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TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010

Ex-Gov. Batt Endorses Raul Labrador 

Former GOP Gov. Phil Batt, who backed Vaughn Ward in the primary for 1st District Congress, says he'd intended to keep quiet about his preference in the race. But Batt says Democratic Rep. Walt Minnick's two TV ads attacking GOP nominee Raul Labrador for his...

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Trib: Tax Deals Cost Idaho $40M/Year 

Since 2008, eight former and current auditors within the Idaho State Tax Commission have publicly accused their bosses, the political appointees on the tax commission, of cutting sweetheart deals with big corporations. The confidential deals have the corporations paying pennies on the dollar, the auditors...

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AM: Ex-Commish Mike Anderson, RIP 12 

On her Facebook page, Kerri Thoreson is reporting that former Kootenai County commissioner Mike Anderson died unexpectedly Saturday night/Sunday morning. His daughter, Brandy Conner, reports that services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Yates Funeral Home. If my memory serves me correctly, Anderson was...

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Spencer: We Got To Do Something 

RE: riggs @ “And if you don't like Wall Street, don't buy stock in publicly traded companies.” Larry Spencer: What solution do you have that keeps them from getting bailout money our kids will pay for? I feel like our country ate the red pill...

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Kamm: No Sympathy For Baby-sitter 

RE: Meghann, Nancy Gray to discuss baby-sitting murder case from Post FallsKamm: The child was killed by an adult knowingly doing the wrong thing. She wasn't acting in a vacuum, for heaven's sake. It's obvious that when you push a toddler in anger an injury...

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Bloggy: Hart Worst Kind Of Hypocrite 15 

RE: Kelso: Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela ... Phil Hart?Mr. Bloggy: And Mr_Bloggy might add that Hart is the worst kind of hypocrite - and no, not just because he's a chronic lawbreaker, but because he refuses to pay taxes while stealing from the very govt...

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