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SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2011

CdA Man Charged w/Racial Slurs, Threats 

Coeur d’Alene man who allegedly yelled racial slurs at a black man was arrested and charged with a felony Saturday. Joel T. Diekhoff was charged with felony malicious harassment and taken to the Kootenai County jail, according to police. Police responded to the area of…

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Weekend Wild Card -- 8.26-27.11 

For some reason, I thought this weekend was the three-day Labor Day weekend. But Mrs. O informed me that I'm getting ahead of myself. Which is OK. I enjoyed being back among you guys Wednesday through Friday after the two-week vacay. (For Cindy & others…

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One of two people rescued from a sailboat, right, uses a line to make their way onto the beach on Willoughby Spit in Norfolk Saturday morning, Aug. 27, 2011 after they and another person were rescued from the boat that foundered in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. A rescuer, left, waits for s second person to exit the boat. (Bill Tiernan / The Virginian-pilot)

Rescued From Irene 

One of two people rescued from a sailboat, right, uses a line to make their way onto the beach on Willoughby Spit in Norfolk Saturday morning after they and another person were rescued from the boat that foundered in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay…

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3 Megaload Protesters Arrested In CdA 

Three more protesters were arrested early Saturday in Coeur d’Alene as a megaload shipment of oil excavation equipment passed through the Lake City. Law enforcement officers confirmed that the arrests were made by Idaho State Police, but the names were not released. One woman taken…

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Gookin Runs To Push McEuen Vote 22 

Item: Gookin seeks council seat: Sees election as public vote on McEuen Field/Tom Hasslinger, Press More Info: "I think this is the public vote on McEuen Field," Gookin said. "People have wanted a public vote; on Nov. 8, you get your public vote. You can…

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Alexis Soderbeck, 15, cleans up her steer, Tex, outside the beef and swine barn at the North Idaho Fair Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011.  The fair opened Wednesday and continues through Sunday. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Cleaning Up At North Idaho Fair

Alexis Soderbeck, 15, cleans up her steer, Tex, outside the beef and swine barn at the North Idaho Fair Wednesday. The fair continues through Sunday. (SR photo: Jesse Tinsley) Question: Which North Idaho Fair attraction is your favorite?

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Prosecutor: Jeremy Hill Acted Properly 44 

“In my mind, there’s no question that the Hill family was likely in danger or that Jeremy, by his actions, did what he did in defense of his family and his property. I believe that our local IDFG officers did a thorough investigation and came…

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UI Pledges Complete Review After Slaying 

University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis responded Friday to demands from the public and the family of slain graduate student Katy Benoit for an explanation about how the university handled her complaint against the professor who killed her Monday. The school’s account said it…

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Trib: Hagedorn's 15 Minutes Of Shame 

In an editorial today, Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune lambastes state Rep. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, (pictured) for his insensitive remark that a gun safety class might have prevented the murder-suicide at the University of Idaho that claimed the life of grad student Katy Benoit:…

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Defending Champ Viks Dump Rocky

The day started at 5 a.m. for the Coeur d’Alene football team, as sleepy players boarded a charter bus bound for Meridian. Eight hours later, the Vikings arrived in the Treasure Valley, stopped for lunch in Nampa and then made their way over to Rocky…

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