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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013

Hump Day Wild Card -- 9.18.13 53 

For those keeping score at home, The Spokesman-Review set a record for page-views Tuesday, fueled largely by the linkage of The Drudge Report to our story re: shooting on Lake Roosevelt -- 310,429 page views. Huckleberries supplied more than 9,000 page-views to the effort. As...

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Parting Shot -- 9.18.13 

Fans reach for a home run ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) Question: Have you ever caught a foul ball or home run at...

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OTV Review: I ♥ Goat Milk 

Goat cheese isn't the thing for everyone, but I love it, I love it, I love it. The wonderful Moontime (1602 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d'Alene) features a delectable Lemon Vinaigrette Salad ($8.50 Half salad $5.50). Goat cheese, red onions, roasted beets, toasted walnuts, spiced...

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Quotable Quote -- Tony Stewart 10 

"If the views of these mayoral candidates prevail in Coeur d'Alene, our beautiful city will forgeit its legacy as a city that embraces human rights and is welcoming city with a Heart. We no longer would deserve the status and recognition of the 1990 "All...

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Cutline Contest -- 9.18.13 

Time 2 Vote ... Demonstrators from the Avaaz organization wear signs covered with slogans against secret voting outside Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, earlier today. The posters read in Portuguese "We don't have anything to hide," "Here I'm exposing myself," "Why does the Senate hide?," "Open...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 9.18.13

5:34 p.m. Vehicle hit deer on Interstate 90 @ MP 8/Huetter rest stop area, partly blocking traffic. 4:51 p.m. Driver of green Cadillac Seville possible DUI on I-90 in Post Falls area. 4:43 p.m. Suicidal male taken into protective custody from Prairie Shopping Center (2:49...

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Toilet Thief On Loose In Lake City 

Seems a toilet thief is loose in Coeur d'Alene. Last week, Ryan Black was in the process of renting a house at 1215 Government Way when his girlfriend discovered the toilet was missing. Black's girlfriend discovered the missing john while showing her father the house...

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HBO Blog Roundup -- 9.18.13 

In her Slight Detour blog, Marianne Love posts: "Gail gave me a heads up that Tim would be coming to trim Mojavee's feet. Tim does her horses. He's a farrier from Priest River, and I've met him once before. 'Make sure he knows where the...

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Crowing World Muslimah 2013 

Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola of Nigeria, right, weeps as she is congratulated by her compatriot Aisha Aderonke Adeshina after being named World Muslimah 2013 during the third Annual Award of World Muslimah in Jakarta, Indonesia, earlier today. The annual pageant, held exclusively for Muslim women, assessed...

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Jeff Ward: Stop BNI Now!!!!!!! 56 

In the latest Reagan Republican newsletter, Jeff Ward is fuming again: As Abraham Lincoln said "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time. . ." and the people of Coeur d'Alene and Post...

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Why Adams Was Left Off Open Letter

Huckleberries asked human-rights leader Tony Stewart why he left the name of Councilman Steve Adams off his open letter to Mayor Sandi Bloem and the Coeur d'Alene City Council: "I left Mr. Adams off the letter because he did not support the ordinance. My comments...

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Stewart: I Didn't Apologize To Regan 10 

“During our conversation at the CDA Library I chastised you for falsely and publicly characterizing a person's position without doing the due diligence of first talking to that person. You apologized and assured me it would never happen again and yet here you are doing...

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Comment Sought On McEuen Art 

Here's the chance for those of you who squawked at the decision by the Arts Commission to approve a piece of public art for the Fourth Street entrance to the new McEuen Field that proved controversial. The city of Coeur d'Alene is seeking input from...

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Cops: Teens Threatened To Eat Mom 

Two teenage boys were arrested early Tuesday morning after an alleged drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one of the boys’ mothers with a sword and planned to eat her liver. Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded to an assault call on the 13300 block...

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Ponderay: Idaho's ... Crime Capital?! 

Idaho's crime rates, like the nation's, are on the decline according to the FBI's annual crime statistics report. But a closer look at the recently released data show it's not Idaho's population centers that are posting the highest rates of violent and non-violent crimes --...

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It's All In The (Amos) Family

Coeur d'Alene high school head football coach Shawn Amos and his son, quarterback Gunnar Amos, watch the defense in the second quarter of the game against Skyline at Coeur d'Alene high school last Friday. (Kathy Plonka) It was the dream of a little boy at...

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News Quiz -- 9.15-18.2013

It doesn't take deep knowledge of current events to win our weekly news quiz, but it can't hurt! All entrants this week have a shot at winning two movie tickets to area cinemas. And our overall champ will earn a $50 gift card to the...

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Foundation Wants H95 Trail, Too 

From the North Idaho Trail Foundation Facebook wall: "NICTF will make a 10 minute presentation to the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) Board of Directors, requesting funding to build the US 95 trail (Thursday) at 10 a.m. at ITD's District 1 office. We ask that you...

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Mass Killing Prediction Brings Apology 

Philip Bump of the Atlantic Wire apologizes to the people of Spokane and surrounding area for predicting that Spokane could be the site of the next mass murder: "Our apologies. It was not our intention to frighten you. Or, rather, it was not our intention...

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Cougar Keeps St. Maries MSers Inside

St. Maries School District Superintendent Joe Kren said that all outdoor middle school activities have been canceled today – for a second day in a row – due to nearby cougar sightings yesterday. Mr. Kren explained that this will not create a conflict with games...

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Regan Reacts to Stewart Open Letter 34 

Under Tony Stewart's "open letter" printed in the Coeur d'Alene Press's online edition, former Coeur d'Alene school trustee Brent Regan offers an "open letter" to Tony Steward (sic) in response: "During our conversation at the CDA Library I chastised you for falsely and publicly characterizing...

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Ganesha Undergoes Full Immersion 

An Indian coast guard chopper patrols as an idol of Hindu elephant-headed God Ganesha is carried for immersion into the Arabian Sea to mark the culmination of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, earlier today. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most...

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Wanted: Animal Shelter Manager 

The City of Post Falls Police Department is seeking candidates for a full time Animal Shelter Manager. Main duties are to manage the day to day activities of the Post Falls animal shelter and to provide general support to animal control services. Additionally, may be...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.18.13

12:03 a.m. Male threatening suicide after getting bad news @ E. Dakota/Hayden. 11:59 a.m. Male has put handgun to head in home @ Box Canyon/Huckleberry, Post Falls. 11:30 a.m. Coeur d'Alene Police Department activities report for Sept 17-18 here. 11:06 a.m. Female is in CPD...

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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.