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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, May 21 5:30am – Komen Puget Sound’s annual Race For The Cure will take place on Sunday, June 4 and on this week’s show we’ll hear about the continued need for funding of both breast cancer research and breast cancer survivor programs. Joining us are Executive Director David Richart, Chair of …

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Slider Cook-Off (03-25-17)

KIXI came out to the Slider Cook-Off at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma to cheer on the chefs and give our listeners a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card as well as play Plinko! We hope you all walked away with full bellies!

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MUSIC NEWS

Watch first-ever official videos for three classic Elton John songs, which premiered today

ABC/Randy HolmesThe recently chosen winning videos of Elton John‘s global competition The Cut, which invited people to create official clips for three of the pop-rock legend’s classic hits — “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man” and “Bennie and the Jets” — premiered Monday during a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival. The music videos also have been posted on Elton’s official …

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Part-Time Doctor? Stevie Wonder receives honorary degree from Yale

ABC/Fred WatkinsCall him Dr. Wonder! Stevie Wonder received an honorary Doctorate of Music on Monday at Yale University’s commencement ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut the Hartford Courant reports. In presenting the degree to the Motown legend, Yale President Peter Salovey gave an introductory speech that cleverly included a variety of references to Wonder songs. “A Rock and Roll Hall of …

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Roger Waters premieres video for melancholy new song, “The Last Refugee”

Credit: Sean EvansA video for a new Roger Waters song titled “The Last Refugee,” from his upcoming solo album Is This the Life We Really Want?, has premiered on the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist’s official VEVO YouTube channel. The clip, which was directed by Waters and his frequent collaborator Sean Evans, focuses on an impoverished woman who apparently has displaced from …

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Diamond ring Elvis Presley wore on his “Aloha from Hawaii” special auctioned for more than $200K

Courtesy of Julien’s AuctionsA horseshoe-shaped diamond ring that Elvis Presley wore during his famous 1973 Aloha from Hawaii television special sold for $204,800 at a music memorabilia auction held Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City. The flashy ring, which features 12 gems, brought in more money than any other item at the “Music Icons” sale, which …

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