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FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2007

Coming Saturday:

Colleague Meghann Cuniff talks to family members and friends of the individuals killed in the murder-suicide at a Coeur d'Alene apartment complex this week ...

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Parting Shot -- 8/10/07

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North IdahoKerri Thoreson caught one of the fun moments of the entertainment session at Riverstone Park Thursday night when the sprinklers scattered listeners during the second song of Laffin Bones 90-minute performance. The water was quickly turned off. But those who'd been sitting...

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How Addicted Are You to Blogging?

JeanC (Cathouse and Shooting Society) posted a link to a site that determines how addicted you are to blogging, based on 14 questions. JeanC is 72% addicted. I'm 82%. (And you wonder why I need a vacation. Try it yourself and tell HBO commenters and...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 8/10/07

Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North IdahoI didn't see Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho at Laffin Bones performance at Riverstone Park Thursday night. But she obviously was there. I've enjoyed two of these Thursday night concerts so far. There's three to go. They last from 7:30 to 9 p.m....

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/10/07

Carsten Snejbjerg/AP Photo/PolfotoModels get prepared backstage to wear the new Spring Summer 2008 collection by Danish designers Munthe Plus Simonsen during a fashion show at City Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday. Copenhagen Fashion Week opened Wednesday.Top Cutlines:1. Ilanna Ingoldsby's friends help her prepare to audition...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... that there are 4066 e-mails in the Rick Baughman file, which is almost four times as many as the 1066 swapped between Prosecutor Bill Douglas and Marina Kalani. (I hope I'm on vacation when those hit the SR doorstep.)

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Barbara Morgan Enters Space Station

AP Photo/NASA TVIn this image from NASA TV Endeavour shuttle mission specialist Benjamin Drew and Barbara Morgan enter the international space station after docking. BTW, Scott has found a good link to follow if you want to know when the space station and shuttle are...

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Huckleberries Best of Idaho -- 8/10/07

Joe Jaszewski/AP Photo, Idaho StatesmanU.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne observes the smoke-filled mountains north of Boise outside of Garden Valley Thursday, as the Middle-Fork Complex fire burns nearby. Story here. 1. Sandpoint could be a college town by this time in 2009. Coldwater...

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Idaho Values Alliance Defends Sali Faith Statement

re: Congressman Bill Sali's stance against Muslim, Hindu prayers in Congress hereHere is a statement in response to the criticism of Sali, from Bryan Fischer, Executive Director of the Idaho Values Alliance: “Despite the criticism Rep. Sali has received, he is exactly right on both...

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Question: Should Teens Work Or Enjoy Themselves?

Item: Teenagers delay getting jobs: Many just have way too much to do/Becky Kramer, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: Teenagers' participation in the work force has been steadily dropping since 1978, when nearly half of all 16- and 17-year-olds had jobs, or were actively looking for work, according...

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Clayton Cramer: In Defense of Concealed Guns

While I understand why some people are worried about drunken college students doing stupid things with guns, remember that most undergrads are under 21, and therefore ineligible for a permit. Based on patterns of permit issuance throughout the U.S., I would expect that most 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.