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FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010

Oprah, Idaho: Hang Up, Drive 

Oprah Winfrey and Idaho traffic safety officials are asking drivers to make a commitment today to hang up and drive. The day, dubbed the “No Phone Zone Day,” is an awareness campaign about texting and driving. Digital message signs along Idaho highways will carry the…

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Juan Pena, of Las Vegas, Nev., holds up a sign in protest as he attends a news conference where it was announced that the National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders, who were supported at the event by other groups, had filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction preventing authorities from enforcing the new Arizona immigration law, at the Arizona Capitol Thursday, April 29, 2010, in Phoenix. (Ross Franklin / Associated Press)

Political Sandbox -- 4.30.10 114 

Juan Pena, of Las Vegas, Nev., holds up a sign in protest as he attends a news conference where it was announced that the National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders, who were supported at the event by other groups, had filed a lawsuit…

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Randy: Don't Sign Questionnaires 

One of the touchier issues candidates for office have to deal with is the interest group questionnaire – not the kind of questions that newspaper usually will ask, which generally allow for open-ended explanations, but rather the yes/no type: “Do you agree or disagree with…

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Cis: Can't Afford Silverwood Now 10 

Cis: Tickets is $41.99??!!! FOR THE DAY??? HOLY COW… When I started going there in 1989 I got a season pass for $36 and we paid $96 for a Gold pass. Which allowed my husband to take two others with him. Which was handy when…

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Arpie: Who Is David Larsen? 

Arpie: From Betsy's blog: “Democrat David Larsen of Coeur d’Alene filed for the District 5 House seat now held by Rep. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, who is otherwise unopposed.” Anyone know anything about this guy?DFO: David Larsen is a legitimate candidate who has run for…

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Meghann: Twitter, Facebook Help SR 

Meghann Cuniff: I used to be a big believer that it wasn't worth the SR using Twitter and Facebook because all we're doing is promoting websites that aren't ours. BUT think about it this way –- Twitter and Facebook are great for linking, and they're…

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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.