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SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

In this image taken from video, Britain's Prince William, left, and his wife, Kate, the Duchess  of Cambridge, walk down the aisle together at Westminster Abbey for the Royal Wedding in London on Friday, April, 29, 2011. (Aptn Sky)

Kate's Wedding Dress 

Britain's Prince William, left, and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, walk down the aisle together at Westminster Abbey for the Royal Wedding in London on Friday. (AP Photo/APTN) Question: What do you think of Kate's wedding dress -- thumbs up or thumbs down?

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End Notes: Secret To A Long Life 

In her new End Notes blog, SR colleague Rebecca Nappi posts: "At lunch Thursday with one of my favorite people, Dr. Elizabeth Welty, who was a doctor in Spokane when women doctors were quite rare here, told me the 'secret' to an active life at…

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Kate Middleton Sparks Hat Trend 

Hats off to Kate Middleton. The new Duchess of Cambridge has sparked a trend in hat accessories called fascinators, say industry observers and entrepreneurs who specialize in the niche. Fascinators are decorative trappings made of fanciful materials such as feathers, flowers, lace or beads. They're…

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Pope John Paul II Closer To Sainthood 

Pope John Paul II will move one step closer to sainthood when he is beatified during an elaborate Vatican ceremony on Sunday. While the Roman Catholic Church has held up heroes, patrons, intercessors and spiritual companions for centuries, the path to sainthood is never easy…

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MT: Grow's Rights Don't Outweigh Duties 

Nez Perce County Commission Chairman Mike Grow, pictured, showed up for work last week after he was charged with a violent felony. Like every other criminal defendant, Grow is presumed innocent -- repeat, innocent -- until proved guilty. But Grow's constitutional rights as an individual…

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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.