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Huckleberries Best of the Local Blogs — 1/26/06

“Here’s an old view of Spokane, from about the mid-1940’s. Look at the railroad bridge which extends itself ABOVE the Monroe Street bridge!” CDADave continues his walk through history in his Thin Air blog today here.

*Family Phil supports the traditional family dinner, with everyone sitting around the table, but he fears that he can’t keep that intact in his house once the urchins become teens here. And he provides a link to a New Mexico columnist who agrees as well as introduces the concept of “scramboli” here.

*Mari Meehan/Dogwalk Musings sez Prosecutor Bill Douglas is toying with a mistrial by contending that Groene family murder suspect Joseph Edward Duncan III can get a fair trial from a Kootenai County jury here.

*Cis Gors/From A Simple Mind wonders how school officials can tackle bullying effectively when “American Idol,” the most popular show on TV, allows judges, like Simon, to destroy dreams with their bullying tactics here.

*Bre/To Blog Or Not To Blog describes the wrong way to apply for a job here.

*Sam Taylor/Vandal Sense provides a quick roundup re: what he’s been doing as News Editor of the UI Argonaut this semester and how his plans to live at home while he works for the SR CDA office this summer hit a brief snag here.

Also: Jim provides a morning update tour for UI Vandal fans here, Marianne tracks down a mysterious cell phone caller here, Patches is sending out invites to a kitty nap-a-thon here,

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