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Mary: Jump, Barry, Jump

In her weakly newsletter, Mary Souza castigates Prosecutor Barry McHugh for not jumping when state Rep. Kathy Sims told him to as well as her favorite pincushion, Councilman Mike Kennedy. Mary's in a huff because McHugh hasn't deemed it important so far to waste is valuable time chasing Sims' claims that Mayor Sandi Bloem and almost all of the City Council have conflicts of interest in dealing with McEuen Field issues. After all, fumes Mary, the Idaho AG's office has responded twice to the Honda car dealer's demands for an investigation. Kennedy disgusts Mary today because he maintains that it's illegal for Coeur d'Alene to conduct a public vote on McEuen Field, a claim seconded by respected local attorney Scott Reed. Hucks Online will provide a link when Mary posts her latest rant at

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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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