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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Trib: Idaho ♥'s budgeting surpluses 

In his editorial this morning, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune comments that no one should be surprised that Idaho has a surplus again this year. It's intentional. Legislators & Gov. Butch Otter ignore projections and low-ball education spending. This guarantees surpluses for tax cuts to rich friends later.

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Protecting the flag 15 

A law enforcement officer tries extinguish a burning American flag Wednesday in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. (Question: How do you react when you see or hear of someone burning the American flag?)

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Defiant Cruz earns loud boos 39 

Stubbornly undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump on Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, ignoring thunderous boos from furious delegates. (DFO: And this was the guy Idaho Republicans thought was best of the batch?)

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Wolfinger to discuss permitless carry 

Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger will speak today to the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans group about the new permitless carry law and the jail expansion. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. at The Fedora Pub and Grille, 1726 W. Kathleen Ave. The meeting starts at noon

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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.