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  1. Five children 'cost council A 1m'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | BBC News

    Five children supported by Dumfries and Galloway Council cost the local authority around A 1m a year, a new report has revealed. They are among about 20 youngsters in residential schools and secure units which are paid for by the council, at a total cost of A 3m a year.

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  2. GV theatre department to share two distinct performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    This Friday evening will be a big one for the theater department at Grand Valley State University for the opening night of "The Women of Lockerbie" and "The Magic Flute." The productions offer two very different performances: one being a modern play and the other a classical opera.

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  3. Post-referendum activity studiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Levels of political engagement among young people after the Scottish independence referendum are to be studied after a A 30,000 award to an Aberdeen university. Robert Gordon University has received the grant from Communities and Culture Network+ to map post-referendum social media activity.

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  4. Petrol station robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | BBC News

    The armed robbery happened at 22:00 on Sunday when he threatened the lone member of staff at the petrol station on Ferry Road. The man escaped on foot with a three-figure sum of cash.

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  5. Man arrested in murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | BBC News

    Graeme Kay was found seriously injured at a flat in the town's Kilnside Road at about 04:30 on Sunday. He later died at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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  6. McLeod urges people to contribute to new strategy on air pollutionRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Galloway Today

    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. SNP MSP for the South of Scotland Aileen McLeod is urging people across Dumfries & Galloway to take part in a consultation on proposals aimed at making Scotland's air amongst the cleanest in Europe.

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  7. Housing contract petition launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | BBC News

    R&D Construction went into administration two years after winning the A 77m contract for Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership in 2009. John Dennis, the secretary of the Dumfries TUC, said: "There have been all sorts of rumours and counter rumours about what happened and what should happened and we want to get to the bottom of this and we think the best way to do that is to call for a parliamentary inquiry."

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  8. Funding boost for NHS D&GRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Galloway Today

    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. The Scottish Government has today confirmed NHS Dumfries and Galloway is to receive an extra 1.1m of funding in 2015/16.

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  9. Man reported over boy hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Newsday

    A 76-year-old man has been reported to prosecutors over a hit-and-run incident in Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire. A 14-year-old boy was struck by a car while crossing Ayr Road, near Firwood Road, at about 08:00 on 5 January.

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  10. Critical phase in tree disease fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Newsday

    Forestry chiefs say the fight against a killer tree disease in the Galloway Forest Park is entering a critical phase. Much of it is planted close to the park's three visitor centres, as well as the main walking and cycling routes.

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  11. Economic expansion 'set to continue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | BBC News

    Scotland's economy finished 2014 on a "solid footing" and will continue to expand in 2015, according to a report. A monthly survey by the Bank of Scotland found employment and business output grew in December, continuing at the same rate as the previous month.

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  12. Pothole-ravaged roads cost taxpayers A 108,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE most pothole-ravaged roads in Scotland have cost taxpayers at least 108,000 in compensation payouts over the last five years. THE most pothole-ravaged roads in Scotland have cost taxpayers at least 108,000 in compensation payouts over the last five years.

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  13. Malawi fundraisers in Gleneagles "haggis hunt" driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    FUNDRAISERS behind the campaign to bring clean, safe lighting to Malawi are organising an "alternative" corporate bonding day out at Gleneagles. FUNDRAISERS behind the campaign to bring clean, safe lighting to Malawi are organising an "alternative" corporate bonding day out at Gleneagles.

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  14. Search for missing teen draws a blankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    A search for a missing 18-year-old who was swept away after falling into the River Nith three weeks ago has again drawn a blank. A search for a missing 18-year-old who was swept away after falling into the River Nith three weeks ago has again drawn a blank.

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  15. Larne remembers victims of Princess Victoria disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Larne Today

    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. The 62nd commemoration service for the loss of 134 lives in the sinking of the Princess Victoria will take place on Saturday, January 31 at the Princess Victoria Memorial, Chaine Memorial Road, at 11.00 am.

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  16. Revamped hall looks "fantastic" after half million makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Galloway Today

    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. Dumfries and Galloway Council are coughing up 526,000 for the extensive renovations to the McMillan Hall in Newton Stewart, 200,000 over the original 330,000 estimate.

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  17. Scotland's weather: 30,000 homes without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 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. A man climbs on a lorry on its side after being blown over in strong winds on the Clackmannanshire Bridge.

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  18. Call for Galloway to use bikes more oftenRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Galloway Today

    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. Bikes have been a popular Christmas present again this year, but looking outside the window, you might be thinking you have to wait for spring before you can use your new gift.

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  19. Graham CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Graham Cox, who has died aged 81, was a young army lawyer who went on to play a key role in the initial stages of the Lockerbie bombing case. By then a veteran sheriff, who had already presided over the Lanarkshire Fatal Accident Inquiry into what was then the world's worst outbreak of E.coli, he was Sheriff Principal of the jurisdiction that covered the site of the atrocity and the first member of the Scottish judicial system to come into contact with the two Libyan suspects.

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  20. Healthier eating made easier than ever for Dumfries and Galloway familiesRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Galloway Today

    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. Dumfries & Galloway's 16,171 families are being urged to buy, cook and eat healthier food - and to take advantage of the support on offer through the Scottish Government's Eat Better Feel Better campaign to help make it happen.

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