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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011

Senate OKs Anti-Assisted Suicide Bill 12 

The Idaho Senate has voted 31-2 in favor of SB 1070, which makes assisted suicide a felony in Idaho, revokes the licenses of doctors who violate the new law and allows people to get injunctions to block anyone they think might be planning an assisted…

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Richert: We're Williing To Pay For Ed 12 

The argument has been made so often in this year’s public education debate that it has graduated, unchallenged, into conventional wisdom. Idahoans won’t pay new taxes, even if the money goes to schools. This is state superintendent Tom Luna’s premise behind overhauling public education using…

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Butch's Way: Ignore Pro-Ed Rabble 

Is it not incumbent upon supporters — and especially Otter, the fellow with the biggest bully pulpit in the Statehouse — to articulate their case? This is the same governor who, after state superintendent Tom Luna reported his car was vandalized, waxed eloquent about “the…

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AM Headlines -- 3.11.11 

All-North Idaho Girls Basketball Team, from left: Kyeli Parker (Coeur d'Alene), Cassie Thompson (Timberlake), Carli Rosenthal (Coeur d'Alene), Sydney Butler (Lake City). Not pictured: Savannah Blinn (Lewiston), Tanis Fuller (Lewiston), Lewiston coach Pat Teichmer. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Thursday Scanner Traffic/DFO,…

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Trillhaase: Referendum Not Recall 

Sixty days after this dreadful legislative session ends, round up at least 47,432 signatures from registered voters - or 6 percent of the electorate - and demand a referendum on Luna's legislation. That would provide what Luna denied you -empowerment. A chance to be heard.…

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Post Falls Leads Population Surge 

Post Falls added 10,337 residents during the past decade and broke into the ranks of the state’s top 10 cities with 27,574 people, according to data released Thursday. Coeur d’Alene has 44,137 people, and the city of Hayden shot past the 10,000 population mark to…

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Hayes: 'I Stand By My Decision' 10 

Item: Levy results create confusion: School board trustees to ask commissioners to change tabulation/Maureen Dolan, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: Bauman asked that trustees consider an official motion "requesting the county commissioners to consider changing the tabulation and bring the results into compliance with our…

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MLK Bomb Finders Fired For Troubles 

The three men who were hailed as heroes by Spokane’s mayor and police chief for finding a bomb and reporting it to police say they lost their jobs for their actions that day. The three men were employed by Labor Ready and working under contract…

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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.