Friday, June 11, 2010

MORNING HEADLINES: Big oil keeps on gushing. Lipstick for the national debt? Hey, it's Friday!

Posted on Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:23 AM

An Exxon Valdez every week New estimates peg the gushing crude from BP's broken Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico at 1.7 million gallons a day. The Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons, previously the worst oil spill in American history, but 34th on a worldwide list. (BBC)

BP leak laps into local politics Some state house candidates recalibrate position on offshore drilling in light of massive oil leak catastrophe. (SR)

Ding-dong! It's an idea calling North Idaho Avon lady says buy from her and she will dedicate a percentage of profits to pay down the national debt. Mr. President, are you listening? (KREM)

Idaho Dems meet at casino Yes, we know there is a joke or two lurking in that headline, but you will have to tell them yourselves. The Famous Potato State Democrats meet today and Saturday at the Coeur d'Alene Casino near Worley, (CdA Press)

Legal cloud over asphalt plant Kootenai County Commissioners admit they are stumped in complying with a court order about a temporary permit for an asphalt plant that's trying to move. (CdA Press)

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