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Saying It In Public Helps It Become So And Makes It Last

Chances are if you are married and a KIT listener you have been married for a while now.  Think back to those first few years of courtship.  Think you would have shared all the details of those first relationship milestones on Facebook - if it existed at the time?  Maybe not?  Well, they sure are doing it today and according to researchers it pays off in stronger longer relationships.

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Color Me Impressed – Seasons Matter When It Comes To Color

I work with a guy who is color blind.  Believe me, color matters.   Bright bold colors, warm pastels, cool hues of blues.  Color plays an important role in our view of the world.  So, as August chugs along, how might you describe the warm yellow of  summer?

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Get Free Food, Bike Helmets and $1 Backpacks This Saturday at La Casa Hogar’s Community Fiesta

This Saturday (Aug. 8) you can enjoy a fun -- and free! -- fiesta in front of The Seasons Performance Hall in downtown Yakima.

It's La Casa Hogar's annual Community Festival, a back-to-school celebration featuring food, live music, games, free bike helmets, free school supplies -- and kids' backpacks for just $1 each with a gently used trade-in! More than 30 vendors, businesses and agencies will be represented at the carnival-style party, which is cosponsored by the Downtown Yakima Association

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The Top 10 Audiobooks on Audible.com

The Associated Press

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending July 31, 2015:

Fiction

1. Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, narrated by Reese Witherspoon (Harper Audio)

2. The Martian by Andy Weir, narrated by B

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Erin Black Leaves YWCA Directorship For Memorial Foundation

The YWCA Yakima has announced the resignation of Executive Director Erin Black. Ms. Black has accepted a position at the Memorial Foundation, but will work with the YWCA to assist with transition through the end of August

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Hitchhiking Robot to Live Again

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.

HitchBOT's co-creators Frauke Zeller and David Smith said Monday that they've been overwhelmed with support and offers to revive the robot since it was vandalized beyond repair on the streets of Philadelphia on Saturday and they are considering rebuilding it

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Watermelon Contest

HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — It was a spittin' good time in Portland, Oregon. The watermelonseed-spitting contest has returned. Local lawmakers put their expectorating skills to the test, using donated melons from Hermiston

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Ghost Pepper Ice Cream

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — You might scream for this ice cream -- after tasting it. The Ice Cream Store near the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, offers Ghost Pepper Ice Cream. It's spiked with some of the world's hottest chilies along with fiery pepper extracts and sauces

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To React Or Not To React, That Is The Question – Dave’s Diary

Here is a teachable moment about internet “news”, rumors, misinformation and what your responsibility is

In the inner sanctum of the KIT newsroom where we gather to plot out each day’s program we recently got word of a possible HOT talk topic -- the Navy was going to go after Navy Lt

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While Promoting Unity Political Correctness Divides

Where are you at with political correctness? From flags, to lion hunting,  to “ALL lives matter” we have been drinking from the fire hose of political correctness recently.  Does it really serve a purpose?  Does it make us a kinder/gentler people or is it just a new kind of club used to beat the rubes into line?  Our Florida businessman and columnist friend, Tim Bryce, wrote a good piece on political correctness and it deserves your attention.  Thanks Tim, spot on as usual!

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Category: Human Interest, Opinion

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