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TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

Gonzaga Drops BYU

Gonzaga's Sam Dower Jr. (35) puts up a shot against BYU's Eric Mika in the first half of the NCAA West Coast Conference tournament championship college basketball game tonight in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Senior Sam Dower Jr. scored 20 points and pulled down...

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R-Minus-3 Wild Card -- 3.11.14

3 Days & Counting (to affiliate with the Republican Party to vote in the closed GOPrimary in May): The time is winding down for partisan Democrats, Libertarians, Constitutionalists to affiliate with the Idaho GOP for the purpose of voting in the likely winner-take-all GOPrimaries this...

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Parting Shot -- 3.11.14

Gonzaga's Lindsay Sherbert battles for a rebound against BYU in the second half of the NCAA West Coast Conference women's tournament championship college basketball game, Tuesday, in Las Vegas. Gonzaga won 71-57. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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Committeeman Wannabes Sign Up 

Candidates are continuing to emerge for Kootenai County GOP Central Committeeman spots. Click here. However, candidates for Kootenai County Courthouse offices are still being shy. Click here. Meanwhile, president Jeff Ward of the Reagan Republicans has joined Don Cheatham in the GOPrimary race for state...

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Sting: Adults Buy Alcohol For Minors 

A weekend investigation by Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control in collaboration with Emmett, Nampa and Caldwell police found that nearly half of 12 adults who were approached agreed to illegally buy alcohol for a minor. However, only a little more than 10 percent of...

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Gay Republican Runs For Idaho Office 14 

When candidate Dom Gelsomino speaks about his views on government, you can understand why he's running as Republican for a House seat in District 18. But there's one thing about Gelsomino that is unique when it comes to Idaho Republicans. "Idaho is in for quite...

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PM Scanner Traffic -- 3.11.14 

Officers investigate scene of fatal head-on crash that occurred on Highway 95 bridge over the Spokane River at 11:22 this morning. ISP identified driver in the fatality here. (KHQ photo: Gabe Cohen) 5:14 p.m. 2-vehicle crash blocking H41/MP 5.4 (Lancaster/Rathdrum); 2 people w/bloody noses, 7YO...

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Cutline Contest -- 3.11.14 

Time 2 Vote ... Dallas Seavey gets a kiss from one of his dogs after winning the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, Tuesday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) Monday Winner -- DFO, with 7 likes:...

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60YO CdA Man Dies In Bridge Wreck 

A 60-year-old Coeur d'Alene man was killed this morning in a head-on collision on the Highway 95 bridge over the Spokane River, on the eastern edge of Coeur d'Alene. According to Idaho State Police reports, Stephen L. Pedersen was northbound in his 1997 Jeep Wrangler...

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PM Headlines -- 3.11.14

Dusten Nohrman, 18, of Spokane descends from a position under the Monroe Street Bridge where he was taking cell phone pictures of the Spokane River runoff at the Lower Falls in downtown Spokane today. Nohrman emailed the photographs to his girlfriend in Federal Way, Wash.,...

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Rusche: Solons Eschew Idaho Values 10 

A message from House Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Lewiston: "No Idaho parent asked me to come to this Legislature and underfund Idaho’s public education system. That, however, is the action endorsed last week by the House of Representatives when the majority party passed a $126...

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Zag Women Win WCC Tournament

Gonzaga's Keani Albanez, right, blocks a shot by BYU's Kim Beeston in the first half of the NCAA West Coast Conference women's tournament championship college basketball game in Las Vegas today. Gonzaga whipped BYU 71-57 to win the WCC tournament and a spot in the...

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Quotable Quote 

Porn star tells me, a newspaper editor, "get a real job" -- City Editor Addy Hatch/SR tweet. DFO: But, but, but ... I thought newspapering was a real job.

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Private School Credit OK'd Again 

The House has voted 46-21 in favor of granting $10 million a year in tax credits for donations to scholarships to private schools, after much debate; similar legislation narrowly passed the House last year, but died in the Senate. HB 507 now moves to the...

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Precinct Officials Get Gun Perk, Too? 38 

JTyler (RE: Just Butch being Butch): A few years ago I had a nice conversation with a very well known Democrat leader locally. She told me she was glad that as a elected committeewoman she was able to carry her gun as she went door...

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Northerner: No One Saw This Coming 

Northerner (RE: Man held in Bonners Ferry bombing, family apologizes): They (parents and family) are more than frustrated. Many in the (Bonners Ferry) community are. Nobody saw this coming. He (Allen Jeffrey Avery, pictured) was a downward spiral for about a year. His parents are...

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Bridge Crash Affects School Traffic

Following message was sent from Coeur d'Alene School District to parents: "Idaho State Patrol is handling a crash on the Spokane River Bridge on Highway 95, at the south city limits of Coeur d'Alene. Both directions of travel are completely blocked. This closure may last...

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2nd Stockton Offspring Celebrates

Laura Stockton, center, gets a hug from teammate Otiona Gildon, standing, during a school assembly Monday to honor the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups girls basketball team for the state tournament win over the weekend in Tacoma. Stockton and Gildon were both first team all-tournament selections. At...

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Twittapocalypse: Twitter Crashes 

Twitter appears to have suffered a site-wide outage that has prevented users from logging into their accounts and blocked access to all public content. Beginning around 11am Pacific Time here at Vulture Annex in San Francisco, Reg hacks began noticing that they were logged out...

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Washington OKs Tanning Booth Ban 

Be prepared for more pale teens, particularly during the winter months in Washington. Most minors would be banned from sessions in tanning booths under a bill receiving final approval in the Legislature this morning. With a 42-6 vote, the Senate agreed with changes to SB...

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WSU Alumna Rocks 'Voice' Audition 

Cierra Mickens (pictured in Twitter photo), 23, a graduate of Washington State University, became a part of Team Shakira last night on Season 6 of the Voice. After a powerhouse cover of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy,” all of the judges, save Adam Levine, turned their chairs...

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Undercover At The Wolf Derby 

The best way to fatally wound a wolf without killing it instantly is to shoot it in the gut, preferably with armor-piercing ammunition. Unlike soft lead-tipped bullets, which mushroom inside the body cavity and kill quickly, heavy-jacketed AP ammo pierces the target and blows out...

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Russia Paralympians Beat USA 2-1 

United States' Nikki Landeros, left, in action with Russia's Vasilii Varlakov, right, during an ice sledge hockey match between United States and Russia at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday. Russia won 2-1.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) Question: I'd watched the Winter Paralympics, if they...

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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.