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SATURDAY, JAN. 6, 2007

Take 5 -- Or Dave Checks In w/Bits O' Wisdom

1. "First ladies? I've never thought about them all that much. What makes a good first lady or President, for that matter? Perhaps they're just all average people who find themselves thrust into extraordinary circumstances."...2. "OOOH! OOOH! What kind of Books would be featured in...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 5, 2007


HBO's Best of the Friends' Blogs -- 1/5/07

Tom Von Alten/Fort Boise isn't too happy with the practices of UPS/Fed-Ex of simply dropping packages at his door steps and taking off (above) -- nor with big raises that Boise State coaches are about to pocket here.*Oh no, Idawa/Word Forge has hit the blogging...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 1/5/07

Photo/Annie Love*Trish Gannon, the chief cook and bottle washer of The River Journal, wonders if she's running fast enough on her media treadmill. Translation: She's flirting with the idea of publishing The River Journal weekly rather than every other week. And she wants your input...

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Q: Do Religious Road Side Messages Bug You?

Issue: A sermon at 65 mph: Evangelism by signs shares church message and inspires some drivers, but makes others/Bill Buley, Coeur d'Alene PressPro: "We want to put up text that challenges or meets the needs of the traveling public. It's not just willy-nilly out of...

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WorldNetDaily Poll: -- Whattabout Pelosi?

Question: What are your thoughts on Nancy Pelosi's election as speaker of the House? 1. She'll make a great speaker of the House 2. Pelosi said it best – 'It takes a woman to clean House' 3. It's irrelevant – Democrats won the election and...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 4, 2007



UI Reacts to Cheerleader's Death in AM Crash

The following statements from the University of Idaho express our sadness at the death of University of Idaho student Angelina Cabrera, who died in a car accident this morning: “The loss of a young life profoundly affects us all. I and the university community extend...

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Faces of the Nation ...

... Be Afraid Republicans, Be Very AfraidNewly elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, is sworn in surrounded by the children and grandchildren of members of Congress, in the U.S. Capitol in Washington today. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)... Mitt Launches 2008 Prez RaceFormer Massachusetts Gov. Mitt...

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Breaking! Spokane Diocese settlement reached

Issue: Diocese settlement reached/John Stucke & Virginia de Leon, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: A $48 million settlement to end the Catholic Diocese of Spokane bankruptcy has been filed. The plan - which calls on parishes to raise $10 million - is a major breakthrough in a case...

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SR Digs Out More Info on Baughman Case

Item: Baughman investigator revealed: Former Garden City councilwoman conducting sexual harassment probe/Erica Curless, Spokesman-ReviewDFO: Seems Kootenai County's default position is to cover up, refuse to reveal public information, and go to court to fight disclosures. All this, and county officials will look you in the...

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Online Poll: Bible Only? Other Sources?

Rep.-elect Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to Congress, will take his oath of office using the Quran. Critics have argued that only a Bible should be used for swearing-in. What do you think should be used? -- Idaho Statesman *Bible only*Other sources*No opinion

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APhoto of the Day -- 1/4/07

Some of the best sound bites of 2006 came from these mouths. Clockwise from upper left: Katie Couric, White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton. You write the cutline. (AP Photo Illustration/Hillary Rhodes)

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Quotable Quote

SR story re: Time Warner subscribers switching to satellite en masse hereWe were lucky enough to have gone to the Time Warner studio to pick up the switch and rabbit ears so that we could watch the Boise State game. ... The overall experience was...

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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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