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PM Scanner Traffic -- 7.1.13

5:24 p.m. Deputy reports male pushing bicycle along H97, north of Harrison; may need ride. 5:20 p.m. 20YO male may have neck injury from dive into waterway (unknown location). 5;17 p.m. Driver of gray Toyota Camri @ e/b I-90/MP 3 (Pleasantview) reckless, brake-checking. 5:03 p.m....

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Paul Eloe, a Post Falls beekeeper, wrangles a swarm of honey bees near the Hagadone Corporation Headquarters Friday afternoon. Around 11am Friday morning resort landscaping manager Steve Malone was alerted to the presence of the bees and called in Eloe to handle the situation. (Gabe Green/press)

PM Headlines -- 7.1.13

Paul Eloe, a Post Falls beekeeper, wrangles a swarm of honey bees near the Hagadone Corporation Headquarters Friday afternoon. Around 11am Friday morning resort landscaping manager Steve Malone was alerted to the presence of the bees and called in Eloe to handle the situation. Story...

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Cutline Contest -- 7.1.13 

Time 2 vote ... A man does stretching at a park in Tokyo, Japan, earlier today. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) TGIF Winner (tie, with 5 likes each) -- Randy Myers: "You coulda brought a beach ball if you wanted to play catch,"...

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AM Headlines -- 7.1.13 

In the comments section, OrangeTV posts: "I never thought I'd say it, but I may actually be turning into a bit of a Gookin fan. I truly do appreciate his stance on the anti-discriminatory policy enough that it almost makes up for his bullheadedness during...

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HBO Blogos: Gettysburg + 150 Years

Luke Johnson, 6, left, and his brother Andrew Johnson, 5, of Carterville, Ill., play Saturday after a re-enactment during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, at Bushey Farm in Gettysburg, Pa. Union forces turned away a Confederate advance in the...

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Same Lake, Much Different Wear 

At Get Out! North Idaho Facebook wall, OrangeTV provides this 1909 postcard with this description: "A 1909 postcard of some boaters enjoying Lake Coeur d'Alene on a hot summer day. 104 years later and things basically haven't changed a bit. Except the fashion -- these...

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SR News Quiz -- 7.1-5.13

Ready to test your knowledge of current events for a chance to win a Davenport gift card or movie tickets? You're 10 interactive questions away from being in the running. You can take the weekly Spokesman-Review News Quiz here. Answer to 1st question: 7000 Last...

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Huckleberries Hears ... 

... The Coeur d'Alene council members have received copies of the resolution by the Kootenai County GOP Central Committee that asks them to repeal their recent 5-1 approval of the antidiscrimination ordinance. The new city law extends human rights protections to gays in the area...

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CdA Trustees To Change Today 

For the first time in awhile, the Coeur d'Alene School Board will be comprised of all elected trustees when the new board members are sworn in this afternoon at the district's Midtown meeting room. Christa Hazel, Dave Eubanks and Tom Hearn will replace Brent Regan,...

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Favorite Johnny Depp Movie? 14 

Johnny Depp as Tonto, left, and Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger, are shown in a scene from "The Lone Ranger." (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, Inc., Peter Mountain) Question: Johnny Depp's latest movie, "The Lone Ranger," comes out this week. So Spokesman-Review's 7 section wants to...

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End Notes: Real Teen Boys Wear Pink 

When two great-nephews, on two separate Hoopfest teams, arrived at their games Saturday in electric pink team shirts, I knew we weren't in boomer-color rules anymore. In my younger years, no teen boy would be caught wearing pink. But everywhere at Hoopfest Saturday, I saw...

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You May Be An Idaho Redneck, If ...  

... You mow your law by pulling a mower behind your ATV. Here's ShannonF: "Yep, I guess Idaho is a pretty redneck place sometimes. Today we saw a guy mowing his lawn by pulling his mower with an ATV. Also saw another guy riding up...

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Cindy: My Queendom For A Novel 13 

On her Facebook wall, Cindy posts: "Sam is having a hard time choosing a book to read for Honors English. Rebecca was a non-starter. So was The Chosen. Now we're on to The Yearling and Robinson Crusoe. This book talk prompted Derek's review of the...

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Marmie: All Cried Out, All Hugged Out 

On her Facebook wall, Marmitetoasty provides latest re: critically injured 23YO son, Sam: "Home a little earlier today, totally drained of everything....Sam still remains in a critical condition and is still on a ventilator and all the other life support malarkie stuff.. its been a...

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Cindy: My Melting Point = 80 Degrees 

In the comments section, CindyH posts: "My melting point is right around 80 degrees. When Mama is melting ain't nobody happy. Even so, we don't have central air, but we do have strategically placed wall and window units. And they are both running full tilt...

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Cirque Du Soliel Performer Dies

In this Nov. 28, 2008, photo, Sarah Guyard-Guillot, left, and Sami Tiaumassi perform as "Forest People" during Cirque du Soleil's "Ka" at MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas. Guyard-Guillot, a mother of two young children, was pronounced dead at a hospital late Saturday night, after...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 7.1.13 

11:57 a.m. BOSS hit on stolen, black vehicle w/Washington plates on I-90. 11:35 a.m. Burglar alarm in home's laundry room sounds @ Orchard/Blossom, Hayden. 11:29 a.m. Male in 20s w/Chicago Bears cap leaves in blue Honda Civic after burglarizing several cars in a parking lot...

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1 Dies Of Overdose At The Gorge 

A drug overdose victim died over the weekend and many others were sickened after taking a potent mixture of a drug called “Molly” at The Gorge Amphitheatre. Steve Dickens, house supervisor at Central Washington Hospital, said several patients, including the one who died, were taken...

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Poll: Races Are A Go

Weekend Poll: Hucks Nation believes, overwhelmingly, that the Diamond Cup hydroplane races will take place this Labor Day weekend, now that the Hagadone Corp. has thrown $100,000 into the mix -- and is backing them. 104 of 119 respondents (87.39%) said they believe the races...

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Panhandlers Often Reject Help Offers 

Asked about Kalispell’s panhandlers, Samaritan House Director Chris Krager recalls an unexpected conversation his two children had 10 years ago. The family was leaving Walmart and driving past a man with a cardboard sign. “My little girl was like, ‘That guy doesn’t have a job....

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19 Firefighters Die In Arizona Blaze

They were part of an elite squad confronting wildfires on the front line, setting up barriers to stop the spreading destruction. But in their unpredictable world, it doesn't take much to turn a situation dangerously deadly. In this case, a wind shift and other factors...

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AM: A Wedding Made At WalMart 

Lois Free and Donald Evans kiss just moments after being wed Friday in the sporting goods department of Walmart in Post Falls. The senior couple, whose former spouses both died in 2011, met near the bicycle area of the store nine years ago and began...

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Celebrating Idaho's 123rd Birthday 

Wednesday marks the 123rd anniversary of Idaho's admittance into the union of states we call the United States. A 43rd star went onto America's flag. Across Idaho this year, though, the focus has been primarily upon the 150th anniversary of the creation of Idaho as...

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A Solid Foundation To Build Upon

The Gem State's kids are likely to have what too few children across the United States do not - a stable home headed by two parents. The latest Idaho Kids Count survey says 74 percent of Idaho children are reared in two-parent homes, ranking Idaho...

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