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THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2006

Wild Card/Thursday -- 3/16/06

My goodness. We have a lot of issues today. Goedde chasing off the IEA. Dems trying to rally around Jerry Lee. The Dirkmeister being elevated from his Own Private Purgatory to the national job he's sought for more than 5 years. Gracious. What fun! But...

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Peanut Gallery -- Jim Risch's Monster Decision

I posted about this possibilty the day Gale Norton resigned, and now here we are.Risch isn't the incumbent until Kempthorne resigns, which he probably won't do until he's confirmed, which could take a little bit of time.But tomorrow is the filing day, and Jim Risch...

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Top Cutlines -- 3/16/06

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few waits in a interview holding area Wednesday in Salt Lake City as Adam Morrison is asked questions by the media. You write the cutline. (Brian Plonka/The Spokesman-Review)Top Cutlines:1. Knowing Adam's fondness for Napolean Dynamite, Coach Few reacts as the interview...

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Extra! Kempthorne Selected For Interior

Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne delivers his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the state legislature, Jan. 9, 2006, inside the House chambers of the Statehouse in Boise, Idaho. President Bush has chosen Kempthorne to be Interior secretary, Republican officials said...

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Huckleberries Best of the Northwest -- 3/16/06

Becky Banderob tried to call authorities the night her husband, Larry Banderob allegedly shot Miriam Waltch, but the effort ended in a tirade, according to Ralph Bartholdt/St. Maries Gazette Record here. (Photo, Ralph Bardholdt/St. Maries Gazette-Record)Eye On Boise: Idaho Senate votes 34-1 against president's plan...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... That local Democrats are trying to seize upon the controversy created by Senate Education Chairman John Goedde's disclosure that he warned the Idaho Education Association about running a candidate against him. The D's are trying to rally around former Post Falls High football coach...

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HBO -- To CDADave RE: Ida-Opoly

CDADave/Thin Air: I read that there's a movement underway to put together a "State of Idaho" version of Monopoly, with sponsors paying money to have their names on the gameboard. And the little dealies you move around the board would be in the shape of...

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Coeur d'Alene Press Poll: Why Levy Failed

What was the biggest reason for the Coeur d'Alene schools' levy failure? *They wanted too much money 6.9% *The projects weren't high priority 2.3% *Property taxes are too high already 52.9% *None of the above 9.0% *All of the above 29.0% Total Votes: 435Related: For...

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WorldNetDaily Poll: Press & U.S. Extremism

Issue: Muslim: I attacked 'out of love for Allah': Man who barreled SUV into 9 people sends letter to TV station, cites Quran/WorldNetDailyHow do you feel about the way violent acts committed by Muslims in the U.S. are reported? 1. It's hugely overblown – Islamophobia...

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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.