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THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012

Barbieri: 'This Cannot Be Reality' 

Outspoken Idaho Representative Vito Barbieri has pledged to continue his fight against President Barack Obama's health care reform despite the Supreme Court's final ruling on Thursday. Barbieri -- who sponsored a 2011 bill to nullify health care reform in Idaho, told KTVB he wants to…

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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare 26 

The Supreme Court today upheld the vast majority of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that virtually all Americans have health insurance. The 5-4 decision means the huge overhaul, still taking effect, will proceed and pick up momentum…

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JohnA: Ed Corridor Brings Healing

Coeur d'Alene Mayor Sandi Bloem addresses small crowd on hand for the dedication of Phase 1B (infrastructure) of future Education Corridor Wednesday afternoon at Military & River, north of North Idaho College. The project was a cooperative effort between NIC and the Lake City Development…

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Stabbing Suspect Had Long Rap Sheet 

Police today arrested a convicted killer accused of trying to kill another man in a stabbing Monday night north of Coeur d’Alene. James H. Kountz, 56, was arrested about 5:40 p.m. in the same wooded area near U.S. Highway 95 and Wilbur Avenue where he…

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Ironman Death Stuns Triathletes 

Before the start of Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, as he stood with more than 2,000 others waiting to plunge into Lake Coeur d'Alene, David Martin met Sean Murphy, pictured. They chatted for a minute and Martin helped the 44-year-old Seattle man zip up his…

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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.