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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012


Blast Hurts 2 At St. Maries Grad Party 

A local graduation party ended in what could have been a tragedy Saturday when a cannon exploded injuring two people. The Darden family and friends gathered for Cody Darden’s graduation party Saturday afternoon six miles up the St. Joe River Road. While re-loading a cannon,…

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Wisconsin Governor Survives Recall 27 

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers. With his defeat…

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Trib: Doubt Shadows Execution 

"The law says 'reasonable doubt,' but I think a defendant's entitled to the shadow of a doubt. There's always the possibility, no matter how improbable, that he's innocent." - The character Atticus Finch from "To Kill a Mockingbird." By the standard of reasonable doubt, Richard…

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CdA Recall Targets Get Standing O 32 

At the Coeur d'Alene City Council meeting last night, supporters of recall targets Mayor Sandi Bloem and council members Deanna Goodlander, Woody McEvers and Mike Kennedy get a standing ovation. Nearly 200 people attended the Coeur d'Alene City Council meeting Tuesday night in a show…

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Venus In Transit 

A bird comes into land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus, top left, begins to pass in front of the sun, as visible from Agra, India, today. People around the world turned their attention to the daytime sky on…

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Writer Ray Bradbury, 91, RIP 

Ray Bradbury, the writer best known for his dystopian novel "Fahrenheit 451," died Tuesday night in Los Angeles. He was 91. Reached at Bradbury's home, his daughter, Alexandra Bradbury, says her father died Tuesday night in Southern California. She did not have additional details. Bradbury…

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Christa: McHugh Avoided Conflict 

Christa Hazel (re: Decision on county GOP CC proxy ballot involving Richard Mack vote): Barry McHugh is a good county prosecutor. He did what he was obligated to do by conflicting this issue to another county prosecutor that was not involved. Some posting here seem…

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McHugh Looking Into 2nd Complaint

Item: No charges against petitioner: Prosecutor: Insufficient evidence that man knowingly used false information/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: McHugh's office is looking into another complaint alleging recall supporters are using wrong information to collect signatures. That complaint was filed last week by Stop…

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Heller: Recall Fallout 

Joe Heller/Hellertoons Item: Recall bid fails in Wisconsin Question: Have you ever wondered what would happen if Souza-Orzell-Sims Recallers succeeded in getting the names for the recall election -- and then lost the vote and failed to remove Mayor Bloem & targetted council members?

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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.