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HBO -- to Family Phil re: Wal*Mart

Family Phil: Sitting in Dannen's Deli in Hayden today, I heard some people talking about the Wal-Mart planned for the corner of 95 and Honeysuckle. The gist of their conversation was: "Hayden is too nice a town for the class of people who shop at...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 3/3/06

Without looking (or having looked at his blog), guess which one of the local bloggers this is ... a few years back ... here*Mari Meehan/Dogwalk Musings examines the NIMBYism prevalent when Wal*Mart comes calling here.*JBelle/Notes from The 'Kan EWA loves the season of reflection called...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... That former state representative Wayne Meyer will run for the Idaho Legislature this year, but he isn't sure whether he'll take on state Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, who defeated him in the Republican primary two years ago, or ... (drum roll, puh-LEEZ) -- state...

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TGIF Wild Card -- 3/3/06

There's been some discussion today re: the wild and woolly nature of the comments feature last night, featuring Any Mouse, Thom, Family Phil and a cameo appearance by CDADave (who quickly and wisely ducked his head and left). Some, of course, would love to see...

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HBO -- to One Lucky Girl re. Wolves

One Lucky Girl: "OK, you guys obviously don't know the whole wolf situation. They were reintroduced into a part of idaho they were never native to in the first place. And they aren't just taking some elk (which my the way is not pluralized by...

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HBO -- to LukeB re: Better Blog Software

LukeB: "I just wish this website ran better software. I've suggested Scoop a couple of times but I don't know how interested DFO is in changing blogging software."DFO: I'm totally at the mercy of the techs, and they're at the mercy of time constraints and...

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Photo of the Day -- 3/3/06

Kindergartener Hailee Westover reacts with trepidation after her teacher, Jacque Dean, tells her class that everyone must try at least a bite of green eggs and ham -- served in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, now celebrated as Read Across America Day -- before eating...

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Question of the Day -- Academy Best Movie

Issue: No sure bets: History proves that 'Brokeback Mountain' isn't a lock to capture Best Picture/David Germain, Associated PressThe Contendahs: "Brokeback Mountain," "Crash," "Capote," "Good Night, And Good Luck" and "Munich."Question: Who wins -- and why?

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Quick Fix 6 -- 3/3/06

1. APhoto Fix: In this photo released at his retirement home in Tosny, western Fance, Friday March 3, 2006, Rene Riffaud is seen in either 1917 or 1918. France has rediscovered two centenarian veterans of the 1914-1918 conflict that killed millions, increasing the number of...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.