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Who is Rachel Belle?
Rachel Belle's "Ring My Belle" segment airs Monday-Friday on The Ron & Don Show. You can hear "Ring My Belle Weekends" Sundays at 3pm. Rachel is a northern California native who loves anything and everything culinary, playing Scrabble, petting cats and performing improv.

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Amtrak's Residency for Writers lets 24 American writers ride the American rails

Amtrak selected 24 writers, out of a pool of 16,000, to do their writing on a cross country train ride. One Seattle writer was selected, and was inspired to write a horror story about a train that kills its passengers.

Sub Pop founder thinks he's found the future of music

Listening to music is a one way street. Yo push 'play' and listen. But a new app called 8Stem, being developed by Bruce Pavitt and Adam Farish, is interactive, and lets the listener take on the role of music producer.

Seattle's 8th Generation is the first Native American company to make traditional blankets

Until now, no traditional blankets tribes purchased were made by native people. A Seattle artist is changing that, while bringing the business home.

UW doctors test a device that keeps donor hearts beating, pumping blood outside of the body

Right now, the only way to transport a donor heart is on ice, but a new system could keep it beating and traveling farther.

Seattle restaurant jumps in to help after deadly Aurora Bridge crash

Thursday night was the first time in Canlis' 65-year history that the restaurant canceled dinner service. Located about 200 feet from the crash site on Seattle's Aurora Bridge, they served food to first responders, cops and journalists, and offered up their restaurant as a home base.

Beautiful food for $4 a day, in a new cookbook for people on food stamps

The author of "Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day" wants to help the 46 million Americans on food stamps eat delicious homemade meals they can afford.

Gluten-fighting pill for Celiac disease is on its way, thanks to UW Medicine researchers

The only treatment available for sufferers of Celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. But UW researchers have may have developed a new solution.

The new Theo Chocolate cookbook: Prepare to drool

Nearly 10 years after Theo Chocolate opened its Fremont factory, it's released a beautiful new cookbook exploring both sweet and savory recipes that all featuring Theo chocolate.

A Victorian era obsessed Port Townsend couple lives as if it's the 1880s

The Chrismans of Port Townsend don't have a cell phone or a driver's license. From ice boxes to clothing, they have adjusted their lives as much as possible to live like it's still the Victorian era.

Seattle sisters launch a homemade space craft to the edge of space

Ten-year-old Rebecca Yeung, and 8-year-old Kimberly launched a homemade weather balloon into space. It reached 78,000 feet, and brought them back video of the blackness of space and more.

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