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SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2010

Wild Card/Weekend -- 4.24.10 11 

I did a soft launch on Facebook Friday. Just got my feet wet a little. I need to toy with the system until I'm comfortable enough to launch a Facebook Fan Club for HucksOnline. I've allowed some friends in who spotted the soft launch. But…

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As Idaho running back Corey White dives for the end zone, he is denied six points by linebacker John McKinley who tackled White out-of-bounds during the  Silver and Gold game in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow Friday April 23, 2010 COLIN MULVANY (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Defense Shines In Silver And Gold Game 

As Idaho running back Corey White dives for the end zone, he is denied six points by linebacker John McKinley who tackled White out-of-bounds during the Silver and Gold game in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow Friday. Josh Wright reports that the defense shined in…

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Is A Government Job A Real Job? 38 

Ward also has said, "A government job isn't a real job. True wealth creation comes from small business." (Dan Popkey article w/quote here.)This is a flat out Fox News talking point, oft repeated by wingers, so let's unpack it a bit. A government job is…

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KXLY: Hauser Area Crash Kills 1

Update: 31-year-old Post Falls man dies in Highway 53 head-on (ISP report) Idaho State Police says at least one person has died in a crash at Highway 53 and McGuire Road. The crash happened at about 9:00 Friday night. Troopers say a man in his…

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Jenna Landry, left, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., and Ricki Radanovich, right, of Danville, Calif., wear their new Snuggies while watching the San Francisco Giants take batting practice before their baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco, Friday, April 23, 2010.  Giants Snuggies were given away to the first 20,000 fans at the game. (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Snuggies In San Francisco 16 

Jenna Landry, left, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., and Ricki Radanovich, right, of Danville, Calif., wear their new Snuggies while watching the San Francisco Giants take batting practice before their baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco on Friday. Giants Snuggies were given…

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Ender: A Battle Of Lightweights 

Ender: Labrador is a true Idahoan with experience in the Legislature, but his campaign is lacking. No one has heard anything from his camp in weeks; his twitter and facebook have been close to silent. I don't call that gaining on Ward. Rather, I think…

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Curmudgeon: Teacher, Books Best 10 

Old Curmudgeon (re: Lee: Kellogg shouldn't slash sports): Reality is that no one in the district wants to cut sports or any of the other dozen plus items that are on the list of things that are going to be dropped. But, the patrons of…

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Jorgenson Wants Immigration Reform 23 

It's an Arizona law that one Idaho senator wants to copy. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law the nation's toughest legislation against illegal immigration Friday, a measure that supporters said would take handcuffs off police but which opponents said could violate people's civil rights.…

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