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Matter of Opinion archive for May 28, 2008


Chewie briefly dognapped

The bizarre twists never end when it comes to dog-fighting stories. In the case of Spokane's "Great Eight," the recent theft and recovery of three pit bulls for the alleged purpose of fighting has again brought attention to the problem of what to do with...

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Believe it or not

It might be appalling that 10 percent of Americans believe Barack Obama is a Muslim, despite all of the reports to the contrary. Guess those bogus e-mails have an effect.But when you consider what else Americans think, it starts to make sense. Ben Smith at...

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Low turnout, incumbent wins in Idaho

Looks like Rick Currie and Todd Tondee have overcome their challengers in the Idaho primaries for the Kootenai County Commission. S-R's Erica Curless reports here.Also, it looks like what everybody expected: Jim Risch and Larry LaRocco will clash to replace Larry Craig in November.Are you...

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