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TUESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2013

Banned Book Week -- Sept 22-28 

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists,...

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Little Influence Beats Bestiality 

In the tongue-in-cheek "United States of Shame" report, Idaho is known as the state with the least congressional clout, which may surprise some who've seen U.S. Rep Raul Labrador and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch before the nation's cameras fairly often. Also, it might surprise those...

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PFPD Tip: Beware Of Canada Scam 

On its Facebook wall, Post Falls Police Department offers this tip re: another scam: The Post Falls Police Department recently received a report of a local resident victimized by a common international fraud scheme that appears to have originated out of Canada.The victim signed up...

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Idaho Grads Venture Out For College 

Fewer than half of Idaho’s 2012 high school graduates went on to post-secondary education directly after graduation. But those who did fanned out across the country — from Spokane Community College to the University of Florida, and from Middlebury College in Vermont to the University...

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RRepub: We Embrace Who We Are 

ReaganRepub: Reagan Republicans don't do dog and pony shows. KCRR do not summon candidates to phony interviews. No candidates, endorsed or not, were interviewed. Everyone on HBO has to admit they knew who BNI would endorse and everyone knew who KCRR would endorse. In CdA...

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Ex-CHS Vik QB Leads Vandals 

Idaho quarterback Chad Chalich (11), former Coeur d'Alene High Vik star, throws a pass under pressure from Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper (96) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game last Saturday in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare) Question: How many...

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AM Scanner Traffic -- 9.24.13 

11:58 a.m. Vehicles have hit traffic barrels @ e/b I-90/MP 1 (Beck Road), knocking them onto freeway. 11:28 a.m. Suspicious male in camo reported on H3/Willow Creek, Medimont. 11:19 a.m. White Dodge pickup n/b on H41 passing in no-passing zone @ Spirit Lake. 11:16 a.m....

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Poll: Blame R's If Gummint Shuts 

Monday Poll: A majority of Hucks Nation will blame Republicans if the federal government shuts down in 8 days, as a result of House Republican attempts to defund Obamacare. 137 of 248 respondents (55.24%) hold that position. 61 of 248 respondents (24.6%) would blame President...

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BNI: More Balanced Than RRepubs 33 

A news release from Balance North Idaho: The City Council elections are jam packed with some great candidates. We can say that with confidence because we interviewed many of them. We invited everyone, but there were several who opted to not participate in our interview...

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Annotater: You're Not Fair, DFO 15 

Annotater: In the inimitable words of David at the Dentist, Is this real life? DFO, you are quoting scripture, chiding me and judging me as a zealot that is ignoring my own flaws, faults, foibles whilst penning my opinion of others opinions. Yet, nary a...

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AM Headlines -- 9.24.13

Daniel Jolibois, a fisheries technician, releases a cutthroat trout on Friday in Plummer, Idaho. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is working to restore cutthroat populations on its reservation. Becky Kramer SR story here. (SR photo: Tyler Tjomsland) Idaho Records/Sherry Adkins, SR Pot users face unknowns/Adrian Rogers,...

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Deanna: Library Is In Right Place 35 

Deanna Goodlander: Library location, how about the efficiency of having the library located right next to City Hall. How many times does a staff member go next door to the library for a meeting, a repair job (on the computer system.) etc. Before, for any...

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Op-Ed: Obama Consults The Gnomes 

The bad news is that 20 percent of Americans are having difficulty affording food. The worse news is that President Barack Obama is here to help. For approximately the 231st time in his presidency, he'll be "pivoting" to the economy. He's had enough of that...

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Hall: Am I Old Enough For Socialism? 

On two occasions lately, I have rudely challenged the age of female friends, and they both forgave me for my uncouth mistake. In each case, my victims said they were retiring. But they looked so young. I immediately jumped to the conclusion that they were...

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Clark: A Brush With Paranormal 

According to loons who sound off on this radio talk show I listen to every night while brushing my teeth, there’s a very high probability that the planet will explode before you finish reading this … BOOM!!! Sorry. I was just trying to share the...

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Annotater: Conservatives Made CdA 47 

Annotater: It's conservatives that helped make and maintain CdA as the lovely, traditional and quaint town it is. You know... the reason that you liberals came here, while fleeing the "utopias" you have created in such inviting place like most of L.A. county and other...

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Bullets Fly In Coeur d'Alene

An apartment building housing seniors and disabled residents was the surprise target of a drive-by shooting in Coeur d'Alene. A spray of gunfire erupted around 11:45 p.m. Sunday at Coeur d'Alene Manor apartments, unleashed from a vehicle traveling along North Second Street, which runs along...

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Two Popes 

Pope Francis, left, meets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo Saturday, March 23. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has emerged from his self-imposed silence inside the Vatican to publish a lengthy letter to one of Italy's most well-known atheists. In it, he defends his record...

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Church Moving Into Old PF Theater 

After nearly two years of hammering away at a remodel, Summit Northwest Ministries is finally on the verge of moving into the former Post Falls Theater. The Seventh-day Adventist Church is tentatively planning on holding its first service at the site on Saturday, Oct. 26,...

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Lake City Looks Into Future

Item: A look into the future: CDA 2030 Exploration Week starts Oct. 7/Jeff Selle, Coeur d'Alene Press. More Info: A diverse group of community leaders, activists and elected officials are gearing up for what they are calling "CDA 2030 Exploration Week." The weeklong series of...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 23, 2013

Wild Card/Monday -- 9.23.13 11 

We're one week closer to determining who'll run the Circus (Coeur d') Alene for the next four years -- Mary Souza, Frank Orzell, Kathy Sims & Co. or the Balance North Idaho candidates. Should be interesting times, no matter who follows in Mayor Sandi Bloem's...

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Parting Shot -- 9.23.13

Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler pretend to stumble as they approach the stage to present the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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Total Rewind 13 

On his Facebook wall, Kevin Richert of The EDge posts: "It took all summer, but I finally caught up on Breaking Bad and could actually watch last night's gut-wrenching episode with Chris and Taylor. Now that I've done this, I'm in the market for a...

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NIC No Longer Tobacco Free 60 

NIC is no longer an entirely tobacco-free campus. “There’s a compromise,” said Dean of Students and Director of Health Services Linda Michals. “We’ve created some smoking areas for people to be able to smoke.” Alex Harris, director of student development, said the large number of...

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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.

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