TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2005

Wild Card -- Tuesday PM

It's nice to interact with you folks again after a long weekend off. Gotta play to see tonight, but I look forward to reading your comments before I hit the sack tonight. You know the Wild Card drill by now ...

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Best of the Local Bloggers -- 5/31/05

Another 'toon from Jim Tibbs/Grants Pass, Ore.*Marianne Love/Slight Detour can't get her mind off "toe cleavage" since being introduced to the topic in an SR feature here....*His Bobness/Unbearable Bobness of Being offers great photos and commentary of his Memorial Day weekend outing on Twin Lakes...

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Editorializing ...

Gotta take a break to do my day job -- writing editorials for the SR, for those of you who've forgotten. My subject? The Duane kicking off his summer push on two projects -- Blackwell Island and the downtown memorial garden. I don't have problems...

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See Erica Run

When she's not covering the Kootenai County Courthouse, like the proverbial blanket, colleague Erica Curless/SR runs (seen here competing in the Coeur d'Alene Marathon over the Memorial Day weekend, her first marathon ever).

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Question No. 2

Issue: Fourteen states gave Viagra to offenders: Medicaid policy interpreted differently throughout country/Associated Press.DFO: Whew, neither Washington nor Idaho is on the list.Question: If you were Emperor of the Universe, would you allow Medicaid to pay for Viagra for convicted sex offenders?Question:

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Macy's Parade Wants Red Hots

Hi, Dave; You'll never guess what has happened now! Yup, Macy's Parade has invited us! One just never knows what the good Lord has in mind for a buncha North Idaho gals. Wow! And awaaaaay we go! This must mean we are Broadway Babes now,...

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Question of the Day -- 5/31/05

Issue: Prediction: Washington gubernatorial election to be set aside/Stefan Sharkansky, Sound Politics.DFO: Sharkansky is one of those bloggers who make a difference. He is responsible for bringing much of the shenanigans of the King County Elections Department to light since the count, recount and re-recount...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 5/31/05

President Bush answers a question during a news conference at the White House today. Bush is keeping his second-term pledge to hold at least one major news conference each month. He was squeezing one in on Tuesday, the last day of May.W. Mark Felt, who...

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MONDAY, MAY 30, 2005

Best of Huckleberries Online -- May 23-27, 2005

St. Louis manager Tony La Russa, right, and pitching coach coach Dave Duncan turn their attention to baseball after helping pick the new pope earlier this spring. Well, they are cardinals, after all. See Item No. 1/APhoto.First, you should know that Shelly Monahan/KHQ and her...

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SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2005

Wild Card -- Saturday

When you're done with the day in the sun, or you're sitting around the campfire with your lap top, you can put your thoughts down here. You're Saturday Wild Card, my friends ...

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Saturday Question No. 1

Issue: Idea for CdA gardens reseeded: Chamber asks Hagadone to resubmit plan for closing Sherman/Erica Curless & Becky Kramer, SR.DFO: I've been telling you for months that The Duane wasn't going to let this one go away. He's like an old dog with a bone....

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FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2005

CDADave's Top 10 Hoaxes

After perusing that Easter Egg sent by Cis earlier today re: hoaxes, CDADave scribbled out 10 of his own:1. Duane Hagadone cares about CDA.2. Burlington Northern is an environmentally sensitive company.3. Coeur d'Alene is going to use common sense when it comes to limiting tall...

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P.S.

Photo: Actress Eva Gabor, center, in the role of Lisa Douglas, and costar Eddie Albert, left background in doorway, as Oliver Wendell Douglas, are surrounded by animals on the set of their television series "Green Acres" in this December, 1966, file photo. Albert died yesterday...

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Sightem

I saw Duane, and some other real estate folks, standing at the proposed site of his condo tower on Potlatch Hill Rd., at the east end of the Resort Golf Course, selling potential buyers for that new development Tuesday night. Breaking ground seems imminent.Berry Picker

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Easter Egg: True or False

While you're counting down the minutes to a three-day weekend, you can try this quiz from David Emery to see how well you pick out hoaxes here.Hat Tip: Cis Gors, who scored 31 of 35 right

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Rumorama Update

No sooner than I hear the buzz has started in Post Falls about a possible Hagadone Gardens ... than word comes that the Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce is sending a letter to The Duane asking him to reconsider and locate his garden in downtown...

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Memorial Day reminder

If you need something to do on Monday, at 12:00 they are dedicating the veteran's memorial on the courthouse plaza to Ron Rankin and honoring a soldier from Post Falls killed in Iraq, should be a moving ceremony.UpcloseDFO: The final mural of the Rankin Vets...

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Photo of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 5/27/05

Mallory Gross tries to see around Makari as she snacks on treats Thursday, May 26, 2005, at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. Mommy, is that a Girl-rilla or a Boy-rilla? -- John Austin.2. Makari mimics the Bush Adminstration's position...

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TGIF Question of the Day -- 5/27/05

Issue: District gives in on prayer, ACLU sues anyway: Legal group goes to court after school board nixes blessing at graduation/WorldNetDaily.DFO: I can't express my level of contempt for the American Civil Liberties Union. In the name of separation of church and state, it is...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 5/27/05

Anyone seen that Paris Hilton commercial for a Carl's Jr. burger -- the one with her writhing all over a car? What's with that? The more interesting question--at least to Tanku Varadarajan/Wall Street Journal -- is whether Carl's Jr. could use a bare-bodied man to...

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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2005

P.S.

Issue: 2 ex-Japanese soldiers may be on Mindanao: Officials to determine if pair have hidden since World War II/Japan Today.DFO: Seems they never decided who was the ultimate survivor.Question: If you had hidden from the rest of the world for 60 years, what would you...

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Easter Egg

Easter Egg = A fun surprise element on the blog.Cis Gors/Kootenai has sent along this Easter Egg to while away the final minutes until you punch the time clock tonight. It isn't as easy as it looks. And be careful in the home stretch here.

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