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SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2011

Weekend Wild Card -- 6.11-12 12 

The dedication of Ganesha and friends was anti-climatic but fun. SR columnist Doug Clark was on hand to take in the ceremonies and add his wit to the controversy. He tried out a couple of lines for a Sunday column about the event on me.…

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Protesters Greet Ganesha, Art Dedication 

Protesters stood on opposite corners of 6th & Sherman Friday evening, demonstrating for and against a public arts display depicting the Hindu god Ganesha in downtown Coeur d'Alene. This is one of a half dozen protesters from the Kootenai County Constitution Party, including two children,…

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Counter-Demonstrators Back Display 

Counter-demonstrators held their own hand-made signs in support of the Hindu god Ganesha sculptor on the southeast corner of 6th & Sherman, in front of the Parkside building in downtown Coeur d'Alene. Recreation Director Steve Anthony (behind demonstrators on the left) handled the master of…

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FILE - In this May 31, 2011 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin walks to the door of Trump Tower for a scheduled meeting with Donald Trump in New York. Thousands of Palin's emails from her first two years as governor are being released by the state of Alaska, a disclosure that has taken on national prominence as she flirts with a run for the presidency. (Craig Ruttle / Fr61802 Ap)

Alaska Releases Sarah Palin Emails 

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin walks to the door of Trump Tower for a scheduled meeting with Donald Trump in New York in this May 31 AP file photo. Thousands of Palin's emails from her first two years as governor are being released by the…

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An axe wielding neighbor threatens Philadelphia reporter, Kenneth Moton with ABC news as he reports in front of the home of a 17-year-old Concord High school student who Congressman Anthony Weiner made contact with through Twitter Friday June 10, 2011 in Wilmington Delaware. (The Pederson / The News Journal)

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An axe wielding neighbor threatens Philadelphia reporter, Kenneth Moton with ABC news as he reports in front of the home of a 17-year-old Concord High school student who Congressman Anthony Weiner made contact with through Twitter Friday. Story here. (AP Photo/The News Journal: Suchat Pederson)…

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NIC Breaks Ground On Ed Corridor 

Construction has begun on the education corridor in Coeur d'Alene. Crews broke ground on the site on river road near downtown, which will connect to Northwest Boulevard, Hubbard Road and College Drive.Friday was the groundbreaking for the 17-acre project, which will transform dirt roads into…

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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.