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CGX: 'You May Say I'm A Dreamer ...' 

CoeurGenX: John Lennon imagined a world filled with peace and love. Martin Luther King dreamt of a world free from radical discrimination and oppression. The guy who invented the Frisbee, dreamt of a world where people would throw a fat, cirlcular object at each other...

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Parting Shot -- 10.18.10 

Epke Zonderland of The Netherlands, rear, performs on the horizontal bar as an athlete from Iran performs on the pommel horse, foreground, during the men's qualifying session for the World Gymnastics Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands, earlier today. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski)

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Wild Card/Monday -- 10.18.10 59 

We're two weeks and a day removed from General Election 2010. It won't be that long before the TV attack ads and yard signs are gone. Will Phil Hart-Rally Right-Reagan Republicans take over the courthouse as they have the local Central Committee? Or will a...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.18.10

6:01 p.m. Female @ 12th & Lunceford reports her son witnessed other kids shooting at people at a nearby CdA park5:46 p.m. Kootenai Urgent Care, 700 Ironwood/CdA reports a trauma of some sort.5:02 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Police Department activity report, Oct. 17-18 here4:51 p.m. Male...

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PM Headlines -- 10.18.10

A young deer licks its lips earlier today, while eyeing a pile of pumpkins at the Missoula Alliance Church's annual fundraising pumpkin patch in Missoula, Mont. The pumpkins this year were grown by church members and sold to raise money for overseas missions. (AP Photo/Missoulian,...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.18.10 

Fans jeer as San Francisco Giants' Pat Burrell makes his way back to the dugout after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday in Philadelphia. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/David J....

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Poll: Christie Wood Top Vote-Getter

Weekend Poll: Christie Wood was the top vote-getter in a weekend poll that asked which 2 candidates do you support for North Idaho College trustees. Wood received 160 of 511 multiple-votes cast for 31.31%, followed by Ken Howard with 141 of 511 votes for 27.59%....

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Hart Admits Mistake, Pays For Timber 17 

“My logging experience back in 1996 was an expensive lesson in the school of hard knocks,” Hart said in a statement. “I was mistaken to have done what I did and will never make that mistake again. And just this past week, I have learned...

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NI Blogs: Grandpa Outfishes Taryn

Taryn Hecker describes this photo as "Grandpa Doug outfishing me on Twin Lakes." She has a swell story that goes with the photo, on her blog here.Vertical challenges/A Butterfly MomentHosting angels/Accidental Rabbit TrailsForgetting the sins of their past/Arch DruidA thanksgiving vignette/Atmospheric RuminationsMushrooms, remodel, & R-'n-R/Bent's...

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Handcuffed Editor Has NIdaho Ties 

Attorney John McKay, second from left, and Alaska Dispatch founder and editor Tony Hopfinger, right, talk to Anchorage Police after Hopfinger was detained and handcuffed by the security detail for Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller at a Miller town hall Sunday in Anchorage, Alaska. Story...

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Marano's Warchest Bigger Than Sims' 

Demo Paula Marano had a slight advantage over Repub Kathy Sims in fund-raising, according to campaign finance reports filed last week. Marano raised $17,352, including a $2500 loan to her campaign, to Sims' $16,135 for the calendar year through Oct. 10. Marano has spent $11,061...

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Coeur d'Alene Brewing Shutting Down 16 

Coeur d'Alene Brewing Co. (which operated for quite awhile @ Lakeside & 2nd (across from the Coeur d'Alene Press office) Facebooks: "The news nobody wanted. We regretfully announce that we are unable to secure a new location and suitable financing to re-open the brewery and...

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Otter Ends Idaho's Wolf Management 10 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter formally ended Idaho's management of wolves Monday. Otter told Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Idaho no longer will act as the federal government's "designated agent" for managing "your wolves" in the wake of a federal court decision returning the predator to the...

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Jack & Ronan Eat 1st Hudson Burger 11 

On Mike Kennedy's Facebook page, Mike posts that his kids, Ronan and Jack are about to experience a Coeur d'Alene right of passage -- eating their first hamburger at Hudson's. Do you think Ronan, 1, and Jack, 3, will ask for fries?Question: Can you remember...

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Jamie: Be Open & Honest 

Jamie Lynn Morgan: We’re not always what we appear to be. We wear a mask that conceals our truths. Just look at the people in your life. What do you really know about them, even the ones you are closest to? Do really know what...

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Gritman Hospital CEO Dies In Crash 

Holly Bowen/Moscow-Pullman Daily News tweet update: CEO Jeff Martin was ejected from his truck after it ran up an embankment on the side of Hwy 8. Not wearing seatbelt.It is with great sadness that we share the news that Jeff Martin, our beloved friend and...

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Bill Hall: Betty White & MeBook 

I initially became a Facebooker (Facebookie? Facepusher?) the way many people my age do: I got e-mails from a couple of grandchildren asking me to "be a friend." Mind you, it's not that my grandchildren and I aren't already friends. It's that there is so...

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Letter: Time For Idaho To Lose Hart 15 

(Phil Hart) refuses to pay taxes – both federal and state –- accepts a state paycheck, is reimbursed for per diem and travel, and enjoys other fiscal perks. He seems to have no problem putting state tax money into his wallet but doesn’t want to...

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High Noon: Out, Out, Damn NIdahoans 14 

Sidekick Cindy got all snarky after her trip to Greenbluff, one of the few attractions in eastern Washington that I wouldn't mind having over here in North Idaho. Facebooks Cindy: "Apparently, one gazillion other people also decided to Greenbluff, most of them from Idaho. What?...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.18.10 

11:42 a.m. A female has questions re: what animal control told a neighbor re: wild cats.11:41 a.m. R. reports that her ex-sister-in-law is going through her mailbox.11:23 a.m. A 24YO male @ Broken T & Green/Twin Falls took an overdose of pills.11:06 a.m. No one...

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'Sheriff Joe' Arpaio Eyeballs SR 21 

I finally got my hands on a photo of Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio eyeballing a copy of The Spokesman-Review the Oct. 5 morning after his speech to the Woman in Red banquet, sponsored by the Kootenai County Republican Women's Federation. A Labrador supporter...

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Lastest Downtown Bar Report ... 

Saturday, Oct. 9: 2250 hours @ Iron Horse, 407 Sherman (Battery): Officers responded to a battery call at the Iron Horse reference a bouncer who had been injured by a female. Apparently the female and her boyfriend were asked to leave the bar several times...

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INW: Warm-hearted Cards 

Kim Cheeley, of Itty Bitty Witty Knitties in Coeur d'Alene, makes greeting cards out of handmade knitted swatches and quilts by a group of women from south-central China who participate in the vocational-training programs of Asia Project Grace. Laura Umthum story in Handle Extra here....

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Candidate Disowns 'Path to Hell' Fliers 31 

Gresham Bouma (pictured from Facebook photo), Republican candidate for Idaho Senate in District 6, has denied that an inflammatory postcard sent to an unknown number of mailboxes over the weekend throughout Latah County came from his campaign. Denials also came Saturday and Sunday from the...

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111th Congress Draws To Close 24 

President Barack Obama signs the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, during a ceremony at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va., in March. The public panned it. Republicans obstructed it. Many Democrats fled from it. Even so, the session of Congress now...

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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.