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TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010

Poll: Columbus Day Off? Bah, Humbug! 

Monday Poll: Two-thirds of Hucks Nation oppose state and county workers getting a day off in observance of Columbus Day on Monday. 73 of 111 (65.77%) said they shouldn't get the day off. 31 of 111 (27.93%) said they should. 7 respondents were undecided.Today's Poll:...

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NI Blogs: Food Porn Wild Game Style 

"So I discovered I had an elk roast hiding in the deep freeze," posts JeanC @ JeanC's Cat House & Shooting Gallery. "So I decided that would be dinner last night. I browned it in an oven safe pan with some olive oil, sweet onions...

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$1 Million Bond For Baby-sitter 

A Post Falls baby sitter accused of murdering a 3-year-old boy will stay in jail on $1 million bail, a judge ruled today. Amanda L. Skogen, 25, replied “uh, yes,” when asked if she understood the charge against her: first-degree murder, punishable by up to...

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Hasan Faces Music In Fort Hood Killings 

In this courtroom sketch, defense attorney Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, right, speaks to Investigating Officer Col. James L. Pohl, center, while Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, left, listens during Hasan's Article 32 hearing inside the U.S. Magistrate court today in Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan, 40, is...

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Cindy: Let The Thermostat War Begin 

On her Facebook wall, Cindy proclaims: "Let the thermostat wars begin. It's pretty hard to type while wearing mittens." Seems Cindy's husband has yet to turn on the heat, prompting her to write: "I'm not sure what his criteria is. Perhaps he thinks the energy...

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On Tap 

Now: The 25YO baby sitter Amanda Leann Skogen is facing murder charges in the death of a 3YO boy she was watching is due in Kootenai County District Court Tuesday afternoon.At 4 p.m. today: William McCrory will be in court in front of Judge Charles...

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Schroeder Blasts Tea Party Candidates 12 

Do Latah County citizens really want two anti-public education Tea Party members to represent them in the Idaho Legislature? This year, high school dropout Isaac Young and disgruntled former teacher Gresham Bouma have taken advantage of the Tea Party movement to fuel their personal grudges...

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Wolves Offlimits To Hunters This Year 

Deer and pheasant hunting seasons kicked off in North Idaho this last weekend. While wolves were also hunted last season, they’ve been put back on the endangered species list and are now officially off limits. There are two camps at polar opposite ends of the...

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INW: Stiff-arming Foster Care's Stats 

Eastern Washington University football player Darriell Beaumonte is thankful for the help and support provided over the years by his foster mother, "Big Mama" Zena Sturgis. Beaumonte's Facebook profile includes a picture of himself with Sturgis, right, and Star Sturgis. Steve Bergum's SR story here....

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High Noon: When Going Gets Tough ... 

On her Facebook page, Jamie Lynn Morgan writes: "Have you ever noticed the last five minutes of the workout are always the hardest? That¹s always the case when we are about to reveal something big. Today, pay attention to those moments you feel like quitting....

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.12.10 

12:14 a.m. An injured 9MO black Lab is lying on n/b Atlas near Prairie, whimpering.11:52 a.m. Someone is threatening to commit suicide in 2400 block of 7th/CdA.11:43 a.m. A person is in CPD Blue lobby w/info on wanted person in downtown CdA.11:11 a.m. Dale, who's...

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Obama Lifts Oil Drilling Moratorium

In this June 24 file photo, oil workers from the Gulf Island Fabrication Yard listen to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during a speech in Houma, La., where he spoke out against the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling, saying it would kill thousands of Louisiana jobs....

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Vandal End Shaw Arrested On DUI 

A University of Idaho football player has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk.Vandal starting wide receiver Maurice Shaw was arrested early Saturday morning by the Washington State University Police Department on Stadium Way and failed a field sobriety test.Shaw was arrested for DUI and later...

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Henry: No Funeral Planned? Really? 19 

When I was growing up, funerals in my hometown were always the same. People would come to the family home with casserole dishes and offer condolences. The next day, many of those same people would arrive at the mortuary to pay their respects by participating...

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Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening 21 

(Alternate version of Robert Frost poem for Rep. Phil Hart)Whose woods these are I think I know,their office is in Boise though;they will not see me stopping hereto cut trees for my bungalow.My followers won't think it queerto take some logs while no one's nearoff...

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Minnick Camp Calls TV Ad A 'Smear' 10 

The Minnick for Congress campaign reacted sharply to Raul Labrador's first television advertisement, and called on him to remove the misleading commercial. "Raul Labrador's hypocrisy is breathtaking," Minnick for Congress campaign manager John Foster said. "He cries crocodile tears about negative campaigning, yet his first...

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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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MONDAY, OCT. 11, 2010

MM: I Dislike New FB/Twitter Icons 12 

Moscow Minidoka: Dislike the new facebook/twitter icons. Poor design (too big, not incorporated well into existing HBO design). Integrate them better, or jettison them. As-is, they're obnoxious. A better way to do this is to add these buttons after the jump. People who are prone...

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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.

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