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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, March 26 5:30am – Joining us this week are President Harvey Drake, and Development Associate Rosa Booker from Urban Impact. Urban Impact has been doing great work in the Rainier Valley/Rainier Beach area for 30 years to break the cycle of social, material, and spiritual poverty. Through a number of programs …

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How “Sweet Sixteen” It Is!

Gonzaga will take on West Virginia in the “Sweet 16” round of the NCAA Championship Thursday, March 23rd.  Pre-game at 4:10pm, tip-off at 4:40pm.  Catch all the action and excitement on AM880 and 106.9-FM HD-2.  Regular KIXI programming is available online at www.kixi.com. Last Saturday Gonzaga defeated Northwestern in second round, 79-73 Nigel Williams-Goss led the Zags with 20 points, …

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Bulldogs Headed for 19th Straight NCAA Tournament!

No. 4 Gonzaga beats No. 19 Saint Mary’s 74-56 in WCC final Gonzaga is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the 19th straight season. Nigel Williams-Goss scored 22 points for the Zags   LAS VEGAS (AP) Gonzaga coach Mark Few brought in veteran transfers and one of the best recruiting classes in school history this season, a group that’s been …

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MUSIC NEWS

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers among headliners of 2017 KAABOO Del Mar fest

Credit: Joel BernsteinTom Petty & the Heartbreakers are among the acts set to headline the third annual KAABOO Del Mar festival, taking place September 15-17 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds north of San Diego. While the exact date of the group’s performance hasn’t been announced, it will come nearly a month after the final date on the North American leg …

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Bob Dylan praises Amy Winehouse, Iggy Pop in new interview

Credit: William ClaxtonBob Dylan praises the music of Amy Winehouse and Iggy Pop and talks about a legendary recording session that never was in a wide-ranging interview on his official website. The question-and-answer session with author Bill Flanagan was done in anticipation of Triplicate, the three-disc, 30-track collection of classic American songs Dylan will release March 31. It’s his third …

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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo teaming up with Toto for summer tour

Travis Shinn; Courtesy of TotoTwo major pop-rock acts that emerged during the late ’70s, Pat Benatar and Toto, are joining forces for a summer tour that will take them across North America. So far, only three shows have been announced — August 27 in Los Angeles, September 10 in Peachtree City, Georgia, and September 14 in New York City — …

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Ex-Boston drummer Sib Hashian dead at 67

Boston in 1979; Sib Hashian, center (Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)Former Boston drummer John “Sib” Hashian died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his son, Adam, confirms to ABC Radio. As first reported by TMZ, and confirmed to ABC Radio by Adam, the veteran musician was performing on the Legends of Rock Cruise when he suffered a heart attack …

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