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FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2007

Celeb Sighting: Vanna White @ Gozzer Shindig

Huckleberries hears ... that Vanna White, long-time letter turner for Wheel of Fortune, was a guest of honor at Gozzer Ranch's Pirate Night at Eddy's/Arrow Point Thursday evening. She was spotted eyeing the Coeur d'Alene chamber's pirate-boat float by soon-to-be CPD Blue police chief Wayne...

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Richert: GOP's Push for Closed Primaries Is A Purge

The conservative group makes no bones about its agenda. A closed primary will flush out those so-called "Republicans in Name Only," or RINOs — Republicans that don't meet the narrow definition of Republican as spelled out by alliance executive director Bryan Fischer. "The practical effect...

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Brent Andrews: Some of my Fave Journalists

Some of Brent Andrews' favorite journalists are below (full post in extended entry section):Joe Butler - OK, you have some funky advertiser who wants a story. Instead of writing some funky story, why not send Joe, who will actually get something interesting from his interview...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 2, 2007

Wild Card/Thursday -- 8/2/07

I'm outtahere for a meal at home and then a concert at Riverstone Park. They're offering Big Band music tonight, I believe. Should be fun at the viewtiful new facility (with or without a view of the Spokane River). See you there? You can use...

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/2/07

Jebb Harris/AP Photo, The OrangeCounty RegisterRyan Andrade, 4, reacts while performing with dancing brides from Suzanne's Dance Factory of Mission Viejo, Calif., to the tune of "Chapel of Love" Wednesday at The Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, Calif. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. Seven...

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DFO's Strange Critters -- 8/2/07

Susan Sandys/AP PhotoA seven legged lamb is pictured on its farm at Methven near Christchurch in the South Island of New Zealand, Tuesday. Veterinarian Steve Williams said he believed a misprint in embryo formation had resulted in the lamb being born polydactyl, with many legs,...

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Tenacity: Bridge Collapse Proves Life Fragile

Jeff Wheeler/AP PhotoA rescue worker enters a car in the water to search for a victim after the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River collapsed during the evening rush hour in Minneapolis on Wednesday.I got a call two days ago from my youngest son's...

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Templin: Let Voters Decide About PF City Hall

Item: PF voters may decide City Hall fate: Templin intends to put issue on November ballot/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene PressMore Info: It appears Post Falls voters will ultimately decide the fate of the 7,500-square-foot building at the corner of Fourth and Spokane, City center property...

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LCDC Mulls Adding Sorensen, Winton to URD

Item: Renewal zones may add grade schools: Study looks at eligibility for Sorensen, Winton/Meghann M. Cuniff, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: Sorensen and Winton elementary schools could become part of Coeur d'Alene's urban renewal districts depending on the results of a study ordered Wednesday by the city's urban...

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Breaking: UI Sorority House Burns

The Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women house burned overnight at the University of Idaho in Moscow, leaving the women who live there without a place to live in the upcoming school year. The fire was first reported to the Moscow Fire Department shortly after...

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Jorel: Duane Still Wants Garden for Resort Campus

Jorel: Duane is getting a little more than long in the tooth, he's becoming delusional. His ill-fated garden project would in his mind complete what he sees as the Hagadone business campus.(read large outdoor restaurant seating in front of Bonsai)An overwhelming majority don't want their...

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AM Hucks: The Duane Keep Gossipers Abuzz

In Coeur d'Alene, we talk about the trials, tribulations and tantrums of native son Duane Hagadone almost as much as we discuss the weather. Coffee klatchers squeeze every ounce out of every rumor. Some know him as ruthless. Some admire him as visionary. Then, there...

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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 8/1/07

Nati Harnik/AP PhotoMinnesota Vikings players stretch on large rubber balls following morning practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Mankato, Minn., earlier today. You write the cutline.Top Cutline1. Players from the Minnesota Vikings test out McDonalds' new adult sized playland -- Nic.2. According...

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