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• Today WSU throws Bone a party | Sportslink

In another week the hoopla will have all died down. Sixty-degree days will be the norm. Spring football will be hitting the dog days. Normality will return to the campus. But today Washington State will throw a welcome-to-Pullman party for Ken Bone, the Cougars’ new basketball coach.

• HBO poll: Rocky’s investigation | Huckleberries Online

Did Sheriff Rocky Watson handle properly the investigation of stolen meds at his jail?

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

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | April warmth climbing to upper 60s today/Mike Prager, SR | 3 jail employees fired, 8 disciplined for stolen medications/Meghann Cuniff, SR

• CdA Lake Management Plan wins House OK | Eye on Boise

The budget bill for the state Department of Environmental Quality, a tiny piece of which includes funding authorization to begin implementation of the Coeur d’Alene Lake Management Plan, has passed the House on a 53-16 vote.

A taste of the tug-of-war lawmakers are living | Eye on Olympia

Today, full page ad in the Olympian: 31 mostly out-of-state economists sign a Washington Policy Center ad urging lawmakers not to raise taxes because it “will thwart the state’s economic recovery.

• Video: In case you slept through the news shows | Spin Control

If you slept in Sunday, or went to church, and forgot to tape the talking head shows, don’t feel bad. TalkingPointsMemo boils them down for you.

• How about the rest of you without kids? | Are We There Yet?

I once had a colleague who thought there were too many perks for moms. Single and in her early 50s, “H” just didn’t think it was fair that mothers got benefits that included maternity leave and other “advantages” that weren’t available to other employees.

A full range of film openings Friday | Movies and More

Just received word that AMC’s River Park Square Theatres are going to open a bit of something for everyone on Friday.

• How may we help you today? | A Matter of Opinion

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.

• Feed the hungry | Vox Box

I recently discovered this awesome website called Free Rice. Its pretty straightforward really.

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