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Amina Al-Sadi

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Marcie Sillman and chef Thierry Rautureau tackle the KUOW break-room fridge challenge to figure out what to make for lunch.

Inside Everett's Boeing factory.
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Marcie Sillman discusses the states bidding for the Boeing 777x with the Daily Herald reporter Dan Catchpole.

Courtesy of Digital Activism Research Project

Ross Reynolds talks to Dr. Philip Howard, leader of the Digital Activism Research Project at the University of Washington, about his research on digital activist.

Boeing’s Shared Services Group (SSG) is set to move to the southwest state by 2020.
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Marcie Sillman talks with The Seattle Times' aerospace reporter Dominic Gates about Boeing's "must haves" and "would likes" from the cities vying for the 777x production site.

From Ellen Forney's Facebook page, University of Washington

Marcie Silman discusses the art of storytelling with University of Washington geologist David Montgomery and Ellen Forney, cartoonist and author of "Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me."

The Fight Against Junk Mail

Dec 5, 2013
From Wikipedia.

Steve Scher talks to Alan Durning, the executive director and founder of Sightline Institution, about his crusade against junk mail. He wrote a blog post detailing his quest called "Going Postal 2013."

Deborah Solomon's book "American Mirror."

Ross Reynolds talks with author Deborah Solomon about her book "American Mirror: The Life And Art Of Norman Rockwell."

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Marcie Sillman talks with Steven Pifer, former ambassador to Ukraine and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the recent political demonstrations in Ukraine.

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Monday, November 18

Listener Willy recorded the sound of leaves rustling to the delight of Willy's one-year-old son. One evening while on a walk Willy discovered that shaking various trees caused his son to laugh louder then he ever has before.

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Marcie Sillman talks with food writer Sara Dickerman about making gravy and how to work with the labels on your turkey.

Interfaith Amigos
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Marcie Sillman sits down the day before Thanksgiving to ponder what it means to give thanks with The Interfaith Amigos: Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon.

David and Tom Kelley's book "Creative Confidence."

Ross Reynolds talks with brothers David and Tom Kelley about the importance of creativity. The brothers run the design firm IDEO and wrote a book titled: "Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us."

Boeing handout.

Ross Reynolds and Steve Scher interview Huntsville, Ala., Mayor Tommy Battle and aviation reporter Daniel McCoy of the Wichita Business Journal about what their states are offering the Boeing company in exchange for the 777x.

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Ross Reynolds talks to Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution and co-director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, about how cities are becoming a fix to the economy and to politics.

Ross Reynolds discusses the latest news out of Congress with Andrea Seabrook, host of DecodeDC and former NPR congressional reporter.

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What interesting sounds do you hear throughout your day? Our days are full of sounds of bus engines, computer keyboards, birds chirping and leaves crunching. Our listeners record 30 seconds of an interesting sound they encounter. Write a short story and sent your recording to The Record.

Tuesday, November 12

Listener Heather recorded the squeaky footman of her Lendrum Double Treadle spinning wheel named Charybdis.

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Steve Scher talks with columnist Vaughn Palmer of the Vancouver Sun about the Toronto City Council's vote to strip mayor Rob Ford of his powers.

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Ross Reynolds talks with Bill Hennigan,  aerospace reporter for the Los Angeles Times, and Andy Owens, managing editor of the South Carolina Business Journal, about bringing the 777x to South Carolina.

Inside Everett's Boeing factory.
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Ross Reynolds talks with Gary Chaison, professor of industrial relations at Clark University, about how the Boeing machinist vote will affect the future of labor negotiations in Washington and across the country.

Micrsoft technology
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Ross Reynolds speaks with Dr. Tahira Probst about the controversial practice of "stack ranking" (which Microsoft announced it will do away with) and other employee evaluation methods. She is a professor of psychology and the interim Assistant Vice Chancellor Of Academic Affairs at Washington State University- Vancouver.

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Ross Reynolds interviewed Brooke Gladstone, host and managing editor of WNYC’s On The Media, about a new project that is using listeners to take on a very big task: holding the Department of Homeland Security accountable for its policies and practices.

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Marcie Sillman talks with James Coomarasamy, host of BBC's Newshour and former Moscow correspondent, about the domestic situation within Russia ahead of the Sochi Olympics, including growing opposition to President Putin.

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Marcie Sillman speaks with King County Executive Dow Constantine about how the county hopes to address transportation funding in light of the state legislature not taking up a transportation package before closing the special session over the weekend.

Marcie Sillman interviews Kenneth Pollack, senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brooking Institute, about the status of a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program between the US, Great Britain, France, Russia, China, Germany and Iran.

Noam Chomsky and Andre Vltchek's book "On Western Terrorism."

Ross Reynolds interview author Noam Chomsky about his latest book co-written with Andre Vltchek called "On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Attacks."

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Ross Reynolds interviews reporter Ben Markus of Colorado Public Radio about Colorado proposition that would help answer a question that both Colorado and Washington state have been struggling with: How do you tax and regulate recreational marijuana?

Monday, October 28

We know now that the Boston Red Sox won the world series, but Monday we were only four games in. Listener Taffy was lucky enough to score tickets to the first game. It's tradition for Red Sox fans to sing "Sweet Caroline" during the eighth inning of a game at Fenway Park. Taffy took us to the park for that moment when she recorded this sound, can you hear the passion? 

Finding Inspiration Among Tombstones

Oct 31, 2013
KUOW Photo/Amina al-Sadi

Steve Scher interviews local author Jennifer Hotes, who has written a fictionalized version of Seattle's famous Lakeview Cemetery called "Four Rubbings."

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Marcie Sillman talks with dietitian Mary Purdy about why it's so important to remember to stay hydrated during the fall and winter months.

Inside A Candy Shop

Oct 31, 2013
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Steve Scher stopped by local candy shop The Confectionery at University Village to ask the experts what candy they enjoy on Halloween.

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