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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006

P.S. -- Blue Plate Special Spotlights HBO Hound

"Getting into blogging wasn’t any easier for his coworker at the newspaper, Dave Oliveria. The associate editor and columnist describes the start of his opinionated blog Huckleberries as 'a monstrous change.' Oliveria is a newsroom veteran who says he has been involved in virtually every...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 3/9/06

Digital Fog labels this one simply "Found Nemo."*Blogmeister KenP/Daily Briefing reports that Editor Steve Smith that the outrage over the Spokane firefighter story is proof that former mayor Jim West would have been out of office sooner had he been targetting girls instead of boys...

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HBO -- To JBelle RE: Blog's Gen-Xers

JBelle: I really enjoy reading the GenX and GenY people on this board. Just how the heck did you get them to come around and stay? Ryan Hill is sooo feisty; I wish he'd come back.DFO: Mebbe we should ask them why they hang out...

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Blogmeister Ken: Are Blogs Held To Same Standard?

An interesting, if a bit esoteric, discussion has been bouncing around the newsroom the last couple of days. In Sunday's paper, we ran a news brief (third item) about a candidacy announcement that was attributed to Dave Oliveria's Huckleberries Online blog. Oliveria got the tip...

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Breaking! Tax&Rev Roadblock To Step Down

Conservative Republican Rep. Dolores Crow of Nampa announced Thursday she will not seek re-election. Crow is Chairman of the House Revenue and Taxation Committee which is the first to consider changes to state tax policy. She is serving her twelfth two-year term in the Legislature...

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HBO -- To Idawa RE: US Cultural War

Idawa: This thread, this topic, since it started that other day has been fascinating too me. Recently I have been asking myself if the secular and non-secular world can still co-exist. ... Topics such as abortion, homosexual marriage, FCC censorship, and public decency laws are...

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WorldNetDaily Poll -- 3/9/06

Issue: Return of 'Contract with America'? GOP lawmakers offer alternative budget to restore 'dream'/WorldNetDaily Question: What do you think about the Republicans new Contract with America? 1. Don't you mean the Contract on America? 2. I hope it suffers the same fate as the first...

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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.