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3:24 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

The New Frontiers In iPhone 6 Technology

Apple the iPhone 6 last week.
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Jeannie Yandel talks with Todd Bishop, co-founder and editor of GeekWire, about Star Trek, Boeing's venture to space and the new iPhone 6. 

3:22 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Bellevue’s Head Planner Says Affordable Housing Challenge Is 'Truly Daunting'

A view of Bellevue from an apartment complex.
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Jeannie Yandel talks with director of Bellevue's planning and community development department, Chris Salamone, about rising rents in Bellevue and the future of housing on the Eastside.

3:22 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Interim Superintendent Aims To Keep Seattle Public Schools On A Steady Course

Marcie Sillman speaks with Seattle Public Schools Interim Superintendent Larry Nyland about the challenges ahead as he takes charge of Seattle Public Schools.

Author Interview
3:22 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Novel Tackles Family's Life With Alzheimer's

Credit Matthew Thomas' book "We Are Not Ourselves."

Marcie Sillman talks to author Matthew Thomas about his first novel "We Are Not Ourselves."

3:21 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

To Combat Rare Respiratory Virus, Use Common Sense

Jeannie Yandel speaks with Dr. Danielle Zerr, head of pediatric infectious diseases at Seattle Children’s Hospital, about how to recognize and prevent enterovirus D68, a rare and potentially severe respiratory virus.

4:45 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Enterovirus Confirmed In Washington State

Marcie Sillman talks with KUOW's Ruby DeLuna about the spread of enterovirus D68 in King County.

United? Kingdom
3:01 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Seattle-Area Scots React To 'No' Vote

Credit Flickr Photo/@PaulDCocker (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman gets reactions from Scottish-born locals  Joyce Denton, David McCann and Andrew McDiarmid after the results of Thursday's referendum on Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom.

Street Performance
2:51 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Seattle Celebrates 40 Years Of Busking Without Getting Busted

A busker in Pike Place Market.
Flickr Photo/Paul Elliott (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Forty years ago, busking, or playing music in the street for money, became legal in Seattle. Now, it's officially "Busking Week" to celebrate, and KUOW caught up with local musician Josh Philpott as he played guitar downtown.

International Politics
2:50 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Congress Approves Sending Arms To Syrian Opposition

Ross Reynolds talks with Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., about his decision to vote for a measure to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight against the militant Islamic State.

Washington State Fair
2:50 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

The History Of The Puyallup Fair (Including Prizes For Hair Pulling)

Flickr Photo/Cheryl Hammond (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Jeannie Yandel speaks with Val Dumond, author of "Doin' the Puyallup," about how the Washington State Fair has changed in the last 114 years.

Port Townsend Film Festival
2:49 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

John Sayles: Indie Filmmaking Before Indie Was Hip

Film director John Sayles is in town with his partner in life and film, Maggie Renzi, ahead of the Port Townsend Film Festival. The two spoke with KUOW’s Marcie Sillman about their unique journey in filmmaking.

Sayles traces his interest in filmmaking back to his childhood. His family would head to a drive-in theater for hours of entertainment.

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Week In Review
2:46 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

The Comings And Goings Of This Week

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  The “Columbus” in Columbus Day is under contention and may be on its way out in favor of “Indigenous Peoples Day.” Seattle-based megachurch Mars Hill has been experiencing an exodus of attendees and has had to close several locations in the wake of recent scandals. Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat is back as a bus rider again after years away, but has found that Metro has changed.

Bill Radke reviews the week’s ins, outs, comings and goings with Joni Balter, C.R. Douglas and Luke Burbank.

Radke In The Morning
8:55 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Is Poetry For People With Short Attention Spans?

Robert Pinsky

CEO Satya Nadella told the Seattle Chamber of Commerce this week that he has a shorter attention span now that he is running Microsoft.

But now that he's busier and his attention span is limited, he has switched to reading poetry, "because it's easier."

What does a poet make of that? Bill Radke asks former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, who is in Seattle for Seattle's Favorite Poems.

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Sexual Consent
3:50 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No'?

Protesters at the 2011 Manchester Slut Walk.
Flickr Photo/Ian Pattison (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Jeannie Yandel talks with David Ward, an attorney at Legal Voice,  and Mary Ellen Stone, executive director of King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, about a movement to shift sexual consent from "no means no" to "yes means yes." 

3:50 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Why Coming Clean Is The Best Political Strategy

Ross Reynolds talks with democratic political consultant Christian Sinderman about King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn's confession of a recent DUI and his drinking problem.