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Having a phone in your hand while driving could cost you $136 under the new law.
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Steve Scher talks with Dr. Charlie Klauer, research scientist at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, about new research on distracted driving.

New Laws For Guantanamo Bay

Dec 31, 2013
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Steve Scher talked with Marc Falkoff, associate professor of law at Northern Illinois University, about closing Guantanamo Bay.

The Puget Sound VA has new initiatives focusing on accessibility and quailty of care for veterans.
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Steve Scher talks with Richard Onizuka, CEO of Washington Health Benefit Exchange, ahead of the deadline to sign up for health insurance to receive coverage starting in the new year.

Helping Out During The Holidays

Dec 23, 2013

Steve Scher talks with Lauren McGowan, the associate director of ending homelessness at United Way of King County, about the services her organization provides over the holidays.

Steve Scher explores the Pacific Science Center's gift shop with store manager Katherine Johnson.

Interfaith Amigos
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Marcie Sillman discusses holidays and light with the Three Interfaith Amigos: Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Imam Jamal Rahman.

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Marcie Sillman talks with William McCants, fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at The Brookings Institution, about the influx of foreign fighters joining the conflict in Syria.

Courtesy of Mary Purdy.

Marcie Sillman discusses advice to help you stick to your New Years resolution with nutritionist and registered dietitian Mary Purdy.

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David Hyde talks to David Isay, founder of the radio and story telling project StoryCorps.

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Marcie Sillman discusses the political unrest in Ukraine with Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center.

Boeing’s Shared Services Group (SSG) is set to move to the southwest state by 2020.
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Marcie Sillman talks with Elizabeth Ford, visiting assistant professor at Seattle University's School of Law, about the strategies and laws behind the Boeing labor negotiations.

Ross Reynolds talks with outgoing councilmember Richard Conlin about his 16 year career on the Seattle City Council.

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David Hyde talks with Stephen Whyno, NHL reporter for the Canadian Press, about the likelihood of an NHL expansion team coming to Seattle.

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Ross Reynolds discusses the lawsuit filed against SeaTac's Proposition 1 to raise the minimum wage to $15 with professor Bill Sherman of Seattle University's School of Law.

Ross Reynolds talks with Sen. Patty Murray about the new bipartisan budget deal she constructed with Rep. Paul Ryan.

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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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