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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:52:28 +0000The day started with an inauguration viewing event at Town Hall. And Friday night, Seattle was wrapping up with a big protest at Westlake Park and another at the University of Washington . In between ...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:53:46 +0000Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States today. We’re asking you, our listeners, to call in and tell us: What did you hear in his inauguration speech?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:58:51 +0000The handover of presidential power makes us wonder how the new administration will affect our lives. That's especially true for young people.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:18:21 +0000Homeless advocates and two homeless individuals are suing the City of Seattle and the Washington State Department of Transportation over how they treat people's possessions when they clear out homeless encampments.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:13:38 +0000Bill Radke talks with Seattle Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about why she'll skip the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:53:42 +0000Kim Malcolm talks with Cuc Vu about why the city of Seattle is hosting an event on Inauguration Day to provide free legal advice to immigrants and refugees. Vu directs Seattle's Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:49:56 +0000Supervised drug consumption sites have the approval of King County's Board of Health. On Thursday, the board unanimously endorsed the idea, after a task force on heroin recommended it last year.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:11:12 +0000Bill Radke speaks with Seaview resident Nansen Malin about how health insurance motivated her vote for Donald Trump. Rising costs and falling quality led Malin to support the candidate vowing a repeal and replacement of Obamacare. She thinks that the incoming administration is her only hope for relief.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:51:07 +0000We picked the school as our meeting place. Victor has worked as a custodian at this junior high for several years. It’s in a suburb of Seattle, near his home. He also runs a landscaping business on the side. Victor’s also not his real name. We’re using a pseudonym because he’s undocumented.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:12:01 +0000Bill Radke speaks with Seattle-based writer Ijeoma Oluo about why she's not attending or speaking at the Womxn's March in Seattle Friday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:42:04 +0000When Barack Obama began his presidency, Democrats complained that Republicans weren't giving him a chance. Now another new president is being inaugurated and Seattle's new Democratic Congresswoman is skipping it. She'll tell you why. Another way to oppose a presidency is to write a song. We'll play you some local protest music and ask whether protest music matters anymore. And you'll meet the woman the University of Washington calls its highest risk researcher because she's treating people who want to kill themselves. Listen to the full show above or check out a list of our stories.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:36:49 +0000Bill Radke speaks with music critics Charles Cross and Gina Arnold about what makes a good protest song. They also discussed how protest music has changed over the decades.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:25:12 +0000On the eve of the Trump administration, we asked you to write your loved ones. These are those letters.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:31:58 +0000Back in 2005 Seattle announced a 10-year plan to end homelessness. That plan failed . The One Night Count of unsheltered homeless people in King County made in 2006 totaled 1,946. That total increased to 4,505 in 2016. What to do? Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray and San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee grapple with that question on a daily basis. Both are keenly aware of the reality of homelessness, and serious about finding solutions.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:40:20 +0000Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall along the Mexico border has inspired plenty of protest. Including a song by Portland-based musician Kyle Craft, “Before the Wall ." “It's just one big question,” Craft said, asking “what does that wall represent, not only to people inside of it, but outside of it?”
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:26:10 +0000Washington state health officials say artificial turf that contains crumb rubber does not appear to cause cancer. Crum rubber is commonly made from old tires.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:56:26 +0000"The day of the election, I felt like I was not wanted in this country. Period." "Trump actually, I believe, cares about people." "It is real. This is not a nightmare."
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:42:10 +0000Marysville is the fastest growing big city in Western Washington. In part that’s due to people leaving the Seattle housing market to find more affordable housing in a place a commutable distance away.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:14:32 +0000People eating out in King County now have a new way to compare restaurants. King County Public Health began phasing in new food safety rating signs Tuesday. Instead of a pass/fail system or traditional letter grades, you'll start to see emojis hanging in restaurant windows.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:36:28 +0000The global ride-hailing company Uber is suing the city of Seattle. Uber is challenging new city rules that allow for-hire drivers to unionize.