Excitement, apprehension as Scotland decides its future

September 18, 2014 7:30 PM

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Excitement, apprehension as Scotland decides its future

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to dissolve a union with England that brought great prosperity but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling.

On the fog-shrouded streets of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, there was a quiet thrill of history in the making as many Scots prepared to stay up all night in homes and bars to watch the results roll in.

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