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THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013

Wild Card/Thursday -- 9.19.13 22 

My Berry Pickers tell me that Lt. Gov. Brad Little played to a full house at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Event Center this morning, as he re-announced his decision to seek re-election. Dunno what the big deal is re: a lieutenant governor seeking re-election, other...

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Adam: No More Skate Plaza Events 19 

On his Facebook page, Adam Graves writes that his children "will not be attending anymore Skate Plaza Sorensen fundraisers. We just cannot, as a family with gay friends and family members, support the new owners of Skate Plaza who just wrote this piece to Tony...

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Pastor: Stewart Revives Nat'l Stigma 40 

In recent months, I communicated that our community has been successfully recovering from the reputation of being discriminatory. This terrible attribute was the result of the Aryan Nation and its wickedness toward people of color – an evil that is condemned by all who have...

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Cutline Contest -- 9.19.13 16 

Time 2 Vote ... Bulgarian wrestler Kotooshu, right, throws opponent Myogiryu over the edge of the ring to win their bout on the fourth day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo area in Tokyo on Wednesday. You write the cutline....

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 8.19.13 

5:19 p.m. Noninjury accident reported @ Govt Way/Appleway, CdA. 4:45 p.m. Motorist says white older car weaving @ I-90/MP 5/Spokane, willing to sign complaint. 4:30 p.m. Coeur d'Alene Police Department activities report for Sept. 18-19 here. 4:18 p.m. Male leaves Hunter's restaurant/PF in blue pickup...

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Candidate Fillios Speaks To RRepubs 

Chris Fillios, a candidate for the Coeur d'Alene City Council Seat No. 4, speaks at the weekly luncheon of the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans at Fedora restaurant. Fillios is running against Amy Evans and Jared Festner. (Photo: Duane Rasmussen)

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Pearl Harbor Vets Embrace Teen 

When Isaac Liljenberg came across his brother’s collection of videos about World War II, it sparked an interest in him about those who had served. “I wanted to meet a World War II vet,” said the 16-year-old. “I wanted to interview some people.” A friend...

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Akey Enjoys Simply Being Sports Dad 

He was a gregarious personality on the Washington State and Idaho sidelines, leaping, hugging and chest-bumping with his players for 14 seasons on the Palouse. But now, looking across the field at high school kids, Robb Akey keeps to himself. He doesn’t want to be...

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HBO Blog Roundup -- 9.19.13 

Barefooted last night, Pecky Cox/As the Lake Churns, braved wolves and other creatures of the night to photograph the full moon through the trees near Casa Cox on Priest Lake. Turkey voyeurism/Slight Detour Held hostage again/From A Simple Mind Close encounter of the cougar kind/The...

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Armon Appointed To LCDC Board 42 

The Lake City Development Corporation’s board of commissioners this week welcomed its newest member to the nine-member panel. Mic Armon, a certified financial advisor who served as a North Idaho College trustee for 12 years, was appointed to the volunteer board during the LCDC’s regular...

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Rolling Stone Applauds UI Pep Band 

University of Idaho alumnus Jeff Chambers hadn't even heard the song "Thriftshop" when he was asked last October to arrange it for the pep band. "Truth be told, I'd never heard anything by them," Chambers said of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a recent breakout rap...

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Pick 6: Week's Prep Football Forecast

SWX Director of Sports Sam Adams and Spokesman-Review prep writer Greg Lee make their predictions for Rogers/North Central, Lakeland/Cheney, Pullman/Moscow, Shadle/University, Post Falls/East Valley and Ferris/Gonzaga Prep. Spokane, North Idaho News

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Is Seattle Coach Carroll 9/11 Truther? 

The sit-down between (retired general Peter) Chiarelli and (Seattle coach Pete) Carroll started off normally enough. They talked about the team, and then about head trauma. Chiarelli, who commanded the American forces in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom II, talked about the brain injuries he...

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Raul's Bill Backs Traditional Marriage 17 

Idaho Republican Congressman Raul Labrador on Thursday introduced the bipartisan “Marriage and Religious Freedom Act” to prohibit discrimination in the U.S. tax code against “individuals or institutions that exercise religious conscience regarding marriage as the union of one man and one woman.” As of Thursday’s...

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Washington Battle Looms Over GMOs 

Prepare for an onslaught of ads praising or condemning new labels at the supermarket in a multimillion-dollar battle over genetically modified foods. Campaigns for and against (Washington's) Initiative 522 broke out their first television ads this week in the closely watched fight over efforts to...

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WinCo Needs Few Good Men, Women 

WinCo Foods will hire about 180 people for the supermarket it plans to open in Coeur d'Alene in the first half of November, a company official said Wednesday. Management staff for the store will be made up of individuals who have been transferred from other...

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'Gossips' 

This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows the popular Norman Rockwell masterpiece "The Gossips," which is which is heading for the auction block. It is among seven works by The Saturday Evening Post illustrator going on sale at Sotheby's in New York on Dec. 4....

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.19.13

11:47 a.m. Someone injured in fall at Coeur d'Alene Inn, 506 W. Appleway/CdA. 11:25 a.m. 14YO throwing things at father, punching walls @ 12th/Front, CdA. 11:11 a.m. Diabetic having health issues in 500 block of Appleway, CdA. 10:55 a.m. Someone injured in a fall in...

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CEPartnership Wants Your Comments

The Coeur d’Alene Education Partnership is seeking input from throughout the community as part of its strategic planning process. The local nonprofit, founded in 2012, is gathering information through the use of focus groups and an online survey: www.cdaep.org/survey/ CEP is asking everyone with a...

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Poll: 'Fort Sherman Park' Favored 

Wednesday Poll: A majority of Hucks Nation doesn't like the name change of Fort Sherman Park to Cheamkwet Park. 89 of 167 respondents (53.29%) opposed the name change, which officially took place Wednesday during 80th anniversary ceremonies at North Idaho College. 71 of 167 respondents...

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Actor Pronounces 'Boise' Correctly 10 

Just a few days after taking Boise's Egyptian Theatre by storm for a live streaming event of Sunday's episode of "Breaking Bad," show co-star and Treasure Valley native Aaron Paul appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Paul's appearance is divided into three video segments, shown below....

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CdA Charter Posts Top SAT Scores 14 

A few statistical quirks from Idaho’s second SAT day in April — when 17,306 high school juniors took the college placement exam: The Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy posted the state’s top SAT scores across the board, scoring 588 or above in all three disciplines. The...

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AM Headlines -- 9.19.13 

General William Tecumseh Sherman doesn't look happyhappyhappy in this portrait that hangs in the Powder Magazine, that North Idaho College dedicated Wednesday. Also, NIC renamed the Fort Sherman Park area, behind the SUB that was named after Sherman, Cheamkwet Park, using the Coeur d'Alene Indian...

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Regan Holds To His Version Of Story 11 

In a Coeur d'Alene Press online exchange with HREI director Tom Carter, former Coeur d'Alene school trustee Brent Regan continued to claim that his version of an encounter with human-rights activist Tony Stewart was accurate: Tom Carter: "THE TRUE FACTS OF WHAT WAS SAID FROM...

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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.