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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

Gonzaga's Mike Hart chases down a loose ball in the first half on Feb. 17, 2011. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga 86, Santa Clara 76

Junior guard Marquise Carter scored 13 of his career-high 20 points in the second half and David Stockton provided a couple of momentum-turning plays as Gonzaga defeated Santa Clara 85-76 on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The victory keeps Gonzaga (18-9, 8-3 WCC) in...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 2.17.11 13 

I didn't think the sunshine, liquid and otherwise, that Mrs. O & I found in north-central Florida that week was all that warm. We experienced temperatures between 60 and 70 during our week with Junior & Miss Stephanie in the Gainesville area. Now, watching the...

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Parting Shot -- 2.17.11 

A post from Kerri Thoreson's Facebook page about a controversial White House Grill sign received numerous comments on her wall and her at Hucks Online earlier today. Kerri responded to some criticism for a sign that took a swipe at President Obama, stating that restaurant...

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Vandals Hit CdA Mexican Food Stand 10 

A Coeur d’Alene taco stand that employees said has been picketed recently by white supremacists was vandalized last week. The owner of Tacos Los Panchos, 2102 N. Fourth St., discovered the vandalism when the trailer opened for business on Feb. 11, said Sgt. Christie Wood,...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 2.17.11 

5:54 p.m. Caller reports a disorderly man in 600 block of Front Avenue/CdA. 5:52 p.m. M. has questions re: driver's license suspension for DUI. 5:32 p.m. Post Falls police are looking for 13YO runaway named Cody (5-4, 100 pounds). 5:27 p.m. A baby is locked...

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PM Headlines -- 2.17.11

Grover G. Norquist President of Americans for Tax Reform, speaks at an any tax rally on the steps of the Idaho Statehouse Thursday in Boise. About 100 people came out for the noon rally. (Idaho Statesman/AP photo: Chris Butler) Luna 'reform' bills 3-fer: Performance bill...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 2.17.11 11 

Kudan Elementary School children touch a cheek of Japan's robot teacher Saya following a special class by the robot that can express six basic emotions, developed by Tokyo University of Science Professor Hiroshi Kobayashi, in Tokyo. Japan's space agency JAXA announced Monday that it is...

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Ed Board Suspends Faculty Senate

The Idaho State Board of Education has voted to suspend the Faculty Senate at Idaho State University, after the senate voted “no confidence” in ISU President Art Vailas, in whom the state board had just voted its full confidence. In a news release, the board...

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Hammer Attack Victim Hurt Again

L. Yvonne Wallis was found on the floor of her home by son, Michael Heath just prior to noon today. Michael doesn't know whether she fainted, or stumbled and hit her head. EMT's from Timberlake and Northern Lakes responded and transported her to Kootenai Hospital....

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Andreason: 90% Against Ed Overhaul 

Sen. John Andreason, R-Boise, asked state schools Supt. Tom Luna, “Is it your opinion that we now have a finished product?” Or, he said, with all the changes, is there a need to go back and work over the plan with all the stakeholders? Luna...

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Nampa Mayor Rips Anti-URA Bills 

Nampa Mayor Tom Dale, pictured, Wednesday sharply criticized Idaho lawmakers for trying to limit the work of city urban renewal agencies with new legislation. Dale said lawmakers have a “disconnect” with city officials and city residents about urban renewal. He also said legislators lack trust...

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Hot Dog Logo Upsets Spokane Some 16 

A new restaurant in downtown Spokane, specializing in gourmet hot dogs, is getting heat for its logo."I'm surprised people are talking about it and it's creating the controversy that it is," said Serena Belsby, co-owner of Wild Dawgs. Esteban Vallejo, also owns the restaurant and...

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Jumping For Joy 

Fans run onto the court as San Diego's Devin Ginty celebrates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's Wednesday in San Diego. Cellar-dwelling San Diego upset the first-place Gaels 74-66. Story here. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) Question: When is the...

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Riverstone Installing Infrastructure 

The final public improvements could be complete within the next few months at Riverstone, a 160-acre residential and commercial project along the Spokane River in Coeur d’Alene. “We will have all of our infrastructure completed, and all of our lots will be available and ready...

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25K Protest Anti-Union Wisconsin Bill 24 

Authorities say an estimated 25,000 people are protesting anti-union legislation at the Wisconsin state Capitol, and nine demonstrators have been arrested. On the third day of protests, the Statehouse was completely jammed with protesters opposed to a bill that would strip public employees of their...

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Pajama Person, Other Fashion Plates 

This is a first and most likely a last. This is a column about fashion – something I am woefully unqualified to write about. But since when have I let qualifications or expertise get in the way of a column? Seriously, my fashion goal consists...

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Nez Perce, Sheriff Work On Pact 

Nez Perce County and the Nez Perce Tribe are in discussions on an agreement that would give law officers arrest power over tribal and nontribal members. The agreement, similar to a bill debated in the Idaho Legislature, would give county sheriff's deputies and tribal police...

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INW Headlines -- 2.17.11 

Arnold Schwarzennger takes some time to autograph a few posters for Artist Ralph Crawford's family members during his visit Wednesday in Lewiston. A 9-foot-tall statue depicting Schwarzenegger at the height of his bodybuilding career has received a final critique by the former Mr. Universe before...

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Indian Policing Bill Dies By 1 Vote 43 

After debate finally was cut off by a two-thirds vote to move the previous question, a parliamentary maneuver designed to cut off debate, the House has voted 34-35 against HB 111, the tribal policing bill; it fails by one vote. The debate stretched through the...

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High Noon: When Hair Turns Green 

It’s every woman’s nightmare. Anyone who has been through it knows the anguish and despair of turning green. The hue of dark green with baby poop green highlights gives your hair the essence of a perpetual Halloween gone bad without intention. It just is -...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 2.17.11 

11:35 a.m. David, in Lake City area, cancels missing person report. His son has returned. 11:22 a.m. 60ish woman is unconscious & barely breathing on Limekiln Road/Bayview. 11:14 a.m. ISP officer reports a large quantity of unknown debris is on w/b I-90 & H3/Rose Lake....

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Favored Wrestler Defaults To Girl 27 

Cedar Falls' Cassy Herkelman, right, and her opponent Joel Northrup, of Linn-Mar High of Marion, stand at the scorers table waiting for their leg bands prior to their Class 3A 112 pound first-round match at the Iowa State Wrestling tournament on Thursday in Des Moines,...

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Harwood Claims 'Heavy Heart' 

Watch debate live here Rep. Dick Harwood, R-St. Maries, told the House, “I stand here with a heavy heart today to debate this bill.” He said some have accused people from his county of being racist. “I'll tell you that's nothing more than hate speech...

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White House Grill Sign Causes Stir 43 

Raci, at the popular White House Grill, 712 Spokane St./Post Falls, has caused jaws to flap with this sign that he recently posted to advertise that his business is now open Sundays. Kerri Thoreson posted this photo on her Facebook wall ... and now has...

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GOP Still Beats Dead Horse Minnick 

The National Republican Congressional Committee has issued a statement on the two-year anniversary of the stimulus package passage, ripping ... (pause for effect) ex-congressman Walt Minnick. Kevin Richert/Statesman points out the two reasons why the following statement is weird: "Today marks two years since the...

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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.