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FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2011

Nadine: 'Show Us Your Red' 

On her Facebook wall, news anchor Nadine Woodward of KXLY (center) sez there's a reason you'll be seeing red today, if you tune into her broadcast. It's National Wear Red Day to support the fight against heart disease in women. Concludes Nadine: "Show us your...

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Anderson: Spencer Was On Crusade 

(Larry) Spencer's complaint, which questioned everything from how much Anderson paid for his home to whether he had a conflict of interest in voting on contractor registration legislation, led to hours of investigation that turned up nothing. “I didn't anticipate having a pretty thorough background...

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Hucks Poll: Boat Launch Top Concern

Thursday Poll: The voting was light (and close among top two spots), but you Merry Hucksters listed removal of the 3rd Street boat launch as the top concern you have re: McEuen Field changes. 42 of 98 (42.9%) rated the boat launch as your top...

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Lying In The Bed You Made? 

A jilted lover? Art? Maybe just trash that was tagged by someone with pithy thoughts. No matter. The propped up mattress made morning commuters do a double take as they headed north on Lincoln Street at Seventh Avenue in Spokane, Wash. Friday. Smiles ensued. (SR...

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Embracing Gray Hair 13 

On her Facebook wall, Carol Nelson tells how sometimes starting a fire takes longer in the morning than usual because she reads the headlines in the newspaper that she's wadding up. Writes Carol: "I see articles that I missed; today's was about hour women are...

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$277,800 For A Super Bowl Ticket?! 

Super Bowl tickets are still widely available on resale websites, but the prices pack as much punch as Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. Tickets for Sunday's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers in Arlington, Tex., start at $2,000 and go as high as...

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WSJ: Crapo Key In Deficit Deal 23 

Idaho's senior lawmaker is the subject of a story in Friday's Wall Street Journal, which says Crapo is working with three other senators who joined him in voting for the deficit commission's recommendations in December. "We are beyond the point of gridlock," Crapo told the...

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AM: Ex-Vik Star Gosch Sent To Prison

Hawaii guard Hiram Thompson lies on the court after sustaining a cut above his right eye in the first half against Boise State in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday at Taco Bell Arena in Boise. Hawaii defeated the Broncos. (AP Photo/Idaho Statesman: Joe Jaszewski)...

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Protesters Attend 2nd McEuen Meeting

Item: Take two brings skeptics: Citizens wear hats, wave signs protesting possible removal of Third Street launch/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The encore presentation, in many ways, was a lot like the original. One difference this time around: Some came with hats shaped...

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Panel Dismisses Complaint Vs. Hart 10 

Rep. Rich Wills, R-Glenns Ferry, moved that no further action be taken against Rep. Phil Hart by the House Ethics Committee, and the complaints are now considered resolved by the committee. “I believe what we've observed here today on Rep. Hart has just been a...

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Fighting Racism A Taco At A Time 

Matt Anderson stopped for lunch at El Chiludo taco truck in Coeur d'Alene on Wednesday. An Aryan Nations group picketed the stand recently. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) I’m late to this bandwagon, which has been rolling on Huckleberries, an S-R blog run by Dave Oliveria....

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Idaho Bill Would Ban Assisted Suicide 10 

State lawmakers have opened the door to an end-of-life debate this session with legislation to ban assisted suicide in Idaho. Republican Sen. Russ Fulcher introduced a bill Friday that would make it a felony to assist in the suicide, or attempted suicide, of another person....

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Giffords' Husband To Go Into Space 

The astronaut husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has made his choice. He's headed to space in April. An official close to the space shuttle program confirmed Friday morning that astronaut Mark Kelly will be aboard Endeavour for its final flight. The official spoke on...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

Wild Card/Thursday -- 2.3.11 

I had personal things to do tonight, so I won't be attending the second Team McEuen presentation at Woodland Middle School. If you attend, feel free to post your observations here. Of course, you can always use this Wild Card to start your own thread...

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Parting Shot -- 2.3.11

Nah, this isn't the moose and calf that was hanging out in the Northshire subdivision, just north of that Atlas Road industrial park. Pursued by Department of Fish and Wildlife and local law enforcement vehicles, a mother moose and two calves run along the street...

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Cis: Thank You Notes Are Lost Art 

I was watching television the other day when they were interviewing a man who wrote a book. The book was about writing thank you notes. I forgot what brought him to the start of writing thank you notes, A friend who wrote one to him?...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 2.3.11 

5:44 p.m. Vehicle hit two deer on 15th & Canfield/Dalton Gardens (separate report from 5:39 incident). 5:39 p.m. A deer is injured on the road after being struck by vehicle @ 6824 15th/Dalton Gardens. 4:45 p.m. Woman, in 3800 block of Laurel Brook/PF, reports 3...

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PM: Vik Star Signs With Oregon State

Coeur d'Alene High School cross country runner Kinsey Gomez is shown during practice in October. SR sports buddy Greg Lee reports that Kinsey has chosen to run cross country at Oregon State, rather than Arizona State and Utah, which also pursued the standout. Story here....

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APhoto Of The Day -- 2.3.11 

A Dog named Muldoon waits in the snow for its owner, Tess Taylor, who stopped for coffee on Wednesday in Barre, Vt. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) Top Cutline: 1. I don’t want to spend another Valentines Day alone, but there has got...

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NIdaho Blogs: Run, Spot, Run

At Slight Detour, blogmistress Marianne Love explains this action shot simply as "dogs race on stump course." Also, you can read Marianne's latest post, "Old haunts," here. What a girl!/A Butterfly Moment When I was younger, much younger than today/Atmospheric Ruminations Bayview floods/Bay Views Could...

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Fire Levels Historic Sisters Building 

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Sister’s Building was destroyed in an early morning fire in the early morning hours Thursday. The cause of the blaze is unknown and is currently under investigation by tribal police. At this point, authorities don’t think anyone was hurt or killed....

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Ready To Dine Internationally? 

Cis/From A Simple Mind provides a test from "Don't Gross Out the World" to see if you know how to handle yourself in dining situations internationally. There are 11 questions. I got 7 of them right. Check your skill here.

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Panel OKs New Tribal Police Bill 

A new version of a tribal policing bill to replace HB 33 was introduced today on a unanimous vote in the House Judiciary Committee; it's mostly similar to the earlier measure, but makes a couple of changes suggested by the Idaho Sheriff's Association and a...

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Paris Hilton Wows Frankfurt 11 

Paris Hilton poses near the bull statue in front of the stock market in Frankfurt, central Germany earlier today. Hilton has come to Frankfurt to promote a drink brand. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) Question: I watch Entertainment Tonight to stay up with the entertainment culture. But...

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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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