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FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2006

The Debate: Amaro vs. Mitchell

Attorney Rami Amaro speaks while Judge John Mitchell waits his turn at a standing-room-only debate earlier today at the Iron Horse in Coeur d'Alene. Amaro is challenging sitting judge Mitchell for a district court judgeship/Jesse Tinsley, Spokesman-Review photo.DFO: I'm still waiting for a report about...

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Question of the Day -- Parental Liability

Issue: Boys, parents face suit over 2004 cross burning/John Craig, Spokesman-ReviewMore: "The lawsuit, filed with assistance from the Center for Justice in Spokane, says state law allows parents to be held liable for up to $5,000 in damages caused by their children."Question: Should parents of...

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WorldNetDaily Poll: 3rd Party Candidates

Poll: 3rd party scores with border backlash: Presidential candidate focused on fence, enforcement would tie Dems, beat GOP/WorldNetDailyQuestion: Would you support a 3rd-party candidate who make enforcement of immigration law the top priority?1. No, I don't believe we have an immigration problem 2. No, a...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 4/27/06

I'm running low on fodder for my weekly Huckleberries print column. Anyone have a slice of life ... compelling story ... one-liner that I can toss into the mix for Saturday's paper. Feel free to post in the comments section below this item -- or...

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More About Perv Crackdown ...

"Many of the fugitives who were arrested were wanted for multiple offenses in multiple jurisdictions. One was a sex offender living near Boise who had not only failed to register at his new address, but was renting a room from a family with a young...

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do

House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Ill., center, gets out of a Hydrogen Alternative Fueled automobile, left, as he prepares to board his SUV, which uses gasoline, after holding a new conference at a local gas station in Washington, Thursday to discuss the recent rise in...

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Because You Asked II ...

... Mike Kennedy sends along an e-mail from Police Chief Wendy Carpenter (pictured) explaining that multi-officer response to that Super One call:"The call originally started at the Super One in Hayden. A male suspect had been passing Account Close Checks (Felony) mostly in the county....

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Question of the Day -- "United 93"

"After an introductory scene of some Arab men praying in an apartment on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the first quiet line of dialogue among them, subtitled in English, is 'It's time.' And so, despite the complaints about this film coming out "too soon"...

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The Hill: Sali Or Vasquez Or Sorenson, Oh My

The six-way race to win the Republican nomination in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District has turned into a full-fledged family feud, fraught with intraparty tensions and resentments. The six GOP candidates in pursuit of victory in the May 23 primary include a centrist woman, a social...

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P.S. -- 4/26/06

In 10 minutes, North Idaho College trustees will meet to consider a demand by staff for higher wages and benefits. These include:*A 5.7% cost-of-living increase.*The entire week of Thanksgiving off, instead of just the last 3 weekdays of the week.*Increase the college share of employee...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.

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