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Ring My Belle
Daily musings from Rachel Belle of the Ron and Don Show.
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Sunday, June 29, 2014
Ring My Belle Weekends: Seattle cookbook author Becky Selengut joins Rachel to Discuss Informercials, Hot Dogs & Why She Loathes Food Trends
Rachel visits with a group of moms who have their own unexpected version of Powder Puff Football, plus Rachel breaks down the top 10 highest grossing infomercial products
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Friday, June 27, 2014
Ring My Belle: A New Adult Novel From Judy Blume!
1. If you're ever annoyed by how often the bridges go up in Seattle, this story will explain everything. 2. If you regularly binge watch TV shows, a new study says you're going to die young. 3. A new poll says a shocking number of Americans thing astrology is science. 4. Judy Blume, young adult novel author and hero, is coming out with a new novel for adults!
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Washington's First Cannabis Food Truck Can't Open & You Won't See Edibles in State Run Marijuana Stores Either
The Sammich Truck was planning to sell cannabis infused sandwiches in Black Diamond this weekend, but they hit a snag with the Snohomish County Department of Health. There's a federal law that prohibits people from selling food with marijuana infused in it, which is putting a stop to the entire statewide edibles industry.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Moms Play Full Contact, Tackle Football in Marysville This Friday
After 10 weeks of hard core practice (two hours a night, five nights a week) a group of moms are ready to play full contact football under the Friday night lights. The annual game is a fundraiser for youth sports scholarships.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Ring My Belle: Tiny Lady Superheroes!
1. A four year old Ferndale girl saved the day after her babysitter robbed her house and then put the blame on an innocent neighbor. 2. A new Seth Rogan movie is about assassinating north Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, and apparently the country is super pissed about it. 3. A little girl wrote a letter in crayon to her dad's boss, asking him to give her dad some vacation time for his birthday. 4. A woman found a cry for help in a $10 dress she bought.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Cupcakes & Bacon: Where Do Major Food Trends Start?
A new book called "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy About Cupcakes But Fed Up With Fondue" explores where culinary trends are born and why some of them eventually end.
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Ring My Belle: Edmonds Students Can Kiss birthday Cupcakes Goodbye
1. Starting next year, students in Edmonds will no longer be allowed to bring sweet treats to share on their birthdays. 2. An Asian tourist was rescued from Scotland's highest peak. He was hiking in the snow in flip flops. 3. Singer Lana Del Rey got some choice words from Kurt Cobain's daughter after saying she wishes she was dead in an interview.
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Monday, June 23, 2014
A Seattle Man Will Build You a Tiny House, If He Can Live in it For Six Months
A Seattle man, who decided to quit his job and get rid of all of his bills, including rent, offers up an interesting deal: he'll build an 8x8 structure in your backyard, free of charge, if he can live in it for six months.
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Ring My Belle: The Hot Felon Has A Wife, and She's Not Happy
1. A woman gets held at gunpoint for her car, but the teenagers run away after realizing it's a stick shift. 2. Turns out that gorgeous felon, whose mugshot has gone viral, has a wife. And she's not happy about the women lusting after him. 3. Sting is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, but says he won't share it with his kids.
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Sunday, June 22, 2014
Ring My Belle Weekends: Homeless people and their pets, cooking tips while camping, and a heartwarming story at Children's Hospital
Rachel looks at why pet ownership is quite prevalent amongst the homeless community. Colleen O'Brien of Seattle's Morning News stops by to give her best cooking tips to use while camping during the Summer. Also, a heartwarming story about a couple that was inspired by Russell Wilson.
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Friday, June 20, 2014
Ring My Belle: Local Bookstore Has JK Rowling Book, Amazon Did Not
1. Seattle's Third Place Books hand delivered copies of "The Silkworm" to people's homes, while Amazon refused to do pre-orders. 2. An update on the Starbucks/Arizona State college situation. 3. President Obama and the First Lady want their daughters to work minimum wage jobs. 4. In New York, there is now a ban on tattooing your pet.
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Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sole Obsession: 100 Years of Shoes at Auburn's White River Valley Museum
Did you know the average American woman owns 19 pairs of shoes?Auburn's White River Valley Museum is featuring a collection of shoes from 1910 to 2010, with everything from lace up leather boots to sky high 1970's wedges.
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Ring My Belle: Can Find You a New Mate...Who Looks JUST Like Your Ex
1. A Pike Place Market fish thrower alerted police to a guy who was flashing his junk at tourists. What a hero! 2. is now able to use facial recognition software to find you a mate who looks like your ex. Only costs $5000. 3. Miss reading articles in print? A British start-up will print out online articles on newsprint and mail them to you!
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Inspired by Russell Wilson, a Local Value Village Worker Helps Strangers in Need
A Ron & Don listener, inspired by cause radio and the Seahawks' Russell Wilson, randomly pulled over to help a couple whose car broke down on the side of I-5. He drove them to Seattle Children's Hospital, where they go several times a week to visit their infant daughter, and ended up raising money to get them a new car. It's the first time he's put himself out there like this and he's in awe of the community's kindness and then friendship he was able to form with the couple.
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Homeless & Low Income Get Free Vet Care From Doney Memorial Pet Clinic
For the last 28 years, Seattle's Doney Pet Clinic has been providing vet services to homeless and low-income residents who bring in less than $850 a month. The volunteer vets set up shop twice a month at the Union gospel Mission, and care for about 100 pets a month.
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