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TUESDAY, OCT. 5, 2010

Verdict In, Kennedy Prevails ... 29 

Judge Charles Hosack has handed down a 20-page decision in the long-running lawsuit filed by challenger Jim Brannon to overturn his 5-vote loss to incumbent Mike Kennedy in the 2009 City Council elections. Hosack ruled for Kennedy. Here's his conclusion:"The Court concludes that there were...

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P.S. Sheriff Joe Gets Thumbs Up 

Kellie Palm, of the Kootenai County Republican Women's Federation's Women in Red banquet, gives Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio a thumbs under during his speech last night at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. (Special to Huckleberries Online)

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Wild Card/Tuesday -- 10.5.10 19 

Sheriff Joe has come and gone. Republican Raul Labrador succeeded in winning an endorsement from him. The Coeur d'Alene Press has noticed that the local Republicans are coming apart at the seams as a result of the Phil Hart loyalty oath now required of all...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.5.10

4:39 p.m. 46YO female with a history of suicide attempts tells Rathdrum counselor that she's taken 75 sleeping pills.4:32 p.m. Possible fire reported in 1000 block of N. 2nd/CdA.4:20 p.m. A large piece of cardboard is lying in the road on H95 & Upriver/CdA.4:13 p.m....

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PM: Sgt. Wood Meets Sheriff Joe 15 

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arapioa took time out to chat with Christie Wood, who wears many hats: Coeur d'Alene police spokeswoman, Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations official, and North Idaho College Trustee. This, at the Women in Red banquet at the Coeur d'Alene...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.5.10 

Jean Schulz, center, widow of Charles Schulz, rubs noses with Snoopy, in front of a portrait of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, by photographer Yousuf Karsh, on Friday National Portrait Gallery in Washington, during a ceremony where the portrait was presented to the gallery. You...

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HBO Poll: Will Minnick Vote For Pelosi? 

Larry Spencer: If Walt Minnick wins, he will (again) vote for Pelosi, unless some other Democrat is going to replace her. How would you feel if you wake up the morning after the election and find that Pelosi is still the queen by a single...

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Labrador Fires Back On Immigration 

A day after Rep. Walt Minnick issued a guest opinion defending his TV ad on immigration — and released another TV ad blasting his Republican opponent's work as an immigration lawyer — Raul Labrador fired back. Labrador issued a guest opinion today, accusing the incumbent...

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UI Law Student Vying For Top Bachelor

At Cosmo, UIdaho law student Luke Howarth, 23, of Eagle, is in the running for the magazine's 2010 Top Bachelor Blowout. Luke describes himself thusly: "I'm outgoing and experimental, and I try to turn every day into the most fun day of my life." His...

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Food Porn: Big Bear Deli Quiche 

On Get Out, North Idaho! Facebook wall, OrangeTV posts this photo of the yummy offering from Big Bear deli: Monday Quiche with broccoli, chicken and cheddar!Question: Which ingredients do you prefer in your quiche or omelette?

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OTV Review: Daanen's & Oktoberfest 

It seemed I’d stepped through a magical portal through space and time to an enchanted place where men and women sporting the latest in Bavarian fashions perform volksmusik on accordions and tubas, sling scoopfuls blaukraut onto paper plates, and pour tall, healthy steins of cold...

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Clark: Bike Lanes? Bah, Humbug! 

Oh, yeah. I was once the poster boy for cycling suave. I’d still be riding, too. But unfortunately the bicycle-seat industry failed to keep pace with my ass. So the red Schwinn Paramount with custom chrome lugs that I ordered from Chicago back in the...

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An Enthusiastic Endorsement? 14 

Seems this photo of Republican Raul Labrador and Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been making the rounds this morning. One of my Berry Pickers intercepted it & forwarded it to Huckleberries Central. The beaming fellow on the left is Labrador, of course. Arpaio,...

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Ad: Allred Raps Otter On Ed, Taxes 

In his latest post, Kevin Richert/Idaho Statesman writes: "In his latest TV ad, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred conflates two of his main campaign talking points. He criticizes Republican Gov. Butch Otter for presiding over a $128 million budget cut to public schools, while pushing...

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Montana Official: Scrap Polling Places 20 

Montana's top election official wants to scrap polling places across the state in favor of an all-mail-ballot election, she said in Bozeman on Monday. Secretary of State Linda McCulloch outlined her plan Monday morning while helping Gallatin County election officials mail out more than 16,000...

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AD Refuses To Discuss Ticket Shortage 

Student ticket availability for the Nov. 12 football game against Boise State was scheduled to continue through Wednesday, but tickets were sold out by 4 p.m. Monday. Students were originally told they would be allotted their student ticket as well as the opportunity to buy...

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Izzit Just Me Or ... 

... does every online story in the Coeur d'Alene Press open up to paid advertising of quixotic Ron Nilson and his Sancho Panza, Robert Ketchum? I don't have a subscription for news -- if there's any -- behind the Brand X firewall. But I just...

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INW: Where The Buffalo Roam

A group of nearly 20 bison run into the corral during the annual roundup at the National Bison Range Tuesday, near Moiese, Mont. Nearly 400 bison were brought in for inspection on Monday and Tuesday. According the Outdoor Recreation Planner for the National Bison Range...

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Hi-Noon: Open House Stylin'? 

Yesterday, on her Facebook wall, Cindy wrote: "It's Open House night at Mt. Spokane High School and I am torn. Should I wear the tube top, jeans, high heels and home-monitoring ankle bracelet get-up, I wore last year? Or should I really frighten the teachers...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.5.10

11:14 a.m. A CPD Blue has stopped a black Escort in Denney's parking lot on 4th, after clocking the driver going 80 mph in 35 mph zone near 15th & Best.10:39 a.m. 4 males are fighting outside a four-plex @ 120 E. Borah (& Government...

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DOTC: We Could Learn From Catholics 

Dan of the County: Speaking of Pope kind of issues and processes, I was wondering about getting some new chimneys installed over at the District Court building so someone could send out some smoke signals to let us know how Judge Hosak's decision is coming...

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Minnick: Labrador Can't Change Facts

Facts are stubborn things. We may wish they are not true. We may find them distasteful. We may even be told that the facts themselves are not as they seem. But facts they are, and no amount of political spin or media misreporting can change...

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Linda & The Moose

I'm not sure where Linda Lantzy snapped this photo for Idaho Scenic Images. She writes on her Facebook wall: "Since this moose seemed rather cooperative, I took his picture. Nothing great ... landscape lenses are NOT wildlife lenses. And I stayed right by my Jeep."

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Hart Case Fractures Local Republicans 12 

Item: Republicans: Party has fracture: Members say Hart tax case has divided them/Nick Rotunno, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: As Rep. Phil Hart wrestles the IRS over tax discrepancies, the Kootenai County Republican Party has fractured, according to four party members who spoke to The Press...

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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.