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Wild Card/Weekend -- 7.16-17.11 11 

Rain is predicted today. So what else is new? I probably should turn my sprinklers off today. But I remain optimistic. Besides, when they go on, I know it's 7 o'clock. My weekends are narrowing down because 3 of the remaining 6 are already scheduled.…

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Hundreds Remember Fallen Soldiers 

Hundreds of friends, family and service members gathered in a Coeur d’Alene church today for the memorial of two young soldiers killed recently in Iraq. Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers, 24, and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby, 20, of Coeur d’Alene, were remembered as being dedicated servicemen…

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Idaho GOP OKs Prez Caucus System 

Idaho’s Republican Party Central Committee, at its meeting in Moscow, Idaho on Saturday, approved moving to a caucus system – like the Idaho Democrats’ – for its presidential delegate selection in 2012, making the state’s presidential primary meaningless for both parties. ... The GOP central…

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LaPierre: Defend 2nd Amendment 13 

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association and a 2nd amendment advocate, speaks to state Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, and Vick's daughter, Tia. LaPierre was one of the guest speakers at the Tea Party Patriots gathering at the Stateline Speedway Friday…

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Casey Anthony To Be Released Sunday 

When Casey Anthony is released from jail Sunday, it will probably be in the middle of the night. If her lawyers are smart, security experts say, they will arrange for several SUVs with tinted windows to pull up to the Orange County Jail. Then they…

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Crash Sends 8 Paper Rolls Into Lochsa 

One of the eight 8,000-pound rolls of paper rest in the Lochsa River more than a mile downstream of the accident site where a semi tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 12 overturned after failing to negotiate a curve and hit the guardrail near Powell. A 24-year-old…

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Hayden Library Patron Faces $2587 Fine 

A Hayden Library patron with either a voracious appetite for reading or an insatiable need for information now faces some hefty overdue book fines. A grand theft charge might also await in the next chapter. Library director John Hartung reported Wednesday that a patron had…

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Media Spotlights Nake Defecator 

This Downtown Coeur d'Alene Bar Report incident has gotten widespread play in local media after first appearing here at Hucks Online at 10:59 a.m. Wednesday: "Naked man dumps, runs." A man was arrested in Coeur d'Alene after he allegedly broke in to a home, stripped…

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Bauer: Mrs. A Showed Me The Way 

I've always had a lot of respect and admiration for the teachers, coaches and school administrators who helped shape who I am today, and there were a lot of them: Nick Menegas, Dave Harrington, Jay Henry, Jim Wicks, Brian Larson, Earl Trigsted, Ron Karlberg, Jim…

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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.