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    Ron: Considering social justice at my Seattle gas station

    Last night, I witnessed an interaction between a Seattle gas station employee and another customer -- a black man. I'm trying to figure out if this was a biased interaction as I consider social justice more and more.
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    First tiny house installed at South Lake Union encampment

    And so it begins. T first tiny house was installed in the new city-sanctioned, low-barrier lot on Aloha Street in South Lake Union
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    Running through life: A letter to my 8-year-old son

    Don wrote a letter to his son. He starts off: Your dad ran his first marathon in the woods this past weekend at the Redmond Watershed. He continues to note that Hanson's 1997 hit "MMMBop" holds up.
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    Time is our greatest currency; are you wasting it?

    Two times this week I caught myself saying to someone, "Can you believe it's almost September?"
  • 90% of spas and resorts won’t give massages and facials to people touched by cancer

    The nonprofit Wellness for Cancer is on a mission: to train as many of the world's spa practitioners, so they don't turn away those dealing with cancer.
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    Why you should post on social media when you change your mind

    About 14 percent of people have changed their minds because of something they saw on social media. People should start posting about when they have changed their mind.
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    Shower thoughts: Wildfires, Seattle music, and Paul Manafort

    In this edition of Ron Upshaw's Shower Thoughts, he considers all the wildfires and smoke around Seattle, Paul Manafort's legal strategy, and congratulates the new Seattle police chief.
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    Weather expert on wildfires: We did this to ourselves

    The many wildfires burning from California to British Columbia have many causes -- including generations of man-made missteps that have led to the current fiery predicament the West Coast faces.
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    Don O’Neill: I am guilty of bullying

    We let it rip on the radio when it came to Superintendent Nyland and his staff. It wasn’t personal. It had to be done. for the kids at Cleveland High School.
  • Gen. McCaffrey says F-15s were ‘prepared to shoot’ down Richard Russell

    General Barry McCaffrey joined the Ron and Don Show on KIRO Radio to talk about how two F-15's responded so quickly to a stolen plane out of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday.
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