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THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2007

Flag Day Wild Card -- 6/14/07

I've just finished the Huckleberries Gone Wi-Fi interview with Ace Walden (accompanied by Don Sausser). I've hidden the interview for now because I need to edit it and then will post it in a form that doesn't take a lot of space. You can expect...

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Ruth Graham, Wife of Evangelist, 87, R.I.P.

AP File PhotoEvangelist Billy Graham, left, and his wife Ruth Graham sit for an interview in their Montreat, N.C., mountaintop home in this Aug. 11, 2003, file photo. Ruth Graham, who surrendered dreams of missionary work in Tibet to marry a suitor who became the...

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Question: How Big of a House Is Too Big

Item: Megahomes multiplying, but how big is too big?/Sharon Pian Chan and Ashley Bach, Seattle Times staff reportersMore Info: Seattle is considering new laws to limit the size of houses replacing those torn down on single-family lots. In Bellevue, residents came to a meeting with...

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APhoto of the Day -- 6/14/07

Fernando Vergara/AP PhotoA participant lies in smashed tomatoes during the third annual tomato fight called " tomatina" in Sutamarchan, 71 miles northeast of Bogota, Sunday. You write the cutline.Top Cutlines:1. Customers have not been satisfied with the decision to replace the plastic balls in McDonalds...

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HBO Poll: How Long Do You Want to Live

After I interviewed Ace Walden this morning, I wondered about living to be 100. Dunno if I'd want to do it, if I couldn't get around. Or my mind had gone soft. (Shaddup!) Ace's so sharp he can remember what the office space of the...

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Huckleberries Gone Wi-Fi w/Ace Walden

Amidee " Ace" Walden of Coeur d'Alene is seen as a high school junior in the 1924 Coeur d'Alene High yearbook. In Huckleberries Gone Wi-Fi today, DFO interviewed centenarian Ace Walden, the retired banker for whom the Walden House is named. An editted version of...

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Former Idaho Dirk Tater Now A Puleleiite

Fili Sagapolutele/AP PhotoInterior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, center sitting, accepts a cup of ava from a Samoan man, during a brief blessing ceremony, in which he was bestowed the Samoan chiefly title of Puleleiite on Wednesday in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Paramount Chief Mauga T. Asuega,...

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Letter Writer: SR Articles Slanted Toward Gays

Seeing a pro-gay Army colonel in her Class A uniform marching in Spokane's gay parade demonstrates the gay community can bully others any way they want with impunity ("Pride parade, festival celebrate city's diversity," June 10). In my 20 years of active military service, it...

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San Jose CC Paper Celebrates Burke's Arrival

Item: Michael Burke: The Perfect President/Azania Baker, San Jose City College TimesJesse Tinsley/Spokesman-Review"If you had to vote for President--regardless of the race or gender--you’d probably want the candidate to embody the qualities that San Jose City College’s President, Michael Burke, exhibits. Besides a charisma that...

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AM Hucks: Was That "The Snake" at Grange?

Jake "The Snake" Plummer was one of the visitors to that shabby chic sale last weekend at the Mica Flats Grange. Or at least I think so. For you non-football fans, Boise native Plummer is/was a veteran QB of the National Football League who retired...

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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.