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SATURDAY, OCT. 16, 2010

Weekend Wild Card -- 10.16-17.10 29 

I rode down to the waterfront as advertised here Saturday morning, and around the Dike Road and up the Prairie Trail to Riverstone. Few tourists. Some bicyclists. And about the same amount of joggers. More women than men. It was invigorating to watch parents with...

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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2007 file photo, Jerry Mathers, Barbara Billingsley, and Tony Dow, cast of "Leave It To Beaver", pose for a photo as they are reunited in Santa Monica, Calif., to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the show. Billingsley, who gained the title supermom for her gentle portrayal of June Cleaver, the warm, supportive mother of a pair of precocious boys in "Leave it to Beaver," has died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. She was 94. (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

'Leave It To Beaver' Mom, 94, RIP 

In this Sept. 27, 2007 file photo, Jerry Mathers, Barbara Billingsley, and Tony Dow, cast of "Leave It To Beaver", pose for a photo as they are reunited in Santa Monica, Calif., to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the show. Billingsley, who gained the title...

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It's A Go: Jackson To Direct 'Hobbit' 

Five months after Guillermo del Toro abandoned the director's chair on "The Hobbit," following years of production delays, , the adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved fantasy novel has reportedly been green-lit. TheWrap.com, citing an unnamed source close to the project, reports that MGM and Warner...

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Louisiana Tech defensive back Justin Goodman, left, linebacker Jay Dudley, second from left, running back Roosevelt Falls (39) and running back Myke Compton (26) try to stop Idaho wide receiver Justin Veltung (24) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ruston, La., on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. (Terrance Armstard / The News-star)

Louisiana Tech 48, Idaho 35

Louisiana Tech defensive back Justin Goodman, left, linebacker Jay Dudley, second from left, running back Roosevelt Falls (39) and running back Myke Compton (26) try to stop Idaho wide receiver Justin Veltung (24) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ruston,...

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Christa: CSB Comment Limit 'Whackadoo' 

Item: Containing public comment: Cd’A school board limits participation at meetings/Maureen DolanChrista Hazel: The Coeur d'Alene School District will only want to hear your opinion during a meeting if your opinion is tied to a topic on the agenda. This is an attempt to contain...

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Spice: Banned In Idaho, But ... 

Item: Banned in Idaho, Spice trade good in Spokane/McKay Allen, KXLYMore Info: While Governor Butch Otter signed an order banning “Spice” sales in Idaho Friday, the incense, which some smoke to get high, remains legal in Washington, where local stores say business is still very...

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Some Oppose Cougar Bay Piling Removal 

Item: Feelings mixed re: removal of pilings on Cougar Bay/Tania Dall, KXLYMore Info: Kootenai County and the Idaho Department of Lands have signed an agreement allowing for future removal of the old pilings and booms. IDL says they're considered a navigational hazard on parts of...

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Gonzaga Unveils This Year's Bulldogs

Item: Kraziness returns to the Kennel to kick off Gonzaga madness/KREM JimmyMAC: I just wanted to throw it out there that NCAA B BALL Midnight Madness was on tonight…sooooooooooo, won't be too long before we are jumping and thumping for my beloved Bulldogs. Not like...

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Arpie: Give It Up For 'Pirates'

On Facebook, Arpie wonders "Is wondering why the Pirates of the Caribbean movies aren't more highly regarded. They are some of the best movies ever made. Great storytelling. Amazing acting. The costumes, special effects, music, cinematography- It's all there. The first Johnny Depp Scene in...

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CdA, Lake City, Post Falls Footballers Win 

Bonners Ferry 16, Libby, Mont. 9Clark Fork 52, Mullan 14Coeur d’Alene 44, Lewiston 3Lake City 46, Wenatchee, Wash. 18Lakeside 58, Kootenai 28Moscow 56, Timberlake 26Post Falls 56, Timberline 6Priest River 54, Kellogg 30Riverside, Wash. 59, St. Maries 7Sandpoint 41, Lakeland 21Complete Idaho, Washington scores

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Weekend Poll: NIC Trustee Choices? 

Thursday Poll: Incumbent Dan English is the overwhelming choice of Hucks Nation in the Kootenai County clerk's race. 137 of 192 (71.35%) said they plan to vote for Democrat English. 49 of 192 (25.52%) said they'll vote for Republican Cliff Hayes. 6 are undecided.Today's Question:...

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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.