SHOW #93 (January 24, 2016)
HOW TO GET THE BEST DEALS ON HOME APPLIANCES. Also: What parents need to know about artificial food dyes and kids, tips on filing this year's FAFSA form for federal student aid, and meet the author of the new book "My Old Dog."

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Center for Science in the Public Interest: Seeing Red: Report Finds FDA Fails to Protect Children in Light of New Evidence on Food Dyes

KOMO News: It's Time to File That Financial Aid Form

KOMO News: Is Brain Training Being Over-Hyped?

Seattle Refined:
My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts. This new book from explains why senior dogs are the best and profiles some of the wonderful people who adopted them from animal shelters across the country.

"My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts," written by Laura T. Coffey and with photographs by Lori Fusaro, is available at bookstores and online at Amazon and BarnesAndNoble.


Join the "Dog Squad," four Seattle-area authors who write about dogs, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle. The Dog Squad includes Coffey, as well as Tracy Weber ("Karma's a Killer"), David R. Gross ("Travels with Charlize"), and Waverly Curtis ("The Silence of the Chihuahuas").



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