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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2006

Ash Wednesday Wild Card -- 3/1/06

First, I'll pass along a personal milestone before turning over the Wild Card and the afternoon to you. Today marks the 13th anniversary of my first day on The Spokesman-Review Editorial Board. I replaced Marnie Lombard way back when and became part of a small...

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Top Cutlines -- 3/1/06

Bill Manning sits bundled against the wind as he watches spring breakers walk by, seemingly not bothered by the cooler temperatures at Daytona Beach, Fla., Tuesday. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. Just because there is frost on top of the mountain doesn't mean there isn't...

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Do You Suppose Barry Bonds Is ...

... still denying he took steroids to enhance his, ahem, phsyique as he chased Henry Aaron's HR record. Here, Bonds dresses in drag as Paula Abdul as part of a rookie hazing spoof of the hit "American Idol" television show prior to a baseball spring...

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HBO Insider re: Local Boyington Memorial

"There is a movement by local aviation buffs and marines to build a tribute to Pappy at the cda airport. Greg Boyington was born in cda, raised in st.maries and spent summers in the forestry service while attending UW. It is reported that he spent...

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HBO -- to PDXPup re: HBO Chaos Theory

PDXPup: "Holy crackers -- and i thought i had too much time on my hands by putting that thing together. If you guys really want to get serious, I'll get started on the screenplay, and maybe we can get Russell Crowe to grow a mustache...

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Editor Smith: She Said, Cigars Or Me?

"Well, I know a special interest bill when I see it. But this is my special interest, so it is OK, of course. I smoked cigars regularly for more than 20 years (shortly after my first job in journalism where the city editor showed me...

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WorldNetDaily Poll -- The DaVinci Code

Stan Planton, a retired librarian from Chillicothe, Ohio, who helped novelist Dan Brown conduct research for the mega-selling thriller "The Da Vinci Code," said a lawsuit accusing Brown of stealing ideas from other writers is bogus. (AP photo/Eric Albrecht)Question: What do you think about the...

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Huckleberries Online

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.