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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, April 30 5:30am – Who is it that touches the lives of our children in profound ways everyday year after year? Teachers! May 1 – 5 is Teacher Appreciation Week and our guest certainly is appreciative of all they do. She is the Principal of Maltby Elementary School in the Monroe …

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Slider Cook-Off (03-25-17)

KIXI came out to the Slider Cook-Off at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma to cheer on the chefs and give our listeners a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card as well as play Plinko! We hope you all walked away with full bellies!

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MUSIC NEWS

Stax Records plans big 60th anniversary celebration

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesLegendary Memphis soul label Stax Records has big plans for its 60th anniversary. Rolling Stone reports that on May 19, Stax, in collaboration with Rhino Entertainment and Concord Music Group, will launch a year-long release campaign dubbed Stax Classics. It will feature new compilations from the likes of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, the Staples Singers, Sam and …

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Listen now: “Wonderful Woman” — Another new Chuck Berry track debuts

DualtoneAnother song from the late Chuck Berry’s final album, Chuck, has debuted. “Wonderful Woman” premiered via The New Yorker website. In addition to Berry’s signature guitar and vocals, the track features a guest appearance from acclaimed Austin, Texas guitarist Gary Clark Jr. Chuck is Berry’s first studio disc since 1979’s Rock It. Eight of the ten tracks were written by …

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ABBA offers deluxe reissue of ‘Gold: Greatest Hits’

Credit: UMeABBA is getting in on the reissue gold rush. The Swedish hitmakers will release a 25th anniversary limited-edition version of their 1992 best-of collection, Gold: Greatest Hits, on June 30. The two-album set will be pressed on heavyweight 180-gram gold-colored vinyl and will also include a card enabling MP3 download of the tracks. Featuring such hits as “Waterloo,” “Dancing …

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Rock Hall Induction Ceremony returns to Cleveland for 2018

Courtesy Rock & Roll Hall of FameThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is located in Cleveland, but the induction ceremony doesn’t always take place there. But it will next year. This morning, the Hall announced that the 33rd annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held April 14, 2018 at Cleveland’s historic Public Hall. The …

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Procol Harum returns with new album, ‘Novum’

Credit: Eagle RecordsFor the first time in 14 years, there’s a new Procol Harum album. Novum, the veteran British progressive rock band’s first new studio album since 2003’s The Well’s on Fire, was released April 21. The group continues to be led by one of its founding members, singer/keyboardist/composer Gary Brooker, who’s been the distinctive voice of Procol Harum since …

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