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MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2007


Wild Card/Monday -- 8/27/07

As mentioned below, today is the first day of the filing period for the local City Council races. The anti-LCDC ticket is coming into focus. Of equal interest will be the four Post Falls City Council races, including the two new spots that will expand...

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/27/07

Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP PhotoContortionists of the Zunyi Acrobatic Troupe from the People's Republic of China perform during a press preview of 'Magical' in Madrid last week. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines: 1. Bill Sali's headband makes it's way to China! -- Dr. Chuckles.2. The...

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Craig Issues Statement re: Guilty Plea

Statement of Senator Craig (direct link here):Idaho Senator Larry Craig made the following statement in response to the Roll Call story this afternoon: "At the time of this incident, I complained to the police that they were misconstruing my actions. I was not involved in...

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Editor Smith: What Was Craig Thinking?

To those wondering how the press missed this, I have no good answers yet. The court record is at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. The charge was a misdemeanor. Newspapers in Idaho and Washington would have no way of knowing such a record existed...

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Redux (From Oct. 17, 2006): Gay Activist Outs Craig

Full post of gay activist Mike Rogers' accusation on his blogactive.com site hereAudio of Ed Schultz radio show this afternoon in which Mike Rogers (blogactive.com) leveled his accusation hereI have been calling on gay Republican representatives, senators, and high-level staffers to stand up and be...

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In The News: Diaper Free?

Lisa Poole/AP PhotoIsis Arnesen, of Boston, kisses her 14 week-old daughter Lucia, after the baby went to the "bathroom" after her mother noticed a "sign" from the child recently at a park in Watertown, Mass. Lucia is a product of a "diaper-free" movement founded on...

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Blogspotter: Comments Feature Hikes Blog Traffic

HuffPo might boast the most complex selection method, but it isn't the first site to elevate commenters to the blogging bigs. Reader submissions power the politically progressive Daily Kos, for instance. Closer to home, The Spokesman-Review's moderate Huckleberries Online recently began enlisting trusted readers to...

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Huckleberries' Best of Idaho Media -- 8/27/07

Troy Maben/Associated PressIdaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and his wife, Lori, receive cowboy hats with hat bands with the words Health Care for Idaho's Kids from local children at a press conference in front of Steele Memorial Medical Center in Salmon this morning. SCHIP(State Children's...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... that the anti-LCDCers are trotting out the following lineup in an attempt to knock off Coeur d'Alene City Council incumbents this fall:*Dan Gookin vs. Ron Edinger*Sharon Culbreth and/or Jim Brannon vs. Al Hassell*Suzy Snedaker vs. Dixie Reid (if she decides to run again)Stay tunedRelated:...

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Phil Thompson: Sali, Fair Head Dress Were Hits

DFO, over the weekend I spent some time working the KCRCC booth at the fair. One topic that came up was Kevin Richart's critisim of Bill Sali. Specifically, saying that Sali's feather bands for kids was intolerant of Native Americans. By using the word intolerant,...

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MoveOn.org to Hold CdA Anti-War Vigil

At 7 p.m. Tuesday the MoveOn.org Political Action in Coeur d’Alene will hold a candlelight vigil at Independence Point to call on Congress to vote to end the war in September. “It’s time for the Bush Administration to stop looking through rose-colored glasses and realize...

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Breaking! Gonzalez to Step Down as AG

Item: Gonzales steps down: Attorney general announces resignation after rebuffing criticism from Congress/WorldNetDailyAlberto Gonzalez: "It has been one of my greatest privileges to lead the Department of Justice. I often remind our fellow citizens that we live in the greatest country in the world and...

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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.