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Journalist and presenter of BBC Scotland 2015. Staying up late to bring you Scottish current affairs at 10.30 every night

Watch: Dave Grohl breaks leg after falling off stage, finishes show anyway — broke his leg during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday night and in a true sign of his dedication to rock'n'grohl the Foo Fighters frontman managed to finish the show anyway - albeit with his leg in a cast. The singer reportedly broke his leg after falling off the stage while performing 'Monkey Wrench'.

Listen to a classic Eddy Current Suppression Ring gig — It's almost five years to the day since Melbourne legends Eddy Current Suppression Ring last played a show together. And while there is no sign of a reunion on the horizon just yet, thanks to PBS FM FL is streaming a classic ECSR live set all week long.
Jun 03, 2015

Eddy Current Suppression Ring radio session from 2009 on PBS 106.7FM. What a band.…

Are Early-Childhood Educators 'Real' Teachers? You Bet They Are. — Letter To the Editor: At the end of the early-childhood-education classes I teach, we discuss issues related to professionalism. Recently, this conversation with one of my students took an unexpected turn when she asked me if she was a "real" teacher. I asked her what she meant by real teacher.

King Gizz have released the set times for Gizzfest — King Gizzard and The Wizard Lizard have announced the set times for the Melbourne leg of "Gizzfest" - the two day psych extravaganza set to take over The Corner Hotel this weekend. "Dawn of the Gizzfest" will feature sets from The Murlocs, Dave Graney, The Babe Rainbow, Davey Lane, Atolls and more, with the Gizz headlining each event.
Apr 27, 2015

King Gizzard and The Wizard Lizard have announced the set times for the Melbourne leg of “Gizzfest” this weekend…

Lawsuits accuse Phila. police of resuming 'nickel rides' — The next sudden stop, he said, threw him into a slide toward the front of the van. According to McKenna, his skid was halted when he crashed against the barrier separating the driver's seat from the rear compartment. In hospital records obtained by The Inquirer, McKenna's story has some corroboration.
Apr 25, 2015

Sounds like the Baltimore cops took #FreddieGray on what we call in Philly a "nickel ride" - some things never change…

Apr 25, 2015

RT @bmaz: Did Baltimore cops personally tune up #FreddieGray or, as @Will_Bunch suggests take him on a "necked ride"… or both?

Fishtown's Fillmore gets rock and roll welcome — Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:08 AM The entrance to what's promised to be Philadelphia's hottest music club come fall is a gravel lot under an I-95 overpass. Now, it's just an abandoned metal factory in Fishtown - windows long blown out, covered in graffiti.

King Gizzard are throwing their very own festival

Peter T. Hesbacher, longtime Penn professor — Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:08 AM For Peter T. Hesbacher, it was always about people. He spent his life - following his father from place to place as a young man to spending years as a sociologist - working to engage people. And in his daily life, it showed.

Witness Procopio at drug squad trial confuses officers, amount of money stolen — Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015, 6:36 PM Between misidentifying officers and changing the amount of money he said was stolen from him, Michael Procopio did not have a good Friday on the witness stand.
Apr 10, 2015

RT @phillydotcom: Witness at drug squad trial confuses officers, amount of money stolen

Rally in Phila. for new federal transit funding local,breaking,inqfrontpage — Last updated: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:18 AM Scores have turned out in this morning's chill and dampness to rally in support of increased federal transportation funding. Organized by American Public Transportation Association, the rally in Dilworth Park attracted a number of politicians and transportation officials, including former Gov.
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Jul 29, 2015

Also on #scotland2015 we'll talk Lords reform with @PeteWishart and Lord Strathclyde. And fracking - is it OK if its under the sea?

Jul 29, 2015

On #scotland2015 tonight we'll be asking if MPs should be allowed to job share and interviewing one who tried - but lost her case in court

Jul 29, 2015

This is a touching story of why @theHALOTrust work clearing landmines changes the lives of whole communities

Jul 29, 2015

The mysterious brown paper package has revealed a large necklace from a new Glasgow designer

Jul 29, 2015

Not wanting to risk the lives of any interns I've dived into the strange looking brown paper parcel

Jul 29, 2015

Should I open this unsolicited parcel that's just arrived in the newsroom?

Jul 27, 2015

Special debate on #Scotland2015 tonight. Scot Lab leadership candidates @kdugdalemsp & @KenMacintoshMSP take questions from studio audience

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