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July 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Fly like an eagle? Concert promoters are turkeys

RAVE To the man sitting in front of us at last weekend’s Richard Sherman Celebrity softball game at Safeco Field, who gave my niece a new Richard Sherman sweatshirt. What a pleasant surprise; he really made her day. RANT To the organizers and promoters who oversold the July 19   Journey/Steve Miller concert at White River Amphitheatre,…


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July 21, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Hey DIY’ers, knock it off with the power tools

RAVE To my honest friend who discovered after a recent trip to Costco that she hadn’t been charged for an item in the lower basket and contacted Costco to give them the $17.49 she should have paid. We should all be this honest. RANT To my neighbors and neighborhood landlords with “homeowner projects” that remain in…


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July 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Sunday Rant & Rave: Robinson Cano is a true all-star

Note to Rant&Rave fans: We want to know your rants (or raves — c’mon, there might be something to rave about) related to the I-90 lane closures, which are in effect through July 25. Send yours to; put “I-90” in the subject line. We’ll blog, and put in print, a selection of your responses. RAVE…


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July 18, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Thanks, VA hospital

RAVE To the staff at Seattle’s VA (Veterans Affairs Administration) hospital for their help in making my first appointment go smoothly, including the call a few days before my visit to give directions and parking information; the volunteer staff at the Information Desk who kindly had two high school volunteers guide me to my clinic;…


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