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Gookin Wants To Extend Benefits

Prior to the vote on the controversial antidiscrimination ordinance Tuesday night, Councilman Dan Gookin voiced support for extending benefits to same-sex city workers. The city attorney advised that the council couldn't do anything with the idea until it's properly advertised. (Video: Coeur d'Alene TV Channel 19)

Question: I know I've asked this as today's poll question. But let's have a discussion also. Should the city of Coeur d'Alene extend benefits to same-sex couples?

City Wants Feedback On Channel 19

The city of Coeur d’Alene is asking Time Warner Cable subscribers for feedback on CdA-TV Channel 19, the City’s government and public education channel. What the City wants to know is who’s tuning in and what specifically are they watching. Channel 19 airs Coeur d’Alene City Council meetings, SD-271 Board meetings, North Idaho College Board meetings, City of Hayden City Council meetings, “Coffee with the Mayor” and other city- and education-related programming. Viewers can share their feedback in a survey posted on the City’s website at “We are urging people to take the survey,” said Chris Copstead, who chairs the CDA-TV committee. “Our goal is to provide the best programming we can, and to do that we need to hear from viewers”/Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Which programs do you watch on Channel 19?

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