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Attending Requires an Olympic Size Budget $$$ [list]

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The 2016 Rio Olympic Games begin on Aug. 5, with opening and closing ceremonies taking place in Rio’s Maracanã Stadium.  You’d like to go, cheer on all the NW champions we have representing our beautiful state AND country.  Right? About 7.5 million tickets are available for purchase for the Rio Olympic Games. The tickets are for events in various rounds …

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Celebrate Ken Griffey Jr. HALL OF FAME Weekend! [videos]

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Congrats Ken Griffey Jr. on your induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (which takes place on Sunday).  So many great plays and memories… And that one time, when he was known as a rapper…

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Massive Frozen Dinner Recall (P.F. Chang’s) Affects All 50 States

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KING 5 reported this morning: Check your freezer: ConAgra Foods is recalling nearly 200,000 pounds of frozen chicken and beef dinners because they may be contaminated with traces of metal.  More (HERE). Massive P.F. Chang’s recall Huffington Post story (HERE)

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Congrats Breanna Stewart! [video]

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Breanna Stewart (of our very own Seattle STORM) was selected as the Best Female Athlete during ESPN’s annual ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Story source and video acceptance speech (HERE).

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Do We Have Enough ‘Off Leash’ Dog Parks? [video]

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The new ‘People, Dogs and Parks Plan’, just released by the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department isn’t exactly sitting well with dog owners. KING 5 covered the story (HERE).

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Share an Intimate Night with Steven Tyler [Tonight at McCaw Hall)

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“STEVEN TYLER…OUT ON A LIMB” brings the legendary frontman to a series of intimate venues for a once-in-a-lifetime evening with rock royalty. Backed by his Nashville-based band, Loving Mary, the GRAMMY® Award-winning Tyler gets up-close-and-personal like never before as he shares his real-life heartaches, trials, and tribulations from his piano upbringing to worldwide fame and life with his band. Still …

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Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Pink, & More Team Up for Orlando Tribute ‘Hands’ [VIDEO]

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Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Pink and more pop stars teamed up for a moving musical tribute to the 49 people who lost their lives and the 53 injured in the June 12 mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. The all-star ensemble released “Hands,” a song cowritten and coproduced by Justin Tranter, on Wednesday, July 6. …

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7 Best Places for Fried Chicken in Seattle

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We love our fried chicken, and for me Ezell’s has topped that list since that first bite.  I’ve tried to replicate, not even close.  KFC also a guilty pleasure.  Fact is, it’s just hard to find good fried chicken in Seattle, until now.  Here are 7 to check out (HERE).  This list was passed along to me, so we can …

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Well-Seasoned Cast-Iron Pans are the New Broken-In Jeans [Recipes]

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Just the other day, I dug these out of the garage as I recently was given my Grandmother’s set.  I so fondly remember the flat cast-iron she did her pancakes on, so on Sunday that memory was reborn.  There really is a cast-iron difference.  And really, this is the way to perfect fried chicken. Well-seasoned cast-iron pans are the new …

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