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MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017


Americans and guns: It’s really complicated 21 

Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns. Now, a new study shows that the country’s deep political divide is reflected in attitudes toward gun control. The Pew survey released Thursday found a sharp drop in overall support for gun control despite common ground on some key issues.

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Poll: Less likely to fly United 

In the Tuesday poll, a supermajority either won't fly United Airlines at all or are less likely to fly United after a passenger was dragged off a flight in Chicago for refusing to give up a seat. Today's Poll: Did Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins make the right decision to declare for the NBA draft after only one year as a Zag?

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FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

Poll: Keep Scott committee-less 

In the Weekend Wild Card, A near supermajority of Hucks Nation says outspoken Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, shouldn't be given her committee assignments back. Today's Poll: Do you support/oppose President Trump's order that would stop flow of immigrants from Muslim countries?

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FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016

Poll: Council made right decision

In the Thursday poll, a supermajority of Hucks Nation said the Coeur d'Alene council made the right decision in allowing day care licenses to individuals who have person marijuana offenses dating back five years and more. Today's Poll: After Idaho's big win in the Potato Bowl, do you think the Vandal football team belongs in the top FBS division?

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MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016

Poll: We shovel snow

In the weekend Poll, a plurality of Hucks Nation said it still shovels snow by hand to remove it from the driveway and sidewalk. Those who snow-blow snow came in a close second. Today's Poll: Do you know more about the Electoral College now than you did Election Night?

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TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016

Poll: We handed out candy

In the Monday poll, a plurality of Hucks Nation said they celebrated the annual Halloween observance by handing out candy. Today's Poll: Who do you support for Kootenai County sheriff -- Democrat Tina Kunishige or Republican Ben Wolfinger?

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

Poll: Hucks Nation backs Amador

In the Wednesday poll, a solid majority of Hucks Nation said it supports the candidacy of Republican Paul Amador in the House District 4B race. Amador is running against Democrat Tom Hearn. Today's Poll: Who will get your vote in the House District 4A race -- Republican Luke Malek or Democrat Patrick Mitchell?

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Clinton leads in Idaho's 2nd District 

Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton 52 percent to 23 percent with independent Evan McMullin running a distant third at 10 percent, a poll done last weekend by Emerson College showed. But Democrat Hillary Clinton is leading Trump in Idaho's 2nd District, according to the Idaho Statesman.

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016

Poll: Not enthused by Redoubters 

In the Monday poll, Hucks Nation indicated it isn't a fan of the survivalist American Redoubt movement that is beginning to rear its head in the Inland Northwest. Today's Poll: Do you agree with the Spokane council's decision to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day?

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MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

Poll: Most Oppose Traffic Change

Weekend Poll: Hucks Nation strongly opposes the move by the Coeur d'Alene City Council to shut a block of Front Avenue (from 2nd to 3rd) and make a block of 3rd Street (from Front to Sherman) two-way traffic. 144 of 228 respondents (63.16%) oppose the...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

Poll: Luna Will Hire On w/Onliner

Thursday Poll: 39 of 84 respondents (46.43%) say Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna will hire on with a WiFi or online company rather than seek re-election. Another 18 (21.43%) said Luna won't seek re-election. 17 (20.24%) expect him to run for a third term. 10...

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Poll: Woody Can Win Again 

Tuesday Poll: Hucks Nation says incumbent Woody McEvers has a decent chance to win re-election to his Coeur d'Alene City Council seat. But weren't as optimistic re: incumbent Deanna Goodlander (who announced Tuesday afternoon that she wouldn't seek a fifth term. 40 of 148 respondents...

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Poll: Plurality Backs Common Core

Tuesday Poll: A plurality of Hucks Nation supports Common Core standards for Idaho schools. 61 of 123 respondents (49.59%) support the standards, adopted by the Idaho Legislature and supported by Gov. Butch Otter and Superintendent Tom Luna. 29 of 123 respondents (23.58%) oppose Common Core....

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Poll: Kerri Will Be Next PF Mayor 

Wednesday Poll: A large majority of Hucks Nation believes Councilwoman Kerri Thoreson will succeed Clay Larkin as mayor of Post Falls. Kerri announced her decision to run for mayor earlier this week. 91 of 149 respondents (61.07%) say Kerri will be the next mayor. 48...

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Opinion On Supreme Court split 

Ahead of major rulings on gay marriage and voting rights, Americans are split on whether they believe the Supreme Court is doing their job well. Among those surveyed in a CNN/ORC poll released Thursday, 48 percent said they approved of the Supreme Court's handling of...

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MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

Poll: Grievance Won't Get Fair Hearing 

Weekend Poll: 136 of 183 respondents (74.32% don't believe the Coeur d'Alene School Board will give a fair hearing to a parents' complaint re: the board's controversial decision to cut the PYP program at Hayden Meadows Elementary. 31 of 183 respondents (16.94%) believe the trustees...

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Poll: Public Cares More About Ed 

Wednesday Poll: Rank-and-file Idahoans care way more about education than the Idaho Legislature, according to Hucks Nation. 82 of 139 respondents (58.99%) said the public cares more about public education. Only 6 of 139 respondents (4.32%) said legislators care more. 32 of 139 respondents (23.02%)...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012


Poll: 40% Believe In 'Death Panels' 

About four in 10 U.S. adults believe that President Obama's healthcare reform law will create "death panels" to decide patients' fitness for care, according to a new Associated Press-GfK survey. Support for the widely challenged claim has remained steady since 2010, when 39 percent believed...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

Poll: Romney Libya Comments Misfire 24 

Mitt Romney's criticism of President Obama's handling of the attacks on American outposts in the Middle East does not appear to have resonated with voters, according to a new survey released Monday. While 26 percent of Americans approved of Romney's comments critical of the president's...

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Poll: Only 49% Say Obama Christian 28 

Forty-nine percent of voters identify President Obama as a Christian, a new poll says, and the others say that they don't know or that he is a Muslim. "Nearly four years into his presidency the view that Barack Obama is Muslim persists," says the survey...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2012

Poll: R's Oppose Brokered Convention 

A new poll finds most Republican voters opposed to the idea of a brokered convention to select the party's 2012 presidential nominee. A USA Today/Gallup Poll released Monday finds that 66 percent of Republican and GOP-leaning independents surveyed are opposed to a brokered convention and...

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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.