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PM Headlines — 6.12.12

Catholic Bishop Chuck Skoro holds a prayer book as a small group of protesters gather in opposition to the scheduled execution of Richard Leavitt outside the Idaho Maximum Security Institution on Tuesday in Kuna. Prison officials declared Leavitt, 53, dead at 10:25 a.m. today by lethal injection at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution. It was only Idaho's second execution in 17 years. Leavitt was convicted of stabbing 31-year-old Danette Elg, of Blackfoot, in 1984. (AP Photo/Idaho Press-Tribune, Greg Kreller)



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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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