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• Budget decisions postponed at WSU | Sportslink

Yesterday was June 1, the day Washington State University President Elson Floyd had originally earmarked for the school departments to submit budget cuts. But last week Floyd gave everyone an extension, so don’t expect anything to happen for a week or two.

• Murdered doctor ‘reaped what he sowed’ | A Matter of Opinion

Agree or disagree with Randall Terry of Operation Rescue, in regards to the killing of Dr. George Tiller?

• Sotomayer Meets, Greets Solons | Huckleberries Online

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor laughs as she meets with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington

• HBO’s morning headlines | Huckleberries Online

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | Dry breeze accompanies sunshine/Mike Prager, SR | Study: Despite improvements, Idaho kids still going hungry/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise

Courthouse watch: 6.1.09 | Sirens & Gavels

Suspects on today’s Superior Court docket included a man connected to an accused methamphetamine dealer arrested after a day-long stand off last week.

• Could Idaho’s downturn ease in late 2009? | Eye on Boise

Idaho is one of five states where jobs likely will recover first as the recession eases - in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to a new report from Moody’s Economy.com and MSNBC. “If you want to be in the right place when the recovery starts, that place may be in Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Texas or Washington,” writes reporter Bill Dedman at MSNBC.

Eyman associate Mike Fagan running for Spokane city council seat | Eye on Olympia

Mike Fagan, who for years has helped run Tim Eyman’s anti-tax ballot measures, has filed for a Spokane City Council seat.

• Filing week about to start | Spin Control

Wednesday national newscasts, as expected, were full of Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. The folks from TalkingPointsMemo boil it down for you.

• Dads: “A bridge between the mother’s body and the rest of the world” | Are We There Yet?

I work part-time and go to night classes. My husband works full-time, but in the evenings and on weekends, he really makes an effort to play with the kids, cook nutritious meals for the family and do his share of the household duties. We try to reach a happy medium, but the midpoint is often elusive. There are moments when one of us gets resentful, but for the most part, we do our best to make it work.

Looking ahead to SIFF Saturday | Movies and More

First, the movie “Spring Breakdown” that we walked out on at the opening weekend of the SIFF is out on DVD tomorrow. Check it out and you’ll understand why we were less than, uh, amused.

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