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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

Hall: A Glass More Than Half Full

One of the most annoying things about elders my age is that we have lived long enough to see humanity rise high and fall low and we can't resist blurting out judgments on whether our unstable species is getting calmer or crazier. When you look…

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McGee DUI, Theft Arrest Goes Viral 

State Sen. John McGee hasn't been heard from yet; his initial court appearance isn't scheduled until this afternoon. But the story of the Caldwell Republican's bizarre arrest on misdemeanor drunken-driving and felony grand theft charges has long since gone viral on the Internet — and…

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AM Headlines -- 6.20.11

Sgt. Tommy Simonds, center, raises a photograph of Commandant of the Marine Corps James F. Amos, a 1970 University of Idaho ROTC alumnus, after a fire damaged the UI Navy ROTC building Saturday in Moscow. See story below. (AP Photo/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Dean Hare)…

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Megaloads Coming To CdA Soon 

Item: Loads permitted for Coeur d'Alene: Alternate route uses U.S. Highway 95/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More Info: The Idaho Transportation Department has issued the first two permits for modified megaloads of oil field equipment to travel up U.S. Highway 95 to Coeur d’Alene, then…

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High-Flying Insurance Company 11 

Don Sausser, Huckleberries Eye On Sherman Avenue, spotted a small plane advertising Geico insurance as it was blying over Tubbs Hill Sunday. It also flew over Blossom Mountain. (And I spotted it a week ago en route to the Spokane airport. Question: I consider insurance…

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Politico: Labrador Could Lead Reform 

Item: Politico: Labrador could be GOP’s ‘credible face for immigration reform’/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise More Info: Politico yesterday took a look at Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador as a possible “credible face for broader immigration reform” for the GOP. Reporter Marin Cogan writes, “Wading into…

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McGee Charged w/Car Theft, DUI 

Item: Idaho Senate leader McGee arrested for DUI, vehicle theft/Associated Press More Info: Idaho Senate Republican Caucus Chairman John McGee was arrested early Sunday after police say he took a Ford Excursion and cargo trailer from the Boise home of a "complete stranger" and a…

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Prosecutor: No Conflict Of Interest 

Item: Bonner County prosecutor: No conflict of interest: Marshall: Officials won't benefit from McEuen project/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: Bonner County Prosecutor Louis Marshall said Friday conflict of interest violations for Coeur d'Alene city officials regarding the McEuen Field project do not exist.…

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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.