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THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2007

Eye On Boise: Craig Sez Recording Backs Story

Recording hereSen. Larry Craig’s office reported this afternoon that it was receiving mostly favorable calls after an audio recording of the senator’s interview by an arresting officer with the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport police was released and aired widely across the nation. The recording provides new...

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HBO Poll: Worst Week -- Vick Or Craig (Final)

U.S. Sen. Larry Craig (airport bathroom incident) and Atlanta QB Michael Vick (dog-fighting conspiracy) are having rough weeks this week. Which one is having the worst week? Here's the current tally: Michael Vick 30 (30%)Larry Craig 71 (70%)Total votes: 101(a new question will be posted...

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/30/07

Aaron Eisenhauer/Southeast Missourian, AP PhotoRochelle Steffen is shown Wednesday at her Cape Girardeau, Mo., home as she displays the Michael Vick trading cards that were chewed by her 6-year-old Weimaraner named Monte and Roxie, her Great Dane puppy (not pictured). The cards were sold for...

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Washington Whispers: Craig May Wait It Out

There's lots of speculation that Sen. Larry Craig will quit, maybe as soon as this weekend, over the firestorm created by his guilty plea for disorderly conduct after allegedly acting lewdly and "peeping" in a Minneapolis men's room known as a gay sex destination. Certainly...

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Oopsy

Paula Marano, the new leader of the Coeur d'Alene Education Association, introduced the school board members at today's welcome back assembly at Lake City. She nailed them all, except for calling (wastewater superintendent) Sid Frederickson "Sid Smith" (Idaho spokesman for Larry Craig). Betcha my young...

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Slate: Bathroom Sex Q & A

Question: Is tapping your foot really code for public sex?Yes. The signal has been around for decades in the United States and Europe. Generally, one person initiates contact by tapping his foot in a way that's visible beneath the stall divider. If the second person...

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Gay Blogger: Lack of Judgment Craig's Worst Problem

Given the power of our sexual urges—especially at moments when we are overworked, stressed, lonely or otherwise vulnerable—I do feel some compassion for a man like Senator Craig. Perhaps when he was changing planes in Minneapolis, he assumed that a moment’s sexual release would ease...

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Craig Jokes -- from A Local Doctor

A prominent Seasoned Citizen called earlier this morning to say that his doctor advised him not to use public restrooms if he began suffering jimmy legs ...Question: Have you heard a joke in wake of the Larry Craig scandal that can be repeated here?

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Statesman: Craig Should Resign

Sen. Larry Craig needs to resign. For the good of a state he loves, a state he has served for more than a quarter century. It is difficult and unpleasant to call on Idaho’s senior senator to end a career in public service. We don’t...

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Cussing Welfare Worker Back at Job

Item: Cussing welfare employee back at job: Supervisor was on paid leave during investigation/JoNel Allecia, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: A North Idaho child welfare supervisor who accidentally left an expletive-laden message on the phone of a parent is back at work, against the wishes of state Sen....

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Smith: Thread Was Over the Line

The removal of the AnyMouse thread is the result of an exchange I had with Dave yesterday. Simply put, as much as I love HBO -- and I do -- the animus, outright venom and over-the-line personal trash talk displayed in that thread went over...

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AM Hucks: Craig Rankles Rank-and-File R's

Huckleberries hears … that Sandy Patano made an impassioned plea to Kootenai County Republicans Tuesday to stand by her U.S. senator, embattled Larry Craig. Now that he's fighting for his political life (after being caught in that airport bathroom sting), she said, Idaho R's should...

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