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MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2011

Trib: Luna Stiffs Idaho Preschoolers 

For school Superintendent Tom Luna, even a modest attempt to improve Idaho's abysmally poor effort to prepare preschoolers for a lifetime of learning was a step too far. Luna turned thumbs down on a $50 million, multi-year federal Department of Education "Race to the Top"…

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AM Headlines -- 9.26.11 13 

Phil Cooper of Idaho Fish and Game talks about the taxidermy grizzly on display at the agency's Coeur d'Alene office this week. The bear was killed illegally in 1997 north of Creston, B.C. Cooper said the bear was typical of grizzlies in the region, weighing…

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Hucks: Hammer Attack Effect Lingers

Often, readers move on quickly after a horrific accident or crime, while victims are left to deal with injuries and shattered lives. Take Yvonne Wallis, for example. She was one of the four victims of that hammer attack by a deranged Bayview neighbor pre-Christmas 2010.…

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Fire Damages 2 Historic Restaurants 

Fire investigators at daybreak began going through the remains of two historic Garland District restaurants – one a Depression-era icon and the other a popular diner featured in several Hollywood films – that were heavily damaged Sunday night by fire. Spokane firefighters initially tried battling…

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FBI Building Going On In Riverstone 

Item: An FBI presence at Riverstone/Nils Rosdahl, Business Bits, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: The official occupant is the General Services Administration, but the people in the building just under construction at 2155 N. Riverstone Drive will be with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The…

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Medical Pot Backers Target Idaho 

Item: Marijuana debate hits Idaho: Local group hosting informational meeting Oct. 14/Tom Hasslinger, CdA Press More Info: Opponents say Idaho is next. They're organizing informational meetings to fight legalizing medicinal marijuana, a issue that is sure to come the Gem State's way since neighboring states…

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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.