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THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012

Shoes Reveal Your Personality 12 

To really get to know a person, you might just have to look down at the shoes they're wearing. In a new study, scientists have discovered that people can judge a person's sex, age, agreeableness and income by taking a peek at his or her…

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Otter Begs IACI To Help Save Reform 

Dredging my notebook from Monday's meeting of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry I find this: Gov. Butch Otter asked the state's biggest business lobby to sustain the victory won by Otter and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna in passing what Luna calls…

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DFO's Critters: Playful Elephant 

Seven-year old female elephant Ganga who belongs to a Buddhist temple plays in a park in Colombo, Sri Lanka earlier today. Tamed elephants traditionally have an important role in the island's Buddhist customs and are considered a status symbol. Colorfully decorated elephants are used to…

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Rammell: I'm Outta Here 10 

Rex Rammell, unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate, Idaho governor and the Idaho Legislature, and who once joked that Idaho should sell "Obama tags" to hunters, has said he's leaving the Gem State. This morning's Lewiston Tribune reports that Rammell said he plans to move…

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Open Space Plan Avoids Tubbs Hill 

Item: Master plan to avoid Tubbs: Open Space Committee project will not mention possible trail alterations/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: After some tweaks, the city's open space master plan probably won't mention a north side trail on Tubbs Hill after all. It won't…

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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.