Ross Reynolds http://kuow.org en The Challenges To Predicting Earthquakes http://kuow.org/post/challenges-predicting-earthquakes <p></p><p>Moments before the magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck central and southern Mexico, people received a text message warning on their phones.</p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with John Vidale, Washington state seismologist and UW professor, about the challenges to predicting earthquakes. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:20:08 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi 32817 at http://kuow.org The Challenges To Predicting Earthquakes Building Seattle's Future Around Transit http://kuow.org/post/building-seattles-future-around-transit <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds speaks with Josh Brower, member of the Seattle Planning Commission, about how the transit focus might affect his neighborhood in Beacon Hill.</p><p>The transit focus is one of the three planning alternatives&nbsp;being considered for&nbsp;<a href="http://2035.seattle.gov/">Seattle 2035</a>. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:19:27 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Posey Gruener 32806 at http://kuow.org Building Seattle's Future Around Transit Does Higher Education Lack Diversity? Western Pres. Says It's A National Problem http://kuow.org/post/does-higher-education-lack-diversity-western-pres-says-its-national-problem <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Western Washington University President Dr. Bruce Shepard about his <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/president/blog/posts/24.shtml">concerns for the lack of diversity</a> at Western and other schools across the country.</p><p>In a recent convocation speech, Shepard sparked a debate over his statement: "If we are as white in 10 years as we are today, Western will have failed as a university." Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:55:03 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Hannah Burn 32732 at http://kuow.org Does Higher Education Lack Diversity? Western Pres. Says It's A National Problem Why The Black Market For Marijuana May Not Go Away http://kuow.org/post/why-black-market-marijuana-may-not-go-away <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Dominic Corva, executive director of <a href="http://cannabisandsocialpolicy.org/">the Center for the Study of Cannabis and Social Policy</a>, about the implications for pot bans and moratoriums in Washington state. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:07:04 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Andy Hurst 32742 at http://kuow.org Why The Black Market For Marijuana May Not Go Away How To Grow An Urban Village In Ballard http://kuow.org/post/how-grow-urban-village-ballard <p></p><p>Seattle is expecting 120,000 new residents over the next 20 years. To guide its growth, the city is currently drawing up a new comprehensive plan called, <a href="http://2035.seattle.gov/">Seattle 2035</a>.</p><p>City officials are seeking public input on the three options on the table: urban centers, urban villages and transit. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:50:02 +0000 Ross Reynolds 32764 at http://kuow.org How To Grow An Urban Village In Ballard Meet The Woman Pushing To Make Restaurant Food Safer In King County http://kuow.org/post/meet-woman-pushing-make-restaurant-food-safer-king-county <p>Ross Reynolds interviews Sarah Schacht, <span style="line-height: 1.5;">who&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">has survived two bouts of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">E.coli,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> her grassroots effort to make restaurant inspection results more public in King County. &nbsp; </span> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:42:58 +0000 Ross Reynolds & David Hyde 32697 at http://kuow.org Meet The Woman Pushing To Make Restaurant Food Safer In King County Why Boeing Is Moving Engineering Jobs Out Of Everett http://kuow.org/post/why-boeing-moving-engineering-jobs-out-everett <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with Seattle Times aerospace reporter <a href="https://twitter.com/dominicgates" target="_blank">Dominic Gates</a> about Boeing moving engineering jobs out of Everett and Washington state. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:04:21 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Christine Streich 32763 at http://kuow.org Why Boeing Is Moving Engineering Jobs Out Of Everett An Ex-Seminarian's Take On Sexual Abuse Scandal http://kuow.org/post/ex-seminarians-take-sexual-abuse-scandal <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds interviews local author Fred Moody about his account of discovering his seminary's sexual abuse past in his book, "Unspeakable Joy."</p><p><em>This interview originally aired on November 18, 2013.