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FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011

California To Require Gay Studies 10 

Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown said Thursday he had signed a bill that will require public schools in the state to teach students about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. The bill, believed to be the first of its kind in the…

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Wheeler Resigns As CdA Mines CEO

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. announced this morning that it named Mitchell J. Krebs as its new president and CEO and Robert E. Mellor as its board chairman. Dennis Wheeler, the Coeur d'Alene-based company's CEO for the past 25 years, resigned on July 11. He will…

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Procession For Fallen Soldiers Today

Law enforcement in Spokane and North Idaho will join the U.S. military in processions today to deliver to funeral homes the remains of two Coeur d’Alene soldiers killed in Iraq. A procession today around 11:30 a.m. will escort the remains of Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers,…

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'Deathly Hallows' Finale Opens 

The eighth and final chapter in the epic Harry Potter franchise has opened to the public. Director David Yates’s 130-minute swan song to the Boy Who Lived corresponds to the last third of author J.K. Rowling’s seventh book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Much…

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Overcoming A Abusive, Racist Father 

Kelty Walker grew up in an isolated trailer house in the woods outside Blanchard, Idaho. “We took five dirt roads to get to the trailer,” she said. “It was out there.” And in that trailer, her father did all he could to block out the…

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CdA Begins Fight To Save Ponderosas 

Item: These trees won't fall easily: Residents hope city will explore all options to keep ponderosa pines/Tom Hasslinger, CdA Press More Info: Tom Torgerson is one Coeur d'Alene resident who wants the community to crunch its own numbers before even one of the 500 ponderosa…

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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.