it is home to the Rosyth -Zeebrugge ro-ro Ferry; Scotland's sole direct freight ferry service to mainland Europe.

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BBC News

Workmen take home unexploded bomb

A controlled explosion has been carried out on a World War Two bomb which two workmen took home after finding it on a remote Borders hillside.

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Sunday Herald

Arts news

HA ORCHESTRA, the first orchestra in the UK to play exclusively traditional African instruments, has its own festival at Maryhill Community Central Halls on Saturday and appears as part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme which accompanies the Commonwealth Games.

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Buteman Today

Argyll and Bute's invitation to WW1 'Drumhead Service'

Edinburgh Castle's Esplanade will host a Drumhead Service on August 10 to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

New look as country park to get A 3.5m revamp

PLANS have been approved for a 3.5million revamp of a country park owned by the UK's largest private landowner.

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Stanford

A curated selection of news from Dean Lloyd Minor

What should you be reading today? Over on OZY's Presidential Daily Brief, Lloyd Minor , MD, dean of the medical school, points readers to some of the most interesting stories in medicine, bioscience and beyond.

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The Daily Record

Body of a man recovered from Water of Leith, Police say cause of death is 'unexplained'

POLICE in Edinburgh are trying to determine the cause of death of a man found in the Water of Leith in Edinburgh A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh responded to the Water of Leith, near to the Stenhouse Industrial Estate, at around 9.30am on Monday July 21 where the body of a man was recovered from the water.

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Scotsman.com

A guide for surviving the Edinburgh Fringe

IT'S A STOCK soundbite that the population of Edinburgh doubles during August, as performers, festival workers, agents and PR execs, journalists and reviewers, show-goers and tourists descend upon the city for the month.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales girl in care sent to Scotland

A family court judge has blasted the system which placed a young teen in care in Scotland because of a lack of secure local accommodation Judge Gareth Jones, the designated family judge for the region, was speaking in a case where a young girl in North Wales was initially placed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Olympian

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

In this July 6, 2005 file photo, James Brown performs on stage during the Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Warning as Scottish cities breach EU safety levels of deadly air pollution

Plans to cut dangerous levels of air pollution from traffic in Scotland have been delayed by five years, putting the UK and Scottish governments at risk of multi-million-pound fines for breaching environmental law.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Record

Five men charged with football related disorder after dramatic...

POLICE Scotland said the arrests, which followed Hamilton's dramatic win at Easter Road in May, were linked to a large disturbance on London Road, Edinburgh at full-time.

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New Statesman

Let's stay together: Gordon Brown's My Scotland, Our Britain

Few Scots could have greater cause to dislike the English than Gordon Brown. The former Labour leader's premiership was pockmarked by insults motivated by his nationality.

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Newsday

Five charged over football trouble

The arrests are linked to trouble which broke out after the SPFL play-off match between Hibs and Hamilton Academical on Sunday 25 May. The men aged 17, 20, 27, 32 and 46 were held in the Seafield, Leith, Tollcross, Gorgie and Slateford areas of the city.

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Newsday

Jawbone Arch removed for repairs

The arch, which has stood in the park for more than 100 years, will be taken into storage later this month.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Petaluma360

A coming of age story with a twist

Longtime Petaluma writer, journalist and actor David Templeton will find himself fulfilling a long-time dream in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer by performing his one man play 'Wretch Like Me" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Phoenix

At last, Providence gets a Fringe

With the launch of Providence's first-ever fringe festival on the horizon - FringePVD kicks off Wednesday, July 23 - it's worthwhile heading to the United States Association of Fringe Festivals' website for a reminder of what, exactly, a fringe is.

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