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Celebrity Birthday Roll Call! *April 5th* [list & horoscope]

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Rapper and music producer who is one half of the record production duo The Neptunes and the lead vocalist of the hip hop band N.E.R.D. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2014 for penning the song “Happy” for the film Despicable Me 2.  And a favorite VOICE coach:)  Happy Birthday Pharrell Williams!  More celebrity birthdays (HERE). Today’s Horoscope …

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Best ‘Value Colleges’ in WA and OR, According to Forbes [list]

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Picking the right college is hard enough, and we do have amazing choices in Washington and Oregon.  But ‘which’ one is the best value?  Well according to Forbes, the UW tops that list.  In fact it’s 23rd overall in the country. Total annual cost (out of state tuition): $47,817 In-state tuition: $12,394 Average salary after attending: $52,100 (according to Dept. …

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You Scream, I Scream, We ALL Scream for New Snolquamie Ice Cream Custard Flavors:)

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Yes!  The Snohomish-based Snoqualmie Ice Cream has been making frozen custard for about 11 years and recently added six new flavors to its lineup.  Ready for this? Brown Butter Sugar Cookie Blueberry Cardamom Crisp Red Raspberry Cake Spicy Banana Brownie Brown Sugar Cookie Dough Crispy Marshmallow Treat Pints of Snoqualmie Ice Cream’s new custard flavors are on shelves at specialty stores and …

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Celebrity Birthday Roll Call! *April 4th* [list & horoscope

Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey at the Los Angeles Premiere of "Due Date" held at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, United States on October 28, 2010. - Credit: Starfrenzy | BigStockPhoto.com

Actor who began playing Iron Man in the Marvel film series in 2008. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ally McBeal in 2000 and another for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in 2009. He has also starred in such films as Zodiac, Tropic Thunder, Chaplin, and The Judge.  Happy …

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Warm Heart Story: 85 Yr-Old Vet Learns to Tap Dance [video]

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LOVE this!  Just one of those things on his bucket list. From a bad day to dancing, and lesson to all of us that it’s never too late.  Meet ‘Arnie’ the 85 yr (young) Navy Vet as he takes up tap dancing (HERE). Story source KARE 11 (HERE)

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GETTING THERE: 520 Bridge Celebration [and FAQ’s]

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This will take a bit of planning, but will be worth it for this once in a lifetime opportunity:)  All you need to know on ‘getting there’ (HERE). All other FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS and ANSWERS (HERE)  

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Celebrity Birthday Roll Call! *April 1st* [list & horoscope]

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Singer who, in 2009, released the debut album I Dreamed a Dream, which became the UK’s best-selling debut album in history. Happy Birthday Susan Boyle! Check out other birthdays happening this weekend (HERE). Today’s Horoscope for Aries “Take time today to get to know the main authority figure in your life better — put more effort into talking one-on-one to …

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This Delicious Offering is No April Fools!

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Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts at participating stores on Friday in celebration of “The Doughnut Harvest,” an ancient festival where farmers pluck doughnuts from plants after years of careful growing and tending to.  (ha ha, that part likely not real but fun:) So swing by and ask for one today!  (Friday only)

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Show Your True Colors [coloring craze & clubs]

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Can’t get enough of it, and it’s growing like crazy!  Not just in the NW…everywhere!  So much so that recently we reported a shortage of color pencils.  Don’t worry, they will catch up on production soon.  Meanwhile enjoy this st0ry (HERE).   There’s even a Coloring Club FB Page (HERE).  And of course a Seattle Coloring club (HERE).  So sharpen those …

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Celebrity Birthday Roll Call! *March 30th* [list & horoscope

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Rap icon who is credited with bringing rap music to the mainstream with his hit 1990 singles U Can’t Touch This and 2 Legit 2 Quit. He is known for his flashy choreography and Hammer pants. Yup , it’s MC Hammer‘s birthday! It’s also Celine Dion, Eric Clapton and more (HERE). Today’s Horoscope for Aries “Today, starting something new should …

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