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TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2007

Wild Card/Tuesday -- 6/19/07

As I mentioned earlier today, I'm celebrating three anniversaries in the next coupla weeks -- my 32nd wedding anniversary on Thursday (which'll tie me with my mother and my late father), my 37th year as a professional journalist (this week), and my 30th year in...

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Best of Friends' Blogs -- 6/19/07

Idaho Escapee IllustrationLooks like Idaho Escapee is up to his old tricks with the photoshop software.*"I believe the good blogging doesn't really start until you've truly found your 'blogging' identity and gone through various cycles to determine what works best for you," posts Southwark Lad/Bronx...

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Look, Up In The Sky, It's A Bird...

Eric Francis/AP PhotoNorth Carolina center fielder Seth Williams attempts a leaping catch, but drops the ball, hit by Louisville's Chris Cates in the third inning of a College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., today.

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Extra! CdA Firm Sued for Racial Harassment

The foreman at a Coeur d’Alene company used racial slurs and told racial jokes in the presence of two African-American employees, according to a lawsuit filed today by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission. The suit was filed on behalf of Shawn Fletcher and his nephew,...

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MamaJD: "Steps" As Important As Real Father

My biological father is a sperm donor and that is all. I have met him over the phone. I have visited with my biological grandfather in person and we correspond sometimes. They are not around for the day-to-day give-and-take of a familial relationship. They are...

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Breaking! Benewah County Killer Blames Boozing

Lawrence Banderob will spend at least 35 years in prison for murdering 76-year-old Miriam Waltch in February 2006. Banderob, 39, was sentenced this morning in a Benewah County courtroom. First District Court Judge Fred Gibler ordered Banderob to serve 35 years to life under a...

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Richert: Sali May Be Tougher to Beat Next Time

Some of Sali's detractors have assumed — rather wishfully — that Sali is a one-term political accident who could be dispatched either in a one-on-one GOP primary or in the 2008 general election. I'm skeptical. Still no sign, although it's early, of a primary challenger....

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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.