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Group petitioning to create J.P. Patches license plate
"Ultimately I wanted to do something that would be a tribute to Chris Wedes and Bob Newman because they had a huge influence on many of us when we were kids," said Madsen. "They served as mentors to us, and for many kids that didn't have anyone to ...
Chris Wedes, beloved as 'JP Patches,' dies
Chris Wedes, sidekick Bob Newman, and director Joe Towey created a remarkable world of improvised comedy that enthralled children and, with an occasional wink or double-entendre, let parents in on the backstage hilarity. I knew this day would come, but ...
Saturday celebration to honor life of Chris Wedes, JP Patches star
A public celebration of the life and legacy of Seattle TV clown J.P. Patches, played for more than half a century by Chris Wedes, of Edmonds, will be at 11 a.
From Mount St. Helens to J.P. Patches, reporter Jack Broom reflects on 39
Writing about J.P. Patches united Jack Broom with a childhood hero.
Dick's Drive-In co-founder Dick Spady dies at 92
Dick's Drive-In's namesake and co-founder Dick Spady died Sunday morning of old age. He was 92. Spady first set up shop in 1954, opening a Dick's at Northeast 45th Street in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood.

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