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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011

Hindu God Statue Draws CdA Critics 21 

Thursday thread: Constitutionalists target Lake City art/Hucks Online Members of the Kootenai County Constitution Party are planning to protest today the dedication in Coeur d’Alene of a public artwork sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha – a four-armed being with an elephant head. A posting…

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AM Headlines -- 6.10.11

Idaho State Rep. Jim Marriott, right, and Idaho Govenor C.L. "Butch" Otter, center, speak about the flooding situation in Bingham County at the A.V. Center in Blackfoot on Thursday. (AP Photo/Idaho State Journal, Jordon Beesley) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Thursday Scanner Traffic/DFO, Hucks Online Mild…

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Post Falls Police Tase Diabetic Driver 17 

Item: Man having diabetic episode Tased by police:Low blood sugar caused him to be incoherent, police said/Chelsea Bannach, SR More Info: A driver was Tased today for resisting before police realized he was actually having a diabetic episode. The incident started about 4:45 p.m. when…

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Bonner Co Leads In Bear Complaints 

Bonner County has a bear problem—or is it really a people problem? Last year, Bonner County had a record number of bear complaints—770 complaints, in fact. That's a whopping 740 more complaints than in any other county in Idaho. All those negative human-bear interactions amount…

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Washington Tops In Vaccine Paranoia 22 

We’re No. 1. Measles will be overjoyed. A new report shows that more parents in Washington refused to have their children vaccinated than any other state in the nation. I’d have thought Mississippi would have taken that flag, but no – it’s apparently a different…

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