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Wednesday, October 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Letter Invites Nuxoll To Temple 

In a letter to the SR, Mary Nabor of Spokane invites Idaho Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, to the Spokane Buddhist Temple "so that she could experience how devout and hardworking our little Buddhist community is." Nuxoll refused to be present at the state of a Senate session this year because a Hindu chaplain offered a prayer ...

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Lab Tests Game-Changing Battery

If Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories’ manufacturing plant loses power during an outage, the company can turn to huge batteries on its campus for electricity. The batteries could supply enough power to run most of the factory’s operations for about three hours -- and are considered game changers.

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'Religious Freedom' Laws Modified 

The governors of Arkansas and Indiana on Thursday quickly signed revised versions of their respective “religious freedom” laws, hoping to quell a national uproar that united business leaders and gay rights activists who fought the measures as potentially discriminatory. Proponents of the laws argued that...

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Edit: North Idaho Gets Crisis Center

In an editorial this morning, the Coeur d'Alene Press applauds the vote by the Idaho Legislature in favor of a mental health crisis center in North Idaho. The Press mentions that three Kootenai County legislators voted against this worthy project. But doesn't name them. Huckleberries does. See below.

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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.