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THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2007

Parting Shot -- 8/23/07

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewKootenai County Commissioner Rick Currie and former commissioner Dick Panabaker burn the mortgage papers for the county's Administration Building Thursday morning in Coeur d'Alene. The building cost $3.5 million and was paid off a little early because of a drop in interest rates a...

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Crooks: Boy Scouts And Sex Abuse

Former S-R reporter Jonathan Martin has a shocking article in today's Seattle Times on the Boy Scouts and sexual abuse. And I don't shock easily.Excerpt:The previously private records show the Boy Scouts have ejected at least 5,100 adult leaders nationwide for sexual abuse allegations since...

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MamaJD: The School Supply List from Hell

The school supply lists have hit the stores. The stores are nice enough to download and print your child's school supply list and place it conveniently in the aisles. This is my first year picking up school supplies. I was excited until I realized the...

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DFO's Thoughts: Endorsements

I don't like political endorsements. I don't like to write them. I don't like to read them. I've argued with our Editorial Board re: suspending them -- and embracing issue-oriented editorials that could favor a candidate or group of candidates. I've lost that debate. Repeatedly....

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AG Joins Prosecutor in Holding Kendra Hostage

Item: Woman's fate rests on legal appeal: Possible parole, reuniting with son might not stick/Marc StewartMore Info: Kendra Goodrick is in the middle of a legal battle that could drag on for years. The Hayden woman who claims she turned her life around after years...

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Breaking! Head-on Crash Closes Highway 95

Update: 2 injured in crash hereA head-on collision involving two vehicles is blocking Highway 95, just north of Garwood. According to Idaho State Police dispatchers, the crash and responding emergency vehicles are blocking the roadway. Drivers should avoid the area.

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At The Fair, I Saw ...

Phil Corless/A Family Runs Through It*Kerri Thoreson wearing a T-shirt that purposely made her look like an ear of corn to advertise the fare she was helping sell in the Food Court*Pat Acuff looking at lop-eared rabbits*A ribboned quilt fashioned by Pat Raffee*Blue ribbons on...

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Idahomom: Deputy Dawgs Ruined Fair Motocross

After enjoying gyros and philly-steaks last evening, our group ambled to the beer garden. Smoking section has a door opening to the grandstand which was packed with people watching the motorcross events. Very polite attendant asked several people to not stand just outside the door...

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AM Hucks: A Bittersweet Day @ The Nest

My nest is finally empty. My wife, my daughter and I drove two cars full of college goods to Portland last week to move Amy Dearest into off-campus housing for her senior year. She plans to stay in Portland next summer and pursue a master's...

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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.