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Blues singer Courtney Weaver performs in the KUOW studios.
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Kenneth Fiaui had always been jealous of his girlfriend. He was even jealous of her 4-month-old cat.

On the night he shot her, Courtney Weaver was preparing to go out with some friends for the evening. Fiaui didn’t want her to go.

The Record: Wednesday, Dec 28, Full Show

Dec 28, 2016
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How much power does the president really have? The University of Washington School of Law will examine that in a new course. 

Also, after two decades Kennewick Man is coming home to the Northwest tribes he's descended from. 

And finally, how the Yves St. Laurent exhibit at SAM reveals the very casual truth about Seattle style.

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Socks and sandals, a true Northwest fashion symbol
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Patricia Murphy speaks with Seattle Times data reporter Gene Balk about his article on the least fashionable neighborhood in Seattle. They also discuss what the causal style of Seattle says about the city. 

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University of Washington law students will keep a close watch on President-elect Donald Trump during his first months in office.

The law school is offering a brand-new course on presidential power.

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Patricia Murphy speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the big stories in Canada in 2016. Many Canadians are glad to see the year come to a close; a poll shows most people think 2016 brought more bad than good for their country, the U.S. and the world as a whole.

The bag Rose, a slave and mother, gave to her 9-year-old daughter the day she was sold away. They never saw each other again.
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For about $300, a 9-year-old girl named Ashley was sold as a slave.

Her mother, Rose, remained a house slave at a mansion in South Carolina.

The Record: Thursday, Dec 22, Full Show

Dec 22, 2016
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When tribes disenroll members, are they participating in a colonial system? We talk to a Seattle attorney who thinks so and is fighting for the Nooksack 306.

Also, what do Bing Crosby, Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain have in common?

This and more on today's show. 

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Nooksack tribal police stand outside the courthouse during a disenrollment hearing in 2013.
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"Brother, brother, I need your help." 

That was the first thing Gabe Galanda heard when he picked up his phone four years ago. The women on the other end was a member of the Nooksack 306, a group the Nooksack Tribe has been working to disenroll.

Jeannie Yandel talks to KUOW's Amanda Wilde about three local musicians from the 20th century who changed their industry through technology and innovation. 

King County, Wash. Sheriff John Urquhart testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.
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A lawsuit has brought to light allegations that King County sheriff John Urquhart tried to quash a rape accusation against him.

The Record: Wednesday, Dec 21, Full Show

Dec 21, 2016
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A hand-embroidered story that was 54 words long was all anyone knew of a slave named Rose, her daughter Ashley, and their ancestor Ruth Middleton. We'll talk to a Central Washington University professor who says he wanted to do right by those women by spending more than a year trying to uncover who they were.

 Also  kayaktavists, if you're listening - you might've helped push President Obama to invoke a 60-year-old law to protect parts of the Arctic and Atlantic Coast from oil companies. 

Jeannie Yandel speaks with Seattle P-I reporter Levi Pulkkinen about his story that looked into the treatment of mentally ill inmates in Washington state jails.  

Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer sits at anchor aboard the Blue Marlin in Port Angeles.
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Jeannie Yandel speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a move by President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make oil and gas development off limits in Arctic waters.

Jeannie Yandel talks with Jessica Bennett, author of "Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual For A Sexist Workplace," about dealing with sexism at work, and why men need to be members of the Feminist Fight Club, too. 

The Record: Tuesday, Dec 20, Full Show

Dec 20, 2016
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By now, we know who won the popular vote for President. And we know who won the Electoral vote for President. We also know  it's not the same person. So does that mean it's time to ditch the Electoral College? 

Also, how do you deal with sexism at work? If you're writer Jessica Bennett, you start a secret group with other women, develop a whole bunch of battle strategies, and then write a manual called "Feminist Fight Club."

And Long Beach, Washington's proximity to the ocean makes it a beautiful place and a very dangerous place if a tsunami hits. We'll learn how officials are trying to keep Long Beach residents safe by bringing the high ground to them.

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