March 31, 2009

Spokesman.com blogs: WSU still reeling

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• WSU still reeling after Bennett decision | Sportslink

The nature of the news, the suddenness of it all, is what hit Cougar nation in between the eyes.

House budget proposal: goes easier on K-12, worse for higher education | Eye on Olympia

• House goes 1 for 8 on gas tax amendments | Eye on Boise

So after all that, with two hours of debate, the House has rejected seven of the proposed amendments to HB 135, the gas tax bill, and approved one - making relatively minor changes in wording in the bill.

• Online poll: Day care regulations | Huckleberries Online

A bill to license smaller day-care operators in Idaho was recently killed by the Legislature. How do you feel about this?/Lewiston Tribune

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

Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR | Wind advisory issued as new storm strikes/Mike Prager, SR | Single teen mom living in transition to help blind baby/Brian Walker, CdA Press | Some Fernan residents critical of road project/Alecia Warren, CdA Press

Big cars rule in best chase scenes | Movies and More

Any fan of action movies loves chase scenes. And I don’t mean the kinds of make-believe scenes that, say, Justin Lin did for his 2006 film “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.”

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?’

• Monday’s loose thread | A Matter of Opinion

Repeat after me: It’s just a game. OK, what’s on your mind today?

• 14-year-old girl may be sex offender after uploading racy pictures to MySpace | Vox Box

A New Jersey teen has been accused of child pornography after posting nearly 30 explicit nude pictures of herself on MySpace.com; charges that could force her to register as a sex offender if convicted.

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