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More Quakes On The Way? 

I was on vacation in Florida/Georgia last week when the earthquakes hit North Idaho. I've talked to several people about the quakes at a wedding reception Sunday. Some didn't experience anything. One friend from the Garwood area said the sensation he experienced was strange -- and he didn't want to go through it again. More could be on the way.

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Attorney Debunks Sims' Arguments 

Idaho Falls attorney Steve Taggart, in a column in the Idaho Politics Weekly newsletter that’s published by Zions Bank this week, takes on the main arguments raised against SB 1067, the child support enforcement bill, by Reps. Kathy Sims, Ron Nate and Lynn Luker in recent newspaper op-ed pieces.

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CdA Tribe Targets Diabetes

The Coeur d'Alene Indian Tribe is aggressively attacking diabetes through treatment and prevention at its Medical Center in Plummer. The center has about 400 diabetic patients. About 16 percent of American Indians battle diabetes. In a weekend feature, SReporter Scott Maben looks at the work of the tribe in fighting the disease.

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Trib: Labrador Aided, Abetted Mess 

If Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador is not prepared to help the 183,000 children dependent upon the state's now-jeopardized child support enforcement, at least he could keep it to himself. Instead, Labrador is helping his allies in the Idaho Legislature blow up that system. Idaho's Health...

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2 Different Views Of Islam 24 

Two different views of Islam were on display on a single day last week in Idaho, more than 400 miles apart. At one, more than 100 people gathered at the Sandpoint Community Hall to hear anti-Islam speaker Shahram Hadian, who decried Islam as “a culture...

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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.