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MONDAY, OCT. 4, 2010

P.S.: Minnick Launches New Ad 11 

Rep. Walt Minnick has launched another TV ad criticizing Raul Labrador on the immigration issue. And this time, the Democratic incumbent solicits help from a Republican, who does the narration on Minnick's behalf/Kevin Richert, Idaho Statesman. More here.Question: Do you like this immigration attack ad...

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Wild Card/Monday -- 10.4.10 12 

We enter the new week less than a month from the 2010 general election when we'll learn whether the Democrats continue to control Congress, whether Democrat Walt Minnick will continue to represent the 1st District in Congress, and whether Ron Nilson & his Sancho Panza,...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.4.10 

5:25 p.m. 11YO boy named Victor who left Prairie Avenue Christian Center without permission earlier today remains missing. He may be with another boy. (1:27 p.m. item)4:56 p.m. A female who is complaining of pain to her head, neck, & back is still in her...

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PM Headlines -- 10.4.10 

About 180 students from area high schools are visiting North Idaho College Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 to take part in the Women in Science program. The program is designed to inspire young women to pursue careers in sciences and technology. Lake City High School...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.4.10 

Allan Palaganas lets his African " Emperor" scorpion crawl on his hand as he waits for the traditional blessing of the animals at the Malate Church in Manila, Philippines, to celebrate the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the animals...

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Idaho Debates Begin w/Luna, Olson

It’s debate season, with major debates set in the coming weeks in Idaho’s top political races, giving voters who tune in a chance to see and compare the candidates. The Idaho Debates, which have been sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Idaho...

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Sheriff Arpaio Endorses Raul Labrador 11 

A Berry Picker sends along this photo from Buck Knives, where controversial Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arapaio, right, talks with Kellie Palm of the Kootenai County Republican Women Federation and Chuck Buck Sr. of Buck Knives. Arpaio will be the guess speaker at the...

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Phelps' Clan Explains Boycott Reasons 

Coeur d'Alene High School in Coeur d'Alene, ID -- October 22, 2010 6:10 AM - 6:40 AM:WBC will picket Coeur d'Alene High School to remind this nation that flipping off their God has consequences! WBC will picket Lake City High School to remind this nation...

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IRS: Hart Owes $500K Not $1 Million 

That means Hart’s total tax debt to the IRS, as identified in liens that are public record, should be reduced from $941,347.90 to $493,088.91. That includes the $471,269.79 the IRS has filed in liens against Hart personally, plus the $21,819.12 in liens it’s filed against...

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Dogwalk: Less & Less Political Courage 

An organization known as Project Vote Smart has for years prepared a questionnaire called the Political Courage Test . Started 1n 1992, it is a non-partisan research organization designed to give voters straight forward answers, yes or no, to the major issues of the day....

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NIdaho Blogs: Don't Feed The Fish! 

I'd better not show Mrs. O this one. After we saw "Jaws" back in the day, she wouldn't go near any water for quite some time -- even though she knew that sharks couldn't survive in fresh water. Idaho Dad/A Family Runs Through It had...

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Look, Up In The Skies ... 

Horizon Air last year launched a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 painted in Boise State blue and orange. At that time, officials said they had no plans for a plane to honor the University of Idaho Vandals. But on Monday, Horizon and the University of Idaho announced...

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Coming To A High School Near You 44 

In this Oct. 31, 2007, AP file photo, Margie M. Phelps, left, stands with her husband Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., and her daughter Margie J. Phelps during a demonstration outside the federal courthouse in Baltimore, Md.Spokane and Coeur...

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Minnick Jabs Again On Immigration 11 

Rep. Walt Minnick isn't backing off of his criticism of Republican opponent Raul Labrador's work in immigration law. In a guest opinion, the 1st District Democratic incumbent defends his controversial TV ad criticizing Labrador, and adds a new wrinkle: Minnick says Labrador sold his clients...

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Currie: Jai Nelson Lied, Didn't Show 10 

In the Coeur d'Alene Press Sunday, Commissioner Rick Currie wrote a letter to the editor, which read in part: "(Jai Nelson, left) completely misrepresented her business qualifications, told outright lies about the other candidate's intentions, her campaign people slandered the other candidate with sexual innuendos,...

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Hart Faces Nearly $300K In New Liens 32 

The Internal Revenue Service has filed another nearly $300,000 in tax liens against Idaho Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, bringing the total that public records show Hart owes in back taxes, interest and penalties to nearly a million dollars. The IRS filed two liens for $292,935...

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INW Headlines -- 10.4.10 

Police officer Tami Holdahl is also the mayor of St.Maries and the 12-time champion of the womens division of the Paul Bunyan Day's logging contest. She talked about the competition at North Idaho College while holding her grandmothers saw. Becky Kramer story here. (SR photo:...

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High Noon: A Man And His Wood 

Susan Drumheller, a former SR colleague who now represents Idaho Conservation League in North Idaho, snapped this photo of Sagle's Rick Price in the process of cutting 12 cords of wood with two splitters for three families. Also, Susan wrote a blog post re: harvesting...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.4.10

11:56 a.m. A male in a black hat is wandering in & out of traffic on H95 & Mica Hill/CdA.11:47 a.m. Motorists are slamming on their brakes to avoid 2 dogs that are running into traffic @ Maplewood & Halifax/PF. (Officer reports that dogs belong...

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How Long Without Cell Phone? 20 

From our Your Voices section in the Handle Extra Sunday: "We asked five people, 'How long could you go without your cell phone?'" Then, the editor continues: "From personal experience -- I had to turn around and go back home this morning since I left...

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Labrador, Spanish Broadcaster Mix It Up 

First District GOP nominee Raul Labrador told an incredulous Jorge Ramos that 11 million illegal immigrants should return to their home countries and apply for readmission. Labrador appeared Sunday on Univision's "Al Punto" ("To the Point"), the network's equivalent of "Meet the Press" and other...

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ICB: Hack HuffPo Next Time 

This week ICB.com was hacked by what I’ve been told is one of the world’s most famous hackers. I have no idea why this “famous” hacker would pick ICB. Could just be a random choice, could be this "famous" hacker is a liberal and does...

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Kerri Lands Interview w/Sheriff Joe 23 

A Huckleberries hat tip to Hucks Online regular Kerri Thoreson for scoring a coup by landing an interview with controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio on KVNI radio Tuesday morning. Arpaio (shown at a press conference in AP file photo from January), of course, will be the...

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HBO Poll: Minnick Most Vulnerable 

Weekend Poll: 62 of 142 (43.66%) respondents to a weekend poll voted that Democratic Congressman Walt Minnick is the most vulnerable, regional incumbent in the general election, closely followed by Republican Supintendent of Schools Tom Luna (52 of 142, 36.62%). Republican Gov. Butch Otter was...

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