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Women Pass Men In College Degrees 

Item: In a first, women surpass men in advanced degrees/Hope Yen, Associated Press More Info: Census figures show women outnumber men for the first time when it comes to finishing college and holding advanced degrees. The findings released Tuesday come amid record shares of women…

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KISS To Perform @ Arena June 24 

KISS has been booked into the Spokane Arena for a June 24 show. Tickets will be $47.50, $67.50 and $97.50, on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through TicketsWest outlets. They played a sold-out show at the Arena in 1996/Jim Kershner, Spotlight. Question (from Spotlight): The…

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Hucks Poll: Washington Boaters OK

Monday Poll: A majority of Hucks Nation is OK with all the Washington boaters using North Idaho waterways. But a large minority isn't. 100 of 189 respondents (52.91%) said they aren't bugged by the large influx of Washington state boaters. 85 of 189 respondents (44.97%)…

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Vandal Women Set Meet Record 

The University of Idaho women's 4x400m relay group of Karlene Hurrel, Keli Hall, Lauren Schaffer and Liga Velvere established a WSU Cougar Invitational meet-record time of 3:45.10 in a winning effort recently. You can read about the success of the men's and women's Vandal track…

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Henry: Skies No Longer Friendly 

As I reached the security checkpoint, I was having a hard time finding my drivers license in my wallet. Stepping up to the counter, I smiled and chuckled to the agent behind the desk, "It shouldn't be this hard to find - it's not like…

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Clark: Even Crooks Have Gas Pains 12 

Ah, remember those innocent good old days? You know, a couple years ago when everybody wanted to tar and feather President Bush after gasoline hit the $3-a-gallon mark. Then along came Obama who promised us all change. Too bad we didn’t realize that he was…

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Souza To Offer URA Refresher Course 

A lot of tax money is diverted to urban renewal districts, Mary Souza has noticed. The problem, she said, is that few grasp what that means. "A lot of people are hearing this urban renewal word and LCDC, and don't really understand what it is,"…

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AM: 'Reds at Sunrise' -- 4.26.11

Linda Lantzy of Idaho Scenic Images recently snapped this photo at the Skagit Valley, Wash., Tulip Festival, which she entitles, "Reds at Sunrise." The photo is a lot more viewtiful than the current overcast and possibility of snow that's outside my office windows on the…

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Brent: Tripping On Kandahar Escape 

Brent Andrews: I am tripping on these Taliban breaking 480 people out of the Kandahar prison -- the story running on Yahoo now, I just gasp. A 1,000-foot tunnel. Really? Did they watch a Clint Eastwood movie or what? That is the kind of enterprise…

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Escapee: Be In Shape For Bloomsday

Escapee: I ran Bloomsday from 1989 thru 1999. I had to stop running after that. My last training run was on April 4th, 2000. It just hurt too much to run anymore. In 2002, I entered Bloomsday at the last minute, walking most of it,…

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Detroit: PETA Serves As Animal Voice 

Detroit Dude: I feel it is commendable that PETA is willing to stand up for animals, because animals can’t really stand up for themselves. That being said, some of their ideas are way off in my opinion. There’s nothing wrong with promoting conservation, but to…

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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011

Mother, Grandmother Going To Prison 

A Coeur d’Alene woman and her mother were ordered imprisoned today for their roles in the neglecting of twin 2-year-old girls. Elisabeth Crossley and her 55-year-old mother, Ruth Cassidy, each will spend up to five years in prison, with no less than two years/Jody Lawrence-Turner,…

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Wild Card/Monday -- 4.21.11 14 

Wasn't it a little harder showing up for work today, after that nice weekend when the temperature finally poke through the 60-degree barrier after 6 months of cold? I was able to get 1 1/2 of my two apple trees pruned -- and even planted…

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Parting Shot -- 4.25.11 

Chef Guy Fieri, the host of several food and reality TV shows (including "Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives, which recently featured Capone's in Coeur d'Alene's Midtown), discusses a Senate resolution he is promoting calling on parents take time to to cook with their children, during a…

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Hedberg: Good Place To Catch A Cold 

You can wash your hands until your skin peels, tank up on vitamin C, avoid closed spaces with other infected human beings and, to the best of your ability, live an antiseptic life. But no matter how hard you try, if there is a cold…

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 4.25.11

5:41 p.m. A driver in a white RAV-4 w/Washington plates has run 3 stop signs & now is s/b on H41 near Meyer Road/Rathdrum. 5:23 pm. An uncooperative female driver left scene of crash @ NW Blvd & I-90 headed to Post Falls. 5:10 p.m.…

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PM: Using Their Heads -- 4.25.11 

"Good sports photography is mostly about anticipation and timing," post SR photographer Colin Mulvany/Snaps & Frames. "My Nikon D3s digital SLR camera allows me to shoot a burst at nine frames per second. That sounds like a lot, but it really isn’t when trying to…

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APhoto Of The Day -- 4.25.11 

Twins Summer, left, and Autumn Adams, right, both 4, look on with sister Franchesca, 5, at the field as they all wear bunny ears in celebration of Easter before a major league baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics, Sunday, in Seattle. You…

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Review: O'Shay's Irish Pub 

"Sláinte!" Literally, it translates to "health", but somewhat ironically it's the word heard most commonly heard in the air back in olde Eire when friends and strangers gather together at the corner public house and start guzzling robust pints of ale. Your liver may disagree…

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North Idaho Blogs -- 4.25.11

"Before noon on April 24, Easter Sunday, we finally saw temperatures above the 60 degree mark!" exclaims Kerri Thoreson/More Main Street. "2011 has been record-setting in the latest day in April that the temperature cracked 60" The longest winter/A Family Runs Through It It's Joe…

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DP: MSHA Should Clean On House 1st 

DeePee (re: Feds pledge mine cave-in probe): Oh boy, just what we need: a bunch of coal-mining types, who don’t understand a thing about hard-rock mining, “investigating” what happened here. MSHA inspectors have standing orders to sweat western hard-rock mining companies here for every violation…

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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.

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