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FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2005

Fri., May 20, 2005, 8:10 p.m.

Friday Night Wild Card -- 5/20/05

Ah, Friday night has arrived, and it's time to big the heavy blogging adieu for a coupla days. You guys have been great. I was bustin' a gut over your cutlines this week, particularly the Sperm on Parade and Saddam in Briefs today. Looks like...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 5:58 p.m.

P.S. -- 5/20/05

Issue: PepsiCo flipped off due to middle finger: Rush Limbaugh sounds off on controversy as many urge boycotts, firing of president/WorldNetDaily.DFO: Dunno about you, but I've had it up to hear with people, particularly Americans, making us out to be the world's bad guy, when...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 5:03 p.m.

Demo Women v. Republican Women?

Warning! Warning! If you're a Democrat with an average to below average funny bone, do not -- repeat, do not -- open this link. It shows the difference between leading Democratic women and leading Republican women. Or, as those old commecials use to say --...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 2:59 p.m.


Huckleberries hears that ... Geraldo Rivera is set up camp at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds and plans to do a live broadcast about the triple murder/missing kids tonight or tomorrow. Update: Commentary from Geraldo Rivera's site on here:"Is there a possible break in the...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 10:49 a.m.

Washington Poll: Rossi Won Election

Poll of 800 registered voters in Washington on the contested gubernatorial race conducted by Strategic Vision, LLC. The poll was conducted May 15-17, 2005 with a margin of error of +/- 3%.The poll asked respondents who they believe actually won the gubernatorial election, 57% said...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 10:12 a.m.


Question, from Brent Andrews: "(Sheriff's Capt. Ben)Wolfinger's out front because he's good at it. Now, what I want to know is why this photo wasn't offered for "You Write the Cutline" today. Who's that doing the splits over Jesse Tinsley? Would they not let him...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 9:47 a.m.

SR Morning Headlines (5/20/05)

*Victims in CdA homicide were bludgeoned: Few answers in triple slaying; dad pleads for return of kids/Susan Drumheller & Erica Curless, SR -- Unfortunately, real CSI work isn't finished within an hour with commercial breaks.*It's 'awkward' with mayor back at City Hall: West silent on...

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Fri., May 20, 2005, 8:48 a.m.

Paranoia Tracks Deep

Paranoia has hit the skies'Mongst consumers of french friesYou ask "why" and I'll answer," 'cause they can cause cancer,In addition to fattening your thighs."The Warped World of CDADavere: Gov. Kempthorne fighting cancer warnings on french fries here.

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THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2005

Thu., May 19, 2005, 5:51 p.m.


Issue: Soup kitchen loses home to ballgames: Cherished One Ministries had been using McEuen Field; it's having trouble finding new location with affordable rent/Cynthia Taggart, SR.DFO: The ballplayers win this time around, but, I believe, they're next on the eviction list. I can't see the...

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Thu., May 19, 2005, 12:34 p.m.

Charges Dropped Against PF Jr. Miss

Misdemeanor charges have been dropped against Post Falls Jr. Miss Jessica Kuhn, 17, at the request of Post Falls Prosecutor Joel Ryan. As you recall, Jessica was crowned Jr Miss amidst controversy after being cited at a PFHS Jr Prom for minor in possession of...

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Thu., May 19, 2005, noon

Inside Huckleberries (5/19/05)

*Big John Rook passes along an interesting visual of a rock formation that becomes a mother and a child praying when you tilt your head sideways here., the urban legend buster, doesn't know what to make of it but guesses that it's a painting....*Blogger...

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Thu., May 19, 2005, 10:08 a.m.

Question of the Day (5/19/05)

Issue: Mayor welcome at prayer event: Organizers of annual leadership breakfast see gathering as especially important now/Virginia de Leon, SR.DFO: The gesture is nice. And Leadership Northwest is correct in not damning beleaguered Mayor Jim West for his behavior in office. But West has shown...

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Thu., May 19, 2005, 8:39 a.m.

Quick Fix 6 (5/19/05)

APhoto Fix: Appearing before the House Government Reform Committee today, are (from left) National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern, NBA Vice President Richard Buchanan, National Basketball Players Association Executive Director William Hunter, Houston Rockets Vice President Keith Jones and Washington Wizards player Juan Dixon. See...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 5:52 p.m.


Issue: Web sites that put you in touch with former high school classmates.DFO: I signed up for a coupla years ago to see what my old Gridley (northern California) High mates were doing. And had mixed results. After a coupla exchanges of e-mails, most...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 4:10 p.m.


Huckleberries hears that ... The Duane may be working out a deal to build Councilman Woody McEvers a new building at the current site of Woody's popular Rustler's Roost location. Woody had been facing eviction from Hagadone's property at the corner of U.S. Highway 95...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 1:56 p.m.

Revenge of the Administration?

NIC Sentinel staffer Matt Brazee seems to see a parallel between "Star Wars III" and NIC administrators Michael Burke and Jerry Gee. The kicker line above reads: "Always two there are, a master ... and an apprentice." Clever 'toon.

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 11:15 a.m.

Best of the Northwest (5/18/05)

This one's for Inland Northwesterners who defended loopy Colorado prof Ward Churchill's (above) right to speak at Eastern Washington U this spring. The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians has issued a strong statement denouncing Churchill's claims of membership as fraudulent here.1. Eric Devericks/Seattle Times...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 10:19 a.m.

Photo of the Day (5/18/05)

A group of people dressed as sperm cross a main avenue during a campaign promoting use of condoms in Bogota, Colombia, today. You write the cutline. (Sorry, I couldn't help myself.) Top Cutlines:1. "Don't know 'bout you guys but I like my eggs Ova easy"...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 10:15 a.m.

Question of the Day (5/18/05)

Issue: Mount St. Helens still shrouded in secrets: Volcano erupted 25 years ago today/Tom Paulson, Seattle PI.DFO: I was attending a church potluck outside of Kalispell, Mont., where I was working as the managing editor of Duane Hagadone's Daily Inter Lake (or "Daily Mistake" as...

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Wed., May 18, 2005, 10:12 a.m.

SR Morning Headlines (5/18/05)

*Delays slow spread of Amber Alert: Not enough info to issue statewide Washington alert/Spokesman-Review: Somebody dropped the ball here.*Man may hold clue to homicides: Two kids missing as police seek 'person of interest' in triple slaying/Susan Drumheller, SR -- If the two children are still...

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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.