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Bill Radke talks with Steve Clare about Clint Dempsey's return to the Seattle Sounders FC. Steve Clare is owner and editor of the soccer news site Prost Amerika.

Bill Radke talks with KUOW immigration reporter Liz Jones about the arrest and detention of Daniel Ramirez Medina, who's been held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma since Friday. Ramirez has temporary legal status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. His attorneys have filed a federal lawsuit seeking his immediate release.

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Bill Radke talks to Stephen Quinn, the host of CBC radio's On The Coast about the news out of Canada this week. They discuss Prime Minister Trudeau's trip to the U.S., Canada's trade deal with Europe and  refugees crossing the Canadian border. 

The Record: Wednesday, Feb 15, Full Show

Feb 15, 2017
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A Seattle man is believed to be President Trump's first arrest of a certain kind. This man was under the protection of an Obama program for people who were brought to the US illegally as children. We'll tell you what that could mean for other DACA participants.

We'll also introduce you to some new local music.

And the Seattle Sounders best player is back from an illness that ended his season. Would you believe that's a problem for the Sounders? We'll tell you why.

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Bill Radke speaks with Jonathan Zwickel, senior editor of City Arts magazine about local music you should be listening to. Zwickel puts out a monthly list of local artists for City Arts called "Attractive Singles."

Bill Gates, Co-Chair the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation shows a vaccine during a press conference in 2011.
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Deborah Wang talks with Geekwire co-founder Todd Bishop about how Bill Gates and the Gates Foundation are spending the $30 billion gift from billionaire Warren Buffett.

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Deborah Wang talks with Reuters reporter Alwyn Scott about a vote over unionization at a South Carolina Boeing plant. South Carolina is the least unionized state in the country, and a union would mark a huge win for organized labor. But the fight has been contentious, and Scott doesn't see an easy path to victory. 

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Deborah Wang talks with Jan Miksovsky, founder of Presterity, a new website that catalogues news about the Trump Administration.

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Deborah Wang talks to Susie Lee, the Seattle-based founder and CEO of the online dating app Siren, about the history of computer facilitated dating. 

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How much do you really share about yourself with your social networks? You post photos of your most recent exotic vacations, fun dinners with friends, smiling family members, successes from school or work.

But do you share the failures and frustrations as well?

The Record: Tuesday, Feb 14, Full Show

Feb 14, 2017
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To unionize or not to unionize that is the question for workers at the Boeing 787 plant in South Carolina. Its a hugely important debate and highly contentious. Why would you tell stories about your failures? The Vulnerability Collective at the University of Washington says its a way to build resilience. We'll explain why. And in honor of Valentines Day, we look at the history of computerized dating, which actually had its start in the 1960's. That's all on The Record. 

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Bill Radke talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the meeting between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump. 

Is Thunderpussy too offensive to trademark?

Feb 13, 2017

Bill Radke talks to Molly Sides and Leah Julius of the Seattle band Thunderpussy and their struggle to trademark a name that the federal government has deemed too offensive. A case currently in the Supreme Court will determine if their name, among others, will be given trademark status. The members discuss why a trademark is so important, the misconceptions about their name and why they struggle with other names, such as the Washington Redskins, that would also benefit from this ruling.  

The Record: Monday, Feb 13, Full Show

Feb 13, 2017
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Should be able to trademark a name that may be offensive? The Supreme Court will take up this issue that affects a band and others.

Also, President Trump just met with Canada's Prime Minister; our Canada correspondent Vaughn Palmer tells us what happened.

And the Seattle Symphony wins another Grammy. Local companies and workers ponder what more immigration restrictions could mean for our economy. 

What happens when a person decides their gender at birth is not that one they were meant to be? If that person is a child, the question has ramifications for everyone in the family. Marcie Sillman speaks with Laurie Frankel about her new book, "This Is How It Always Is." The novel tells the story of a young transgender girlFrankel talks about the parallels between her own life and the family in the novel.

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