Steve Scher talks to 15-year-old inventor Suman Mulumudi about his new device that turns a smart phone into a digital stethoscope. He designed it with the help of his father Dr. Mahesh Mulumudi, a cardiologist.
Steve Scher talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the British Columbia Legislature's apology to Chinese Canadians. Nearly 100 laws, regulations and policies were passed and implemented from 1871 to the end of WWII that discriminated against Chinese immigrants in Canada.
Steve Scher talks to Michael Farrell, legal manager for the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission, about a settlement they reached with Dr. David Heimbach. The former Harborview doctor was caught lying to California lawmakers on behalf of companies that manufacture flame retardants.
Hieu Phan, 18, is a â€śsneakerheadâ€ť â€“ he collects shoes that are rare and have trading value.
Phan remembers watching reruns of the Olympics with his dad when he was very young. When Michael Jordan was on the bench lacing up his sneakers in the second quarter, his shoes caught Phan's eyes. It was a special moment for him, but not as special as when he finally got his own pair of the same shoes Jordan had been wearing: Air Jordan Olympic 7.
One of the first signs of spring is when the cherry trees bloom at the University of Washington. The iconic trees on the quad have become a symbol of the Universityâ€™s ties to Japan. Yesterday, the University celebrated a gift from Japan â€” 18 new cherry trees to add to the campus.
Ross Reynolds talks to Sue Rahr about the issues women face as leaders of police departments. Rahr was the first woman to become elected as sheriff of King County in 2005 and served in that role until 2012.
On Monday Kathleen O'Toole was picked to be the the first female chief of the Seattle Police Department.
Steve Scher talks with Scott Hamilton, an aviation consultant from the Leeham company, about the European Union's potential challenge to Boeing's tax breaks and what that says about trade rules and international business.
Ross Reynolds talks to John Miller, assistant executive director at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, about how research into risks associated with school sports is changing attitudes and activities in Washington state and beyond.
Steve Scher talks to University of Washington professor John Marzluff as he explains the best practices for dealing with crows during the spring â€śhatching season.â€ť The birds can be particularly protective while their babies are learning to leave the nest.Â