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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2007



APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/1/07

Nati Harnik/AP PhotoMinnesota Vikings players stretch on large rubber balls following morning practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Mankato, Minn., earlier today. You write the cutline.Top Cutline1. Players from the Minnesota Vikings test out McDonalds' new adult sized playland -- Nic.2. According...

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CPD Blue: Troxel Drug Test Negative, Charges Dropped

Tests results from the Idaho State Lab show that Lake City High School football coach Van Troxel’s urine tested negative for drugs, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department announced this afternoon. Initially the police department anticipated the test results would take two weeks for the lab...

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Mayor Bloem Answers Troxel Question

An exchange between KGA (AM-1510) talk-show host Dick Haugen and CdA Mayor Sandi Bloem about the DUI arrest Saturday involving Van Troxel follows:Dick Haugen (On The Road w/Dick Haugen) Have you been debriefed about the Van Troxel situation by Wendy Carpenter?Sandi Bloem: Yes. The officer...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... that The Duane is summoning individuals who do business with him for a heart-to-heart chat about where they stand re: this fall's elections. He has told them that he wants to replace the three incumbents who are up for election -- Ron Edinger, Al...

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Online Poll: Can You Work from Home?

Gov. Otter has proposed a plan that would allow state workers to work from home to reduce traffic and air pollution. Does your job allow you to work from home? -- Idaho Statesman. *All the time*Sometimes*Not at all*No opinionDFO: I don't work from home. But...

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Pia: Suicide Video Indecent, Disgusting

Tuesday morning, I found a video re-enactment of Levy's suicide online. Yes, I went looking for pictures. Why? Because I saw onlookers with cell phones snapping away Thursday night and I wondered what would happen to those snapshots. No, I'm not going to give you...

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RSPA: Nicknames That Befit INW Towns

I loved Idawa's post on Bellingham's nickname "The city of subdued excitement" I wondered what some similar nicknames for our local cities/towns would be:*Spokane - The city of interesting public/private partnerships*Coeur D'Alene - The city of a lake with many bays*Rathdrum - The city of...

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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.