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January 26, 2015 at 9:13 AM

Rant&Rave: Let’s leave age out of it

RAVE AND RANT Rave to loyal Seahawks fans who stay for the whole game, no matter the outcome, to support their team. Rant to the fans who leave with 4 minutes left in the game to beat the traffic home — they missed the greatest comeback in playoff history. Go Hawks! RANT To the impatient middle-school…

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January 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Don’t watch porno while riding the bus

RAVE To the young man at Starbucks who bought his morning coffee with a $100 bill and said “pass the rest on till it runs out.” People were so happy and inspired that some contributed to the “pay it forward” spirit and the freebies lasted nearly all day. What a treat! RANT AND RAVE Rant to…

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January 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Rant to thoughtless dog owners in city parks

RAVE AND RANT Rave to the dedicated Seattle Parks Department employees in Volunteer Park who not only keep our crown jewel looking lovely but also do their best to politely address the off-leash-dog problem with owners whose dogs are running loose. A big rant to thoughtless dog owners who ignore the signs posted everywhere and…

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December 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant & Rave: $900 lost and found

RAVE To the U.S. Postal Service delivery person who rang our doorbell and instead of just leaving the package, waited to tell us that package thieves were in the neighborhood and gave us tips to avoid losing future deliveries. What a thoughtful representative of our postal service! RANT AND RAVE Rant to the rude, intoxicated couple…

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December 19, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Bully’s kids are bullies

RAVE To our intrepid recycle guy who, when our steep hill was blocked by trees and power lines, parked his truck and cheerfully walked up our hill to get the bins. When he discovered he’d mistakenly brought down a garbage bin instead, he laughed at himself and trekked back up the hill, down again, back…

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December 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant & Rave: Charged for time spent stuck in parking garage elevator

RAVE To the wonderful people who stopped to assist me after I was hit by a car while crossing a local intersection. I was thrown onto the wet, cold street, where I had to lie until help arrived. Despite holding up traffic during rush hour, drivers and passengers got out of their cars to call…

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