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FRIDAY, OCT. 1, 2010

'I Heart Boobies' Student Sent Home 

Parents and students stand behind a teenager sent home from school for wearing a breast cancer awareness bracelet. Written on the sophomore's bracelet was the words 'I heart boobies'. Dakota Jewell says many people in his family have died from cancer and the bracelet he...

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AM: Nilson-Ketchum Unveil Billboard 13 

Here's the billboard promoting the challenger team of Ron Nilson and Robert Ketchum for the North Idaho College Board of Trustees. It's located on Northwest Boulevard, north of the Highway 95 overpass, by the state liquor store. Kathy Plonka, my SR buddy, snapped this for...

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Voltron: Recasting Christie Wood

Voltron: Christie should have some fun with this billboard. She should be holding a giant gun in Charlie's Angels poses with the tagline: Christie Wood: NRA and NEA approved. Or Christie Wood eating a cupcake with the tagline: I make this look good. Or Christie...

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OOST: Cowboys Don't Have Soft Hands 16 

Out of Stater Tater: Real idahoans know the difference between a real cowboy and a drugstore cowboy. I've met Keith Allred. I shook his hand. Real cowboys don't have soft hands or a soft grip. Allred had both. Now, the only thing this has to...

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AIB: Raul Should Run In Puerto Rico 

AlmostInnocentBystander: I think Raul should be patient and if PR becomes the 51st state he could be the Congressman from there, but not from here. In some ways he's a lot like Obama, i.e. his story does not resonate with Americans. At some level all...

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Bloggy: Let's Have A Barrel Race! 

Mr._Bloggy cannot even scarcely begin to express his wonderment and toe curling slackjawedness at two gubernatorial candidates trying to out cowboy the other so as to win the hearts and (chuckle) minds of Idaho voters. A rodeo champion vs a cutting horses rider on his...

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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.