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TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2007

Romney Distances Himself from Craig

"Yeah, I think it reminds us of Mark Foley and Bill Clinton," (Mitt) Romney said on CNBC's "Kudlow & Company." "I think it reminds us of the fact that people who are elected to public office continue to disappoint, and they somehow think that if...

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Eye On Boise: Idaho D's Not Talkin's About Craig

The Idaho Democratic Party had no reaction to Craig’s press conference. “We’re not going to say anything about what Kirk Sullivan had to say or anything like that,” said party spokesman Chuck Oxley. “It will remain to be seen, I suppose, whether Larry Craig can...

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Larry Craig's Complete Statement @ News Conf.

"First, please let me apologize to my family, friends, staff, and fellow Idahoans for the cloud placed over Idaho. I did nothing wrong at the Minneapolis airport. I regret my decision to plead guilty and the sadness that decision has brought to my wife, family,...

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Thomas Paine: Sure, Craig Should Resign

Sure, Craig should resign. Probably the only person who doesn't think so is Bill Douglas. I can see Mr. Douglas' re-election slogan now, "At least I was never convicted of a crime." I mean, at least his antics were of a heterosexual nature, so that...

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E&P: Why Did it Take So Long to Report Craig Story?

Item: How did news outlets miss senator's arrest for nearly three months/Joe Strupp, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: The revelation late Monday that Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) was arrested nearly three months ago for allegedly making sexual advances in a men's room raises the issue of how such...

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KREM-2: Outlet Mall Filled w/Empty Storefronts

Item: Empty store fronts still filling Post Falls Factory Outlet Mall/KREM-2More Info: Empty storefronts still fill more than two-thirds of the Factory Outlet Mall in Post Falls, eight months after KREM 2 News was told they would begin filling up.At that time, the manager said...

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Idaho Falls Paper Sez Craig Should Go

The Idaho Falls Post Register ran an editorial today by Marty Trillhaase headlined, “Craig should go.” Detailing Craig’s arrest, guilty plea and statement, it says, “It’s not at all clear how the context of this story will play out in the days ahead. But this...

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Hagadone Proposes Waterfront Ice Rink

Item: CdA Resort plans ice rink: Trial project needs council approval/Taryn Brodwater & Meghann M. Cuniff, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: An ice skating rink may open on the lawn of the Coeur d'Alene Resort this winter if the City Council approves. The 50-by-80-foot rink would encroach about...

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AM Hucks: Bloggers Show No Patience w/Craig

The Huckleberries Online blog gang wasn't forgiving Monday afternoon when it learned of the guilty plea of U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, in an incident involving misconduct in a Minnesota airport bathroom. A sampling of the response from HBO kibitzers follows:• JBelle: After the discussion...

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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 site hereAudio of Ed Schultz radio show this afternoon in which Mike Rogers ( 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 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.

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