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Dundee and Tayside – Thu, 17 May, 2012

A woman who killed a teacher and left two children with horrific injuries after an horrific car crash has escaped a jail term. Jacqueline Davidson, from Broughty Ferry, was said to have had a momentary lapse in concentration which led to her vehicle straying onto the wrong side of the A92 in North East Fife. But the victim’s family say they want answers on how medication affects driving. In other news: A Scoutmaster who sexually abused three boys has been ordered to pay out almost fifty thousand pounds in fines and compensation in return for his freedom; A woman is in a critical condition after hitting her head in a fall in a Dundee nightclub. In sport: Craig Brown is stepping up his efforts to improve Aberdeen’s forward line with talks set to resume with Inverness winger Johnny Hayes and follow-up enquiries with Dunfermline’s wide-man Jo Cardle and St Mirren striker Nigel Hassebaink, who today turned down an offer to stay in Paisley.