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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 14 5:30am - This week we speak with Kenneth Himma, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy atSeattle Pacific University. Dr. Himma has contributed to a new book titled How To Achieve A Heaven On Earth, 101 insightful essays from the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders, and writers.  Professor Himma’s piece is titled The Obligation ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Bruce Springsteen Returns for 2014 Stand Up for Heroes Benefit

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Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen is returning as the headline performer for this year’s 8th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit concert, taking place Wednesday, November 5 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Joining The Boss for the event are comics Louis C.K., John Oliver and John Mulaney, with “surprise guests” also promised. Stand Up for Heroes, presented by the Bob ... Read More »

Smokey Robinson and Miracles Albums Newly Available on iTunes

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Image Courtesy Autumn de Wilde/Verve RecordsMotown legends Smokey Robinson and the Miracles have 14 titles from their collective catalogs newly available on iTunes. Nine titles, including Greatest Hits from the Beginning and Touch the Sky, will be digitally available for the first time ever. In addition, five additional records previously available digitally will now be available in new Mastered for ... Read More »

Sparse Version of George Harrison’s “Dark Horse” Streaming Online

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Jean-Marie Perier/UMeWith one week to go before the official release of the George Harrison box set collecting all his solo albums for the Beatles‘ Apple label, fans can get a preview by listening to an early acoustic version of his signature song, “Dark Horse,” now streaming online at RollingStone.com. The studio version of the song, originally released in 1974 as ... Read More »

Joey Ramone’s Friends and Family React to U2′s Tribute Song

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Image Courtesy Interscope RecordsFamily and friends of Joey Ramone have nothing but kind words for U2, who honored the late singer with the song “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone),” the lead single from the band’s just-released album, Songs of Innocence. “I’m not sure grateful is the right word, but awestruck is a better description,” Ramone’s brother, Mickey Leigh, told MTV ... Read More »

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