The Record

Monday - Friday, noon - 2:00 p.m. on KUOW

Coming up on The Record, 4/24: future of $15 minimum wage, a push for presidential election by popular vote, and the impact of American inequality

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Technology
3:28 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Paying For Lunch With Your Palm: Biometric Technology In Schools

Flickr Photo/CPOA

Ross Reynolds talks with University of Washington law professor Anita Ramasastry about the concerns behind using biometric technology in schools, like using fingerprints to identify students.

Politics
3:20 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Mayor McGinn’s Biggest Regret: 'I Didn’t Learn Fast Enough'

Exiting Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn in the KUOW studios.
KUOW Photo/Bond Huberman

Marcie Sillman talks with Mayor Mike McGinn about the person he is today after an eventful four-year term, a recession and his failed reelection bid.

News From Canada
3:15 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Canada Claims Ownership Of North Pole

From Wikipedia.

Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the Canadian government's new claims on Arctic territory and its undersea natural resources.

Aerospace
3:13 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

The Bids Are In: What's Next In The 777X Saga?

The Everett Boeing plant has competition from other states bidding for the 777X.
Flickr Photo/Canadian Pacific

Ross Reynolds gets the latest from Wall Street Journal aerospace reporter Jon Ostrower about the states wooing Boeing for the 777X and its carbon fiber wings.

City Development
3:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Life At The Top Of A Seattle Tower Crane

A harrowing climb to the top of one of Seattle's construction cranes.
Credit KUOW Photo/Hannah Burn

According to Forbes Magazine, Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

The city has huge construction projects in the works. Bertha, our giant drill, is working on a tunnel, and the Mercer area in South Lake Union is being entirely renovated. Condos are popping up in almost every neighborhood.

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Religion
2:23 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Pope Francis Is TIME's Person Of The Year

Pope Francis.
Flickr Photo/Catholic Church England and Wales

Ross Reynolds talks with Mark Markuly, dean of Seattle University's School of Theology, about Pope Francis being named TIME's Person of the Year.

Bipartisan Budget
1:46 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Sen. Patty Murray Explains The Budget Deal

Washington state Senator Patty Murray.

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

Marijuana Legalization
1:46 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Former DEA Agent Takes Job With Cannabis Industry

Washington State Liquor Control Board

Ross Reynolds talks with former DEA agent Patrick Moen about why he left drug law enforcement to work in Washington state's burgeoning cannabis industry.

Health And Exercise
2:50 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

The Science Of Yoga

Flickr Photo/Tomas Sobek

Ross Reynolds discusses the risks and rewards of yoga with lifetime yoga practitioner, author and New York Times reporter William Broad.

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Chef In The Hat
2:50 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

The Chef In The Hat Braves KUOW's Fridge

Marcie Sillman implores Chef in the Hat Thierry Rautureau to make magic out of KUOW leftovers.
KUOW Photo/Amina al-Sadi

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

SR 99 Tunnel
2:50 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

What's In Bertha's Way?

Bertha, the drilling machine digging out the SR 99 tunnel, has run up against an unknown impediment.
Flickr Photo/WSDOT (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Seattle Times transportation reporter Mike Lindblom about what may have halted Bertha, the huge tunneling machine in charge of digging the new SR 99 tunnel.

Seattle City Council
1:27 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

The Woman Behind City Council Districts: “Everything In The World Is A Business”

In this last round of elections, Seattle voters approved Charter Amendment 19, creating districting for Seattle City Council members.
Courtesy of Seattle District Now

Ross Reynolds talks with Faye Garneau, the woman who started working on a reform to elect Seattle City Council members by neighborhood districts in 1995 and didn’t give up until voters approved it this year.

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Affordable Care Act Rollout
12:46 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Washington's Health Exchange Has One Rough Week

Wahealthplanfinder.org, Washington's online health exchange, which has been experiencing outages in the last week.

Marcie Sillman talks with Michael Marchand, Washington Health Benefit Exchange spokesperson, about the past weeks outage on the state's online exchange.

Labor Dispute Fallout
4:32 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Ranking The States Competing For The Boeing 777X

Inside Everett's Boeing factory.
Flickr Photo/Jetstar Airways

Marcie Sillman discusses the states bidding for the Boeing 777x with the Daily Herald reporter Dan Catchpole.

Referendum 74 Anniversary
4:27 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage: Rep. Jamie Pedersen Tells His Story

Rep. Jamie Pedersen
Washington state Legislature

Marcie Sillman talks to state Rep. Jamie Pedersen about his personal story concerning the one-year anniversary of same-sex marriages in Washington. 

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