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TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015

Trucker held in rape of boys, abuse 

A long-haul truck driver from Coeur d’Alene who also served as a church youth camp counselor is suspected of raping and abusing underage boys in Spokane and Kootenai counties over the past decade. Kevin G. Sloniker, 30, faces felony charges of rape and lewd conduct involving 2 boys and is a suspect in the sex abuse of at least eight other boys.

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In this March 4, 2015 file photo, a fan eats a hot dog before a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Phoenix. On the eve of the World Series, where hot dogs are a staple in the stands, the World Health Organization on Monday labeled the all-American wiener, bacon and other processed meats as being "carcinogenic to humans." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

WHO: Hot dogs, bacon harmful to health 27 

America’s love affair with savory, cured meats hit a rough patch Monday when a World Health Organization panel declared that processed meats – like ham, hot dogs, bacon and corned beef – cause cancer in humans. Question: Do you ♥ hot dogs, bacon, ham, etc., to much to change your eating ways?

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Iowa Poll: Clinton routing Sanders 

Hillary Clinton has opened up a 41-point lead over Bernie Sanders in Iowa, according to a Monmouth University survey released Tuesday that differs wildly from other polls showing a tighter contest. The Monmouth University survey finds Clinton taking 65 percent support among likely Democratic caucus-goers…

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Election deadlines near 

As the city and fire district elections draw near, the deadlines for early voting in person or by absentee ballot are fast approaching. Voters who want absentee ballots mailed to them need to submit their requests by 5 p.m. Wednesday, and those wanting to vote early in person need to visit the Kootenai County Elections office before Friday.

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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.