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SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2011

Labor Day Wild Card -- 9.3-5.11 21 

The weather appears to be cooperating for our final summer fling before school starts this Labor Day weekend. I'll be off until Tuesday. But I'll keep an eye on this space. You'll probably see me at the waterfront sometime during the next three days. I…

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I-90 Crash Claims Post Falls Woman 

A 21-year-old Post Falls woman was killed in a one-car rollover that occurred at 1:01 a.m. this morning, according to the Idaho State Police. Brittany Chapman was eastbound in her 2002 Mazda Protege on I-90 near the 4th Street exit in Coeur d'Alene when she…

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A Great-tailed Grackle seems to be waiting for water from a drinking fountain outside a shopping center along the 5500 block of Memorial Dr. near  Westcott St., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Houston. (Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle)

Labor Day Weekend APhoto -- 8.3-5.11 

A Great-tailed Grackle seems to be waiting for water from a drinking fountain outside a shopping center along the 5500 block of Memorial Dr. near Westcott St., Friday in Houston. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Melissa Phillip)

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Quotable Quote -- Amber Copeland 

"My campaign is centered around social issues because I feel that people should be the center of any political endeavor. Our government is supposed to be a representation of it's citizens not a representation of elected officials and their personal interests. I will not take…

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College Of Idaho Introduces New Yote

In Nampa Friday, the College of Idaho introduced a new mascot and logo for their Coyote sports teams. “For years, we have been all over the place when it comes to a Yote logo,” said athletic director Marty Holly. “The new logo is one that…

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Herb: RRepubs Don't Live Up To Name 15 

Herb Huseland: I sigh every time I see references to the Reagan Republicans. I knew Ronnie back in the ‘60’s when he was running for Governor the first time. He really wasn’t as conservative as the present day RR’s. In short, he was a consensus…

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Dennis: Vegan Learns To Love Lean Meat 

Dennis: Stickman, I respect the fact that you are a vegetarian. I would hope you respect my right to be a carnivore. The meat I harvest is sustenance for my family. There’s a reason I choose to harvest my own meat. It’s safer than anything…

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LTHM: No Bumperstickers For Me 

lovetohateme: Am I the only one who would never consider putting a bumper sticker on my car, no matter how funny I found it nor how much I believed in a cause? I always just assume that perhaps I’d like to sell the car someday…

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Trib: While Moscow Slept

In the Lewiston Tribune this morning, Marty Trillhaase rips the UI and Moscow police for responding so slowly to the murder and later suicide committed by assistant psychology professor Ernesto Bustamante: "Anywhere else in post-9/11 America, the police would have taken at most an hour…

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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.