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Wild Card/Tuesday — 11.27.12

I'm sad to report that Jim Walker (aka “The Orb”) of Orbusmax died in his sleep earlier this month. Jim published the Orbusmax Web site that featured a compilation of news links from the Northwest, often linking to Huckleberries Online. I used an “Orbusmax Special” link to his blog at the bottom of my AM Headlines roundup that published weekdays. I learned of his death only after making inquiries re: the lack of new material on the site for several weeks. Friends are planning to re-launch the site in mid-December. Jim was a conservative who provided valuable news links. He'll be missed. Now for your Wild Card …

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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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