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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011

AM: Megaload Knocks Out Power 

Here, you see activity around the Imperial Oil test module before it departed from the Port of Lewiston in Lewiston. Later, the megaload module, which is 250 feet long, 30 feet tall, 24 feet wide and weighs almost 500,000 pounds, hit a power line, knocking…

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DFO In The Heart Of The City

Over the weekend, I polled you about favorite public art in the Coeur d'Alene area. "The Feathers" on Northwest Boulevard won that poll, followed by the Mudgy & Millie sculptures, and Fallen Heroes Plaza. I forgot to include this popular piece of public art in…

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Riggs: Tea Party Wouldn't Like Teddy 

Riggs (re: When Teddy Roosevelt visited UIdaho): TR described today: Turncoat RINO in favor of class warfare against the rich, anti-states rights federalist stealing state lands by making them parks. Showed his weaknesses by negotiatiating a peace between Russia and Japan instead of standing by…

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Stebbijo: Inspired By Taylor Caldwell 

Stebbijo (re: Barista: Father Bill inspired me): i don’t have a career, but since we are talking about books, Taylor Caldwell made a huge impact on me with her novel, "Captains and Kings." I was a fifth grader when I read it and few books…

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Arpie: Things Will Get Uglier 11 

Arpie (re: 3 anti-Luna teachers in hot water): It’s also worth noting that these three teach in a very conservative district. If I were to generalize from what I know, which is that they are married and only one of them is an IEA member,…

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Anti-Tax Group's Apology Falls Short 

The Citizens for Responsible Taxation – the anti-school smear group funded by Duane Alton, who has made it his life’s mission to deny money to schools – has returned to its noble work recently, opposing school-funding measures in East Valley, Coeur d’Alene and Orchard Prairie.…

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Sexual Assault At Denver Airport? 

Most travelers likely consider airports to be safe spaces, but that sense of security could shaken for some after a disturbing report out of Denver. Denver's KUSA Channel 9 reports: "Police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at…

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Huckleberries Online

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.