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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:30:36 +0000Did Governor Jay Inslee and Bill Bryant change any minds during this week's gubernatorial debate? What are the arguments for and against spending $54 billion on Sound Transit 3? And this week, Seattle teachers, students and parents wore Black Lives Matter shirts to class - what did we learn? Finally, should presidential candidates be doing stand-up comedy?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:24 +0000Amina Ahmed faces an uphill battle on a breezy Saturday morning in a neighborhood straddling Tukwila and SeaTac: She's running a voter registration drive. Ahmed is up against power and influence in American politics. The wealthy have it. And they also vote at much higher rates.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:17:21 +0000By definition, growing pains are the problems that are experienced as something grows larger or more successful -- and there's no doubt that Seattle has been experiencing that in recent years. But has this city really become more successful? And what do these changes mean for young people?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:14:20 +0000Three people were arraigned in Skagit County Superior Court Thursday on charges related to Oct. 11 demonstrations against oil pipelines. A lawyer said two of those people are journalists who did nothing to warrant the criminal charges.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:46:31 +0000According to the 2010 census, Seattle is 69 percent white. That means, if you're reading this, you are most likely a white person. But is that how you see yourself in the world? Aren't you just a human being like everyone else? That line of thinking is deeply rooted in racism, says Robin DiAngelo. She studies whiteness and developed the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative Anti-Racism training. She herself is white.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:33:03 +0000Bill Radke talks with Northwest News Network reporter Anna King about what incumbent Governor Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Bill Bryant sparred over in the third and final debate.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:29:48 +0000Today we have the latest on the presidential campaign with New York Times columnist Tim Egan. Also, local teachers wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts Wednesday, we'll hear teachers and students discussing that. And is that conversation about race enough? Or do white people have to give something up for the cause of racial equity?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:48:57 +0000When I was younger I was open about being adopted. During show-and-tell in preschool, I shared moon cakes with my classmates to celebrate Chinese New Year. My parents were with me to explain to everyone that I was born in China and adopted at 10 months old.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:07:20 +0000When Mark Manuel’s family moved to Washington State in 1991, Bellevue had a certain reputation. “All I can remember about Bellevue growing up was, it’s white and it’s rich, you know, there’s no real reason to go across the bridge,” said Manuel.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:05:34 +0000If you don’t already love Maria Semple’s Seattle-brewed writing, her new work may pull you in. Just one day in the life of protagonist Eleanor Flood will likely leave you wanting more.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:07:13 +0000A lot of claims are floating around in the public relations struggle over the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 proposal that voters will decide Nov. 8. Who's right? This week, ST3 supporter Shefali Ranganathan of Transportation Choices Coalition and detractor Maggie Fimia of Smarter Transit debated on KUOW's "The Record."
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:35:01 +0000Worrying about your kid's social life is part of being a parent. And it’s not always easy. Especially if you are raising a transgender child. In this episode Marlo Mack shares the challenges of finding a play date for her transgender daughter.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:59:35 +0000Election officials are calling it a watershed year for voters in Washington. Roughly 4.2 million people are registered to vote, a record for Washington state. That represents 83 percent of all the people eligible to vote in Washington, according to an outside researcher and the Secretary of State.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:16:51 +0000When she was 10 years old, Alyssa Gaudinier found the spot where her parents hid the alcohol. The moment it touched her lips, she was addicted to that escape.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:49:48 +0000Bill Radke speaks with Tacoma News Tribune columnist Matt Driscoll about the sad story of Tacoma kindergarten teacher Klara Bowman, who became infamous as 'Drunk Teacher.'
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:31:58 +0000Bill Radke talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about what Washington state can learn about British Columbia's carbon tax, and why Palmer was not completely on board with the video love letter some Canadians made for the U.S.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:25:39 +0000Bill Radke speaks with reporter Ann Dornfeld about the 2,000 teachers who wore Black Lives Matter t-shirts to schools Wednesday in both Seattle and the Highline District. Dornfeld discusses the racial equality lesson plans the teachers created and some of the concerns parents had about the day.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:25:13 +0000The woman had been booked into King County Jail for driving with a suspended license. When she appeared between Judge Judith Hightower, she asked her to be released because she had to get home in time for her 10-year-old boy.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:14:31 +0000Seattle public school teachers are wearing black lives matter T-shirts today. Besides the shirts, what's that classroom conversation like? And how should white parents talk to kids about racism? Also, why are there so many rats in Seattle -- a listener asks and we answer. And we'll talk to a Canadian, which feels especially nice this week.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:50:34 +0000Seattle has a rat problem. Households here reported signs of rats at twice the national average, according to the 2013 American Housing survey. That’s meant good business for Adam Truitt, owner of Pest Fighter.