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Linda is the morning news anchor and features reporter for KIRO Radio. This is her local news blog, with an emphasis on social media, technology, Northwest companies, education, parenting, and anything else that grabs her attention.

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Twitter's beginning is a story of boozing and backstabbing

The title of Nick Bilton's new book 'Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal' says it all. The Twitter founders' friendships split just like an egg cracking open.

How did a Medina couple get away with alleged bank fraud?

How did Medina couple Michael and Linda Mastro, a classic rags-to-riches story, get away with declaring bankruptcy, owing family and friends $500 million, and escaping to a comfortable life in France?

Seahawks owner Paul Allen's foundation funds TBI research

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has awarded a $2.37 million grant to help Seattle-area researchers investigate the lasting effects of TBI.

Seattle to spend $1 million more on bike-lane design

Seattle's goal is to put all residents within a quarter mile of a bike lane. Part of the way they're doing that is with cycle tracks.

The science of why women are critical of attractive females

A study confirms women can be horribly critical of an attractive female. But why are they that way?

Oak Harbor father who lost three daughters: Love your family

For the first time, the father of twins killed in a crash is talking about the terrible loss and the terrible insult from the driver in custody.

My decision to leave KIRO Radio, my broadcasting home

Although I love my KIRO family, our listeners and my blog readers, I've decided to leave this job and my broadcasting career at the end of this year.

A kinder, gentler Microsoft does away with stack ranking

Microsoft is ending its controversial practice of evaluating employees by "stack ranking" them. Instead, the company says it'll focus on "creativity and teamwork."

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