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SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011

Weekend Wild Card -- 6.4-5.11 

In a bike ride with my wife downtown and along Rosenberry Drive Friday evening, I saw chickens in a yard along 7th Street, a couple herding three wiener -- not Weiner -- dogs across from Steve McCrea's plance on West Lakeshore Drive, and young men…

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Maria Jose Cristerna poses for pictures during a press conference at a tattoo shop in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, June 3, 2011. The Mexican tattoo artist said she started to cover her body in tattoos, piercings, titanium implants and dental fangs to re-invent herself as a vampire, her reaction after suffering domestic violence. Cristerna is in Colombia to attend a tattooing international convention. (William Martinez / Associated Press)

From Victim To Vampire 

Maria Jose Cristerna poses for pictures during a press conference at a tattoo shop in Bogota, Colombia, Friday. The Mexican tattoo artist said she started to cover her body in tattoos, piercings, titanium implants and dental fangs to re-invent herself as a vampire, her reaction…

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Palin: Paul Revere Warned British 15 

One moment that you won't find posted on the (SarahPace blog) is Palin's response to reporters when they asked her who Paul Revere was. Instead of saying, "Come on, everyone knows who Paul Revere, the silversmith and patriot is," she stammered while saying this: "He…

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** FILE ** This 1956 file photo shows actors Dennis Weaver, left, as the slow-witted deputy Chester and James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillon, are shown in a scene from CBS' TV classic western "Gunsmoke" in 1956.  Weaver died of complications from cancer on Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at his home in Ridgway, in southwestern Colorado, publicist Julian Myers said. The actor was 81. (Associated Press)

'Gunsmoke's' Marshal Dillon, 88, RIP 

This 1956 file photo shows actors Dennis Weaver, left, as the slow-witted deputy Chester and James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillon, are shown in a scene from CBS' TV classic western "Gunsmoke" in 1956. CBS spokesman Chris Ender says Arness died Friday of natural causes.…

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Stickman: What's Up At Pappy's Field? 

Stickman: I see all sorts of private planes flying over my area to land of course at the Coeur d’Alene airport, like the Duane’s and all sorts of fancy dancers as I call them. Tonight, around 5:30 or so, a different plane could be heard…

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Marianne: The Things We Do For Hair

I'm moving on to Sally today. Kelly has done her last hair job. She retired last week, and Sally has taken on several of Kelly's clients, including me. Over my lifetime, I've had very few hairdressers, mainly Joyce and Kelly AND my mother. My mother…

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Huckleberries Online

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.