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Troy Morgan and his sister Robin Morgan moved from Las Vegas. After experiencing high Seattle costs, they moved into a tent encampment because they didn't want to split up.
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Troy Morgan lived in Las Vegas for about a decade. It was nothing fancy, he and his sister lived in a hotel.

Morgan suffered from chronic pain, the result of a workplace injury and subsequent spinal fusion. So when he heard the University of Washington had a good medical program, he and his sister packed up all their belongings and headed for Seattle. 

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: Tuesday, June 28, full show

Jun 28, 2016
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It's time to stop being ashamed about a miscarriage -- maybe even time to call it something else. We'll talk with a local writer and a local doctor about this. And cultural critic Chuck Klosterman will tell you why you have no idea what you're talking about (when it comes to history).

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Miscarriage: you probably know what the word means, and given that one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage, you likely know someone who’s gone through one.

But for Angela Garbes, it’s a highly problematic term.


Bill Radke speaks with pop culture author Chuck Klosterman about his new book, "But What If We're Wrong: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past."   

The Record: Monday, June 27, full show

Jun 27, 2016
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Today on The Record we'll go to the Seattle Pride parade. Then we'll ask whether Seattle should become more like Silicon Valley. And we'll show you how this city is changing by telling you the story of one Seattle house.

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Todd Bishop and KUOW's Bill Radke geek out over nausea-free virtual reality in the KUOW studios.
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Bill Radke talks to Todd Bishop about why some tech companies are leaving Seattle for Silicon Valley. 

Marcy and Scottie Madden stayed together after Scottie transitioned and became a transgender woman
KUOW Photo/Kara McDermott

Scottie Madden made one hell of a guy.

Tough, outdoorsy, a dedicated son, big brother and husband. He led a reality TV crew that took a former Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and an RAF instructor into some of the harshest environments on earth.

But there was a problem. Scottie Madden may have been born a boy, but he felt he was supposed to be a woman.

The Record: Thursday, June 23, full show

Jun 23, 2016

With one sentence, the U.S. Supreme Court today stopped one of President Obama's legacy issues, immigration reform. We'll hear the reaction from here in Washington.

Also, how we get around has a big impact on our quality of life in Seattle. We're going to get a taste of what you could be deciding on when it comes to transportation come the fall elections.

And what are you afraid of? Does it make it easier to deal with if you write it down? One woman talks about her own experiment in conquering the little fears.

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Mary Elder is ticking off a list of 50 fears. Eating a bug is on that list.
KUOW Photo/Kara McDermott

When Mary Elder was set to turn 50 she started thinking, what if she had another 50? What would she do with those years?

"I thought, 'I could save the rainforest!' And then my next thought was, 'Except I really don't like snakes,'" she said. 

Sound Transit bus.
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Kim Malcolm talks with growth and development reporter Joshua McNichols about Sound Transit's final proposal for ST3. The $50 billion transportation package will be decided on by voters this fall.

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.
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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
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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.  

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