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AM Headlines -- 7.27.11

After the funeral at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the U.S. Border Patrol and the Patriot Guard escort the body of Staff Sgt. Wyatt Goldsmith to his final resting place at Mountain View Cemetery in Colville on Tuesday. SR story here. (SR photo: Colin Mulvany) Idaho…

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Sho-Con: Drop Notre Dame Mascot 

Shoshone Conservative (re: "Fighting over a mascot"): Being Scottish, Irish, and German, I demand that Notre Dame drop their “Fighting Irish” mascot, since it fosters negative stereotypes about the Irish temperament. I also demand that the University of Idaho drop the name “Vandals”,. since it…

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Hasselbeck Leaving For Tennessee

Matt Hasselbeck is leaving the NFC West after 10 years of starting with the Seattle Seahawks, as he has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Tennesee Titans. He will be their starter this year and probably in 2012, but is expected to show rookie…

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Press: No Confidence In GOP CC 

Editor Mike Patrick of the Coeur d'Alene Press slugged one over the fence this morning with his editorial, "Vote of confidence." In it, he points out the silliness of the Far Right, which is in control of the GOP Central Committees in Kootenai County and…

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Peterson: Highest Highs, Lowest Lows

Jeret Peterson faced serious personal challenges throughout his life, but he rose to great heights in aerial skiing — and will be remembered as an Olympic medalist who took the sport to a new level. “He was never satisfied to do what everyone else was…

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