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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011

Nicole Features Workplace Spaces 

On her Blush Response blog, Nicole Hensley offers the final installment of creative workplace spaces, including the one above which spotlighted my corner on Northwest Boulevard. Writes Nicole: "These are a selection of a few Twitter users that graciously agreed to let me in their…

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Hagedorn: Gun Safety Needed @ UI 13 

Rep. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, (pictured) who co-sponsored a 2011 bill that would have allowed concealed weapons holders to take guns on campus, wrote University of Idaho President Duane Nellis late Tuesday. Teaching gun safety "could have possibly served as a deterrent to the shooter had…

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Poll: GOP Insiders Don't Want Palin 24 

The Republican establishment inside the Washington Beltway may be pining for new candidates to enter the race for president, but two-thirds of influential local Republicans surveyed by The Huffington Post and Patch in the early primary and caucus states are satisfied with their choices. And…

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Idaho Last In Breast Cancer Screening 

More than a third of Idaho women over 40 did not receive important breast cancer screening in the last two years, reports the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. That places Idaho last out of 50 states and the District of Columbia in cancer screening…

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Post Falls Horse Focus Of TV Show 

Item: Smokey's story Coming soon to a TV near you: Horse, Post Falls owner to appear on national reality TV series/Brian Walker, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: After BB's Smokey Dun collided head on with another horse last year, owner Diane Robson said her decision…

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AM Headlines -- 8.24.11 

A Moscow police officer uses a video camera in a room rented by Ernesto Bustamante at the University Inn-Best Western in Moscow on Tuesday. Bustamante is suspected of shooting and killing a 22-year-old woman in Moscow on Monday. Story here and here. AP Photo/Moscow-Pullman Daily…

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Coroner Wilkey Busts Budget 

Item: Coroner busts budget: Wilkey: High number of autopsies is to blame/Alecia Warren, CdA Press More Info: Due to a high number of autopsies, the Kootenai County commissioners have injected an extra $50,000 into the coroner's budget to make it to the end of the…

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Man Pleads Innocent In Grizzly Case 

Item: Not guilty plea entered in federal case of shot grizzly: Officials, many in community question prosecution of father/Becky Kramer, SR Yesterday: Duane R: No interest in the fate of Jeremy Hill? More Info: “It seems unjust to me that someone would be charged when…

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Facebook Has New Security Controls 

Facebook said Tuesday it would roll out new controls for sharing personal information on the social network later this week, giving its more than 750 million users new tools to manage who can see information about them. On Thursday, the company plans to move a…

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Washington Monument Damaged 

After taking a closer look at the Washington monument Tuesday, National Park Service officials found some cracks at the very top of the world's tallest obelisk. Structural engineers plan to continue examining the monument Wednesday to decide how to best fix the 127-year old structure,…

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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.