THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

You Survived CAR-Mageddon

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Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct opened early as Bertha successfully munched her way under the aging roadway.  But we still have the fourth worst traffic conditions in the United States.  Remember, you’ll get traffic every 20 minutes during your morning and afternoon commute on KIXI, AM 880, 106.9 FM-HD-2, and online at www.kixi.com.  And anytime you need it, up-to-the-minute traffic information …

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Slider Cook Off (03-26-16)

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KIXI came out to the Slider Cook Off at Tacoma’s Glass Museum to cheer on local top restaurants as they competed for top slider! Attendees sampled each slider and voted on their favorites throughout the night. To burn off those calories, they danced the night away to The Dusty 45s!

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MUSIC NEWS

Stevie Wonder Featured on Powerful New Song by Rapper Common, “Black America Again”

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Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABC; ABC/Fred LeeStevie Wonder lends his vocal talents to the new single by rapper Common, “Black America Again,” which addresses the recent incidences of police violence against members of the African American community. An emotional music video for the song is viewable now on Common’s official YouTube channel. The clip opens with video footage leading up …

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Eric Burdon Set to Roam the US with Latest Herd of Animals

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Credit: Marianna BurdonEric Burdon and the Animals kick off a series of fall U.S. tour dates this Saturday in Stateline, Nevada. The British blues-rock legend recently assembled a new Animals lineup that he says has helped reenergize his recent performances. “We’re very happy with it,” the 75-year-old rocker tells ABC Radio about the band. “They’re much younger guys than me, …

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Keith Richards’ Three-Night UK Television Takeover Begins Friday Evening

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Credit: Mark SeligerThis weekend, Rolling Stones fans in the U.K. will be treated to a unique television event, as Keith Richards will host and curate a three-night programming block on the BBC Four channel. Keith Richards’ Lost Weekend will air from dusk until dawn on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and will feature movies, shows, cartoons and musical performances chosen by …

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Ringo Starr Records New Anthem in Support of the UN’s International Day of Peace

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Credit: Rob ShanahanRingo Starr has teamed up with a variety of musicians to record a new anthem called “Now the Time Has Come” in commemoration of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, which is held annually on September 21. The Beatles legend sings and plays drums on the song, which also features vocal contributions from Men at Work‘s Colin …

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J. Geils Band Founder John Geils Arrested for Allegedly Driving Drunk

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Concord Police Dept.Founding J. Geils Band guitarist John Geils was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the Boston suburb of Concord, Massachusetts, for allegedly driving drunk. Concord police tell ABC News that the 70-year-old musician was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and failure to use care when stopping after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash. According to …

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