WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2006


P.S. -- 5/30/06

Issue: Study says Canadians are healthier than Americans: Americans 42% more likely to have diabetes/Associated Press DFO: I've been pretty faithful to a New Year's Resolution to take walking seriously. I've logged more than 300 miles so far this year. I've lost about 10 pounds...

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Top Cutlines -- 5/30/06

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., left, talks with Trudy Mason, a New York State Democratic Committee member, after a breakfast speaking engagement at the Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y., where she kicked off her U.S. Senate re-election bid earlier today. You write the cutline/AP photo.Top...

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PM Question: Best CDA Coffee Shop?

We've been having quite a debate today re: the best coffee in Coeur d'Alene. Below, you'll find an expert's opinion re: Starbucks. So, let's keep the conversation brewing. Which coffee shop is best in the city of Coeur d'Alene:1. Starbucks2. Seattle's Best3. Doma4. Java5. Coffeeville6....

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Pretty As A Picture ...

Matthew Vezina, 2, holds up his first fish he caught at the Carol Ann Cross Park Wednesday in Fort Smith, Ark. Matthew was fishing with his mother, Nancy Vezina, for perch to use for catching catfish in the Arkansas River/Kaia Larsen, AP Photo/Fort Smith Times...

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Huckleberries Best of the INorthwest -- 5/30/06

A pair of Canada geese take their goslings for an afternoon swim near the Fireside Lodge at Spirit Lake, Idaho, Tuesday/Kathy Plonka, Spokesman-Review.Eye On Boise: Nevada to keep billion$$$ as a result of deal over Kempthorne confirmation here.1. David Horsey/Seattle PI projects the high cost...

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Mailbag: 2 Reasons To Subscribe To SR

Berry Picker (re: "Today's Top 2 Reasons People Should Read the Spokesman"): The Coeur d'Alene Press got scooped big time on the firing of Dave Matheson by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe and his arrest for alleged domestic violence here. The S-R also had much more...

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Never Too Late To Do Right Thing: Currie

It took Commish Rick Currie awhile to come around on The Great Gus Ban of '06. But he finally came down on the right side of freedom Tuesday. Still, he deserves a jab for siding with the Lame Ducks in the first place. Fly-on-the-Wall photoshopped...

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Mailbag: Moving Beyond Mitchell-Amaro

Tinfoilers for Gore in '08: Mitchell-Amaro is over but there are always more causes to champion. You haven't seen the last of the tinfoil brigade.DFO: Some tinfoilers have stuck around, although I'm not sure everyone has gotten over the recent judicial race. CDA Mom, Mike...

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TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2006


P.S. -- 5/30/06

Issue: Gore: Bush is 'renegade rightwing extremist': Ex-veep calls himself 'recovering politician'/Guardian UnlimitedMore Info: The new levels of attention he is receiving have led some Democrats to call on him to run again for president, while others have responded with anger that Mr Gore did...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 5/30/06

Granati took this shot ThursdayEye On Boise: Everyone wants to have a governor's ball here.*Put your hands together for Family Phil, who not only supplied the lead Huckleberry Saturday as a result of his close encounter with actor Dennis Franz, but celebrated the second anniversary...

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Extra! Judge Draws Line In Sanders Beach Sand

Sunbathers and swimmers wanting to use Coeur d’Alene’s popular Sanders Beach lost several feet of sand today when a 1st District judge ruled that the public only has access below 2,130 feet. That means Coeur d’Alene must get a survey and figure out how to...

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SR Switches Positions On Capital Punishment

Among the industrialized nations of the world, only the United States and Japan allow capital punishment. Of the 26 members of NATO, only the United States and Latvia allow capital punishment – and Latvia is perceived to be moving toward abolition of the death penalty....

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Remembering ...

A U.S. Park Police officer is reflected in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as he stands at attention, Monday, during Memorial Day festivities in Washington/Haraz N. Ghanbari, AP photo.

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Gus & Katie Shoulda Been Like Currie

Part of the better-listening equation is that, as we've recommended in two previous editorials, county commissioners should go out into all areas of the county to conduct business and hear what issues are important to their constituents. (Gus) Johnson and (Katie) Brodie operated too much...

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APhoto of the Day -- 5/30/06

A curious chipmunk investigates the shoe of a member of the military honor guard before the Memorial Day parade in Ames, Iowa, Monday. You write the cutline/Andrew Rullestad, AP, Ames Tribune.

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Mailbag: Odds Against Idaho Demos

Dang: I'd also like to postulate that the Idaho Democrats have to face an electorate conditioned to think of the likes of Schumer, Rangel, Kennedy, Kerry, Pelosi and other far-left liberals as being what the Party is all about. In my experience, many of the...

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Banned @ K-County Courthouse -- Day 6

Dunno who predicted that it'd be sunny today -- after a Memorial Day Weekend of rain -- but you were dead on the money. You have a job in weather forecasting ahead. Now, we need to shift gears and get back to things that matter,...

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