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TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2007

AM Hucks: Vanna White Also Turns Heads

Huckleberries hears … that Vanna White, longtime letter turner for "Wheel of Fortune," was a guest at a Gozzer Ranch shindig at Eddie's Bar and Grille/Arrow Point Thursday evening. Seems she was spotted by Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce Commodores who'd piloted the chamber's pirate-boat...

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MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2007

Bayview Herb Takes Issue w/Spencer's LHD Letter

Item: Lakes Highway District election is important/Larry Spencer, Spencer's TakeI don't normally write about these kinds of elections, but there is some very misleading information going around, in an attempt to vote out two of the three incumbents. I live in Bayview, where Summer and...

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BrodH2O: Getting Over Fear of People

It would take intense psychiatric evaluation to figure the cause of my next phobia - people. And I don't mean people of authority, strangers... I mean EVERYONE. It started when I was in elementary school, and would probably just be considered "shy". But it got...

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APhoto of the Day -- 8/6/07

Frank Hormann/AP PhotoMarlen Uphaus shows an edible snail at a new built snail farm in Gut Scharpitz at the island of Ruegen, northern Germany, today. The snail farm will produce 25,000 snails per year for local restaurants. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines1. For the nature-loving...

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Noon Q: How Was '07 Summer Theatre Season?

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewChris Thompson and Jennifer Dudley portray Petruchio and Kate in the Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre production of " Kiss Me Kate," which opened Saturday at North Idaho College's Schuler Auditorium.Question: In terms of letter grades, how would you rate this season's overall performances ("Thoroughly...

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Huckleberries Best of Idaho -- 8/6/07

David J. Phillip/AP Photo Space shuttle Endeavour Mission Specialist Barbara Morgan, left, smiles as he sits with fellow Mission Specialist Benjamin Drew Jr., right, during an STS-118 crew news conference Wednesday in July in Houston. Endeavor is scheduled to liftoff next month on an 11-day...

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Online Poll: Ever Been to Graceland?

Managers of Elvis Presley’s home, Graceland, are planning a $250 million overhaul – with a new visitors center, a convention hotel and high-tech museum displays. Have you ever been to Graceland? -- Idaho Statesman. *Yes, once*Yes, many times*No, but I want to*No, not interested*OtherDFO: Other...

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Spencer v. Sweet Herb: Lakes Highway Elections

re: Our Mr. Spencer circulated a letter to Lakes Highway District voters over the weekend, in which he endorsed Monty Montgomery and Marv Lekstrum over the current challengers. The beginning of the letter is below.Did you know that the starting wage of a rroad crew...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 5, 2007

SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2007

Wild Card/Saturday -- 8/4/07

I posted a number of items below that should pique your interest as we enter our first weekend of August, including an APhoto of the Weekend. I'll be monitoring HBO between some honey-do projects today. Then, I'll give way to MamaJD's supervision for Sunday. She...

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Poll: Journalists Ranked Near Bottom of Professions

Item: Still Don't Get No Respect: Poll Finds Journos At Bottom Of 'Prestige' Jobs/Editor & Publisher More Info: Journalists were rated ahead of just seven other occupations: union leader, stockbroker, entertainer, accountant, banker, actor, and real estate agent/broker. In addition to firefighters, five occupations are...

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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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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.

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