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Best of the Local Blogs — 6/16/06

A pair of sailors on shore leave from the USS John Paul Jones out of San Diego, Calif. pause outside a Portland, Ore., club, meeting a dancer on break Thursday, June 8, after arriving in Portland for Rose Festival/Mike Salsbury photo.

*I didn’t realize that Chris Rodkey, a faithful HBO commenter and SR colleague, has his own blog in which he talks about his day job. I found a link to it while culling my blogroll this p.m. You can find former posts by clicking on the little photos below the main one here.

*In a nutshell, UBob explains why people blog and others read those blogs — because people like to read about pain here.

*Bayview Herb is wondering about the situation at Guantanamo Bay after re-reading the Constitution recently, particularly the 13th Amendment, here.

*Mari Meehan/Dogwalk Musings sez the partisans have more fun doing politics in Nevada than they do in Idaho (be prepared for an eyeful) here.

*Granati/Orange Frog experiences a Seinfeld moment as he drives thru Carl’s Jr. intent on driving out with five pops, not six, here.

*Marianne Love/Slight Detour tells us why she gets nervous every time she prepares to visit Coeur d’Alene’s Costco store here.

Meanwhile, Family Phil Jr. is excited that there’s no lectures ahead for two months here, Sara talks about Coulter and feminism here, Cis discusses what it means to be a “simple friend” here, CDADave admits he’s having a pity party here, and Stebbijo and hubby are starting a saltwater aquarium here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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