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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010

What's In Your Bathroom Cabinet 

On a television show years ago, I saw where one of the actors was in a friends bathroom. That actor looked thru the medicine cabinet !!! Have you ever done that? I haven’t. Never even thought of it, before the show. Makes me shudder to...

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P.S. World Series Begins 

A fan wears a hat before the start of baseball's World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers this evening in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Question: Who do you want to win the World Series -- San Francisco or Texas?

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Hump Day Wild Card -- 10.27.10 19 

As some of you know, Mr_Bloggy has taken a road trip w/his travelmatrix north to Alaska. As part of that road trip, he's sorta retracing Sarah Palin's steps back to the frozen tundra -- and filing daily travel reports about it. I'll post the first...

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Pumpkingate Mom Tells Family Side 

The stand, which she said is not actually roadside but rather only around the front of the family’s home, had mediocre success until a reporter from from a local television station, KLEW, stopped by to set up a time later in the week to profile...

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PM Headlines -- 10.27.10

"Just got an early Christmas gift, Facebooks CindyH. "A fresh box of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Magic books. This is the 7th collection my work has appeared in but the thrill of opening the box of newly minted books is just as exciting...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.27.10 

Kittens sit in a bucket before meeting the Duchess of Cornwall, during a visit to the Battersea Dog and Cat's Home in London (a refuge for lost and abandoned cats) earlier today. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, pool)Top Cutline:1. It's a little known...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.27.10 

5:57 p.m. Timothy, on W. Hayden, has contained a stray dog in his garage.5:56 p.m. Women's Center reports possible abuse of child on 6th/CdA.5:40 p.m. A disorderly male is reported in front of Albertson's on Ironwood/CdA.5:39 p.m. Dan has questions re: getting rid of ex-wife's...

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HBO Poll: Marano Over Sims In HD4B 

Tuesday Poll: Democrat Paula Marano easily beat Republican Kathy Sims in the straw poll here for Hucks Nation's choice in the House District 4B race. Marano pulled 100 of 166 (60%) votes to best Sims, who had 61 of 166 (37%) votes. 5 of 166...

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Poll: R's, D's Split On NPR Funding 

Most Republicans and a plurality of independents want the U.S. government to halt its financial contributions to embattled National Public Radio, while most Democrats support continued U.S. funding for NPR. NPR’s controversial firing last week of news analyst Juan Williams re-ignited a long-time debate over...

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Denney To Delay Phil Hart Decision 

House Speaker Lawerence Denney will wait until after Tuesday’s election to announce whether he’ll allow state Rep. Phil Hart to remain on a key tax policy committee. A House ethics committee recommended Hart, a Republican from Athol, be removed from House Revenue and Taxation Committee...

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INW Headlines -- 10.27.10 

A grizzly bear walks across a road near Mammoth, Wyo., in Yellowstone Park. Grizzly bear numbers in the three-state region in and around Yellowstone National Park have hit their highest level in decades. At least 603 grizzlies now roam the Yellowstone area of Wyoming, Montana...

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Jeanne: An Ode To Voting At Polls 

Seldom do I ever feel more proud to be an American than when I hand my ballot over to the women working at the Nez Perce County fair building on election day, tell them my name and one of them says, “Jeanne DePaul has voted.”...

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Kerri: The Wonder That Was Ace 

In his 103 years on this earth, Ace Walden created a template for community involvement and making a genuine difference in peoples' lives. We only came to be acquainted in his 99th year but my life is surely richer for having known him. In 2007,...

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Sali: Betsy Russell To Blame Not Hart 17 

Last Thursday, former congressman Bill Sali wrote a "Dear Friend" letter defending Rep. Phil Hart from "biased accounts of the media." In the single-page letter (which you can read here), Hart met with Hart to hear the legislator's side of the story and came away...

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High Noon: No Longer In Service

On her Facebook page last night, CindyH "3 phone calls in 30 minutes: 1. Alex: Who is picking me up? I've been done with practice for TEN minutes! 2.Ethan: Hey! Do think I can stop by after work. And maybe borrow $10 for gas? I...

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OTV's 'Tina Lisa' 

After reading about the squabbles among warring Kootenai County Republicans, OrangeTV/Get Out! North Idaho offers this little parody that he entitles the "Tina Lisa," for your viewing pleasure.

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Scanner Traffic/AM

Noon: Therapist at Ironwood Drive office reports a female client is making threats to kill herself by taking pills or jumping off overpass.11:38 a.m. A male fixing a flat tire on a dark-blue car is creating hazard @ I-90 & H41.11:37 a.m. A resident of...

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Mary Wouldn't Even Vote For Hart 

At OpenCDA today, Mary Souza walks us through her conundrum re: Rep. Phil Hart, concluding that state committeeman Matt Roetter is obligated to support Hart although he considers Hart to be a tax cheat and timber thief. And that she wouldn't vote for Hart this...

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Bloggy's Journey North, Day 1 

1st Leg: Seattle, Washington, to Quesnal, British ColumbiaMr_Bloggy and his Travelnatrix, who will remain unnamed, made it as far as Quesnel, BC on Tuesday, not quite to Prince George but the darkness had descended - in, on, and around the car, and the Quesnel Travelodge...

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AM: Boise State's Imperfect Victory 12 

Boise State's George Iloka (8) attempts to recover an onside kick by Louisiana Tech during the second half of an NCAA college football game Tuesday in Boise. Boise State won 49-20. Idaho Statesman story here. (AP Photo/Matt Cilley)Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SRTuesday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Huckleberries OnlineSome...

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Christy: Poe Is 'Classic Horror King' 

On her Facebook page, Christy Woolum (Gathering Around the Table) writes: "I introduced Edgar Allen Poe to my 8th graders this week with the reading of "The Tell Tale Heart". These students have grown up with Freddy Krueger, It, Scream, Chuckie, and many more scary...

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In Idaho, Really Little People Pay Taxes 14 

In his editorial today, Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune defends the tax revenuer who created a nationwide stir by insisting that a couple of kids selling pumpkins to raise money for sports. Marty opines: "Gilmore's getting a bad rap on this story. She didn't...

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Hammes: NPR Firing Shows Arrogance 77 

Juan Williams, pictured, told a television audience that when he saw Muslims boarding a plane it caused him concern. Something Juan Williams now understands he never should have admitted. The group-thinkers at NPR could not allow it to stand unchallenged. Being a leading purveyor of...

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Republicans Delay Vote On Matt Roetter 23 

Originally posted at 10:08 p.m. TuesdayOn a narrow vote, county Republican chairwoman Tina Jacobson and other fans of Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, held off trying to oust state committeeman Matt Roetter until after the general election Tuesday. Also, the Republicans appointed a committee to watch...

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Formula: Mountain Dew = Sugar 10 

Havre Public Schools nurse Jana Nordboe demonstrates how much sugar is in a 12-ounce can of Mountain Dew in Havre, Mont. (AP Photo/ Havre Daily News, Nikki Carlson)Question: Do you drink much pop? Does this demonstration give you second thoughts re: your habit?

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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.