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FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

McGee Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor 15 

Idaho Senate Republican Caucus Chairman John McGee avoided a felony conviction Friday, pleading guilty to misdemeanor DUI just 12 days after his arrest following a bizarre night of drinking and bad driving. McGee, his voice breaking, told the court, "I'm truly sorry and I take…

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AM Headlines -- 7.1.11

"We're just passing through," said Rick Bright, of Sunnyvale, Calif., as he walked his dog Cinder near Fernan Lake in Coeur d'Alene on Thursday. He was visiting family in Montana.(SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Thursday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Hucks Online Sun & warmth…

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I'm Sticking With 'North' Idaho 14 

I had Gov. Butch Otter tell Kerri Thoreson on her KVNI morning show today that he considers us at the top of the Panhandle to be part of "northern" Idaho not North Idaho. Quoth Butch: "I consider 'north' to be a direction, not a place."…

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Union Gospel Mission Breaks Ground 

Item: Mission building center for women, kids in CdA/Alison Boggs, SR More Info: Union Gospel Mission broke ground Thursday in Coeur d’Alene on a women’s and children’s residential recovery center that represents the faith-based nonprofit’s first foray outside of Spokane County. When completed, the 42,878-square-foot…

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Jennifer Aniston, right, a cast member in "Horrible Bosses," signs autographs for fans outside the premiere of the film, Thursday, June 30, 2011, in Los Angeles. The film is released on July 8. (Chris Pizzello / Associated Press)

'Horrible Bosses' Premieres

Jennifer Aniston, right, a cast member in "Horrible Bosses," signs autographs for fans outside the premiere of the film Thursday in Los Angeles. The film is released on July 8. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Question: Describe the worst boss you ever had.

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Brit Roundabout Conquering America 10 

A roundabout revolution is slowly sweeping the US. The land of the car, where the stop sign and traffic light have ruled for decades, has started to embrace the free-flowing British circular. A few moments after entering Carmel, it's clear why the city has been…

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Survey: Where Best Workforces Are 21 

This may just be a coincidence but, out of the 50 states, there are 22 states that do not force people to pay union dues as a condition of employment. Workers in these states are often viewed derisively by union extremists as being somehow inferior…

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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.





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