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SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012

Weekend Wild Card -- 4.21-22.12 48 

Coeur d'Alene Held Hostage, Days 18-19: Sara Meyer, Jennifer Drake & Stop the Recall will be in the Bank of America parking lot in downtown Coeur d'Alene from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (Saturday) with buttons, T-shirts, literature and yard signs. T-shirts are also...

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Malia Knapp of Denver, center, smokes with her friends during the Denver 420 Rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, on Friday, April 20, 2012. Thousands of people gathered in Denver near the state Capitol for the start of a two-day marijuana rally. (Hyoung Chang / The Denver Post)

One Toke Over The Line In Denver 14 

Malia Knapp of Denver, center, smokes with her friends during the Denver 420 Rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, on Friday. Thousands of people gathered in Denver near the state Capitol for the start of a two-day marijuana rally. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Hyoung...

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Op-Ed: Of Wolves & Inconvenient Truths 

Devin Rokyta's spluttering, hate-filled editorial of April 5 bashing wolf trapper Josh Bransford marks a new low in journalistic depravity at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Opening his screed with a personal insult ("Despicable people like Josh Bransford ... "), Rokyta signals readers they are in...

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Costello: Are You Better Off Now? 23 

So now the line has been drawn. Barack Obama has made it clear the era of free markets is over. "It's not like we didn't try it," he said at a campaign speech in Florida last week that you paid for. And so after more...

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Trib: Luna Places $60M Laptop Wager 

Idaho is wagering $60 million on the premise that today's high school students must learn differently. It isn't the only gamble in state School Superintendent Tom Luna's bid to reshape K-12 education; it is just part of the "Students Come First" overhaul that also rewrites...

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Edit: Labrador Right To Talk To Media 

Raul Labrador has figured out the secret of getting better media coverage. Make yourself available. The 1st Congressional District representative’s “Conversations With Conservatives” provides a forum for some of Labrador’s fellow first-term Republicans — lawmakers who feel like they’ve been overlooked or done wrong by...

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SR: Tutu Invite Right Move For Gonzaga

Archbishop Desmond Tutu (pictured in 2006 AP photo) will be honored with a Doctor of Laws degree next month at Gonzaga University. Gonzaga University will be honored as well. Yet petititoners led by a local attorney claim that Tutu, the 1984 winner of the Nobel...

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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.