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Gary is a Northwest native, born and raised in Seattle, with family roots across Washington, Oregon and Idaho.  At KPLU, he covered education for three years, and spent another three as a news program host, for KPLU's Morning Edition and KPLU's Weekend Edition Saturday. In 2010, he received his Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership (MNPL) from Seattle University.

Gary is on the job at "O Dark Hundred" to bring you the award-winning work of the KPLU News Team online, and working to increase engagement and dialog with our growing digital audience.

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8:05am

Wed December 29, 2010
Transit Links

Puget Sound area transit links

These links to the major Puget Sound area transit agencies provide quick information about services and routes, schedule changes, and severe-weather disruptions and emergency operating information.

Metro Transit

Sound Transit

Pierce County Transit

Community Transit (Snohomish County)

Intercity Transit (Thurston County)

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2:48pm

Thu December 2, 2010
Winter Weather

Skiers and snowboarders digging all the snow

Herald of Everett via YouTube

Maybe you don't ski or snowboard, or even particularly like the snow. But there's so much enjoyment from watching the beautiful images captured by Herald of Everett reporters on Wednesday.  It was opening day at Stevens Pass.

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5:50am

Thu December 2, 2010
News Roundup

Thursday morning's headlines

AP (Elaine Thompson)

A new plan to deal with traffic-jamming snow and ice on the roads, A Fort Lewis-based soldier gets a court martial plea deal, no special session agreement - yet, and Grammy nods for Northwest bands.

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11:22am

Wed December 1, 2010
Higher Education

Cornish College names new president

Flickr photo by Rutlo

Cornish College will welcome its first woman president since the arts school was established by Nellie Cornish in 1914.  Dr. Nancy Uscher will leave her position as provost of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and join the Seattle arts school in August next year.

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6:31am

Wed December 1, 2010
News Roundup

Wednesday morning's headlines

MultifaithWorks.org

Thousands to lose jobless benefits, Tacoma finds limits to saving Old City Hall, and today is World AIDS Day.

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8:24am

Tue November 30, 2010
Other News

Seattle's Neptune Theatre to get renovation, become live performance venue

Wikimedia Commons

The historic Neptune, a 90-year old U District movie palace, will soon be a showcase for live performances. Seattle Theatre Group announced it will take over the Neptune's lease from Landmark Theatres in February. STG plans to do some upgrades, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal:

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7:03am

Tue November 30, 2010
News Roundup

Tuesday morning's headlines

AP (Ted S. Warren)

Worries over Tacoma's historic Old City Hall,  over state pension funds, and a big snowstorm in the Cascades and eastern Washington.

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6:25am

Tue November 30, 2010
Other News

Dog Electrocuted on Seattle Sidewalk

KCPQ TV

Seattle City Light is apologizing to a Queen Anne neighborhood family whose dog was electrocuted Thanksgiving Day while on a walk along a city sidewalk. Lisa McKibben tells KCPQ-TV she wasn't sure what had happened at first:

“I couldn't tell because he was just convulsing so much and just screeching I didn't know what was happening and I was screaming for someone to help me,” said McKibbin.

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3:06pm

Mon November 29, 2010
Holiday Season

Designer Christmas trees duke it out for charity

Erin Hennessey/KPLU

Glamour Barbie dolls, pink poodles, and the fishnet stockinged-leg lamp popularized in the movie A Christmas Story are part of the festive view at Seattle's downtown Westin Hotel.

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6:00am

Mon November 29, 2010
News Roundup

Monday morning's headlines

City of Lakewood, Washington

Honoring the 'Lakewood Four', a fire erupts at a Tumwater business, and signs that donations to nonprofits may be on the rise.

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