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MONDAY, OCT. 4, 2010

Stickman: I Feel A Need For Speed 

Stickman: If the weather holds up in that part of the country, I am headed to the Bonneville salt flats for the World Finals this week with a friend from the neighborhood that needs a crew person and I volunteered to go. He holds more...

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Little Red: Pass The Hat For Phil Hart 

Little Red: How about we all take up a collection to pay Phil's taxes for him? How about if we be required to donate? Oh, wait, thats what we are already doing. The cost of govenrning goes on, roads are paved, schools are staffed, courthouses...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 3, 2010

Weekend Wild Card -- 10.2-3.10 17 

As you see below, the Idaho Vandals scored their most lopsided away game victory in 4 years Saturday against Western Michigan, 33-13. Boise State, of course, won big against hapless New Mexico State. And for those Vandal fans who understand that the athletic world doesn't...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 2, 2010

Idaho 33, Western Michigan 13 

Idaho QB Nathan Enderle receives good protection from his offensive line as he looks downfield to pass in the Vandals' 33-13 victory over host Western Michigan earlier today. Idaho Vandals Athletic Media story here. And: Photo courtesy Idaho Vandals Facebook page.Idaho coach Robb Akey has...

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Spencer: I Plan To Break The Law 36 

RE: Phil Hart faces nearly $300,000 more in new IRS liens/Betsy Russell, Eye On BoiseLarry Spencer: For the record, I plan to break the law myself. I will act in defiance ot Obama's health insurance purchase requirement. For this I will have broken the law,...

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** CORRECTS TO STAG AND DOE ** A stag and a doe interact during the rutting season in a wildlife park in Aurach near Kitzbuehel, in the Austrian province of Tyrol, on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. (Kerstin Joensson / Associated Press)

APhoto Of The Weekend -- 10.2-3.10 11 

A stag and a doe interact during the rutting season in a wildlife park in Aurach near Kitzbuehel, in the Austrian province of Tyrol, on Friday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)Top Cutlines:1. Mr. Bloggy2. After being admonished by Doe Jane, Mr. Staggy apologizes...

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Arpie: IACI Attacks Allred On Exemptions 11 

Arpie: I got a post card from the Idaho Prosperity Fund (AKA IACI) today blasting liberal Democrat Keith Allred for being willing to go after tax exemptions. The card is misleading to say the least, by claiming Allred is aiming to raise taxes. The card's...

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Luna Loses $$$ On Investment Homes 15 

In 2005, before he became superintendent, Tom Luna borrowed $600,000 to buy three homes in a development outside Phoenix. He hoped to make money on the rising housing market. Within four years, Luna had turned the property back to his lenders along with a cash...

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9 Suspended In 'I Love Boobies' Brouhaha 10 

A brouhaha is brewing over “I Heart Boobies” bracelets at Riverside High School after the principal suspended 9 students who wore them to school and refused to take them off. The bracelets are sold by a non-profit and are designed to raise awareness and money...

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Activist Fights Proposed Amendments

A vocal gadfly who convinced the Idaho Supreme Court to stop Boise from building an airport parking garage is now fighting to kill three proposed constitutional amendments aimed at undermining his efforts. David Frazier wants voters this Nov. 2 to reject measures that would let...

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Prosecutor Out To Fix Child Porn Loophole 

Idaho County Prosecutor Kirk A. MacGregor wants the Idaho Legislature to make it a crime to possess drawings or artistic renderings of children in sexually explicit situations. Unlike Washington, where having sexually explicit drawings of children is a crime, Idaho only prosecutes people who possess...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 1, 2010

No Brannon Ruling Wild Card -- 10.1.10 34 

Well, it looks like Judge Charles Hosack will hand down the vedict in the Brannon-Kennedy election trial in his own sweet time. Almost makes me want to dedicate a golden-oldie to him -- you know, The Kinks' "Tired of Waiting for You." It's probably just...

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Lake City's Kaleb Mitchell kncosk down a pass near the goal lineintended for Post Falls' Jordan Pastras in the second quarter Friday night at Lake City HIgh in Coeur d'Alene. BRUCE TWITCHELL/ Special to The Spokesman-Review

LCHS Nips Post Falls 22-21 w/Late TD

Lake City's Kaleb Mitchell kncosk down a pass near the goal lineintended for Post Falls' Jordan Pastras in the second quarter Friday night at Lake City HIgh in Coeur d'Alene. (Bruce Twitchell photo special to SR)There is little doubt what Lake City coach Van Troxel...

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Parting Shot -- 10.1.10 

Claire Paulsen, 17, and her mother Gretchen Paulsen look at pictures they took of floodwaters from the Winooski River on Volunteers Green in Richmond, Vt., earlier today. (AP Photo/The Burlington Free Press, Glenn Russell)

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Scanner Traffic/PM -- 10.1.10 

5:55 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Casino reports a customer hit an employee with a vehicle in parking lot 40-50 minutes ago. Employee wasn't injured.5:29 p.m. ISP officer reports a gas can lying on H95 @ M/P 438 (Boekel Road/Hayden).5:25 p.m. Caller reports a drunk male is...

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PM Headlines -- 10.1.10 

Ruth Pratt, center, Executive Director of the Coeur d'Alene Public Library Foundation, musician, and patron of the arts, was recognized recently in Boise with a Governor's Award in the Arts. The silver medallion honored her for "Support of the Arts." Pictured with her and Idaho...

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APhoto Of The Day -- 10.1.10 

Arizona Diamondbacks rookies walk to the team bus in swimming gear after a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Thursday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Top Cutlines:1. In an apparent cost-cutting move, the Arizona Diamondbacks model their new “cup-holder”...

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CNN Cans Sanchez After Stewart Flap 

Rick Sanchez lost his job at CNN on Friday, just 24 hours after giving a satellite radio interview in which he called Jon Stewart (pictured) a “bigot” and suggested that Jews run CNN and other media companies. “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company,”...

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Alaska Mine Opening Attracts Andrus 

At the time Andrus’ name was mud to the “propeller-heads,” as he and former Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond described the men who wanted to carve up some of the nation’s most beautiful landscapes, no matter what the impact. But this week Andrus was in Juneau...

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OTC: Nasty, Inebriated, & Graduated 

In the Off The Cuff column of the UIdaho Argonaut, Nick writes: "Facebook is the usual medium for rivalry chatter. To no surprise, my ‘News Feed' is updated with University of Idaho vs. Boise State University banter daily. Recently a friend posted a graphic quoting...

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AOL's Worst Songs Of All Time 

The AOL Radio Blog (via Liz Arakelian's Facebook page) has posted the "100 Worst Songs of All Time," beginning in descending order with "My First Kiss" by Kesha at No. 100 and ending with DJ Pauley D's "(It's Time To) Beat Dat Beat" at No....

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Four Dog Day 

You've heard of a three-dog night, if you on the geezer side of 50 or so. How about a four-dog afternoon? On Thursday, Marianne Love took her four border collies for a romp on the Nature Conservancy's beautiful Ball Creek Ranch, north of Sandpoint, along...

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Labrador Cancels D.C. Fundraiser 

First District GOP nominee Raul Labrador canceled a fundraiser that was to have been hosted by Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and 2nd District GOP Rep. Mike Simpson. The event was to have been from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at...

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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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