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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 25 5:30am – This week we get an update on the campaign to a Coal Free Washington from the Sierra Club. Robin Everett is the Lead Organizer and Doug Howell is the Senior Campaign Representative for the Washington chapter of The Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal effort. We learn that Puget …

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How Happy Are You?

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They say happiness is a state of mind. What about the happiest states in the USA? Find our where we rank here in Washington...

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MUSIC NEWS

Tom Petty Is the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year

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Credit: Neal PrestonTom Petty has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and next he’ll receive another prestigious honor, when he’s recognized as the MusiCares Person of the Year. The veteran rocker will be celebrated at a gala event in Los Angeles Friday, February 10, two days before the 59th annual …

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Sing for the Steelers: Styx Performing National Anthem at Pittsburgh’s Home Game This Sunday

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Credit: Rick DiamondStyx has enjoyed a long relationship with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the veteran rockers will continue that partnership this Sunday, October 2, when they perform the national anthem prior at the NFL team’s home game versus the Kansas City Chiefs. The game, which will take place at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, will be televised live on NBC’s Sunday Night …

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Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life” Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

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Motown RecordsOne of Stevie Wonder‘s most celebrated albums, Songs in the Key of Life, turns 40 years old on Wednesday. The 18th album from the decorated artist was released by Motown Records in 1976 and features some of Wonder’s most memorable tracks, including “I Wish,” “Isn’t She Lovely” and “Sir Duke.” In October 1976, Songs in the Key of Life …

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Robert Plant Joins US Tour that Seeks to Raise Awareness of Refugee Crisis

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Credit: Ed MilesLed Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has announced that he will take part in the upcoming Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour, an 11-city U.S. fall trek that will help raise awareness about the worldwide refugee crisis. Plant will appear at the final seven shows of the tour, which kicks off October 6 in Boulder, Colorado, and runs through an …

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The Pretenders Make a “Holy Commotion” with New Video

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Credit: Jill FurmanovskyThe Pretenders have unveiled an official video for “Holy Commotion,” a new song that will be featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Alone. The partly animated clip stars frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and The Black Keys‘ Dan Auerbach, who produced and played multiple instruments on the album. The video, which can be viewed at The Pretenders’ official YouTube channel, …

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