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Hump Day Wild Card — 3.9.11

I fell for all that negativity promoted by the Coeur d'Alene Press (via editorial and reader manipulated poll) and thought the two Coeur d'Alene School District options would fail miserably. Silly me. Not only did they pass, but they passed with strong numbers. Ditto for Post Falls. Ditto for Pend Oreille School District. Take a bow if you didn't listen to the noisy minority that is opposed to public education (including most North Idaho legislators) and progress. Those levy election numbers show there's hope for us yet. Now for your Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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