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How can anyone not love Taylor Swift after seeing her with a 7-year-old cancer patient

Watch country songstress Taylor Swift's sweet interaction with a young cancer patient.

Watch: Kid makes most of first appearance on live TV

A young boy approached by a news team really took over the show when asked how he liked a ride at the fair.

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.

Oso property owners defend $85K deal with WSDOT

There were many heroes in the Oso landslide recovery effort, but some property owners painted as villains are finally speaking out.

Man struck trying to videotape lightning: 'I made possibly the world's worst decision'

A man says he can't help but laugh after surviving a lightning strike that hit him while he was standing in the middle of an open field at Green Lake trying to capture the amazing natural phenomena on video Saturday.

Don't worry: Alki showers not as bad as Exxon Valdez disaster

KIRO Radio's Dori Monson thinks people with the City of Seattle might be exaggerating the seriousness of the shower runoff problems at Alki.

Stop knee-jerk cop hate: Seattle police actions seem defensible in Gas Works shooting

There is a knee-jerk hatred of the Seattle Police Department among too many residents of this area. This was illustrated Wednesday by comments in stories regarding Seattle police officers fatally shooting a man in Gas Works Park.

Criminals have taken over Seattle light rail trains

I think I've decided on my next summer adventure series adventure. I've gone skydiving, bungee jumping, paragliding, driven a NASCAR, but this is the most dangerous. I'm thinking about riding Seattle Light Rail and talking on my cell phone at the same time.

Dori Monson: We need a leader to save us from Seattle tunnel big dig nightmare

It was announced this week that there is yet another delay for the Seattle tunnel. This is something that affects everybody who is listening, because everybody in the state is going to be on the hook for this thing.

Why one listener would vote no on new monorail proposal

Proposition 2 is slated to be on Seattle's November ballot and would again establish a new city transportation authority with the power to levy property taxes and license fees as well as issue revenue bonds, in order to study whether a monorail would be feasible in Seattle. But we have at least one listener who won't be going for it.

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