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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 2014



NORAD Santa Tracker 

Children wondering where Santa is don't have to run to the window and throw up the sash, looking for the miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer. NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, does that with great precision, starting on Dec. 24.

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Democrat groups collect most cash  

WASHINGTON – For as often as Democrats attack the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch for their heavy spending on politics, it’s actually the liberal-minded who shelled out the most cash on the just completed midterm elections.

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Finding Family 

Heather Livergood, pictured at The Spokesman-Review office in Coeur d’Alene, tracked down her long-lost brothers in Utah this year. Kathy Plonka, photo

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TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 2014

Ava Vanderhoes, 7, puts a bow on a present for a family member Monday with the help of Patti Petersen, who works in administration at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. In the center’s Children’s Hospital, patients and siblings had the opportunity to shop for and wrap gifts for visiting family members. (Jesse Tinsley)

Parting shot: Putting a bow on it

Ava Vanderhoes, 7, puts a bow on a present for a family member Monday with the help of Patti Petersen, who works in administration at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. In the center’s Children’s Hospital, patients and siblings had the opportunity to shop for and...

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Tuesday Wild Card 12-23-14 10 

Why yes, I did cram three days worth of work into my Monday. Which means I only have to do two days worth of work today! I found out last week that my publisher wanted one more chapter for War Bonds, which was great news,...

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The library aboard the Holland Cruise Line ms Veendam boasts leather sofas and chairs, game tables shelves full of books and an on-duty librarian. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

SR Staff book picks 

Perusing the variety of lists of favorite books this time of year is a great way to whet your appetite for reading. I asked my newsroom colleagues to list a favorite book or two that they read in 2014. Not all of their choices were...

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Cda Mayor Steve Widmeyer samples Lake City Cider

Lake City Cider taps 1st keg! 

Fort Ground Grill owner (and Coeur d Alene Mayor) Steve Widmyer with staff after the 1st keg of Lake City Hopped Cider was tapped! Drum roll please! Jeff Selle and crew report: We are on tap this morning at Fort Grounds Tavern. We are holding...

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What does the library mean to you? 

My friend Sarah Bain works for Spokane Public Libraries. Here's what she posted on Facebook yesterday. Every few days, I post a question in the downtown library to a white board I purchased for the library Foundation Trivia event. I moved the whiteboard out of...

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Huckleberries Online

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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