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Would you eat haggis?

Haggis imports have been outlawed in the United States since 1971. The ban was put in place because one of the key ingredients of haggis - sheep lungs - are prohibited in food products here. Now there is a fresh press by the UK government to try and overturn the import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.

Global Scan

For $89 million, this old London Tube station could have been yours

If you've ever wanted to own a London Tube station, you may have just missed your opportunity. The UK Ministry of Defense recently sold a station its held since World War II — for a whopping $89 million. A few hundred miles to the north of that station, in Scotland, the country's politicians have decided to open their doors to Uganda's gay people who may be seeking asylum. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Lifestyle & Belief

Cone-heads take to the streets in Glasgow

Those in Glasgow celebrated their success in shutting down a city council proposal that would have disrupted a decades-old tradition. Glaswegians rallied at the statue of the Duke of Wellington to honor the tradition of placing an orange safety cone on the head of the Duke.

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Summer reads

Anchor Lisa Mullins chats with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about his picks for summer reading -- thrillers set in Saudi Arabia, Scotland and Spain.

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Global Hit

We hear from Craig Reece, of the Scottish vinyl-record label Starla Records. He says Starla likes to record Scottish artists doing their version of American soul and rock classics.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a place in the world where G20 identifies not an economic summit, but a zip code. The answer is Maryhill, part of the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the village of Blackburn, in West Lothian, Scotland. It's the hometown of Susan Boyle, the singing sensation who wowed judges on the British TV show "Britain's Got Talent."

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Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Ross Island, Antarctica, where some whiskey bottles have been buried in ice for over a century. Richard Paterson at Whyte & Mackay's distillery tells Marco Werman about the quest to salvage some of that vintage scotch.