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HBO's Best of the Local Blogs -- 6/25/07

Kerri Thoreson/fyinorthidaho.comIronman Coeur d'Alene was the main event over the recent weekend. But it wasn't the only event. Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho turned her camera to the 3rd Annual Dukes of Hauser Freeride Wakeboard Contest, which drew novice, intermediate and expert boarders to the shores...

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Supreme Court Rules Against "Bong Hits 4 Jesus"

AP PhotoDouglas Mertz a attorney for former Juneau-Douglas High School student Joe Frederick, stands next to his client "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner Monday in Juneau, Alaska. The banner got slapped down by the Supreme Court in a decision Monday that restricts student speech rights...

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Wild Card/Monday -- 6/25/07

I'm still wobbly from my weekend in bed fighting off an energy-sapping head cold. I tried Air Borne (sp?) for the first time, along with vitamin C, and sinus tablets. The combination seemed to have done the trick in that I'm 80-85% today. Basically, the...

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Lindberg, Iwo Jima Flag Raiser, 86, R.I.P.

Charles Lindberg, the last surviving Marine who raised the initial U.S. flag at Iwo Jima, acknowledges a standing ovation from the Senate gallery following a floor session in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, March 2, 2006. Lindberg died Sunday at age 86 here.

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HBO Book Club Balloting Ends @ 5 P.M.

Sara Anderson/F-Words selected these three books as the finalists to begin our Huckleberries Online Book Club. Now, it's up to you to choose which book is read first. The selection will be announced tomorrow morning. And we can begin our reading.Life of Pi by Yann...

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Rural Rambles: Waverly, Wash.

Originally posted on A Matter of Opinion hereThis summer I'm continuing a project I began last summer to swim in municipal rural pools within 90 minutes of Spokane. It's for a Web site data base project of all regional municipal pools that will eventually be...

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Huckleberries Hears ...

... that Brand X gave veteran police reporter Dave Turner the boot today, as he returned from his vacation. He's packing his desk as I type this. Dunno why he got the old Brand X heave ho. He was loyal to the company without a...

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Statesman: Silver Valley on the Rebound

Item: After years of hard times, Silver Valley shines again: Thanks to record metal prices, mining is booming, and so are recreation, real estate and retail ‘Where we sit now ... we've certainly turned the corner'/Ken Dey, Idaho StatesmanMore Info: But today the Silver Valley...

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2007 Ironman: 2200 Triathletes Vye for Prize

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewFormer councilman Chris Copstead of Coeur d'Alene pedals up a hill on Hayden Lake Rd. during the bike portion of the 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene Sunday. More than 2200 athletes started the grueling triathlon with the swim in Lake Coeur d'Alene at 7...

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Kendra: Are They Going to Bust Down my Door?

... The suspense is killing me wondering what the immediate outcome will be-will they come busting down my door now anytime to arrest me, or will Governor Otter intervene by a recommendation to the Commission of Pardons and Parole for a commutation of sentence? or...

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Zyemtsev Wins 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewWinner Viktor Zyemtsev comes down the chute to the finish line of the 2007 Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene today. More than 2200 athletes started the grueling triathlon with the swim in Lake Coeur d'Alene at 7 a.m. Top results here. Photos here. Early story...

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