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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012

MLK Assassination Remembered

With a statue of President Abraham Lincoln at her back, Joann Sims, of Newark, holds a sign during a rally in remembrance of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 44th anniversary of his assassination today in Newark, N.J. Story here. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Question:...

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Interview With Mayor Sandi Bloem 

Question: What do you think of the recall announcement today? Sandi Bloem: We were informed earlier so I wasn't surprised. I've been hearing rumors for several months. They have the right to do that. Question: What do you plan to do at this point? Bloem:...

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Group To Launch Anti-Recall Effort 

Arsaken: It’s on! Tomorrow (Thursday the 5th), a group will be meeting at the Ft Ground Grill at 6 pm to discuss mounting an anti-recall effort. If you support Mayor Bloem, Mike Kennedy, Deanna Goodlander, and Woody McEvers, and believe they are standing up for...

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Looking Up At Golfing Dad 

Karl Stenson's son, Karl,l watches as his father gets a ball from his caddie Oliver O'Reilly during the par 3 competition at the Masters golf tournament today in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Question: How old were you when you began playing golf?

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News Quiz Offers Tickets, Gift Card 

Update: OrangeTV, Nic, KCres, Duffer, Lolo & Nic are on the leaderboard already this week. Up for a movie? This week's news quiz is giving a lucky entrant and a guest free tickets to area cinemas. Simply answer 10 interactive questions about current events, and...

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Smiling Trapper, Wolf Photo Goes Viral 28 

The photograph of a smiling trapper in front of a living wolf in a leghold trap surrounded by bloody snow has angered wildlife groups and captured national attention. But Idaho Department of Fish and Game official said the trapper broke no laws. The trapper had...

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Hart Asleep In Car During Shooting 19 

Idaho State lawmaker Phil Hart was questioned and released early Monday morning following a shooting at the Mineral Mountain Rest Area near milepost 370 on US 95. Representative Hart, according to Latah County Sheriff's Lt. Brannon Jordan, was asleep in his vehicle when deputies woke...

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Statesman: Idaho Hits Legal Pothole 

After two years and $540,479 in taxpayer cost, the case of fired state transportation director Pam Lowe seems to be just getting started. And the start is sufficiently bad that, perhaps, the state ought to have second thoughts about its legal strategy. On Saturday, U.S....

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City Clerk Rejects Recall Petitions 35 

Huckleberries has received the letter sent by City Clerk Susan Weathers (pictured) to Frank Orzell, leader of the recall effort against Coeur d'Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem and Councilmen Deanna Goodlander, Woody McEvers and Mike Kennedy. Weathers has rejected the recall petition paperwork because it was...

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Divorce Expo Offers Counterpoint 

Attendee Liz Slayback of the Staten Island borough of New York, visits a booth sponsored by the Huffington Post at the Start Over Smart Divorce Expo in New York. A smattering of vendors set up booths offering everything from a divorce planning binder to advice...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 4.4.12

11:59 a.m. Chocolate Lab w/o collar running loose in 12000 block of Avondale Loop. 11:53 a.m. Undisclosed parking problem reported @ Sherman & 4th (downtown CdA) 11:29 a.m. Possible stolen vehicle from Sneva's Affordable Cars (8:56 a.m. item) has been found. 10:57 a.m. 2 Wisconsin...

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20 Who Signed Recall Paperwork 

Huckleberries has names of 20 individuals who signed paperwork to launch recall against Mayor Sandi Bloem and Councilmen Woody McEvers, Deanna Goodlander and Mike Kennedy. They are: Frank Orzell, Robert Hough, Kenneth Stuver (hard to read printed name) Craig Shaw, Phil Mott, Jacqueline Mayo, Kenneth...

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Arsarken: Anti-Recall Effort In Works 

Arsarken: We are working on an anti-recall effort. We are just beginning on plans, but certainly would welcome support from anyone in this community who would like to be involved. A meeting time and place is going to be set very soon. I will let...

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IdahoGirl: 75 Show For Recall Rally 

IdahoGirl78 reports from rally/counter-rally: "About 75 people were present in favor of the recall, all with signs and I would have to say the average age was over 50. I'm not saying that's a bad thing but most do not have children so I think...

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Spencer's Flyer 11 

Larry Spencer dropped this by the front desk of the SR's Coeur d'Alene office this morning. Multi-color flyer? Many, many yard signs out there. Wonder who's bankrolling old Spencer this spring. Will be interested to read his 30-day campaign finance report.

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AM: Ryan Leaf Cools Heels In Jail

In this July 27, 2010, file photo, former NFL/WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf is shown in Holter Lake, Mont. Authorities say Leaf was arrested in his Montana hometown on burglary and drug possession charges on Friday. See story below. (AP Photo/Mike Albans, File) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins,...

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Poll: Hucks Readers Center-Right 

Tuesday Poll: HucksOnline readers identify themselves largely as middle-right of the political spectrum. 78 of 221 respondents (35.29%) describe themselves as Moderate/Middle. 70 of 221 (31.67%) describe themselves as conservative. 50 of 221 (22.62%) as liberal. 13 (5.88%) other, 7 (3.17%) as nonpolitical, and 3...

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DFO: Just Say No To Recallers 42 

The foes of Coeur d'Alene's City Hall have gone too far this morning. By launching a recall effort against Mayor Sandi Bloem and three long-time council members (Wood McEvers, Deanna Goodlander and Mike Kennedy), they are trying to bring the ugly politics that are tearing...

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Romney Sweeps 3 Primaries 

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum hugs a boy during his visit to Bob's Diner in Carnegie, Pa., Wednesday. Santorum's main opponent, Mitt Romney, won Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Story here. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Question: Is it time for...

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Boat Trailer Parking Voted Out 4-3 13 

Item: Boat trailer parking lot voted out/Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The Coeur d'Alene City Council voted Tuesday night against keeping the boat trailer parking lot adjacent the Third Street boat launch, meaning the McEuen Field conceptual plan will stay the same. The proposal to...

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Anti-City Hall Foes To Start Recall Try 11 

Item: Recall roll call: Foes of McEuen plan need 4,311 signatures/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: A group of Coeur d'Alene citizens is launching a recall drive against the council members who have supported the McEuen Field conceptual plan. The group, RecallCdA, will seek...

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Urban Renewal Districts To Get $11M 

Kootenai County Clerk Cliff Hayes has released figures showing the amount of incremental tax dollars which will be flowing to urban renewal agencies for the current tax year. $11,200,084 – a 3.89% increase over last year – will be diverted from 18 different taxing entities...

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Questioning Official Account of Killing 

Troy Evans, photographed Thursday,recorded home-security video of the shooting of Justin Todd by police following a high-speed chase that ended in the cul-de-sac outside his home in Hayden on March 12.He questions the police version of what happened. More here. (Jesse Tinsley SR photo of...

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Trillhaase: Luna Foes Win 1st Round 

In an editorial in the Lewiston Tribune this morning, opinionator Marty Trillhaase writes that individuals opposed to Superintendent Tom Luna's education reforms already have won the first round. Whether or not referendums against those reforms pass this November, Trillhaase writes that the 2012 Idaho Legislature...

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