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The start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is marked on the front pages of all Scotland's newspapers on Wednesday.
"Dear world, Welcome to Scotland" is the headline in the Scottish Sun.
"Bring it on" screams the Daily Record's front page with a picture of a child's face painted with a saltire.
It says: "Scotland's people will make these games the best ever. Because of you athletes will run faster, jump higher and break records."
The Scotsman says First Minsiter Alex Salmond has pledged to keep politics out of the Commonwealth Games.
The Herald says "The Sun rises on Glasgow's golden games".
It says the Commonwealth Games will showcase a transformed Glasgow to the world, creating benefits that will be felt for generations.
In other news, the Press and Journal says a woman who starved her labrador to death escaped a jail sentence after a sheriff told she had received angry letters from outraged animal lovers.