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Repairing tiny, broken hearts

Hundreds of newborn babies with heart defects are about to take part in research headed by Seattle Children's Hospital that could change the way young cardiac patients are treated in the future.

Ron: Marshawn Lynch's lack of interest in fame is refreshing

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch gave a very rare 10-minute interview to 710 ESPN Seattle's "The Barbershop" on Monday. Listening to Lynch's comments about his shyness in the media, KIRO Radio's Ron Upshaw reflected on how rare it is in this day and age for someone to not be interested in fame.

Downtown Seattle hotel manager pushes for no-panhandling zone

A Seattle hotelier is pushing for a no-panhandling zone after being attacked downtown for the second time.

Using the 12th Man spirit to save lives in Zambia

World Vision is hoping "Flash Philanthropy" and the spirit of the 12th Man will help complete desperately needed medical facilities in Zambia.

Should Seattle Reign, Nike consider dropping Hope Solo over domestic violence charges?

While no Seattle football players have come up in the recent public debates about athletes and domestic violence, the Washington Post brought a Seattle soccer player into the conversation last week.

Spike in crime brings renewed focus to Capitol Hill

One of Seattle's most unique and vibrant communities has become the focus in recent weeks of increased efforts to combat a spike in violent crime.

Update: McKenzie making big improvements

McKenzie Harris couldn't feel her limbs after a New Year's Day car crash, but now this little girl is starting to move them on her own. And, just in time for her birthday!

Richard Sherman's post-game silence draws criticism

For a guy who never lacks for something to say, the Seahawks Richard Sherman was uncharacteristically silent after Sunday's surprising loss to San Diego. And a lot of people are upset about it.

Seattle astronomer discovers four planets before she turns 30

Seattle astronomer, and NASA Carl Sagan fellow, Sarah Ballard talks about how she discovered four planets before she turned 30. She also discusses the recipe for getting more women to work in the sciences.

Domestic violence survivor understands why Ray Rice's wife defends him

One day after new video surfaced of NFL star Ray Rice knocking out his wife in a hotel elevator, many people are questioning how Janay Rice could defend her husband.

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