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John Lennon at 75

John Lennon would have been 75 years old on Friday, reports CNN. It's a birthday that can't help but make you wonder. John Lennon, senior citizen? What would he make of our time? Would he have reveled in electronica and hip-hop the same way he rejoiced in the B-52s?


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.

Eye On Boise

Wyoming instant racing terminals remain shut down, despite pleas 

Wyoming’s Pari-Mutuel Commission declined to lift its suspension of historic horse racing terminals throughout the state despite pleas from industry representatives that the shutdown has put their businesses in financial peril. The decision Thursday means the machines, which have been shut down since Sunday, will...

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Dead or dying deer in the neighborhood? Here are your options

WILDLIFE -- The drought-related outbreak of bluetongue that’s killing white-tailed deer in the region by the hundreds, is adding urgency to a commonly asked problem: “What do we do with the dead or dying animal in our neighborhood?” Here are some guidelines: Inland Northwest Wildlife...


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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