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THURSDAY, OCT. 7, 2010

Wild Card/Thursday -- 10.7.10 17 

So we begin the second day in the rest of Councilman Mike Kennedy's life. Doesn't the air seem sweeter? And there's more bounce in your step? Jim Brannon provided a lot of fodder with his pursuit of votes in his attempt to overthrow the election....

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.7.10

5:38 p.m. Caller reports that a 9YO boy named Ricky ran away on his bike from his mother @ 4:30 p.m. today on Mullan Trail & Nugget/CdA area and hasn't been seen since.5:35 p.m. A gray Subaru Outback is reportedly going the wrong way on...

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PM Headlines -- 10.7.10 

Lewis Barnum places channel iron beams on the new scenic overlook above the Snake River, near the Buzz Langdon Visitor Center in Twin Falls. Each beam is 42 feet long and weighs thousands of pounds. When finished, they will help form a cantilever overlook jutting...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.7.10 15 

A 12 year-old boy is pictured using a laptop on balanced on his bare legs. According to recent medical reports, exposing skin to the high temperatures created by laptops can lead to " toasted skin syndrome," an unusual-looking mottled skin condition caused by long-term heat...

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North Idaho Blog roundup -- 10.7.10 

At JeanC's Cat House & Shooting Gallery, JeanC writes that she doesn't know what kind of mushrooms have popped up in her yard. But she sez they're "pretty cool." More photos.10 random questions/A Butterfly Moment'Deliver us from evil'/Accidental Rabbit Trails5 more things I saw in...

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Poll: Minnick Leads Labrador 37-31% 11 

GOP congressional hopeful Raul Labrador released his own poll today showing Minnick leading him 37 percent to 31 percent, with 6 percent each for independent Dave Olson and Libertarian Mike Washburn and 21 percent undecided or favoring none of the candidates. The poll was conducted...

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GOP Ad: Allred Too Liberal For Idaho 12 

The Idaho Republican Party has come out with a new TV commercial attacking Keith Allred, the Democratic candidate for governor, which is airing statewide, starting yesterday in the Treasure Valley and throughout the rest of the state, including the Spokane market, today/Betsy Russell, Eye On...

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'Fire Pelosi' Tour Backs Labrador 

The ‘Fire Pelosi’ bus tour will be in Caldwell this Saturday, September 9, 2010 in support of Raul Labrador’s campaign to take the First District Congressional seat from Walt Minnick. The national GOP tour bus is meant to boost GOP congressional candidates by focusing on...

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Study: NPR 'Elitist' & 'Stuffy' 18 

A new study for NPR identifies a much bigger potential news audience that would listen to public radio if the field works to break down perceptions that its programs are elitist and stuffy. Producers would have to make shows that are more lively and conversational...

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O'Donnell: Good Witch? Or Bad Witch? 61 

Republican tea-party-backed Senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell of Delaware is shown. O'Donnell is trying to assure Delaware voters: "I'm not a witch." Story here. (AP Photo/Strategic Perception Inc.) Question: Christine O'Donnell has taken to the airwaves to reassure voters that she's not a witch, a reference...

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Murder-For-Hire Suspect Pleads Guilty 

The man accused of putting a pipe bomb underneath the car of Cyndi Steele in a murder-for-hire plot changed his plea to guilty on two federal weapons charges in court today. The U.S. Attorney and Larry Fairfax reached a plea agreement despite the concerns and...

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Archives: Is NIC Board Next Target? 

I wrote this on Jan. 8: "As I read between the lines re: the stepped up attacks on North Idaho College leadership by the usual suspects and the Coeur d'Alene Press, I had one of those "aha moments." Can the increasing hysteria about NIC leadership,...

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Stacy: What If Brannon Appeals? 14 

Stacy: Question for someone more knowledgable in law than I am: If Brannon and Kelso decide to appeal Hosack's decision is Kennedy obligated to defend the appeal? What happens if he doesn't? Is that the equivalent of conceding, and if so, what happens? My curiousity...

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INW Headlines -- 10.7.10

Bellevue city council member John Chelminiak describes the injuries to his back and arm when he was mauled by a black bear last month during a news conference along with Dr. Matthew Klein, his plastic surgeon and his wife, Lynn Semler at Harborview Hospital in...

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High Noon: Stripping For A Degree 15 

Via Facebook, CoeurGenX writes: "You'll find that all strippers are going to school, and they need money for books and stuff. So, you should give them all your cash, on day, you could be on your hospital gurney, and getting ready for your double bypass,...

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Archives: Brannon Court Date Bingo 

Now that Judge Charles Hosack has handed down a decision in Jim Brannon's lawsuit against the 2009 Coeur d'Alene City Council election, it might be fun to revisit one of the posts made earlier this year. Remember PatrickH's Brannon Court Date Bingo Card (from Jan....

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Scanner Traffic/AM -- 10.7.10 

11:12 a.m. Caller is following a vehicle that is weaving all over H97, around Lake Coeur d'Alene, and now has stopped at junction of I-90.10:41 a.m. Caller reports following a Pathfinder on H41 & Scarcello/Twin Lakes that was weaving all over the road. Then, the...

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HBO Poll: Does The Devil Control IEA? 

The Idaho Education Association, that stronghold of Democratic tricksters, has been "extremely effective in advancing its political and social agenda" over the past 15 years. This assessment may come as a surprise to the IEA, given the state's habitually abysmal ranking in teacher pay surveys,...

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Olson Blasts Luna For Budget Cuts

Olson accused Luna of failing to plan ahead for possible cuts. When Luna touted his efforts to unearth $22 the million of endowment reserves to help offset this year’s cuts, Olson dismissed it as a last-minute ploy and a poor precedent. And there was even...

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TJR: Charlie Russell For Governor

The great western artist Charlie Russell - that's him in a tent with a paint brush - never, as far as I know, contemplated a political life. Considering that he spent many early years as a cowboy in the tough country of central Montana, he...

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Retired In Montana

Linda Lantzy of Idaho Scenic Images snapped this photo during a recent trip to Montana and Wyoming. You might be interested in a calendar of North Idaho scenics that Linda will offer soon. You can check that out here.

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Vik Footballers Best In Region 

Perhaps the best football team in the region this year doesn’t reside in the Greater Spokane League. I suspect that team is about 32 miles east of Spokane. We can’t know if Coeur d’Alene is truly the best team in the area because the GSL...

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Labrador Balks On 14th Amendment 12 

GOP congressional nominee Raul Labrador (pictured) is "not taking a position" on whether the U.S. Constitution should no longer grant native-born children of illegal immigrants citizenship, his campaign said Thursday morning. Wednesday's blog said Labrador's position was "unknown." "Raul is not in favor of repealing...

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Study: Desk Job Is Making You Fat 

Sitting at your desk all day may be helping to add extra pounds around your waist, a new study suggests. "People eat better and exercise more today than they did in the 1970s, yet obesity rates continue to rise," study researcher Carl-Étienne Juneau, of the...

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Mormon Vs. Mormon Vs. Mormon 21 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter brought in former presidential candidate Mitt Romney to stump for him today in Idaho Falls and Boise, in an effort to pump up support among LDS voters in southern and eastern Idaho. Idaho Falls businessman Frank VanderSloot, who hosted the Idaho...

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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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