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Suzan DelBene talking to supporters at the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland.
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Kim Malcolm speaks with Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) about why she took part in a sit-in on the House floor with other Democrats to demand a vote on a measure that would restrict the purchase of a firearm by a person on the terrorist watch list. All of Washington's Democratic Congress members were part of the protest.

Danni Askini, the executive director of the Gender Justice League.
Courtesy of Danielle Askini

Trans rights activist Danni Askini was at our station recently, flawless as always, despite being on a press interview marathon.  

Then our host Bill Radke asked her, "Do you ever get sick of getting interviewed about differences, and minority status? I haven't ever talked to you about anything else once the microphones roll."

The Record: Monday, June 20, full show

Jun 20, 2016
Microphone in the KUOW studios.
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Today, Seattle emergency workers are training bar and nightclub owners in what to do if someone starts shooting. But could we identify someone who might commit a mass shooting and stop it before it happens?

Also, Seattle is fun and has lots of jobs, but it's expensive. Are there any cities that have it all? Yes, but there's a catch.

And we'll introduce you to a local interviewer who asks the same questions you would if you were a very alert, curious six-year-old.

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Ellie Suastez chats with Bill Radke at the KUOW studios.`
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Bill Radke speaks with Abe Suastez and his six-year-old daughter Ellie about her Seattle-based podcast, Ellie's Podcast 11. Ellie has interviewed a violinist with the Seattle Symphony, female firefighters and even Santa Claus.  

Seattle skyline
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Bill Radke talks to Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton about whether or not Seattle can be affordable and have a booming economy. 

The Record: Thursday, June 16, full show

Jun 16, 2016
Microphone in the KUOW studios.
KUOW Photo/Gil Aegerter

Washington state’s U.S. senators were part of a filibuster last night which was aimed at getting Republicans to vote on gun control measures. What did it accomplish?

Also, in response to the Orlando shooting there will be a march in Seattle - not a vigil, not a pride parade, a traffic-blocking march. We'll ask an organizer what it's goal is.

And you'll meet the ladies of Hella Black Hella Seattle, a new podcast devoted to fun, color and summertime.

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Jasmine Jackson (left) recommends events in Seattle, Alaina Caldwell (center) recommends restaurants, and Eula Scott Bynoe (right) interviews the people to know about.
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Bill Radke speaks with Eula Scott Bynoe, Alaina Caldwell and Jasmine Jackson, the three women behind the Seattle-centric podcast Hella Black Hella Seattle. The podcast is a short-run summer series all about how people (especially people of color) can get out, have fun, and create community while the weather is warm.

Asher Rohen is organizing a march in response to the Orlando attack
KUOW Photo/Kara McDermott

Bill Radke speaks with Asher Rohen about a march he's organizing in response to the Orlando attack. Rohen lost a friend in the attack and he wants to take action with a political march, scheduled for June 18, 2016, that stands separate from the joy of the Pride parade. 

U.S. Senator Patty Murray
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Bill Radke speaks with U.S. Senator Patty Murray about her role in a filibuster that lasted nearly 15 hours over Wednesday and early Thursday. U.S. Senate Democrats took over their chamber on Wednesday in an attempt to force action on gun control.

Destin Cramer, left, and Noah Rice place a new sticker on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale high school Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Bill Radke speaks with Aidan Key, founder of Gender Diversity, about how the current spotlight on the transgender community has changed the conversation around identity and transgender rights.

Dan Savage and husband Terry Miller are seen in a 2011 photo.
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Bill Radke talks with The Stranger's Dan Savage about why gay clubs and bars haven't faded into the past for the LGBTQ community.

Flickr photo, 2008.
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 Bill Radke talks with senior editor Jim Gates about a surprising occurrence during his morning commute: a bus rider burst into song on a packed C-Line bus to help process grief over the Orlando shooting.

How do you process grief when tragedies happen? Call our feedback line at 206.221.3663, or email record@kuow.org with your stories and thoughts. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaking out about her experience with sexual violence. Clark is saying it's time to break the silence. 

Sound board studio
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In 2016, what is the relevance of the gay nightclub? And how does Dan Savage feel about straight people partying at Seattle’s gay nightclubs? Well talk with it over with him. 

And, we talk with bestselling author Peggy Orestenstein about how young girls approach sex and self-confidence today.

Also, the sound of grief just might be the sound of singing on a crowded Seattle bus.

Adult Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which can carry the Zika virus.
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Bill Radke talks with Dr. David Fleming of Seattle-based global health organization PATH about the public health response to the Zika virus.

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