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Seattle singer Mindie Lind on Cripp Culture and why she doesn't need your help

Mindie Lind is the singer of Seattle band Inly, who you might see cruising around town on her skateboard. Born without legs, Mindie is an advocate of Cripp Culture: showing the world that disabled people are about more than just their disability. There's a culture of art, music, design and sexuality that can't be defined by the symbol of the blue guy in the wheelchair.

Seattle's 'James Franco Review' gives all writers celebrity status

Last Spring a prestigious publishing house published a book of poetry by actor James Franco. It was met with mediocre reviews and a ton of publicity. This got a Vashon Island writer thinking: what if everyone could submit their work as James Franco? Would we all have a fair shot at being published? So she created a literary magazine called the James Franco Review.

Don: Queen Anne parents should stop stigmatizing kids in drug and alcohol recovery

After some parents in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood started a movement to stop a plan to open a high school for students recovering from drugs and alcohol across from an elementary school, other people in the neighborhood are speaking up for the kids in recovery saying they should have the space.

Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to send its elephants to another zoo

Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to send its elephants to another zoo Today Woodland Park Zoo announced it would be phasing out it's elephant program, and sending its two Asian elephants to another zoo. But this does not sit well with the elephant advocacy group, Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants. They says the elephants need to go to a sanctuary where they can have room to roam.

Three notorious bikini barista stands in Everett finally close

Three bikini barista stands in Everett busted over a year ago for prostitution have closed.

Seahawks pay a visit to Marysville-Pilchuck High School

Beast Mode might not have much to say to the media, but the Seahawks star running back and several teammates had plenty of words of wisdom and encouragement Tuesday for students and staff at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Two injured in south Tacoma home invasion, rolling gun battle

One person has been shot and deputies are searching for suspects in a home invasion robbery involving the owner of a marijuana dispensary in South Tacoma that culminated with a "rolling gun battle" Tuesday afternoon.

500 women, children are cold and homeless in Seattle, but you can help

Mary's Place, a Seattle non-profit that provides shelter and services for 150 homeless women and a children a day, is trying to raise $250,000 to open a new shelter in time for winter.

Paseo lawsuit: Can undocumented workers sue and win?

Seattle's beloved Paseo abruptly closed yesterday, denying sandwich lovers their cult status, Cuban-style sammies. But then a lawsuit surfaced: four Hispanic, former Paseo employees are suing the owners, saying they weren't paid overtime or given breaks during long shifts. A Seattle lawyer says wage theft is VERY common, but undocumented workers rarely sue out of fear.

Meet Major Scott Smiley, the service member who raised the 12th Man flag

Major Scott Smiley raised the 12th Man at the Seahawks game on Sunday. He will be appearing on The Ron & Don Show Tuesday.

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