April 1, 2009

Spokesman.com blogs: Fortunate crane

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• Poll: Pick the next WSU coach | Sportslink

Step into Washington State athletics director Jim Sterk’s shoes for a day. Vote below for who you’d hire to replace Tony Bennett as head basketball coach.

• DFO’s animals: Miracle crane | Huckleberries Online

In this photo provided by Nicki Christiansen and the Raptor Education Group, Inc., Marge Gibson, executive director of the Raptor Education Group, Inc., holds a sandhill crane,that was captured in central Wisconsin with an arrow through her body in Antigo, Wis.

• HBO’s a.m. headlines | Huckleberries Online

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | No April Fooling: More snow, rain/Mike Prager, SR | Area schools celebrate Ed Board pick Soltman/Maureen Dolan, CdA Press

Running the numbers on proposed WSU budget cuts | Eye on Olympia

If it’s possible to sound stunned in a prepared statement, Washington State University President Elson Floyd did so Tuesday.

• Garbage cans and social massage | Eye on Boise

The Senate has voted 31-4 on the much-amended Fish & Game fee increase bill, after a rather odd debate.

Joe Cocker with subtitles | Movies and More

Anyone who has ever watched “Woodstock,” or was just a fan of 1960s-era Joe Cocker, will have a good time by clicking here.

New recession index: Facial hair | Everyday Economy

The typical hallmarks of this recession are well-known: unemployment, foreclosures, bankruptcies. Now you can add beards — at least for some men.

• Guys and dolls | Are We There Yet?

When my son was 2, he used to play with dolls. Now at 5, he wouldn’t be caught anywhere near one

• Fun video: If the government ran the pool | Spin Control

This video is a bit overdone, and the acting a bit underdone, but it is topical. Submitted for your approval: If the office basketball pool were run like the AIG bailout, wouldn’t we all be winners?’

• Souped up bar stool | Vox Box

A 28-year-old Ohio man was charged with drunken driving after crashing his motorized bar stool earlier this month.

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