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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2007

TGIF Wild Card -- 6/22/07

We're going to launch the HBO Book Club next week, HBOers. As I mention below, Librarian Bette Ammon has agreed to lead the discussion. I'll forward the list of suggested books (which we will collect through Monday) to Sara to either pick one. Or pick...

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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/22/07

This viewtiful sunset that closed the longest day of the year and welcomed in summer was brought to you by Pecky Cox/As The Lake Churns here.*Silver Valley Girl/Silver Valley Stories visited the grave of Iraq war hero Brad Conner (killed May 9) at Arlington National...

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ISP Releases 2006 Crime Reports for Towns, Counties

The Idaho State Police Bureau of Criminal Identification released their annual "Crime in Idaho" report for 2006 today (6/22/07). The report is a synopsis of statewide crime statistics gathered from law enforcement agencies across Idaho and includes such things as the Statewide Crime Profile, Crimes...

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Noon Q: Which Celeb Sighted in NI Excites You?

In recent weeks, several celebs reportedly have been spotted in the Coeur d'Alene area, including George Clooney (above) and several who are purchasing property at Goozer Ranch. Huckleberries Online wants to new which of these celebrities would you like to meet most?*Jake Gyllenhaal*George Clooney*Mark (Marky...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 6/22/07

*Editor Steve Smith explains SR decision to drop New York Times columnist Randy Cohen before we began running his ethicist column as a result of his contributions to here....*Huckleberries hears ... that Hagadone execs are beating the bushes for candidates to run against the...

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Q: Should KHQ Have Withheld Hospital Sale Info?

Item: Story on hospital sale delayed: KHQ knew about sale weeks before/Jonel Aleccia, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: Empire Health Services officials cooperated with a Spokane TV station on stories about the proposed sale of two hospitals and other holdings weeks before the information was released to employees,...

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Q: What Would You Do If This Dog Was Yours?

Item: Lab sends car into river, makes owner retrieve it/Taryn Brodwater, Spokesman-Review Sherman EwingThis is the dog, belonging to the Ewing family, that accidentally put their 2006 Chevrolet Caprice in gear, allowing the car to drive into the lake.Charlie is in the doghouse. The sweet-looking...

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RSPA V. OfCoffee: North Idaho Prejudice

re: Protest against Larry Craig's support of immigration amnesty hereRainbow Sparkle Pony Angel: She's a typical North Idaho hater - and probably as hypocritical as the rest of them. I bet she pounds down bags full of greasy burgers she buys at her local fast...

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Huckleberries Gone Wi-Fi w/Wendy Carpenter

Originally posted at 1:20 p.m. ThursdayKathy Plonka/Spokesman-ReviewCoeur d'Alene Police Chief Wendy Carpenter, center, attended the groundbreaking of the new federal courthouse on Mineral Drive in Coeur d'Alene on Feb. 13, 2007.DFO: Can you give us a brief rundown on your professional career?Coeur d'Alene Police Chief...

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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.