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Would you take lowest bidder to operate on you?

People are pretty comfortable with seeking out the lowest rates or rental cars online, but would you be comfortable picking out your medical provider that way?

John Curley returns to youth coaching with cash in hand

KIRO Radio's John Curley is back for a second stint as a youth football coach. And this time he plans to pay off the kids as well as his scouts.

How KIRO Radio hosts will vote on Seattle's parks proposition

Seattleites are passionate about their parks and Proposition 1 on the August 5 primary ballot has tempers flared, so we asked our local talk show hosts (and one non-resident who's merely dedicated to dissecting local politics) what they think about a Parks District.

$21 million in upaid fines: Seattle City Council closing parking scofflaw loophole

With some parking scofflaws owing the city of Seattle about $21 million in unpaid fines, the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday to close a loophole that's allowed many of them to get away with it.

Rantz: Crack dealer's photos with Seattle officials shouldn't get him less time

A man convicted of selling crack is apparently trying to get shorter time by showing he has friends in high places.

Goofy camaraderie in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is infectious

Not content with its present film-world domination, Marvel on Friday launches yet another comic book franchise, with five more superheroes.

Public pot smoking around kids sparking growing blowback

With so many more people smoking pot in public - even though it's still illegal to do so - there's growing blowback from those who say even though they support legalization, they don't want their kids to have to breathe it.

Should mass transit be free? It's time to stop thinking about dollars and cents

It's near and dear to my heart and my bus riding beliefs: It's a radical argument that says, listen up America it's time to start making mass transit free.

Even visionaries have given up on Seattle monorail, but it's on the ballot in November

For even a typical, idealistic Seattle visionary, voting on yet another monorail proposal is maddening.

Tom Tangney: Pierce County Council resolution to display 'In God We Trust' irrelevant and political

A member of the Pierce County Council is proposing a permanent and prominent display of the national motto "In God We Trust" in the council chambers.

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