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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012

Shooting Debate: Where Was God? 23 

What is to blame for the Connecticut school attack? In the wake of catastrophe, people want explanations, and as news spread of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, some religious conservatives were ready with an answer: the exclusion of God from...

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CdA Schools Don't Address Shootings 11 

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School is sparking some debate nationwide about how to explain the situation to children. School administrators in Coeur d’Alene are choosing not to talk about the shooting in classrooms there. With winter break around the corner, administrators said the...

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Study: Judges Harsher Before Elections 

If you have to be hauled before a judge for sentencing, try to schedule it after an election. New research shows that Washington judges are more likely to throw the book at criminals in the weeks before they’re in an election, suggesting that they respond,...

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Buyers Rush To Firearms Dealers 

Sam Bishop stood Tuesday at the counter of Sharp Shooting Indoor Range and Gun Shop. He was looking at a gun for home security while he felt he still could, he said. “I want to be just one step ahead of everybody else,” said Bishop,...

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Snow Shovel Season

Don McLachlan shovels out from a winter snow storm at Shelter Cover Resort and Marina on Willamette Pass after a snow storm descended on the area Monday. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Chris Pietsch) Question: Do you use a shovel/blower/other to remove snow from your sidewalks, driveway?

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Mom Who Left Kids Near I-90 To Plea 

The mother who allegedly abandoned two children in the dark and rain near Interstate 90 and the Idaho-Washington state line is scheduled to plead guilty to a felony charge, her defense attorney said Tuesday. Shannon M. Duval, 28, of Spokane, was charged in Kootenai County...

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Bell-Ringing Loss Miffs SR Columnist 

Spokesman Review columnist Doug Clark made no bones about it. If his recap about Coeur d'Alene's last minute victory Saturday in the Mayor vs. Mayor Ring Off wasn't a verbal lashing, it was at least a highly raised eyebrow questioning Lake City ethics. Shoddy math...

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City Retains Accounting Firm 

The city of Coeur d'Alene agreed Tuesday to contract the same accounting firm, Magnuson, McHugh and Company, to perform its annual financial statement audit as it has done for the city since 1999. Whether the city takes a deeper look inside its finance department in...

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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.