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Oldest living orca ‘Granny’ visits NW over Mother’s Day weekend

Killer whale ‘Granny,’ the 103-year-old matriarch of the Southern Resident killer whale community, last week led J-Pod up from California into the Strait of Georgia just in time for Mother’s Day in the Northwest. And at 103 this year, Granny (officially known as J2) is thought to be the oldest living orca whale.

A 77-year-old US man has taken a drastic approach to finding a kidney for his wife, taking to the streets wearing a sandwich board sign pleading for a stranger to donate. Larry Swilling's wife Jimmy Sue was born with only one kidney which started developing problems after she had her first child and is now failing. The South Carolina resident i...

Walt Disney in 1931 at the age of 30. [Courtesy of the Baron Missakian Collection, University of Missouri-Kansas City]

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