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FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 8/3/07

I watched the 90-minute Big Band concert last night at the amphitheater at Riverstone Park, along with several hundred others. Spectacular evening. Beautiful weather. Viewtiful setting, with geese rising and settling on the water and the water features of John Stone's pond providing soothing background...

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Mars At Large -- Tumblewords

Flaming forests red at duskDeath Star, silent as feather stepschases Luna from the skySol burns the edge of summerbaked pears fall from treeswither under raven whispersFate chants songswithout wordsMt Helicon hugs the museswho stop between heavensto rewrite, change nibsspeak of hemlock twigs.Sue Turner/Tumblewords

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/3/07

Joe Imel/AP Photo/Daily NewsFranklin-Simpson, Ky., soccer player Austin Perkins has the ball taken away by a dog that ran onto the field during a high school soccer scrimmage with Bowling Green High School, Thursday in Franklin, Ky. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines1. Looks like a...

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What's This?

AP Photo1. Brand X trolls Goose, Blundering and Clawed (in drag) react Sunday to news that Rainbow Sparkle Pony Angel is moderating Huckleberries Online2. Mary Souza & Co. prepare for City Council races this fall3. Bill Sali meets the press4. RSPA and John Austin settle...

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Celeb Sighting: Vanna White @ Gozzer Shindig

Huckleberries hears ... that Vanna White, long-time letter turner for Wheel of Fortune, was a guest of honor at Gozzer Ranch's Pirate Night at Eddy's/Arrow Point Thursday evening. She was spotted eyeing the Coeur d'Alene chamber's pirate-boat float by soon-to-be CPD Blue police chief Wayne...

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Richert: GOP's Push for Closed Primaries Is A Purge

The conservative group makes no bones about its agenda. A closed primary will flush out those so-called "Republicans in Name Only," or RINOs — Republicans that don't meet the narrow definition of Republican as spelled out by alliance executive director Bryan Fischer. "The practical effect...

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Brent Andrews: Some of my Fave Journalists

Some of Brent Andrews' favorite journalists are below (full post in extended entry section):Joe Butler - OK, you have some funky advertiser who wants a story. Instead of writing some funky story, why not send Joe, who will actually get something interesting from his interview...

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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.