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You absolutely must watch this video before you use fireworks

Despite the record high temperatures and dry conditions, some of you are still considering the use of fireworks this weekend in celebration of Independence Day. Please do so safely and legally. But before you do, you absolutely must watch this demonstration courtesy of the Key Peninsula Fire Department.

Everett homeless awareness plan a complete mistake

While well-intentioned, a homeless advocacy stunt happening right now in Everett is not just unnecessary, but it's potentially dangerous.

King County Executive Dow Constantine preys on our misery

It's still hot and it's going to get worse. It's expected to hit well over 90 degrees this holiday weekend and even though we've poked fun at people who can't deal with the heat over the last couple editions of the Jason Rantz Show, the truth is, I'm mocking myself because I can't handle it. And now politicians are preying on us.

Don't turn on Russell Wilson over contract negotiations

Talking to my friends on the sports side of the building, I'm hearing the 12th Man is starting to turn on Russell Wilson, once thought of as untouchable, because he's asking to be paid what he's worth. This is uncalled for.

Not surprisingly, homeless tent cities won't be where the activists live

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has selected three "preferred sites" for city-regulated tent cities and, not surprisingly, none are near the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Income inequality? No surprises in Seattle

It's no surprise Seattle's economic boom is only benefiting the top 5 percent. Activists pushing for higher wages have brought this upon themselves.

KIRO Radio's Live Heat Wavepocolypsemageddon 2015 coverage

Jason Rantz is joined by KIRO Radio reporters who are on the streets of Western Washington reporting on Heat Wavepocolypsemageddon 2015.

Please stop wearing shorts to work

It's hot in the Pacific Northwest. It will get miserably hot. But I have a request: Stop wearing shorts to work. Yes, I admit it. I am a shorts bigot.

Seattle's talking crosswalks are keeping residents awake

The simple push of a button is the reason some Seattle residents aren't able to sleep at night.

Fact Check: Do rainbow crosswalks break the law? Did they cost tax payers $66,000?

When it was announced that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray spent $66,000 on nearly a dozen rainbow colored crosswalks in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, a number of people had a number of questions. Is this necessary? Was this worth the cost? Did my tax dollars go to this? Is this even legal? I answer the questions.

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