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FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

Fund-raiser Theft Suspects Sought

The Bonners Ferry Police Department is asking for information and help in identifying a man and and woman wanted in connection with stolen money from a Bonners Ferry business. The theft also included money that had been donated for building a new playground at the...

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Dogwalk: Trouble With Reality Shows 

The trouble with reality show is that they bear no resemblance of reality as I know it. Right down to and including the current hit Duck Dynasty. As with all like it, the show is staged and the dialog written for gags. Heck all you...

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HBO Blog Rdp: Pneumonia Sucks

Another swell scene from trip to Bayview & Farragut Park by Marianne Love/Slight Detour. Top Post: There is an inordinate pneumonia activity this Winter with yours truly leading the pack. I have bee under the weather for about three weeks or so with bacterial pneumonia....

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Lake City Breaks Recycling Record 

Coeur d’Alene residents recycled nearly 418,000 pounds of materials last month, the most recorded since single-stream curbside recycling was introduced in the city in October 2010. “That’s a 13 percent increase over December 2012,” said Coeur d’Alene finance director Troy Tymeson. “That means 208 tons...

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Resolved: Buy Vinyls Locally 

Owners of The Long Ear music store Deon and Terry Borchard, left and store manager Chelsea Fritze, right, talked about the 40th Birthday Festival to be held this weekend at the Coeur d'Alene store. (SR file photo) Among the New Year's resolutions of Nathan Weinbender/SR...

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Resolved: Follow New Music, Artists 

Here's another entertainment resolution from SR entertainment writer Nathan Weinbender/Spokane7: With several music streaming services at our disposal, there’s really no excuse not to be on top of the newest music trends at all times. I make a resolution every year to broaden my musical...

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OperaCDA Director To Take Stage 

It might be a one-man show. But baritone Aaron St. Clair Nicholson will be performing with some “old friends” Saturday night. They’re classical and contemporary, a mix of popular opera arias and Americana, a few of his favorites, songs to which he always returns. “They’re...

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"Her": Top's Nathan's Movie List 

I always have a difficult time putting together year-end top 10 lists for two reasons: 1) The further down the list you go, the more arbitrary the ranking becomes – I mean, really, how much better is title No. 7 than No. 8? – and...

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Kinks Mull 50th Reunion Anniversary 

The iconic 1960s band The Kinks are considering reuniting to mark a half-century since the band's debut release. The group's frontman and chief songwriter Ray Davies said the reunion of the north London band was as "close as it's ever been to happening". With hits...

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Digging Out

Residents dig out their cars as a snow plow clears the street after an overnight snowstorm in the Queens borough of New York today. The National Weather Service said snowfall totals ranged from 6 inches in Central Park to 11 inches in Oceanside, on Long...

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Otter, Bedke, Hill To Defend Ban 

House Speaker Scott Bedke and Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill both agreed with earlier comments from Gov. Butch Otter this morning about defending Idaho’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage from a legal challenge. Otter said Idaho voters enacted the measure into the Constitution, and the...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 1.3.14

11:51 a.m. Caregiver reports to KCSD that female threatening to kill herself by putting plastic bag over head. 11:22 a.m. A semi is disabled @ e/b I-90/MP 27.5 (near top of 4th of July Pass). 11:18 a.m. CPD officer warns colleague that motorist he's seeking...

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Faith-Based Program Helps Students 

Billy Gill served time for dealing drugs, but he's about to receive his welding certification and hopes to get a job to support his family. The new faith-based North Idaho Training and Rehab Organization (NITRO) has given the 28-year-old Coeur d'Alene man that second chance....

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Icy Beard 

Ice forms on the beard of Bob Schweitzer as he helps clear ice and snow from the seats at Lambeau Field on Friday in Green Bay, Wis., in preparation for Sunday's NFl football wild-card playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers....

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Poll: D's, Indies Should Cross Over 

Thursday Poll: Hucks Nation says Democrats and Independents should cross over and vote in closed GOP primaries in Idaho. 79 of 111 respondents (71.17%) say that outsiders should vote in GOP primary elections, many of which decide who will win in the general election. Only...

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Did Kim Jong Un Feed Uncle To Dogs?

Kim Jong Un’s late uncle was “worse than a dog,” according to the blustery state media account of his purge. But was he killed by a pack of half-starved dogs? That’s the claim of Beijing-linked Hong Kong newspaper, Wen Wei Po, which on Dec. 12...

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Obama: Don't Exempt Catholic Nuns 26 

The Department of Justice called on the Supreme Court to not exempt a group of Catholic nuns from Obamacare’s contraception mandate on Friday. Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged a temporary injunction from the...

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Do You Accept Senior Discounts? 

On the SR.com Facebook page, Erica Curless of Boomer U posts: Senior Discount! What is your favorite senior discount in Eastern Washington/North Idaho? Or do you NOT take the discount because you don't want to admit your age? Any odd discounts that we should know...

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Phaedrus: How Ill Is Sen. Nonini? 

Phaedrus (RE: Nonini, Henderson designate substitutes): I hope they will both regain their health. I know Frank broke hi hip , and Nonini was in the hospital, but hasn't released any information about why? I believe that because he is an elected official he has...

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AM Headlines -- 1.3.14 

Nick Frazier, 10, runs with his three-month-old golden Labrador retriever Maverick across the field at the Southeast Sports Complex on the South Hill Thursday. (SR photo: Jesse Tinsley) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Swine flu arrives early in INW/John Stucke, SR Spokane Marine dies in combat/Jonathan...

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Otter Orders State To Handle Prison 

Gov. Butch Otter just announced that he’s ordering the state Board of Correction to halt its ongoing effort to get new bids from private firms to run the privately operated state prison, the Idaho Correctional Center, south of Boise, and instead move to have the...

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Raul: Wanna Know What I Think? 11 

On his Twitter account, Congressman Raul Labrador wants to know what constituents think re: 5 important issues. But first he tells them what he thinks: "One of the best ways I can represent you in Congress is to know your views on the most important...

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Trib: Sound & Fury, Then Nothing 

Prediction 1: Idaho Gov. C.L. (Butch) Otter will kick off the 2014 Legislature Monday promising to do as little as possible. Which will be just fine with the members of his own party serving in the Legislature. This year, their directive is to avoid a...

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Karnowski & Co Rout Rival Gaels 

Bonifacy and Wieslawa Karnowski picked the perfect time to visit their son. Gonzaga sophomore Przemek Karnowski’s parents have been visiting from Poland and the 7-foot-1 center treated them to perhaps the best performance of his young career – 15 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks...

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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.





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