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Best of the Local Blogs -- 3/6/06

My car knows by heart its way to and past this scene captured by photographer Kerri Thoreson -- at the entrance to the Spokane International Airport. It's easily the Spokane place I visit most. Always check Betsy Russell's Eye On Boise blog to see what's...

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Gotcha: How To Stop A B-Tournament Troll

re: Blogmeister KenP chuckled when he saw the following exchanges about a Washington State B Tournament game in Spokane that ended with a controversial call:Zach (Wed, Mar 1, 8:28 PM): Does anybody think that Den Boer hit the 3? Anybody at all? MUAH HA HA...

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What Makes Women In Marriage Happy?

Issue: In one of the most comprehensive studies of women in marriage, University of Virginia sociologists Bradford Wilcox and Steven Nock tested egalitarian marriage -- a partnership of equals who split duties inside and outside the home. "As wives went off to work and husbands...

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Press Agrees w/SR RE: Duncan Plea Bargain

"We count ourselves among the many who want Duncan dead if he's found guilty. According to investigators, Duncan personifies the very worst in mankind. As long as he breathes, an unspeakable evil also will remain alive. But some good might prevail if, as the defense...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... That Post Falls City Councilman Todd Tondee'll be announcing for Commissioner Gus Johnson's seat Tuesday -- and that the tension between them was intense during a recent wine/stein event in the River City. Should make for an interesting Repub primary. Stay tuned.

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JBelle Re: Oscars: She Loved It

I TIVO'd (the Academy Awards) as we were at the (Gonzaga-San Diego)game. It was a tad more thrilling than the broadcast. ;) Crash won; I figured it would. But I am going to hightail to the theatres to see Heath Ledger in BBM; had no...

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Question of the Day -- 3/6/06

Issue: Oscars Ratings Drop 10 Percent From 2005: "Crash" upsets "Brokeback Mountain" as best picture/Associated Press.DFO: I didn't watch a minute of it and still don't know who won all the big categories.Question: Did you watch the Academy Awards? And/or were you happy with the...

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WorldNetDaily Poll -- Sleeping Justice

Issue: Snorer in the court? Ruth Bader Ginsburg snoozes: Justice dozes off during political redistricting hearing, colleagues let her sleep/WND.Question: What's your reaction to Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 15-minute Supreme Court snooze? 1. No big deal. The subject matter was boring, it could have happened to...

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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.