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Activists not giving up on Seattle's elephants; disrupt zoo meeting

Activists who pushed for Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to shut down the elephant display are trying to persuade the zoo to move the pachyderms to a sanctuary.

Dori Monson: Phinneywood, get some real monkeys

After hearing about "festive monkeys" arriving in the Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhoods for the holidays, KIRO Radio's Dori Monson was excited.

Dori Monson: I'm finished with downtown Seattle

My heart is a little heavy because the city that I love, the city in which I grew up, the city where I've chosen to raise a family and make my livelihood, it's just done. I'm finished with Seattle.

Turkeys are frying for charity on the KIRO back deck

KIRO Radio's Dori Monson and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick are deep frying turkeys for charity on the back deck.

Sherman, Baldwin mock NFL for 'hypocrisy', Lynch fine

Marshawn Lynch might be a man of few words, but Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had plenty to say Tuesday about the NFL fining Lynch $100,000 last week for refusing to talk to the media.

Dori Monson: Are Metro drivers peeing in seats a real problem or fabrication by union?

Metro was issued a citation by the Department of Labor and Industries last week following complaints of drivers having to relieve themselves in coffee cups, wearing diapers or even losing control of their bladders in their seats. But after hearing about drivers' break schedules, not everyone understands how this can be a real problem.

Video: Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson like you've never seen before

Think you've seen and heard it all from Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson? Think again.

Only in Seattle: Mayor Ed Murray pardons a tofu turkey

On Friday, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a tofu turkey. KIRO Radio's Dori Monson says this would only happen in Seattle.

Man who saved horse racing in Washington stepping away from sport

The man many credit with keeping horse racing alive in Washington is stepping away from the track after 20 years, handing the reins of Emerald Downs over to the Muckleshoot Tribe. Emerald Downs owner Ron Crockett joins The Dori Monson Show for a chat about his experience.

Father wants public's help in keeping drunk driver who killed his son behind bars

A father whose son's life was cut short by a drunk driver wants the public's help to make sure the man responsible serves his full time in prison.

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