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SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011

2 CdA Guardsmen Killed In Iraq 35 

Two Idaho Army National Guardsmen with the 116th Cavalry Brigade were killed in action in Iraq Thursday and a third was seriously wounded when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.The Department of Defense confirmed early Saturday morning that Specialist Nick…

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Woman Angry At Being Held At KMC 

Item: 'Hold' at hospital angers woman: Told medical staff she doesn't fear death, with heaven waiting/David Cole, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: A 67-year-old Post Falls woman said she spent a few more days at Kootenai Medical Center than she thought necessary after comments she…

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Sandra Rodriguez, right,  tries to get the attention of her daughter, Kamila Rodriguez, 9 months,  alongside father, Noe Rodriguez while posing with a cutout of Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest in Phoenix on Friday, July 8, 2011.  The MLB All-Star Game is on Tuesday, July 12. (David Wallace / The Arizona Republic)

Say, Cheese

Sandra Rodriguez, right, tries to get the attention of her daughter, Kamila Rodriguez, 9 months, alongside father, Noe Rodriguez while posing with a cutout of Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest in Phoenix on Friday. The MLB All-Star Game is on…

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LTHM: Dad's Still A Californian 

LoveToHateMe (re: Who is your favorite ex-Californian living in North Idaho): My dad. Although I still accuse him of being a Californian, much to his chagrin. He’s lived in Idaho for 50 years, meaning he’s been a resident of Idaho for about three quarters of…

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HMO: Cherishing Cruise Boat Weddings

HMOffsuite: A wedding just took place on a cruise boat in front of my house. Friday weddings are not so common on them, but there are a few nearly every weekend. They usually come over to Casco Bay where it is normally calmer and quieter…

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Popkey: Sen. McGee's Post Looks Safe 

Sen. John McGee’s guilty plea to misdemeanor DUI last week appears to have satisfied his GOP colleagues, most of whom appear content to keep him in leadership. Among those backing McGee is Sen. Dean Mortimer of Idaho Falls, who lost the race for majority caucus…

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Update: Hate Crime Victim KOs Skinhead 

A self-proclaimed skinhead was knocked unconscious by a black man after threatening to stab him last weekend in Bayview, Idaho, officials said Friday. Daren Christopher Abbey, 28, was booked into jail on a malicious harassment charge after being treated at a hospital for facial fractures,…

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