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TUESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2013

More Guns? 14 

A Facebook Friend posts: "If after today's shooting, your first response is that more guns are needed in the hands of more people.... you might as well de-friend me now." Thoughts?

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Bumpersnicker ... 

... with a yellow background on a red van waiting for the light at 3rd & Harrison this morning: "Don't worry about what people think, they don't do it very often." Question: What do you think is the mind set of the person who has...

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Grand Dame Betty Owens, 105, RIP 

On her Facebook page, Kerri Thoreson posts re: the passing of 105YO Betty Owens today: "I met Betty Owens at the 103rd birthday party for Ace Walden in 2011 at Don Sausser's condo. She was 102 going on 103 at the time and an absolute...

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Christie: Celebrate CdA Tribe 

Christie Wood (RE: Fort Sherman Park to be Cheamkwet): Many years ago the NIC Board of Trustees (before my time) entered a nine-point agreement with the CDA Tribe that essentially recognizes their historic contribution to our wonderful site. Prior to the 75th Anniversary of NIC...

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Sho-Con: No One Can Unite Lake City 

Shoshone Conservative (RE: If Sandi can't unite, neither can Mary): The fact of the matter is, NOBODY can unite Coeur d'Alene (or Kootenai County, for that matter). The best diplomat, mediator, etc. you could dig up can't "unite" Coeur d'Alene. There will never be a...

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Raul: We Aren't World's Police Force 

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador uses his weekly electronic newsletter to reaffirm his opposition to use of force in Syria, recounting an exchange with a veteran whose son served in Afghanistan and is “no longer the same.” In an 800-word essay, Labrador says the woman,...

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New Miss America Offers Promise 

Miss New York Nina Davuluri talks to the press during a news conference following her crowning as Miss America 2014, Sunday in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) "Miss America is evolving. And she's not going to look the same anymore." So predicted Nina Davuluri...

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Brad Little To Announce -- For Guv? 

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little will announce his intentions for the 2014 elections Wednesday morning at a breakfast meeting in his hometown of Emmett, accompanied by Gov. Butch Otter and first lady Lori Otter. A two-week statewide tour will follow the announcement by Little, who...

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State To Auction Cabin, Burial Site 

The Starlin family stands to lose a lot more than the lake cabin their great-grandfather hand-built on leased state land back in 1933 when Idaho auctions off the parcel next month. They could be leaving behind generations of family members whose remains have been buried...

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Navy Yard Shooting 10 

Nick Anderson/Houston Chronicle City of Post Falls tweets: "Fly the US Flag at half staff until sunset Sept. 20 by Presidential proclamation to honor victims of the tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard."

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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.