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‘Scotty’ Beamed Up 6 Years Ago

In this undated, Actor James Doohan appears in character as Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in a scene from the 1994 film "Star Trek Generations." Doogan, who died on this date 6 years ago at age 85, wanted to have a few grams of his ashes launched 70 miles (112 miles) into space this fall from southern New Mexico. More from AP on Scotty's death here. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Elliott Marks, File)

Question: Which "Star Wars" character is your favorite?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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