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Spokesman.com: Gonzaga-Pitt pregame roundup

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• Gonzaga-Pitt pregame | Sportslink

I think I see sun in Seattle, a first since Friday, but before I go for a walk, here are some links to prepare you for Gonzaga’s game with Pitt tonight in the NCAA women’s tournament.

Lots of interest in Obama’s birth certificate | Spin Control

Anyone who thought questions about Barack Obama’s citizenship were laid to rest by the election or a series of court decisions tossing out lawsuits trying to challenge the election on that issue might have been surprised by a question Chief Justice John Roberts got during his recent visit to Idaho.

• HBO poll: To Kootenai County politician? | Huckleberries Online

• Huckleberries a.m. headlines | Huckleberries Online

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | Highway 95 plan sparks controversy/Mike Prager, SR | Vandals hit road in CollegeInsider.com tournament/Josh Wright, SR

• Women’s Commission planning last meeting | Eye on Boise

“It’s so disappointing” said several members of the Idaho Women’s Commission, who gathered with Director Kitty Kunz in the Capitol Annex hallway after JFAC voted 15-5 to eliminate their funding and staffing.

The fad of frugality | Everyday Economy

When I saw the news that more Americans were making their coffee at home — just as I’ve started doing — it made me wonder if for some of us it isn’t just a bit of tourism in the frugal lifestyle — an act that’s more symbolic and transient than a true change of direction.

• Back to work | Are We There Yet?

I am considering going back to work full time outside of the home. Our children are 12 (almost 13), 8 and 8. My husband works out of state on a 2-on and 2-off work schedule. Any advice? Childcare?

• Monday’s loose thread | A Matter of Opinion

What? No NCAA tournament games on today? Dang. Well, my team is in the Sweet Sixteen. How about yours?

• Best of the Inland Northwest 2009 | Vox Box

“The Best of the Inland Northwest” marks my favorite edition of that free paper found on every corner in Spokane: The Pacific Northwest Inlander.

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