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No Brannon Ruling Wild Card -- 10.1.10 34 

Well, it looks like Judge Charles Hosack will hand down the vedict in the Brannon-Kennedy election trial in his own sweet time. Almost makes me want to dedicate a golden-oldie to him -- you know, The Kinks' "Tired of Waiting for You." It's probably just...

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Lake City's Kaleb Mitchell kncosk down a pass near the goal lineintended for Post Falls' Jordan Pastras in the second quarter Friday night at Lake City HIgh in Coeur d'Alene. BRUCE TWITCHELL/ Special to The Spokesman-Review

LCHS Nips Post Falls 22-21 w/Late TD

Lake City's Kaleb Mitchell kncosk down a pass near the goal lineintended for Post Falls' Jordan Pastras in the second quarter Friday night at Lake City HIgh in Coeur d'Alene. (Bruce Twitchell photo special to SR)There is little doubt what Lake City coach Van Troxel...

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Parting Shot -- 10.1.10 

Claire Paulsen, 17, and her mother Gretchen Paulsen look at pictures they took of floodwaters from the Winooski River on Volunteers Green in Richmond, Vt., earlier today. (AP Photo/The Burlington Free Press, Glenn Russell)

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.1.10 

5:55 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Casino reports a customer hit an employee with a vehicle in parking lot 40-50 minutes ago. Employee wasn't injured.5:29 p.m. ISP officer reports a gas can lying on H95 @ M/P 438 (Boekel Road/Hayden).5:25 p.m. Caller reports a drunk male is...

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PM Headlines -- 10.1.10 

Ruth Pratt, center, Executive Director of the Coeur d'Alene Public Library Foundation, musician, and patron of the arts, was recognized recently in Boise with a Governor's Award in the Arts. The silver medallion honored her for "Support of the Arts." Pictured with her and Idaho...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.1.10 

Arizona Diamondbacks rookies walk to the team bus in swimming gear after a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Thursday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Top Cutlines:1. In an apparent cost-cutting move, the Arizona Diamondbacks model their new “cup-holder”...

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CNN Cans Sanchez After Stewart Flap 

Rick Sanchez lost his job at CNN on Friday, just 24 hours after giving a satellite radio interview in which he called Jon Stewart (pictured) a “bigot” and suggested that Jews run CNN and other media companies. “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company,”...

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Alaska Mine Opening Attracts Andrus 

At the time Andrus’ name was mud to the “propeller-heads,” as he and former Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond described the men who wanted to carve up some of the nation’s most beautiful landscapes, no matter what the impact. But this week Andrus was in Juneau...

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OTC: Nasty, Inebriated, & Graduated 

In the Off The Cuff column of the UIdaho Argonaut, Nick writes: "Facebook is the usual medium for rivalry chatter. To no surprise, my ‘News Feed' is updated with University of Idaho vs. Boise State University banter daily. Recently a friend posted a graphic quoting...

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AOL's Worst Songs Of All Time 

The AOL Radio Blog (via Liz Arakelian's Facebook page) has posted the "100 Worst Songs of All Time," beginning in descending order with "My First Kiss" by Kesha at No. 100 and ending with DJ Pauley D's "(It's Time To) Beat Dat Beat" at No....

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Four Dog Day 

You've heard of a three-dog night, if you on the geezer side of 50 or so. How about a four-dog afternoon? On Thursday, Marianne Love took her four border collies for a romp on the Nature Conservancy's beautiful Ball Creek Ranch, north of Sandpoint, along...

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Labrador Cancels D.C. Fundraiser 

First District GOP nominee Raul Labrador canceled a fundraiser that was to have been hosted by Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and 2nd District GOP Rep. Mike Simpson. The event was to have been from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at...

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Escape From Abuse Began Dream Life

Mary Beth Meyers (of Grangeville) says the dream life she enjoys today started two decades ago when she finally ended a domestic violence nightmare. "I escaped. I had a mean husband. And me and my 2-year-old daughter literally escaped," Mary Beth says of her flight...

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Paper: Minnick Ad Appeals To Bigotry 

Idaho Falls Post Register gives "jeers" to Congressman Walt Minnick for his recent attack ad on Republican opponent Raul Labrador. Writes the Post Register: "Labrador is an immigration attorney. That gave the Minnick camp the bright idea to run an ad claiming that 'illegal immigration...

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Should Seizures Lead To License Loss? 

A Berry Picker writes of that crash at 15th & Harrison Thursday: "Being as the guy who crashed the Runge truck had a seizure which caused the garage crash, I think we should bring up the subject of current Idaho law on the matter. Idaho...

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INorthwest Headlines -- 10.1.10 

Sometimes, we forget that Idaho has more sports to offer than simply the Vandal football team. Via IdahoVandals Facebook page, here's the poster for the fine Vandal volleyball team.Canyon County prosecutor quits, may owe county $288K/Patrick Orr, StatesmanEx-Wood River Valley residents makes it big on...

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High Noon: Sarah, Christine & Lucifer 10 

(Sarah Palin & Christine O'Donnell) are both cartoonish buffoonesses who are such laughable and sorry excuses for Godly women that I bet the devil is smoothing out a spot on his Super King size waveless mattress black leather lined heavily stained pine framed waterbed, pulling...

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Outed On Net, Gay Student Kills Himself 13 

This June 2010 photo provided by the Ridgewood Patch shows Tyler Clementi, left, hugging a fellow student during his 2010 graduation from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, N.J. The death of Clementi, a Rutgers University freshman stirred outrage and remorse on campus from classmates who...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.1.10

11:55 a.m. Father & fiance are looking for missing 4YO in 2700 block of Fruitland/CdA.11:54 a.m. Karen @ Center Partners reports finding a purse @ Prairie & Meyer/Rathdrum.11:53 a.m. Christopher has questions re: removing a car from his property.11:45 a.m. An auto fire is reported...

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Hudson's Ranks Among USA Best 

USA Today challenged experts to name the best hamburger places in the country -- one from each state. Hudson's Hamburgers on Sherman Avenue, of course, was selected as the best in Idaho (upon the recommendation of Jane & Michael Stern, Roadfood.com). You can read the...

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HBO Poll: Puerto Rico Event Troubling 

Thursday Poll: 54 of 102 (52.94%) voted that they are bothered that a fund-raiser was held in Puerto Rico for Republican Raul Labrador Thursday night. 40 of 102 (39.22%) say they weren't bothered by the Puerto Rico fund-raiser. 8 respondents were undecided.Weekend Poll: Which regional...

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Mary: 'Straighten Up, People' 

All that Kootenai County Republican Central Committee infighting has rattled Mary Souza at OpenCDA.com. In her latest newsletter, Souza urges her followers -- both of them -- to keep their eyes on the prize"honest, smaller, more fiscally responsible government that promotes individual responsibility, states’ rights...

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Rahm Emanuel Leaving White House 

President Barack Obama and Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington for a short flight to Andrews Air Force Base as they travel to Chicago. Obama has made official what has been...

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Deputy Hirzel Returns To Work 

The Spokane Sheriff's Deputy who shot and killed a pastor is back at work. Deputy Brian Hirzel returned to modified duty this week after he spent the past month on paid administrative leave.Alan Creach, Scott Creach's son, said he is not surprised Hirzel is back...

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