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SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011

Recall Luna Effort Falling Far Short 

The ongoing fight to recall State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna is ending. The "Recall Tom Luna" campaign won't get enough signatures by their deadline on Monday. Organizer Morgan Hill Jr. told Channel 12 News his campaign have collected only about half of their…

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Yoda, the diminutive winner of the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, squares off against a boxer named Pabst on Friday, June 24, 2011, in Petaluma, Calif. Yoda took home $1000 and a plethora of pet perks after winning the Sonoma-Marin Fair competition. (Noah Berger / Fr34727 Ap)

Yoda Wins 'Ugliest' Dog Honors

Yoda, the diminutive winner of the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, squares off against a boxer named Pabst on Friday in Petaluma, Calif. Yoda took home $1000 and a plethora of pet perks after winning the Sonoma-Marin Fair competition. Story here. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) Question:…

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Brent: 'RedNeck' Is An Insulting Term 

Brent Andrews: I guess you will always use “redneck” but I have said before, and will say again, that it is like the N word or calling a gay person the old name for cigarette. Lots of hardworking people who would never hurt anyone’s feelings…

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People in the Senate gallery react to the passage of gay marriage at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, June 24, 2011. (Mike Groll / Associated Press)

New York OKs Gay Marriage 

People in the New York Senate gallery react to the passage of gay marriage at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday. Story here. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Question: Will Idaho ever OK gay marriage?

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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.