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Wild Card/Thursday -- 3/23/06

I don't expect anyone to be checking this blog or commenting here from 7 to 9 o'clock, accept possibly at halftime to post a "Go Zags" a time or two. 'Tis a big night for the Inland Northwest. For those with an itch to post…

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Top Cutlines -- 3/23/06

Jack Nicholson, third left, watches a model walk the runway during his daughter/designer Jennifer Nicholson's Fall 2006 fashion show during the Mercedes-Benz fashion week in Culver City, Calif., Wednesday. You write the cutline. (AP photo/Kevork Djansezian)Top Cutlines1. Jennifer: You want dancers? Jack: I want the…

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Huckleberries Best of the Northwest -- 3/23/06

After years of drought, the mountain pine beetle, among other pests, is tearing up Northwest forests here.Eye On Boise: 75-75 homeowner exemption bill passes Senate 28-7 here, minimum-wage bill falls 12-5 in committee here.1. Eric Devericks/Seattle Times doodles re: Dubya's plan to get out of…

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PDX Pup: Morrison, Gonzaga Have Arrived

HaHaHa! You know you've arrived as a player/program when "Law & Order" is making fun of your star player:(show opens CHUNG! CHUNG! with four college-aged guys watching "the ballgame" on TV)College Guy #1: Baby Bird! Woooo!CG #2: Did you see the Oklahoma St. game?CG #3:…

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Question No. 2 -- Lake City Development Corp.

Issue: Gravel pit plan shows signs of life: But CdA park's price up $2 million/Becky Kramer, Spokesman-Review; and: The price of growth: Lake City Development Corp. agrees to pay millions more than orginally planned for Riverstone West development/Rick Thomas, Coeur d'Alene PressDFO: Deferred property taxes…

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SR Editorial: 3 Blind Justices Blew It

In handing down the disappointing decree, Eismann, Copple and Schroeder resembled the biblical Pharisees who were mesmerized by the letter of the law but failed to understand its intent. That the Idaho Constitution intended that the business of the Idaho Senate and the Idaho House…

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Quick Fix 6 -- 3/23/06

1. APhoto Fix: Connor Reidy, 13 months, of Boston crawls to the finish line during the American Baby Derby Warm-Ups for the title of Boston's fastest crawler at Boston Athletic Club in Boston Thursday. The winning babies will be set and ready to go for…

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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.