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APhoto of the Day w/Top Cutlines -- 6/28/07

Mary Altaffer/AP Cowboy Joel Holly, of Utica, N.Y. watches over 35 American cattle touring the Statue of Liberty during a promotional event today in New York. The barge of bovines helped kick off A&W Restaurants' Moove to American campaign with a tour of the New...

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Extra! Micron Expects to Downsize

Item: Micron posts quarterly loss of $225M; expect 'lower levels of employment'/Gregory Hahn, Idaho StatesmanJames Bond: Micron CEO Steve Appleton has reliquished the title "President" to Mark Durcan, another executive. He also announced "downsizing." Details forthcoming .../Stay tuned

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2nd BrodH20 Karaoke Idol Fest Set

The Otis and I are celebrating our 7th anniversary (and my 28th birthday) with our 2nd annual Karaoke Idol competition. Last year's was a blast. And I was truly honored that I wasn't one of the Bottom Three. (Though I thought I was deserving). My...

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Q&A -- Where's Brand X Kroc Center Coverage?

Berry Picker: Was there anything in the Press about the groundbreaking of the Kroc Center?DFO: Nope. Brand X photog Jason Hunt attended the ground-breaking to shoot pictures. But there isn't a word or photo about the historic ground-breaking in today's edition. However, there are some...

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Inside Huckleberries -- 6/28/07

*In case you were wondering what became of the B (local) section of Brand X the last coupla days ... it's tucked into the back of the C section. No explanation. No nothing. 'Tis probably cheaper to combine the sections during lean advertising times. But...

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TUBOB: How Angels Really Get Their Wings

Is it better to be lucky than good? How do you know which one determines your fate - the effect after the cause, the wingbeats of angels scattering the pages of notes from a college course on probability statistics, the third law of thermodynamics? God...

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Bald Eagle: No Longer Endangered

Brian Wallace/AP Photo, The Juneau EmpireA bald eagle soars past a U.S. flag, Wednesday in Juneau, Alaska. Earlier today, the U.S. dropped the bald eagle from the "threatened" category after three decades on the endangered species list here.

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Question: Is Tribe's Decision to Burn Hypocritical?

Item: Tribe plans to burn grass fields: Coeur d'Alenes extend practice while seeking alternatives/Erica Curless, Spokesman-ReviewMore Info: The Coeur d'Alene Tribe plans to burn bluegrass fields on the reservation this summer, even though burning remains illegal on nontribal lands in Idaho. The tribal council voted...

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Hat Tip -- to 3 Who Made Kroc Center Possible

Jesse Tinsley/Spokesman-ReviewRetired executive Art Brown, left, and Dr. Jack Riggs, right, flank Mayor Sandi Bloem as they listen to speeches at the official groundbreaking of the Kroc Center Wednesday in Coeur d'Alene. Riggs and Brown are the co-chairmen of the Kroc Center fund-raising effort here.

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Daug Gone: Where Did SA Get VW Bug?

Daug Gone: Can anyone help me out here? I saw a brand new Volkswagon Bug the other day all painted up with Salvation Army logos. Where did that come from...a donor, KROC money, extra money? Anyone?DFO: That's a VW bug that was given to Major...

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Hot Potatoes (Final Version): Save Kendra

Dunno who deserves a Rotten Potato most in the judicial two-step that will land scared-straight Kendra Goodrick of Hayden back in prison. 1st District Judge John Mitchell for overstepping his authority? The Kootenai County prosecutor's office for appealing her case? The Idaho AG's office for...

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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.