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Tacoma artist, Lynn DiNino creates bus-themed art

Tacoma artist, Lynn Di Nino at her studio. Tacoma artist, Lynn Di Nino at her studio.

January 26, 2016 - 7:30 am

People-watching and gazing out the window are common ways to pass time on the bus. Tacoma artist Lynn Di Nino took this to the next level by creating an art exhibit inspired by her 35 mile long Tacoma-Seattle commute consisting of 3-dimensional portraits of bus riders sitting next to photographs, which are real window scenes

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College Affordability In Spotlight Under The Dome In Boise & Olympia

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January 26, 2016 - 7:00 am

By Tom Banse Parents with kids soon heading to a state college or university have reason to pay attention to the legislature this coming month. College affordability is the common purpose, but Washington state and Idaho lawmakers have different ideas for how to get there. Idaho Governor Butch Otter proposes a “tuition lock”… that is

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Top Ten January 18th – January 24th

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January 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm

  1. Aoife O’Donovan  In The Magic Hour  (Yep Roc)
  2. Tedeschi Trucks Band  Let Me Get By  (Fantasy)
  3. Dori Freeman  Dori Freeman  (Unknown Label)
  4. Baaba Maal  The Traveller  (Palm Pictures)
  5. Radio Citizen  The Night & The City  (Sonar Kolletiv)
  6. The Cactus Blossoms  You’re Dreaming  (Red House)
  7. Cicada Rhythm  Cicada Rhythm  (Normaltown)
  8. The Grascals  And Then There’s This…  (Mountain Home)
  9. Charles Lloyd & The Marvels  I Long To See You  (Blue Note)
  10. Grace Love And The True Loves  Grace Love & The True Loves  (Self)

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Snowshoe Hares Predated For Wearing White Out Of Season

Easy pickings? A snowshoe hare in winter coat stands out before the snow falls. Easy pickings? A snowshoe hare in winter coat stands out before the snow falls.

January 25, 2016 - 1:00 am

By Tom Banse A fashion faux pas could be the worst consequence if you wear the wrong color for the season. But a new scientific paper finds much higher stakes when it comes to mismatched coat colors in the animal world. Researchers are studying snowshoe hares in the Northwest against the backdrop of climate change. Professor

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eTown E-chievment award: MAD Friends (Making A Difference)”

January 21, 2016 - 11:16 am

Why My Family Lives Car-free

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January 21, 2016 - 7:00 am

Activist and Bus Chick blogger, Carla Saulter made a choice many years ago to live without a car. It’s a choice she’s happy about. It’s a choice she wishes more people could make. Click here for more.

Win Aurelio Martinez tickets

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January 20, 2016 - 3:42 pm

Win a pair of tickets to see singer-songwriter, guitarist and percussionist, Aurelio Martinez, at Jazz Alley, February 2nd, 7:30pm.

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love, lust, lasagna

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January 19, 2016 - 3:45 pm

91.3 KBCS and the songwriters of Bushwick Book Club present an evening of music and dining inspired by the literary erotica of Anaïs Nin, February 12 – 14 at Café Nordo.

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Bus talk with bus chick, Carla Saulter

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January 19, 2016 - 6:50 am

We unmute the commute with activist and Bus chick blogger, Carla Saulter. Saulter has been living car free since 2003 along with her husband and two children. Carla’s bus chick blog chronicles the ups and downs of public transit. Correspondent Yuko Kodama rode along with Carla, here’s her dispatch. Click here for more.

Top Ten January 11th – January 17th

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January 18, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels  I Long To See You  (Blue Note) Baaba Maal  The Traveller  (Palm Pictures) Luther Dickinson  Blues & Ballads (A Folksinger’s Songbook)  (New West) Aoife O’Donovan  In The Magic Hour  (Yep Roc) Julien Baker  Sprained Ankle  (6131) Karen Gottlieb  Music for Harp  (Innova) Radio Citizen  The Night & The City  (Sonar

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