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Huckleberries Best of the INorthwest — 5/28/08

In this file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Cha Seung Baek, of South Korea, pitches against the Kansas City Royals. The Mariners traded former part-time starting pitcher Cha Seung Baek to the San Diego Padres today for Jared Wells in a swap of right-handers. Story here.

1. John Bradbury, who lost his statewide Supreme Court bid by less than 200 votes, says he won’t seek a recount here. Final unofficial results from Idaho statewide, Supreme Court and legislative races here.

2. Ron Paul saw his best primary election showing so far Tuesday night in Idaho’s Republican primary. 29,741 Idahoans cast a ballot for Paul – or 24% of the total here.

3. Blogosphere: Repub Dennis Mansfield and Demo Julie Fanselow/Red State Rebels break down Idaho election results here and here, respectively.

4. Sports: Simplot’s impact on Treasure Valley is immeasureable/Brian Murphy, Idaho Statesman

5. IMHO: Just one surprise in Idaho primary/Jill Kuraitis, New West Boise.

6. News Roundup: Bill Clinton to visit 4 Montana towns Sunday/Missoulian; 3 of 4 Hailey marijuana proposal pass/KTVB; and Idaho tax commission improperly cut corporate tax bills/KTVB.

Orbusmax Special: Boise police tackle dog poop problem 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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