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TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016

Arizona best chace for a third-party spoiler

If Hillary Clinton carries Arizona in November, there’s a good chance it won’t be because Democrats on their own have flipped a reliable GOP state they hope to win consistently someday. Instead, Clinton and Democrats may have Gary Johnson to thank. How much on an impact do you think Johnson will have on this election? Cindy

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Adultery still a felony in Idaho 

When allegations erupted this summer that two Idaho lawmakers were caught in an extramarital affair, many supporters were quick to say their actions were a mistake, not a crime. However, in Idaho, adultery has been considered a felony since 1972. Is it time to strike this law from the books? Cindy

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N. Idaho: Golden State hate? 

In this Cda Press letter to the editor, a Californian claims North Idaho is still a haven of hate-- especially if you have California plates on your car. Dunno about that but there sure seems to be a preponderance of women flipping the bird in Cda. Do you hate Californians?

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Cda parking violaters: your time has expired 

It's quite possibly the worst-kept secret in Coeur d'Alene — the city has not been collecting unpaid parking ticket fines. But that could change if the City Council approves a contract Tuesday with a collection agency to recoup some $350,000 in unpaid fines. Apparently, those tickets lacked teeth. Er. You know what I mean. Cindy

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Dane Dugan resigns 

As mentioned here Friday, North Idaho Fair manager Dane Dugan has resigned. Dugan, who held the position for the last four years, has chosen to seek other opportunities, per fair chairman Jerry Johnson. Thoughts? Cindy

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EOB: Crapo, Sturgill filling campaign coffers 

You may not have heard of Jerry Sturgill – few have – but campaign finance reports suggest he’s quite serious about his challenge to longtime Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo. The reports show the Boise businessman and Democratic candidate has raised more than $270,000 for his campaign... How would you rate Sturgill's chances? Cindy

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Little Snowy Top lookout in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness.

Historic Idaho lookout burns 

Officials have confirmed that the historic Little Snowy Top fire lookout in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness was destroyed in a fire Saturday. Gary Weber, assistant Dispatch Center manager for the Idaho Department of Lands, said the fire was first reported Saturday afternoon and was confirmed in the early evening.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016

TGIF Wild Card 9.2.16 16 

Yes. I know I said I retired from blogsitting, but DFO flew the bat signal and old habits die hard. So, I'll see if I remember how to drive this thing while Dave's off doing whatever Dave does on his rare days off.

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"This is their quad, I just drive it," said Brad Sterns of Wardner, Idaho as he rides around town with his dogs Seeker, left, and Gus in Wardner on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Out for a ride

“This is their quad, I just drive it,” said Brad Sterns of Wardner, Idaho as he rides around town with his dogs Seeker, left, and Gus in Wardner on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.

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This is an April 21, 2016 file photo of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, appearing on the NBC “Today” television program, in New York. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)

Melania Trump escort story retracted  

The Daily Mail newspaper and its website retracted a story about Melania Trump on Friday after she filed a lawsuit accusing the Daily Mail Online and a Maryland blogger of falsely accusing her of involvement with an escort agency during her modeling career.

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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.

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