July 4th http://www.kplu.org en Go Fourth And Have Fun Today! Here's How http://www.kplu.org/post/go-fourth-and-have-fun-today-heres-how <p>In honor of American independence, we’ve taken the liberty (sorry) of putting together this list of things to do this Fourth of July. The list is, by no means, comprehensive. If you know of a celebration we missed, please let us know in the comment section below.</p><p><b>Seattle</b></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Ed Ronco 17567 at http://www.kplu.org Go Fourth And Have Fun Today! Here's How Tacoma man the reason we stand for Star Spangled Banner http://www.kplu.org/post/tacoma-icon-reason-we-stand-star-spangled-banner <p></p><p>It seems as much a part of a trip to the ballpark as eating hotdogs.</p><p>But, when you hear the announcer say, "Ladies and gentlemen, please rise and remove your caps for the singing of the national anthem," do you ever wonder why you're standing?</p><p>As we discovered, you'll find the answer on an obscure plaque in the city of Tacoma. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:01:45 +0000 Paula Wissel 9256 at http://www.kplu.org Tacoma man the reason we stand for Star Spangled Banner Ahead: Temps in the 90s, then a pleasant Fourth of July http://www.kplu.org/post/ahead-temps-90s-then-pleasant-fourth-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Expect progressively warmer weather over the weekend and through Tuesday, says KPLU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> weather expert Cliff Mass.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mass, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington, says the heat wave hitting the western U.S. is heading our way.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He expects highs around 90 on Monday and Tuesday from Seattle to Bellingham, and temperatures in the lower </span>90s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the south Sound.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:32:20 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9200 at http://www.kplu.org Ahead: Temps in the 90s, then a pleasant Fourth of July Fourth is the right time for - Yankee Doodle Dandies http://www.kplu.org/post/fourth-right-time-yankee-doodle-dandies <p>For the Fourth of July, we cover our Top Ten Patriotic Songs of All Time, ever, at least &#39;til next year. And it&rsquo;s amazing what you can find when you dare to look beneath the surface&hellip;</p><p>For a grab bag of irony, it&rsquo;s hard to top <strong>&ldquo;God Bless America.&quot;</strong></p><p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 1964 at http://www.kplu.org Fourth is the right time for - Yankee Doodle Dandies