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AM Headlines — 6.11.12

Shirley Bierman, of Meridian stands with fellow protesters during a demonstration in opposition of the Obama administration's healthcare mandate for religious institutions outside the James A McClure Federal Building in Boise. The rally featured several speakers from local area Christian groups, denouncing the looming U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate which would require employers to provide contraceptives, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs to their employees without co-pay fees. Related story below. (AP Photo/Idaho Press-Tribune, Charlie Litchfield)



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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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