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MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2011

Oval Office: Tank Top? No Service ... 10 

On her Facebook wall, Kerri Thoreson publishes this photo of a readerboard sign at the Oval Office, which is owned by Raci Erdem, who owns the White House (which created a hubbub months ago here with a post about the president). Question: Any idea why…

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Downtown Bar Report July 13-25 

There was a whole lot of public urination happening in that cultural war zone known as downtown Coeur d'Alene after hours between July 13-25, including some repeat peeing by a 26-year-old man who'd just left the Rendevouz, 203 N3rd. Seems the man was headed toward…

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Underwater Basket Weaving Offered 

Forget wading through English Lit or Ancient History - if you want to have a whale of a time at university, there are certain courses that stand out from the crowd. With news that a dedicated Gelato University has opened in Italy, Stylist has delved…

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Examiner: Tea Party Was Victorious 17 

Despite what some in the Tea Party may think, the deal reached between the President and leaders of Congress is a victory for the Tea Party. How can one tell? Easy - just look at the reaction from the left. Speaking for all but one…

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AM Headlines -- 8.1.11

Molly Kreyssler, center, and Judith George, right, of the North Idaho College Idaho Basic Education and Skills Training program hand out information about obtaining a GED to people on Sherman Avenue in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Weather…

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Obama Turns 50 On Thursday 

In this Jan. 20, 2009, file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the Western Inaugural Ball in Washington. Turning 50 is hard enough. But it's got to be even harder when you're president, because the whole world knows about it.…

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SR Columns: KEA To Fight For Trees 

Friends and foes alike listen when the respected Kootenai Environmental Alliance speaks. Sorta like the E.F. Hutton of the enviro world. That’s why the Coeur d’Alene City Council should heed a KEA blog post re: the demand by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to…

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Man Facing Trial Addresses Repubs 14 

Item: North Idaho Pachyderms hear about sovereign citizens/Nick Rotunno, CdA Press More Info: Campbell is a sovereign citizen, Finman said, who formerly lived in a house on Finman's property. Campbell was not paying rent on the house, Finman said. Last fall, Campbell agreed to leave…

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Insurance To Cover Birth Control 

Health insurance plans must cover birth control as preventive care for women, with no copays, the Obama administration said today in a decision with far-reaching implications for health care as well as social mores. The requirement is part of a broad expansion of coverage for…

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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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