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Thu., March 10, 2005, 5:56 p.m.

Best of the Local Blogs

In my zen garden of life, I'm always trying to figure out how to rake around what the cat leaves in the sand -- Bob Salsbury/Random Shallow Thoughts. *Marianne Love/Slight Detour has a wonderful column about the kids she's taught who are now making their...

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Thu., March 10, 2005, 3:39 p.m.

Huckleberries hears that ...

... The Duane holds Mayor Sandi Bloem to blame for his failure to win approval for a memorial garden downtown and will do what he can to thwart her re-election bid this fall. Also, that the memorial garden idea hasn't gone away. The Duane will...

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Thu., March 10, 2005, 12:52 p.m.


(to the tune of Oscar Meyer's jingle)My brownies have a special taste,I really love to say;They contain a special ingredient,It's someone's DNAJoAnne Stebbins/The Angry CommentatorDFO: You can find almost all you wanted to know about Browniegate but were afraid to ask here.

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Thu., March 10, 2005, 11:49 a.m.

Best of the Northwest (3/10/05)

"My addiction to Internet pornography lasted about six years. Besides viewing it online, I took it a step further and saved images to my computer’s hard drive; thousands of them. During that time I must have lost all reason and sensibility" -- former publisher Dennis...

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Thu., March 10, 2005, 8:31 a.m.

Quick Fix 6 (3/10/05)

A judge has issued a bench warrant for Michael Jackson's arrest because he did not show up for trial this morning here.APhoto Fix: FBI Special Agent James Finch talks at a news conference this morning at the West Allis, Wis., police department. A man Chicago...

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Wed., March 9, 2005, 5:42 p.m.

Headlines @ Closin' Time

*Pentagon: Saddam capture not fabricated by military: Saudi newspaper interviews 'former Marine' who says troops didn't catch Hussein in hole/WorldNetDaily -- Hey, call it a photo op.*CBS station scraps poll on airing Rather tribute: 63% of viewers voted against show before affiliate yanks online survey/WorldNetDaily...

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Wed., March 9, 2005, 3:30 p.m.

Question of the Day

Issue: Teenager facing charges for prank: 17-year-old allegedly masturbated on brownies, sent them to fellow CdA student/Taryn Brodwater, SR.DFO: Dumbest thing I ever did was forcing twin freshman boys to steal the German Club's Christmas tree. And then giving it to a friend's grandma. And...

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Wed., March 9, 2005, 2:51 p.m.

How Cis became a blogger

The following was written by Cis Gors to Marianne Love/Slight Detour re: her path into the blogosphere:Being I add things to Dave Oliveria's blog from time to time, he suggested a couple months ago, that I start my own. I replied to him, that I...

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Wed., March 9, 2005, 1:06 p.m.

Best of the Northwest (3/9/05)

One major lesson to be learned from the firing of Boeing CEO Harry Stonecipher (pictured), 68, is this: The e-mails you send from work are not private. That, and -- if you're going to have an affair with a co-worker, don't send torrid e-mails over...

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Wed., March 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.

Quick Fix 6 (3/9/05)

From CBS News: CBS News will mark the end of Dan Rather's 24 years as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with a one-hour primetime CBS News special. The program, "Dan Rather: A Reporter Remembers," will be broadcast at 8 tonight ET/PT....

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 6:01 p.m.

Best of the Local Blogs

*Huckleberries Hound enjoyed Bearable Bob's "An Imaginery Conversation with 'My Woman'" today, but we're going with: "How to taunt a neoconservative gloating over recent developments in the Middle East and now claiming democracy is a wildfire and we were right all along" here.*To spank or...

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 5:13 p.m.

Quotable Quote

"People should not bring their dogs on the school fields. Tommy stepped in dog poop and got it all over the gym and Mrs. Burt made him clean it up. It was yucky. Playgrounds should be for kids, not for dogs" -- Phil Corless's son.DFO:...

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 1:18 p.m.

Question No. 3

*Issue: Depot to stay closed until April: Railway, state agree on delay to allow time for analysis, repairs/Mike McLean, Coeur d'Alene Press.DFO: The railroad has gotten the message that it has little room for error. Still, I can't see how you can have a major...

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 1:15 p.m.

Question of the Day

Issue: Accused U.S. Marine sent Iraqis 'a message': Prosecutors in officer's murder case likely will underscore his 'bravado'/WorldNetDaily.DFO: Sorry, I can't see one of our military personnel being held accountable for two counts of premeditated murder when we're at war with the terrorists he shot....

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 12:36 p.m.

Inside Huckleberries (3/8/05)

3:46 p.m. Another North Idaho blogger is coming on board: Jeffrey Sheets/One Voice (henceforth, simply to be referred to as Jeffrey). I'll provide a link to the site later today or tomorrow. Meanwhile, you can enjoy his ode to Marshall Chesrown buying up the waterfront...

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Tue., March 8, 2005, 9:52 a.m.

SR Morning Headlines

Photo: WCC tournament MVP Adam Morrison reacts to a second half lead against Saint Mary's. Morrison scored a season high 30 points to lead the Zags to a 80-67 win over the St. Mary's Gaels. Brian Plonka/The Spokesman-Review *WCC: It's a slam dunk! Morrison's career-high...

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Mon., March 7, 2005, 5:29 p.m.

Inside Huckleberries

5:45 p.m. Izzit just me, or does it seem hokey to you, too, that New York real estate exec Barbara Corcoran will praise Coeur d'Alene on Barbara Walters' "The View" talkfest Thursday -- and she's never been here?5:28 p.m. Huckleberries hears ... that City Councilman/sheriff's...

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Mon., March 7, 2005, 5:04 p.m.

A Sign of the Times?

A motorist drives away after buying gas today in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. The retail price of gasoline rose 7 cents last week to average $2 per gallon nationwide, the Energy Department reported Monday. Pump prices are highest on the West Coast/APhoto.DFO: Jeffrey...

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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.