</em><br /> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:33:10 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi 24069 at http://kuow.org An Ex-Seminarian's Take On Sexual Abuse Scandal Ken Burns On 'The Greatest Speech In American History' http://kuow.org/post/ken-burns-greatest-speech-american-history <p></p><p></p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with filmmaker Ken Burns about his new documentary, "<a href="http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/the-address/home/">The Address</a>."</p><p>The film captures the story of a <a href="http://www.greenwood.org/">school for boys</a> with learning differences and disabilities in Vermont where the students are encouraged to recite <span class="st">President Abraham Lincoln's </span>Gettysburg Address. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:40:04 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Jason Pagano 32622 at http://kuow.org Ken Burns On 'The Greatest Speech In American History' Would You Accept Money To Quit Your Job? http://kuow.org/post/would-you-accept-money-quit-your-job <p>Ross Reynolds talks with behavioral economist <a href="http://rady.ucsd.edu/faculty/directory/gneezy/">Uri Gneezy </a>about company incentives and why Amazon is implementing the "Pay to Quit" program. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi 32615 at http://kuow.org Would You Accept Money To Quit Your Job? The Political Chess Game Of The $15 Minimum Wage http://kuow.org/post/political-chess-game-15-minimum-wage <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with <a href="https://www.15now.org/" target="_blank">15 Now</a> Campaign Manager Jess Spear about its proposed <a href="http://kuow.org/post/seattles-15-wage-campaign-eyes-ballot">Seattle city charter amendment</a> to change the minimum wage to $15.</p><p>Then, Marcie Sillman&nbsp;checks in with political analyst <a href="http://q13fox.com/bio/c-r-douglas/" target="_blank">C.R. Douglas</a> of Q13 Fox News about the politics behind the $15 minimum wage movement and what we can expect looking forward. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:01:45 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Ross Reynolds & Christine Streich 32608 at http://kuow.org The Political Chess Game Of The $15 Minimum Wage Applying The Urban Center Focus In The University District http://kuow.org/post/applying-urban-center-focus-university-district <p></p><p>Ross Reynolds speaks with <a href="https://depts.washington.edu/history/people/34">Margaret O'Mara</a>, history professor at the University of Washington, about how Seattle's urban center focus might affect the University District. The urban center focus is one of&nbsp;<a href="http://2035.seattle.gov/seattles-planning-alternatives/">three planning alternatives</a>&nbsp;being considered for&nbsp;<a href="http://2035.seattle.gov/">Seattle 2035</a> as the city prepares for population growth over the next 20 years. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:43:41 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Posey Gruener 32811 at http://kuow.org Applying The Urban Center Focus In The University District 'Lack Of Accountability:' An Investigation Into Wrongful Deaths At VA Hospitals http://kuow.org/post/lack-accountability-investigation-wrongful-deaths-va-hospitals <p>Ross Reynolds talks with journalist Aaron Glantz about <a href="http://cironline.org/reports/va-pays-out-200-million-nearly-1000-veterans%E2%80%99-wrongful-deaths-6236">preventable deaths at Veterans Affairs hospitals</a>. Glantz covers veterans and military issues for the <a href="http://cironline.org/">Center for Investigative Reporting</a>. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:14:06 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Andy Hurst 32514 at http://kuow.org 'Lack Of Accountability:' An Investigation Into Wrongful Deaths At VA Hospitals Three Approaches To Seattle's Comprehensive Plan http://kuow.org/post/three-approaches-seattles-comprehensive-plan <p>Ross Reynolds speaks with Tom Hauger, manager of Comprehensive and Regional Planning at the City of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development. Hauger talks about the<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">three planning alternatives</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;being considered for&nbsp;</span><a href="http://2035.seattle.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle 2035.</a> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:30:16 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Posey Gruener 32812 at http://kuow.org Three Approaches To Seattle's Comprehensive Plan 'Disaster Inside Of A Disaster,' The Closure Of Highway 530 http://kuow.org/post/disaster-inside-disaster-closure-highway-530 <p>It's been three weeks since the massive mudslide hit the town of Oso, Wash. The closure of Highway 530 is just one of the many challenges facing the local residents.</p><p>Steve Scher talks with Travis Phelps, spokesman for the Department of Transportation, about the challenges of restoring Highway 530. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:48:44 +0000 Steve Scher, Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi 32387 at http://kuow.org 'Disaster Inside Of A Disaster,' The Closure Of Highway 530