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THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012

Beth: Love Them Graham Crackers 

On her Facebook wall, Beth Bollinger lists one of the benefits "to babysitting nephews: I get the chance to remember how good Graham crackers are." Question: What do you like/dislike about baby-sitting relatives' kids?

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Clark: Unhappy Hour At Shingles Bar 

Welcome to the Shingles Bar. Unhappy Hour is about to begin. Don’t go ordering any well drinks, though. All we serve here are things like famciclovir, Valtrex and other drugs used to fight this shape-shifting scourge of a virus that – without the vaccine –...

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PM Headlines -- 4.26.12 

This baby great horned owl is one of nine being raised by veterinarians at Washington State University after the birds' nests were destroyed. The owlets, five from one nest and four from another, are being hand-fed a diet of cut-up mice until they are strong...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 4.26.12

5:49 p.m. Caller reports DUI driver in green Dodge pickup @ Rathdrum Dashco on H53 & Main. 5:44 p.m. Caller reports hearing shots in woods as he walked in 6800 block of Windy Pines/CdA. 5:34 p.m. Motorist reports hitting rock while avoiding cow & calf...

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Fashion's In The (Pet Food) Bag

The kitten and puppy photos adorning pet food bags now have a wider audience beyond those who buy those products or skim the ads in glossy magazines. And so do those pet food bags. When Lexi Saeger, 14, needed a project for a Future Career...

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Poll: Press Coverage Favors D2S 

I glanced at the Coeur d'Alene Press poll that has been up for a coupla days, asking readers whether the newspaper has been fair in covering the recall. I think so. But the readers (including probably a few who are refreshing the poll a lot)...

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Semanko Welcomes Mitt's Candidacy 

“The Idaho State GOP enthusiastically welcomes Governor Mitt Romney as our Party’s presumptive nominee. Starting on March 6 when Idaho Republicans selected Governor Romney as their nominee through Idaho’s first Republican Caucus, and running through the November elections, we look forward to playing a leading...

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Seattle Sweeps Tigers In Detroit 

Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, grounds out against the Detroit Tigers during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Thursday. The Mariners beat the Tigers 5-4 earlier today to complete a three-game sweep in Detroit. Story here. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Question:...

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HucksOnline Interviews Jimmy Farris 

HucksOnline is interviewing Democratic congressional candidate Jimmy Farris (a former professional football player who played in the NFL for 8 years with San Francisco, New England, Atlanta, Washington & Jacksonville. He's wearing a huge Super Bowl ring earned during his time with New England). You...

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Wild Card/Thursday -- 4.26.12 

Coeur d'Alene Held Hostage, Day 23: I enjoyed my interview today with Jimmy Farris, who's running for the 1st Congressional District seat held by Republican Raul Labrador. Farris allowed me to hold that monstrous Super Bowl ring on his right hand, from his stint with...

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IFF's Hoffman Fires Policy Analyst 

Briana LeClaire was a founding director of the board of the Idaho Freedom Foundation when it opened in 2009 as a free-market lobbying and policy shop. After a year, LeClaire left the board and for two years has been the education policy analyst for the...

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Comfort For Baby 

Family Promise of North Idaho has delivered 250 comforters to homeless children in conjunction with its fourth-year anniversary, including one to the family of the baby above. The comforters are courtesy of The Company Store, a 101-year old retailer of comforters and other bedding products....

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Alzheimers Diagnosis Devasting 

Keeping track of hundreds of details was all in a day’s work for Amy Shives. For 27 years she served at Spokane Community College as a nursing/allied health counselor. She juggled student appointments, class schedules and financial information with ease – until suddenly it was...

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Idaho Among Most Peaceful States 

A new report ranks Idaho in the top one-third of U.S. states when it comes to being peaceful. The state is 16th in the Vision of Humanity 2012 U.S. Peace Index. Idaho receives high marks for its low murder and violent crime rates, but was...

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Idaho Court Rejects Hart Tax Appeal 15 

A unanimous Idaho Supreme Court has rejected state Rep. Phil Hart's appeal of an order to pay more than $53,000 in back state income taxes, penalties and interest on grounds of legislative privilege; you can read my full story here at spokesman.com. In a seven-page...

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Spokane College Prez To Head NIC 

Joe Dunlap, president of Spokane Community College, will be the new president of North Idaho College. The NIC Board of Trustees announced today that it picked Dunlap to succeed Priscilla Bell, who will retire in June. Dunlap has been SCC president since 2008. Before that...

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TSA Defends Search Of Missoula 4YO 

The grandmother of a Missoula 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the child was forced to undergo a pat-down after hugging her, with security agents yelling and calling the crying girl an uncooperative suspect. The...

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AM Headlines: Rain, Rain, Go Away 

A wine cork floats in a gutter mixed as heavy rain runoff filters by at the corner of Clinton Street and Boyer Avenue in Walla Walla, Wash., today. (AP Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Matthew Zimmerman Banderas) Idaho Records/Rainey Coffin, SR Idaho's Mortellaro defends hammer title/SR Clark:...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 4.26.12

11:51 a.m. Rathdrum officer is checking suspicious white Chevy behind John Brown Elementary. 11:47 a.m. Caller reports neighbor burning leaves in front yard in 1800 block of Windwood/PF. 11:41 a.m. Post Falls caller in 1600 block of Cecil reports phone harassment by diabetes supplier. 11:01...

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Poll: County Suit RE: Recall OK

Wednesday Poll: Hucks Nation is comfortable with the lawsuit filed by County Clerk Cliff Hayes & Prosecutor Barry McHugh to clarify the deadline for the attempted recall of Coeur d'Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem & council members Deanna Goodlander, Woody McEvers and Mike Kennedy. 92 of...

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CdA Board Interviews Tonight 

On her Facebook wall, Christa Hazel posts: "The Trustee interviews are open to the public and will be at 5 tonight in at the Kootenai County courthouse complex in rooms 1A & B (the building where DMV is located). The district had asked to move...

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DFO: We're No Longer R's Or D's 10 

@Arsaken … I noticed that the rally was peopled by a wide range of ages — not just old farts like me — and attracted many of the community’s movers & shakers. I consider this Stop the Recall effort all about the future of this...

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Carole King Describes Life In Idaho

(Idaho singer Carole) King’s new memoir, A Natural Woman, which she has been writing for years, tells how a Queens girl was able to get in on the ground floor of Rock and Roll in the Brill Building music machine of the early 1960s and...

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Did Man Force Victim To 'Moonwalk'? 

A 30-year-old Clark Fork man is facing a felony assault charge for allegedly ordering another man to “moonwalk” at gunpoint. John Ernest Cross is charged with aggravated assault. Judge Barbara Buchanan sustained Cross’ $20,000 bail on Tuesday and ordered a public defender to represent him....

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Thread: Rally Rejuvenates Spirits 

A tyke at the Stop the Recall Rally models a Decline to Sign button that was among the buttons, yard signs, T-shirts, etc., provided Wednesday evening. (Photo: Stop the Recall Facebook page) CdA Humanist: The rally was great! My wife and I attended but had...

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