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Question of the Day -- UI Tabs One Of Its Own

Issue: Idaho to name Pfeifer as coach: Press conference scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Moscow/Jim Meehan, Spokesman-ReviewQuestion: Does this mean that George Pfeifer, a successful Division II coach at Lewis-Clark State, is the best man for the job? Or the only man who'd hang in...

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WorldNetDaily Poll -- Vatican & the Crusades

Issue: Vatican changes heart over Crusades -– again: Reopens debate on war for 'noble aim' of regaining Holy Land for Christianity/WorldNetDailyQuestion: What do you think of the Crusades? 1. The Crusades represent a Christian holocaust 2. They show the danger of religious dominance of the...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2006


Issue: Blogger forced out amid plagiarism charges: Washington Post to hire journalist to take over conservative feature/Editor & PublisherAdditional Info: "Ben Domenech's conservative blog Red America lasted all of three days at the Washington Post. He quit today after numerous examples of alleged plagiarism in...

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TGIF Top Cutlines -- 3/24/06

Gonzaga forward Adam Morrison collapses to the floor after losing to UCLA in the Sweet Sixteen Thursday night. You write the cutline.(Brian Plonka/Spokesman-Review)Top Cutlines1. "Ahhhh, my life is Bruined!" -- Family Phil.2. "No, please don't send us back to Spokane. Coach said we'd have to...

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The Comforts of Home

Between daily mortar attacks and a seemingly endless succession of twelve to fifteen hour duty shifts, the resourceful members of this US Army maintenance platoon, nicknamed the "Pirate Platoon," have managed to create a haven of home-style luxury in the middle of what was recently...

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CDA Press: English Point Belongs To Public

English Point National Recreation Trail system near Hayden Lake is unlike any other 360-acre parcel in our gorgeous region. It's irreplaceable. It's clean, pristine and a joy to experience in any season. It is also targeted for potential sale to the highest bidder. English Point...

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Question of the Day -- CDA/Fernan Growth

Issue: CdA won't hook up tower: Council decides against expanding Fernan sewer/Erica Curless, Spokesman-ReviewAdditional Info: Coeur d'Alene is unwilling to give Fernan Village additional residential sewer hookups, which will likely kill a proposal for a 30-story tower on Coeur d'Alene Lake Drive.Whitecaps: Executive Session --...

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WorldNetDaily Poll: Easter Under Attack

Issue: Is Easter latest holiday hijack? Bunny gets booted from city council as some fear offending non-Christians/WorldNetDailyQuestion: Do you sense Easter is under attack like Christmas? 1. No, Easter isn't under attack and neither is Christmas – get over it 2. No – I agree...

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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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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.

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