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  • Seattle doctors hopeful new treatment can cure childhood cancer
    Kim Shepard | January 13, 2015 1:29 pm
    A team at Seattle Children's Hospital is testing an experimental immunotherapy treatment that shows great promise in the fight against the most common type of childhood cancer.
  • What it's like to be an opposing fan at a Seahawks game at CenturyLink
    Jamie Skorheim | January 13, 2015 12:12 pm
    The 12th Man surely dominates the atmosphere at CenturyLink Field, so how does it feel for fans of the opposing team who have traveled to Seattle?
  • Union appealing after Seattle cop suspended for racial slur
    Brandi Kruse | January 12, 2015 2:02 pm
    A white Seattle police officer was suspended for 15 days without pay after using racially-charged language while pursuing a black domestic violence suspect downtown.
  • Why is no one talking about this Seattle police video?
    Jamie Skorheim | January 09, 2015 12:33 pm
    Seattle police this week released a dash cam video of a gunman firing at officers in South Seattle on New Year's Eve, but Ron & Don wonder why no one is talking about it.
  • UW seismologists prepare for third Beast Quake at CenturyLink Field
    Josh Kerns | January 06, 2015 3:34 pm
    If Marshawn Lynch pulls off another 'Beast Quake' in Saturday's Seahawks' playoff game at CenturyLink Field, University of Washington seismologists will, again, be on hand to make sure they capture it on their sensors.
  • Community rallying around King Donuts owners after attack
    Libby Denkmann | January 06, 2015 12:35 pm
    They survived the killing fields in Cambodia and came to Seattle to make a new life. Now, the community is rallying around the longtime owners of King Donuts in Rainier Beach after they were beaten and robbed Friday night.
  • Old school: Kirkland first graders are using typewriters every day
    Rachel Belle | January 05, 2015 5:47 pm
    Kids in Brad Coulter's first grade class at Kirkland's Lakeview Elementary school go back in time every day for an hour. He has dug up a typewriter for each student in the class, and that's how they complete their daily writing assignments. Mr Coulter says he's not a hipster, the typewriters motivate the kids to write.
  • A Seattle sushi chef brings traditional Japanese New Year cuisine to the PNW
    Rachel Belle | December 31, 2014 5:15 pm
    For Americans, New Year's Eve is the big party. But in Japan it's all about New Year's Day with family and food. People traditionally eat osechi-ryōri, lacquer boxes filled with dozens of small delicacies. In Seattle, chef/owner of Sushi Kappo Tamura, Taichi Kitamura and his crew have been preparing osechi for the last month. He explains the symbolism of the foods inside the lacquer boxes.
  • Seattle's Top Ten Toys chooses crafts and creativity over computers
    Rachel Belle | December 23, 2014 4:12 pm
    There is no "Frozen" merchandise at Top Ten Toys. No video games either. The store specializes in toys that are "Less violent, more educational, more multicultural, less sexist, more environmental, all of that politically correct stuff." We'll tell you the top selling toys of the year, most of them old classics.
  • Injury might be keeping Derrick Coleman on sidelines, but he's still inspiring off the field
    Jamie Skorheim | December 21, 2014 6:36 am
    Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman says it's killing him to sit on the sidelines after being placed on injured reserve following a foot fracture, but the man recognized by many as the first deaf offensive player in the NFL is still inspiring people off the field.
  • To tweet or not to tweet: When is it ok for local government to say no to social media?
    December 16, 2014 5:53 pm
    A Seattle woman, attending King County committee meetings, was told she was no longer allowed to live Tweet the meetings. She feels like her 1st Amendment rights are violated. But the county said they wanted to create a trusting environment where everyone was focused on the task at hand. Just because it is legal and "normal" to post everything to social media, does it mean we should always be allowed to do so?
  • Maybe Marshawn Lynch is just an introvert
    Rachel Belle | December 15, 2014 6:31 pm
    Marshawn Lynch is famous for dodging interviews. He's dodged so many the NFL has fined him $100,000. But what if he's not just trying to rebel or hide from his fans, maybe he's just an introvert who isn't comfortable with public speaking and sharing all of his thoughts and feelings with the world? Susan Cain, the country's leading introvert expert, helps us understand the mind of an introvert.
  • Ron & Don: Protesters demonstrating against police are filling officers' pockets
    Jamie Skorheim | December 11, 2014 11:16 am
    Seattle police announced this week the department has spent $585,000 on covering demonstrations downtown, but KIRO Radio's KIRO Radio's Ron & Don say it's good for officers who want the money.
  • How to save a historic Seattle building from condo fate
    Rachel Belle | December 10, 2014 6:29 pm
    Seattle is the fastest growing city in America, and many of the city's beautiful buildings have been demolished to make room for newer, bigger, modern-looking condo buildings. Here we explore how to save a building by making it a city-approved historic landmark.
  • A Jewish mother & a rabbi ponder: Should Rachel Belle get a Christmas tree?
    Rachel Belle | December 08, 2014 5:54 pm
    Being Jewish, I have never had a Christmas tree, and I never cared or considered getting one. Until two weeks ago, when I saw a snowy tree tied to the top of a car and thought it might be nice. This story is my journey to a decision about whether or not to get a Christmas tree, or as some might call it, a Hanukkah bush. You'll meet my mother, a rabbi and a local Jewish woman who just got her first tree at age 47.

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