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SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012

Weekend Wild Card -- 4.28-29.12 44 

Coeur d'Alene Held Hostage, Days 25-26: What a week! The work week ended with Stebbijo dreaming that DFO be frog-marched from a courtroom in handcuffs to the hoosegow as a result of the lawsuit by county GOP chair Tina Jacobson to discover the IDs of...

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Osama Killing Becomes Campaign Tool 25 

The killing of Osama bin Laden, first presented as a moment of national unity by President Barack Obama, has become something else: a political weapon. Obama's re-election campaign is portraying his risky decision to go after America's top enemy as a defining difference with his...

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Shawn Wright, 51, of  the west central neighborhood in Spokane, Wash., has been featured in a CDC a national educational campaign.   Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Diesease and Control Prevention (Courtesy Department / The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane Man Stars In Anti-Smoking Ads 

Shawn Wright, 51, of the west central neighborhood in Spokane, Wash., has been featured in a CDC a national educational campaign. Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Diesease and Control Prevention. (SR photo: Dan Pelle) Shawn Wright was a...

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Writer: Give The Kid The Baseball 

Say you are watching a baseball game and a player tosses a ball into the stands and you get the ball. What do you do? A couple in Texas is finding out the hard way that A LOT of people say you should give it...

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City Claims Hayes Violating Idaho Code 10 

Item: Cd'A seeks to stop suit: Letter alleges county clerk has violated Idaho Code/Maureen Dolan, CdA Press More here: The city of Coeur d'Alene has asked the county to back off from its decision to sue the city and its four elected officials who are...

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CdA AAUW To Offer Adult Spelling Bee 

Item: Under their spell: Adult bee will raise funds for women's education/Alecia Warren, CdA Press More here: Maxine Sullivan is painfully aware that common words are mispelled. Mispeled. Misspelled. But she thinks that might just be a way to garner funds for women's education. Sullivan,...

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An Assault On Wilderness? Maybe Not 

Who could argue with anything called the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act? Idaho Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador couldn’t. They were among the 273 House members who gave this bill bipartisan blessing earlier this month. They say the bill will preserve hunters’ and anglers’ access to...

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