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Former Tacoma ‘Shopping Mall’ Gorilla Dies in Atlanta

A 50-year-old gorilla who became a beloved figure at Zoo Atlanta after spending several decades in a Washington state department store has died, zoo officials said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2012

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Best 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Seattle

While school is out, keeping kids entertained and learning can be a challenge. From Pacific Science Center’s King Tut exhibit to the annual Viking Day festival celebrating the region’s Scandinavian heritage, there is plenty to experience this summer before jumping back into the classroom. Check out these ideas around Seattle for a great day of family fun.

08/17/2012

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Best of This Weekend Around the Sound August 17 – 20

There’s no end of fun and entertainment around Seattle this weekend. Pack up the kids, sunscreen and snacks and head out to Viking Days, a Renaissance Faire, Community Festivals, Railroad Days, the NW Sand Festival and more!

08/15/2012

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Best Spots for Summer Playdates In Seattle

When you just don’t want to host playdates at home and deal with the tornado afterward, Seattle promises options aplenty. Watch the kids grow and develop while they have a blast at these awesome area escapes. Skip the cleanup and the cooped up kids and shoot for one of the best spots for a playdate in Seattle.

07/20/2012

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Snow Leopard Cub Euthanized At Woodland Park Zoo

SEATTLE (AP) — Woodland Park Zoo officials in Seattle say a male snow leopard cub born with multiple severe heart defects has been euthanized while two other siblings have undergone surgery to help correct eyelid […]

CBS Seattle–06/15/2012

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Best Father’s Day Activities for Dads and Kids in Puget Sound

Here are some fun family activities you can all do with Dad (and Grandpa) to help him celebrate his special day on Sunday, June 17!

05/25/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Puget Sound May 11 – 13

There’s no end to the activities going on around the Sound this weekend. With the weather forecast looking spectacular – head out to one of these events for a memorable weekend!

05/11/2012

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Best Mother’s Day Weekend Activities in Puget Sound

Get out with Mom on Mother’s Day weekend and do something fun together. Ride a train, head to the zoo, take a cruise around Lake Washington or do a charity walk!

04/30/2012

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Guide to ZooTunes Summer Concerts at Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo has announced their lineup for the ZooTunes summer concert series 2012. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27.

04/23/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Puget Sound April 20 – 22

Puget Sound is bursting with activities this weekend. From the Opening Day of Seattle Center’s Next 50 celebration, to animals, wine tasting, the Spring Fair, and swimming pool fun. Get the kids and get out to enjoy it!

04/17/2012

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