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YOU could be in the new Star Wars movie! (enter to win)

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It’s true! Who wouldn’t want to be whisked away to the set of Episode VII (currently filming in Dubai), transformed into a real Star Wars character by movie make up artists, and show up in a scene of the new Star Wars movie? It can’t just be me! Any of us could be in the new film, thanks to director ... Read More »

Can you REALLY swim? [info]

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With our warm weather in full swing, there will be a lot of us in the water. So we need to make sure we’re all safe. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. According to a new survey by the American Red Cross, about 80% of adults SAY they can swim, but only 56% of them can actually perform 5 basic ... Read More »

It couldn’t hurt to be a little more like this man (story)

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A man gives to charity. Happens every day, right? Well, how often have you heard of a HOMELESS man giving to charity? A homeless man WORKING to make sure he CAN give to charity, every year? I read this incredibly, heart-warming story from Michael Fox at KIRO TV and just had to share. *** James French is homeless in Seattle, ... Read More »

You GaveBIG!

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Wow, Seattle-Tacoma-Everett area, when you give, you sure give BIG! The Seattle Foundation says their GiveBIG event this year was a HUGE success, raising nearly $13 million in 24 hours for many of our region’s nonprofits – and completely beating the $11 million they raised last year! You can check out the latest GiveBIG totals on The Seattle Foundation’s website. ... Read More »

GiveBIG today!

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So what is GiveBIG and why should you participate? The Seattle Foundation, which promotes the event, says: “GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event, inspiring people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that make our region a healthier and more vital place to live.” In other words, you can give to your favorite charity or choose from 1600 ... Read More »

I can’t stop being NERDY! And now I know why (list)

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Do you enjoy watching the original Star Wars movies over and over, dressing as Princess Leia (or Luke Skywalker) every Halloween and getting your tickets to Emerald City Comicon the moment they’re available? Then you’re a NERD too! And it’s no wonder we like living here – we’re among our people! Washington is ranked SIXTH in the nation for “The Nerdiest States in America,” according ... Read More »

Yes! It’s the 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival! (info)

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Who wouldn’t want to see their favorite sci-fi movie on the big screen again? Well, now’s your chance! The 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival starts Thursday, May 1 thru Monday, May 12, at the Cinerama in downtown Seattle. Featuring more than 30 of the all time sci-fi greats in the last 60 years, like “Aliens” and one of my personal ... Read More »

List of America’s Best Coffee Shops … and only one in Seattle? (list)

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That’s right. The list of “America’s 50 Best Coffee Shops” from The Daily Meal - a website dedicated to “all things food and drink” – was just released. The only coffee shop in Seattle to make it was #7 – Milstead & Co. in Fremont. Maybe the compilers of the list didn’t want to be too obvious? Maybe because Seattle could ... Read More »

Shoreline Teddy Bear Patrol Appearance!

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Thanks to everyone who has joined us at another fantastic WARM 106.9 ‘Teddy Bear Collection’ Event today at the Shoreline Bartell Drugs!  THANK-YOU for your donations here during our Teddy Bear Patrol Month. Special thanks to the Shoreline Community Emergency Response Team for stopping by and helping us collect bears! There’s still time to donate teddy bears to help kids, ... Read More »

Zombies are coming! (info)

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The SyFy Network is about to film the zombie TV series “Z Nation” — in Spokane! Show producers say they like Spokane because of its many locales: desert, fields, mountains, lakes, neighborhoods. That’s perfect for pretending you’re in different cities around the country, running for your life. Can’t you just see zombies overrunning Riverfront Park? SyFy plans to shoot 13 ... Read More »