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TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

AM Scanner: Missing 3YO Boy Found 

Noonish: Resident reports house burglary in 8000 block of E. Apache Trail/Athol 11:56 a.m. A gas line is ruptured & blowing gas @ E. Hudlow Road & Lachance/Hayden. 11:47 a.m. Someone is suffering an allergic reaction in 1000 block of E. Honeysuckle/Hayden. 11:43 a.m. An…

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INW Headlines -- 7.19.11

D.C. Orr, a city councilman in Libby, Mont., stands in the middle of a storage area, where bark and wood chips contaminated with undetermined levels of lethal asbestos were stored. More than 15,000 tons of the material have been sold, used in and trucked out…

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CdA Borders Among Stores To Shut 

PatrickH: Borders announced late yesterday that they will be seeking Bankrutcy Court approval to liquidate their remaining 399 stores. This will result in the loss of over 10,000 jobs. Two stores locally will be affected, one in North Spokane and the store here in Coeur…

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Hucks Poll: Gun Rights Safe 

Monday Poll: A large majority of Hucks Nation doesn't share NRA exec Wayne LaPierre's paranoia that this country's right to bear arms is one Supreme Court appointment away from dissolving. 84 of 136 respondents (61.76%) voted that way, after LaPierre worked up a North Idaho…

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Stylin' In Vintage Clothing 

Models Taelyn Philips, Erin Ellithorpe, and Alissa Pegram are stylin' in garb provided by Carousel Vintage Clothing in this shoot by Rocky Castaneda, Eric Barro, and July Lynch of Lake City Photography (w/make-up artist Brianna Frost). You can see the entire photo shoot here. Question:…

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Stapilus: Idaho GOP Had Little Choice

Read through the news summary fast and you might get the impression that a measure passed by the Idaho Republican Party this weekend calling for replacing its presidential primary elections with caucuses might be an extension of the party-limiting wave the Gem GOP has been…

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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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MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

Wild Card/Monday -- 7.18.11 

It's so hard to get back to work today after a glorious summer weekend. I rode my bike to work again today. It beats a cup of coffee for waking up in the morning. I have to resist the temptation to sit around Huckleberries HQ…

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Parting Shot -- 7.18.11

Nathan Berish, of Waukesha, Wis., shares ice cream with his son Jack, 3, as the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers play the South Bend Silver Hawks in a baseball game today at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wis. (AP Photo/The Post-Crescent, Dan Powers)

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Trish: Ashes, Ashes, All Fall Down 

Trish Gannon provides the top Hucks Online comment today: My brother Boyd had died and I had his ashes. One day I wrote a brilliant letter to brother Clay (an attorney) and told him I didn’t think it was fair that I had to be…

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PM Headlines -- 7.18.11

Jessica Ohlig and her daughter A'Maya Ohlig , 7, of Post Falls paid a visit to the robot during the STAR Discovery Bus tour in Coeur d'Alene today. Discovery Technology's STAR Science Center is set to open in Rathdrum in 2012. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)…

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Late PM Scanner -- 7.17.11

5:52 p.m. Woman reports 3-4 males in red car ran yield sign & then flipped her off in Post Falls. 5:14 p.m. Resident reports 2 men in silver pickup in front of his home in 700 block of E. 15th/PF told him that they were…

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NIdaho Blogs: Back From The Dead 

This photo by Stickman/Walkabout underscores the expression, "free as a bird." How would you like to sit on a snag in the middle of Tubbs Hill & view the panorama of our viewtiful part of the country? Post of the Day: Just when I thought…

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Major Ben's Weekly Warrant Roundup

A trio of females go to the head of the class this week as Major Ben Wolfinger's most wanted felons among outstanding warrants. The trio are: Ashley Marie Davis Allen, 20, of Hayden (upper left), who is wanted on a charge of possession of a…

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Risch Lashes Obama Debt Rhetoric 25 

Idaho's junior U.S. senator lashed out Saturday against President Barack Obama's handling of the current national debt crisis, saying nothing should be off the table when it comes to spending cuts. Sen. Jim Risch's comments came during a lunchtime speech to fellow Republicans attending a…

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AARP: Yes, Men, There Is Manopause 

Women aren’t the only ones who suffer from hormonal changes in middle age, leading to weight gain, crankiness and changes in their sex lives. Men have their own version, dubbed male menopause or, as some experts are calling it, “manopause.” (Your doctor is probably going…

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