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TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

Adam: Romney's Faith Will Be Target 11 

My friend and colleague at Pajamas Media Clayton Cramer explained why he believes Republicans shouldn’t nominate Mitt Romney. Put simply, the Democrats will make hay of Romney’s Mormonism in order to win the election: I can guarantee you that once Romney has the Republican nomination,…

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Henry: He's Still A Great Man 

If there was one person in my life that kept me sane growing up in the small town of St. Maries, Idaho, it was my grandfather, Rudy Klein. Known to me as "Papa Rudy," he had a great sense of humor and years of wisdom…

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Moscowan Vandalizes Jeopardy! Again 

Moscow's Mark Runsvold took home the title Jeopardy champion for the second night in a row Monday. According to the Game Show Kingdom blog, Runsvold won $55,000 on Monday's show. That brings him to a two-day total of $103,000. And there might be a spoiler…

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AM Headlines -- 7.19.11 

Lynn Derby of Spokane Valley and her son Aaron, paddle in an eddy on the upper Spokane River at Harvard Park Sunday. Life jackets are required for all river users between the Idaho State line and Plantes Ferry. Even though the air temperature was warm,…

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End Notes: Memory Loss Or Cancer? 

The Associated Press is tracking aging boomer attitudes toward getting older and today reported that its recent poll indicates boomers worry most about cancer and memory loss. But they should be worried, too, about heart disease and diabetes because, according to the report, boomers are…

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Murdoch Defends Himself In Q-and-A 31 

Rupert Murdoch sparred Tuesday with a committee of lawmakers over the phone-hacking scandal that has rocked his global empire, reeling from tough questioning before recovering his composure and rebuffing his interrogators with flashes of his legendary toughness. The elder Murdoch banged his hands on the…

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Romney Laps Field In Idaho $ Raising 

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney raised $214,625 in the second quarter, accounting for 80 percent of the cash given to presidential candidates from the Gem State. President Barack Obama was a distant second in Idaho, collecting $23,561. Among the other GOP presidential candidates, Rep. Raul…

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City Eyes Silver Beach For Launch 11 

Item: Silver Beach takes launch lead: Location emerges as front-runner to replace Third Street ramps/Nick Rotunno, CdA Press More Info: There's deep water nearby, and seemingly enough space for parking. No qualms from the Idaho Transportation Department or Bureau of Land Management, either. Silver Beach…

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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.