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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13, 2010

Dennis: Republican Vs. Republican 

Today marks the start of the trial in Federal Court between the Republican Party of the State of Idaho Vs. the Idaho Secretary of State. Say what? Yep, in Federal Court the GOP is suing the Sec. of State for Idaho (who is a Republican)....

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Hi-Noon: Teacher's Conference, Oh My! 12 

On her Facebook wall, Cindy writes that she's "heading out to 5th grade parent/teacher conference. Sam is smart and personable and teachers love him. So, why do I always feel nervous before conferences? Am I the only one who feels like this is also a...

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UI Wants Sell-Out For Homecoming 

Peter Mundt of Boise introduced himself to me in an e-mail: "I'm doing some volunteer PR for the UI Athletic Department with the goal of filling the Kbbie Dome for as many games as possible this season. I produced a video to promote interest in...

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.13.10 

11:50 a.m. A 1YO infant in a baby's seat is locked in a vehicle @ Panhandle Health.11:48 a.m. An Ironwood doctor's office is seeking Child Protective Services to protect a mother and her baby.11:47 a.m. A child has been found wandering by himself at apartments...

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I Think Phil Hart Shall Never See ... 21 

JohnA's channeling Joyce Kilmer ("Trees") today:I think that I shall never seeA home as lovely as a tree.A tree whose hungry mouth is prestAgainst the earth's sweet flowing breast;A tree that looks at God all day,And lifts her leafy arms to pray;A tree that may...

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Rescued miner Juan Andres Illanes Palma, center,  third miner to be rescued, salutes at his arrival to the surface from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he was trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, Wednesday Oct. 13, the San Jose Mine near Copiapo, Chile Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010. Center right is Chile's President Sebastian Pinera. (Roberto Candia / Associated Press)

Rescue Of Chilean Miners Under Way 

Rescued miner Juan Andres Illanes Palma, center, third miner to be rescued, salutes at his arrival to the surface from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he was trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile, San Jose...

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DFO: No Debates w/Write-ins? F'shame 

I plan to attend the various county and legislative debates at the Coeur d'Alene Library community room tonight. But I will do so with regret that the sponsoring League of Women Voters let its rules dictate a serious error in judgment. Seems the league doesn't...

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Walt & Raul Have Weird Debate Going 

For the better part of a month, Congressman Walt Minnick, D-Idaho, and his Republican rival, state Rep. Raul Labrador, have been fighting about immigration. More to the point, they've been arguing over Minnick's advertising campaign about immigration. The latest, airing throughout Idaho's 1st Congressional District,...

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Meckel Won't Hand Out Hart Material 15 

Fred Meckel, a Rathdrum city councilman and Precinct 9 committee man, told Huckleberries a few minute ago that he also will not deliver campaign literature for Rep. Phil Hart to his city of Rathdrum precinct. "There's no reason to tow the party line just because...

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Taryn's Back w/Blog, Photos 

Taryn Hecker and her wonderful photography are part of Huckleberries Online again. Here, you see her up close & personal shot of a sunflower, titled: "Fall at the Thompson ranch." You can see her blog here.

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Rasmussen Won't Deliver Hart Material 27 

Duane Rasmussen has refused to deliver material for Rep. Phil Hart as he walks his Precinct 19 (Hayden area from Government Way to Hayden Lake, with northern boundary of Dakota Avenue) for other House District 3 candidates. Rasmussen told Huckleberries Online that he wasn't given...

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Bill's Contempt Dismissal Angers Mary 

RE: Contempt charge dropped: McCrory, attorney ask judge not to dismiss suit/Tom Hasslinger, CdA PressAt, Mary Souza can barely contain herself re: the grave injustice suffered by her sidekick, Bill McCrory, Tuesday afternoon. Seems she's in a huff that Judge Charles Hosack simply dismissed...

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AM: Size Matters Not To Johnson 

Hockey player Tyler Johnson has had to prove he could play with 'big' boys his whole career. John Blanchette/SR looks at the little hockey player who could in today's column here. (SR photo: Colin Mulvany)Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SRTuesday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Huckleberries OnlineHigher air pressure brings...

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Keith: Remembering Mike Anderson 

Keith Erickson: Mike was a true advocate of freedom of the press and a great county commissioner. My favorite memory of him was during a commission meeting when the two Republican commissioners (dang, can't remember which ones exactly) voted to close a meeting and send...

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Bloggy: Why Fat Hunters Hate Wolves 25 

Mr. Bloggy: Remember, most Idaho hunters are subnormal in intelligence, overweight, nicotine-dependent, and in a generally quite poor physical condition. When they drive their pickups and ATVs down logging and forest service roads they should be able to easily road hunt precious Elk without any...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010

David: Robo-Calls Are A Deal Breaker 

David Townsend: "Do politicians really believe I am motivated by attack ads on TV. I am frankly less interested in what you think of your opposition than what you bring to the table. It's worse here in North Idaho, because we also have to sit...

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P.S. Boys On The Bus, Idaho Style 

On his Facebook page, Dustin Hurst/Idaho Reporter provides this shot of life aboard the Idaho GOP bus. Eventually, the tour will head to North Idaho with a last stop plan for the Kibbie Dome for the Idaho Vandals homecoming game with New Mexico State on...

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Wild Card/Tuesday -- 10.12.10 11 

'Tis nice to have The Bard of Sherman Avenue back. The Bard's been gone for awhile, tending to personal matters and trying to recapture the muse. Which The Bard did (if you appreciate his Robert Frost remake for Rep. Phil Hart). The lineup of writers...

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The Ravin' 

(JohnA provides an Edgar Allan Poe spin on the Phil Hart state timber tale)Once upon a midnight dreary, While Hart plundered, weak and weary,Over many trees of curious volume from forgotten floor,While he chain-sawed, nearly snapping, Suddenly there came a tapping,As of some one gently...

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McCrory Contempt Charge Dismissed 

Update: Judge Charles Hosack dismissed contempt of court charges against Bill McCrory this afternoon. No further details at this time.Huckleberries hears ... from Christa Hazel that her subpoena to appear in court today in the Bill McCrory contempt of court case has been excused by...

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PM: UI Reinstates 'Beat BSU' Week

In this "North Idaho Diversions" photo, Skookum Photography's Ralph Bartholdt offers one of his scenics from around the region. This one, I believe, is a shot of the condos, east of Coeur d'Alene's City Hall, and is entitled: "Welcome to the Neighborhood." You can see...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.12.10 

A pair of baby boys react during their bout at a traditional event in Kainan, Wakayama prefecture, western Japan. It is believed that if children get the dirt of the sumo ring on their back, they will grow up healthy. You write the cutline. (AP...

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.12.10 

6 p.m. Holiday station on Cornerstone/Hayden reports a gas drive-off.5:50 p.m. Caller reports a vehicle driving w/b in e/b lane of Seltice Way & Seeley/PF.5:03 p.m. A 4-vehicle crash is reported on H41 & McCartney/Rathdrum. A 50ish female is injured. And one vehicle is blocking...

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