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Are Kent speed cameras about the money or the safety?

Two new school zone speed cameras are in place in Kent, after concerns that drivers are speeding around a pair of elementary schools in the district. Do you think two new school zone speed cameras are more about safety or more about funding the city's coffers?

Fact Check: Is Mount McKinley's name change part of a 'bigger plan?'

When we learned this week that President Barack Obama's administration opted to change the name of Mount McKinley to Mount Denali, there was a chorus of collected phony outrage from his political detractors (the ones outside of Ohio, at least). On the Ron and Don Show, Ron offered a theory that this is part of a larger plan to change the names of other places, such as cities or bases. Let's fact check his claims.

Grocery employee punished for protecting himself on Capitol Hill

Mathew Chandler says crazies, drunks and drug users frequent the grocery store he works at almost daily. He recently was suspended for using mace on a man he thought was about to attack him.

WSU students may fail classes for saying 'illegal immigrant'

If you enroll in certain Washington State University courses, some professors may fail you for not complying with their thought policing and censorship.

Hey Eastside, learn from Seattle's mistakes

While some neighbors are complaining of explosive growth in Seattle neighborhoods, people in Tacoma and the Eastside are witnessing how not to repeat our mistakes.

State senator claims women are not equal in Washington

Congratulations, women in this country have come a very long way from a system of sexism and unequal treatment. Or have they?

No, Russell Wilson is not Jesus; just a great, mysterious QB

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the Rolling Stone treatment this week, in a lengthy article that explores, among many things, Wilson's relationship with God and how his personal brand is perceived.

Breastfeeding mom busted while driving on I-5

After a caller tipped off 9-1-1 that a woman was driving northbound in Everett about 7 p.m. with a kid on her lap, nearby trooper Mark Francis tracked the woman down.

Fact Check: Is Tukwila really the 2nd most dangerous city in America?

A provocatively titled article came across the Jason Rantz Show desk this week proclaiming Tukwila to be the "2nd most dangerous city in America." Tukwila? Really?

This is how lazy we've become ... and it's awesome

If you want to fully realize how lazy we've become (which, as a matter of fact, correlates with how technologically advanced and savvy we've become), take a look at a brand new Amazon.com service: Prime Now.

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