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APhoto of the Day -- 3/7/06

"Brokeback Mountain" actor Heath Ledger, right, kisses galpal Michelle Williams during the game between San Antonio and Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles Monday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/ Francis Specker)

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HBO -- To BigMac RE: Media War Coverage

BigMac (former combat soldier during peace time): "Right now our army and marines are fighting a series of battles aimed at closing the guerilla’s supply lines. Would you know it from reading the paper? Right now the Iraqi people are shrugging off attempts by foreign...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 3/7/06

1. APhoto Fix: This undated file photo originally provided by DreamWorks, shows Wallace and Gromit the stars of "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit." After they won a fourth Oscar for their creator, fans in the pair's hometown of Bristol, England, called Tuesday...

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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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HBO -- To: Jim Hammond RE: The Future

Jim Hammond: And so it begins. It is not my intention if elected to continue to work as city administrator. With the Mayor still recovering from major surgery, its been a bit awkward to define the details of my departure but will provide those in...

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HBO -- To MikeK RE: Working Out

MikeK: Well, DFO, that's a true statement that Marc (Stewart, of the Coeur d'Alene Press) and I have in theory been walking a few days a week. But I've been either late or AWOL the last few times, so I can't say that the girth...

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Wild Card/Saturday -- 3/4/06

I see you're already busy on the various threads today. I remain humbled that you consider this site blogworthy on a Saturday morning. I'm going to head out for coffee with my brother in a few minutes. When I get back, I need to check...

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Prosecutor: No Foul In Fire Dept. Sex Caper

Issue: No charges in firehouse sex: Pictures of girl, 16, likely violated law, but prosecutor won't pursue case/Bill Morlin, Spokesman-ReviewDFO: Hate to break it to the city of Spokane, but this one isn't going to go away.Question: What would you say to the Spokane mayor...

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Question of the Day -- Renton High's B+ Fans

Issue: Renton officials require B+ average for fans to attend state tourney day game: Many upset as only 6 of 1000 qualify for day game/Robert L. Jamieson Jr., Seattle PIAdditional Info: School officials made the controversial decision to put class work and student achievement ahead...

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HBO -- To Bre Re: Latest Blog Post

Bre:*It breaks my heart when someone asks for toilet paper and a bar of soap and I have to tell them that we're out because we haven't received any donations.*It breaks my heart when a mother leans over the counter with tears in her eyes...

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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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