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Ring My Belle
Daily musings from Rachel Belle of the Ron and Don Show.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Ring My Belle: America's Last True Hermit
1. An update on the Bainbridge woman who was sleeping in a tree to prevent a development from being built. 2. A few teens built an app that's like Yelp for rating police officers. 3. An amazing story from GQ about a hermit who has managed to live alone in the woods, with no human contact, for the past 27 years.
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
hitchBot: The robot that successfully hitchhiked across Canada
Over the past three weeks, a robot named hitchBot has successfully hitchhiked all the way across Canada, from east to west, completely by itself, relying on strangers for rides. It now awaits its professorial creators in Victoria, BC.
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Ring My Belle: A Bainbridge Island Woman Climbs a Tree To Save a forest
1. A 19 year old Bainbridge Island woman takes to a tree to try ad save a forest destined to become a new shopping center. 2. Back to school shopping is on a major decline. Don't people know how fun it is to buy a new lunchbox?????
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Monday, August 18, 2014
From Car to Crockpot: the Ferndale woman who lives in a Seahawks house
A Ferndale, WA woman decided she wanted to go ALL in last season, so she painted her house in Seahawks colors, wrapped her car and decorated the entire interior with Seahawks memorabilia.
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Ring My Belle: Woman steals wine so she can reunite with boyfriend in jail
1. Now that Uber and Lyft ride services are so popular, people say that strangers try and get into their cars when they pull over to park, thinking they're an Uber driver. 2. From KUOW: what's lurking in Lake Washington? 3. A woman steals a bottle of wine, and tells police officers to arrest her, so she can see her boyfriend in jail. 4. Facebook is toying with a "satire" label so people will know what news is real and what is fake.
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Sunday, August 17, 2014
Ring My Belle Weekends: The Seahawks DJ, "I Believe You - It's Not Your Fault" and Talking Sports for Business
Rachel Belle introduces you to the Seahawks personal DJ before sharing a new tool to help you survive a conversation about sports.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Dining Hall Hacks: A Guide To Cooking in a College Dining Hall
"Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks" was written by a recent Dartmouth graduate who grew tired of eating the prepared meals in her school's dining hall. The book teaches you how to create your own meals using the ingredients found in the dining hall, plus a microwave and a toaster oven.
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Ring My Belle: Beefcake yoga designed by a professional WWE wrestler
1. Seattle has lost so many of it's beautiful trees, and the poorer neighborhoods suffer most. 2. The top 10 lowest paying fields to major in in college. 3. A new form of yoga, nicknamed Beefcake Yoga, was started by WWE performer Diamond Dallas Page.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Doug Baldwin & The Seahawks DJ On What Music Amps Up the Team
A huge music fan, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll likes practices and pre-games to be filled with music, funk music if he had it his way. DJ Toby Fresh has been spinning music for the team for the past 10 years, and gives an inside look into the player's favorite songs.
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Ring My Belle: Safeco Field sells better beer than any other MLB stadium
1. Over the last decade, Robin Williams has quietly given more than $50,000 to the West Seattle Food Bank. 2. Safeco sells better beer than any other MLB stadium. 3. The reason shows/movies set in Seattle are rarely filmed here.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Ring My Belle: Suicide Isn't Selfish or Cowardly
1. Is it cowardly or selfish to commit suicide? We don't think so. Also, did Robin Williams commit suicide or did he die of depression? 2. Do you say "um" or "uh?" - apparently it depends on your gender.
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Monday, August 11, 2014
I Believe You | It's Not Your Fault
A few weeks ago, Seattle writer, Lindy West, started the blog "I Believe You | It's Not Your Fault." The blog posts anonymous letters from people who have experienced abuse, but may not have been taken seriously or even believed.
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Ring My Belle: All Americans Deserve Paid Vacation
1. Jenise Wright: We talk to a Seattle family lawyer about the legality of letting a six year old child wander the neighborhood on her own. 2. Hotel.com has started a petition to get all Americans paid vacation time. 3. A Calgary radio station edits all of the songs it plays, down to about two minutes long, so they can play 25 songs an hour.
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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Ring My Belle Weekends: Cohosted with Whitney! A woman finds out she's married to her brother!
Rachel is joined by her new friend Whitney to tackle a number of outrageous stories and later Rachel tells you all about Nibs, the nibberhood cat.
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Friday, August 8, 2014
Ring My Belle: When A Married Couple Discovers They're Brother and Sister
1. An update on Jenise Wright, the 6 year old whose body was found in Bremerton. Can parents have their children taken away if they leave them unsupervised all day? 2. A husband and wife in Brazil learn that they're also brother and sister. 3. To spite an obnoxious, foul mouthed, pie wanting child in a Burger King, a man buys up all the pies so the kid can't have one. 4. A man is arrested for running around a cemetery making "ooooooohh!" ghost noises in mourner's faces.
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