FAA to hire 1,400 Air Traffic Controllers [job link]

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Looking for a career change?  Well the FAA accepting resume’s now and looking to fill approximately 1400 positions across the country.  So, be prepared to re-locate.  Check out the story & median pay (HERE), and link to apply (HERE). The job vacancy announcement for the position of Air Traffic Control Specialist-Trainee is available on USAJobs.gov, the federal government’s official job site.

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REMINDER: August Primary Ballots Due [Drop Box Locations]

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DEADLINE is TODAY! Return your ballot to a ballot drop-off location, no stamp required. Your ballot must be returned to a ballot drop-off location by 8 p.m. election day. Plan ahead to avoid lines. DROP BOX LOCATIONS (HERE)

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Seafair Week: Blue Angels Arrival and Schedule

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YES!  It’s Seafair week and the arrival of the Blue Angels happens today (Monday).  Keep an eye on the sky in the 1pm hour.  And for the rest of the week, check out the schedule (and I90 closures) below or (HERE):  

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WEEKEND: Road Closures & Traffic Alerts

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With plenty going on this weekend, it’s good to know about those schedule road closures so we can plan accordingly.  And yes. we have several this weekend around Seattle. Seattle Area LOOK-AHEAD-CONSTRUCTION (HERE) More on University Bridge Closure (HERE) General and UP-2-Date TRAVEL ALERTS (HERE)

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And the #1 Madonna Song is…

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She’s been breaking boundaries for 3 decades now, and Rolling Stone honor the 2008 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee with her 50 greatest songs.  Which one tops the list?  Find out (HERE)

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In a ‘Deluxe’ Move, Dick’s Drive In to Start Accepting Debit & Credit Cards

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You know the feeling, if you grew up anywhere near one that is.  A fun night with friends, you pull in for that greasy goodness and oh wait!  It’s cash only.  So you scrummage through the car, the seats, the ashtrays, wherever you may find some change. Well great news, as Dick’s Drive In to end it’s ‘CASH ONLY’ policy! …

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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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