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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A Warning for Pet Owners and Tennis Balls [Kent Police]

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As the Fourth of July approaches, local law enforcement reminds residents to call 911 to report illegal fireworks and homemade items – including tennis ball bombs. In a recent Kent community meeting between residents and police, someone asked, “How do you identify a tennis ball bomb?” Kent police responded: “A tennis ball bomb is very easy to identify. It is …

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You Won’t Believe these 4th of July Food by the Numbers!

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Want some crazy 4th of July food facts?  Well lets just say, a BIG holiday and for us Americans an even BIGGER appetite!  For example, this coming 4th of July weekend we will consume 150 million Hot Dogs, spend $203 million on condiments, $92 million on chips and wait until you see how many pounds of chicken we’ll eat! More …

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The Best ‘Mess’ You’ve Ever Made [kid paint ideas]

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Why not embrace the mess they love to make, and turn it into fun and everlasting art!  It’s Summer, and we make this a fun ‘outdoor’ activity.  The kids will laugh, at the creative ways you encourage the messy (and fun) painting projects found (HERE).

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Hawks Training Camp [registration info]

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he Seattle Seahawks will host 13 training camp practices at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) in Renton beginning Saturday, July 30 and concluding Tuesday, August 16. Registration will open on Thursday, June 30th on first-come, first-served basis, exclusively through this website. There will be a maximum of four (4) registrants per group, and a limit of three (3) practices …

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Richard Sherman’s Celebrity Softball Game for Charity [details]

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Join Richard Sherman and an entourage of local and national celebrities as they take to the diamond to showcase their softball skills for the 4th annual Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game! More than 20,000 fans attended last year’s game, which featured stars including Kobe Bryant, Russell Wilson, and Seattle rapper Macklemore. This event promises to be a fun, family affair …

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Traffic Alerts: Pirates, Pride & President Obama in Seattle


For FRIDAY, early afternoon per the United States Secret Service, vehicle access to the area bounded by Olive St., 7th Avenue, Lenora St and 4th Avenue will be limited to 5th Avenue between Lenora and Virginia and on Stewart between 6th and 7th Avenue.  More on the SPD Blotter (HERE) Commuters are encouraged to use transit or park outside the …

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Keeping Pets Safe During 4th of July [list]

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Did you know that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for Animal Shelters?  Not surpising, and yet heartbreaking. Fireworks and loud noises often frighten pets so much they flee their homes in terror. In fact, animal control officers across the country report a 30 percent increase in lost pets each year between July 4 and July 6—and …

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