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MacNeil backed recall effort 

After hearing him speak, a friend describes Bruce MacNeil, the second challenger against incumbent Steve Adams in their three-way City Council race, as the "Clint Eastwood character in 'Gran Torino" -- on one hand saying that the community needs to come together and on the...

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Idaho Reports is on tonight at 8...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” features an interview with 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador about his work in Washington, D.C., as the House is in turmoil over its leadership fight. Also, Bill Dentzer of the Idaho Statesman joins the pundits for discussion, including myself, Jim Weatherby, and...


What a night of sports on TV

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Usually, Thursday nights are reserved for the NFL (if the Seahawks are playing) and not much else on the televised sports scene. Imagine my surprise with all the riveting action there was to take in. Talk about a surprise birthday party. Read on.


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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