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The Record: Monday, Jan 9, Full Show

Jan 9, 2017
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Meryl Streep says Donald Trump broke her heart. Trump says Streep is an overrated actress. We'll talk to a politics editor about the culture war. 

And a photographer who's capturing Washington state's disappearing glaciers will tell you why that matters. 

You can hear our entire hour-long show during the morning commute from Marysville to Seattle. We'll show you what happens when turn cities into bedroom communities.

The Record: Thursday, Jan 5, Full Show

Jan 5, 2017
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North Korea says it will be able to send a nuclear-tipped missile to Seattle. Why would Kim Jong Un want to do that, and is Donald Trump the person to stop him?

And Seahawks star lineman Michael Bennett is onstage tonight in Seattle at Town Hall to discuss politics and sports. Can those things go together? Do you really want them to? We'll talk with Bennett's co-host, Dave Zirin, today on The Record.

The Record: Wednesday, Jan 4, Full Show

Jan 4, 2017
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There are two Washington states they say: the Husky side, the Cougar side, the salmon side, the apple side. But will the Cascade split drive us apart?

Also, what are the challenges of running a Seattle public radio station while black -- we'll get our own general manager's take on the unbearable whiteness of journalism.

And what a former Washington governor can teach you about our new president.

The Record: Tuesday, Jan 3, Full Show

Jan 3, 2017
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If you go to visit Bruce Lee's grave at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle and you can't find it, I know you want to ask someone for directions but please stop and think about that. We have a story to tell you. For that matter, before you post a message about how 2016 killed your favorite artists, again please stop and think. We have a story about that, too and more on The Record.

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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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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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. 

The Record: Tuesday, Dec 20, Full Show

Dec 20, 2016

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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The Record: Monday, Dec 19th, Full Show

Dec 19, 2016
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Today Washington's 12 electors cast their ballots for president. We'll take a look at the process. And a local woman with family in the Syrian city of Aleppo talks about what they're going through and how she's trying to help from here. And  Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton tells us how Trumponomics might affect our economy.

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The Record: Thursday, Dec 15, Full Show

Dec 15, 2016
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You asked, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray answered questions on immigration, homelessness and a new sports arena. 

Also, are you traveling for the holidays? Seattle author Maria Semple tells us about the competent traveler and the helpless traveler and how you're both. 

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The Record: Wednesday, Dec 14, Full Show

Dec 14, 2016

We'll tell you the disturbing history of the Ballard Locks and the man who got them built. Also, do you want Seattle to be affordable? Do you also want Seattle to stay how you've always liked it? That might be a problem, but we'll debate one proposal to fill in the city. And a black woman's face will appear on a national currency — Canada's.

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The Record: Tuesday, Dec 13, Full Show

Dec 13, 2016
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Two members of Washington state's electoral college don't think they should have to vote for Hilary Clinton. They want to inspire Republican electors to break ranks with them and keep Donald Trump out of the White House. We'll talk with one of those electors.

Also, Trump doesn't seem to care for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. We'll tell you why the two might meet in person this week. 

And a former hospice chaplain who's seen a lot of death says she is filled with joy — and you can get some peace of mind, too.

The Record: Thursday, Dec 8th, Full Show

Dec 8, 2016
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We are going to continue our conversation on the future of the state's two major political parties. Yesterday we heard from Democrats. Today, we have Republican state party chair Susan Hutchison and a really interesting roundtable of Republican activists talking about — and disagreeing about — president-elect Donald Trump.

Also, the Seattle Times has announced a new round of layoffs. We'll take a look at the continuing struggles that face the newspaper and newspapers in general with former executive editor David Boardman. 

And the Sounders are heading to the MLS Final. We'll have a preview of the game and a look back at an incredible season.

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The Record: Wednesday, Dec 7, Full Show

Dec 7, 2016

Democrats are doing some serious soul searching right now. State party chair Jaxon Ravens and a panel of local Democrats will tell us about what kind of serious conversations they are having. 

Also, it's the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and we'll  have a couple of stories on how that event changed our region.

Then, are people in eastern and western Washington actually so different that we should be two separate states? That's a real proposal.

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Donald Trump says he wants to cancel the government's order for new Air Force One jets, the Boeing 747s assembled in Everett for the president. We'll tell you why.

Also, will Amazon really put checkers and baggers out of business? Or is its new automated convenience store over-hyped?

And a motorboat runs into a Washington State ferry. Or did the ferry run into the motorboat? We'll tell you what should you know about nautical collisions.

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The Record: Monday, Dec 5, Full Show

Dec 5, 2016
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After a big victory for Standing Rock pipeline protesters, what happens next?  

Also we'll tell you what Condoleeza Rice did to the Dawgs over the weekend. At least the University of Washington Huskies won't have to play in the snow. 

And we'll visit with musician Robbie Robertson, songwriter from the band called The Band. 

The Record: Thursday, Dec 1, Full Show

Dec 1, 2016
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A Tacoma Police Officer is dead — as is the man suspected of shooting him. The officer had been called to a house over domestic violence. We'll tell you how officers are trained to deescalate those situations and just how difficult that is.

Also, the student body president of Seattle University comes out as an undocumented immigrant.

And Grammy nominee Brandi Carlile, coming to our studio from her home in Maple Valley, recalls her Pike Place Market busking days and her love for Seattle grunge.

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The Record: Wednesday, Nov 30, Full Show

Nov 30, 2016
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Comedian Hari Kondabulo was a social justice organizer here. Now Donald Trump is president elect, and Hari's coming back to town with a mix of comedy and politics. 

Also, Canada has approved shipping much more oil from the Alberta tar sands through the Salish Sea and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. What kind of fight will ensue?

And when a Seattle skyscraper goes up, first they dig dirt out. Where does it all go? Turns it out it goes full circle. 

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The Record: Tuesday, Nov 29, Full Show

Nov 29, 2016
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Why did rural Washington State voters choose Trump? You'll meet a man who's trying to find out. 

Also, Seattle has told the President-elect it will remain a sanctuary city. Now, who's going to promise to be a sanctuary campus? 

And a Seattle oceanographer says scientists need to get brave and learn how to talk about climate change.

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The Record: Monday, Nov 28, Full Show

Nov 28, 2016

What does it mean that the huge tax breaks Washington state gave to Boeing have been found illegal? Also, the president of the Redmond mosque that got vandalized will tell you why he's not on high alert yet. And we'll tell you about Canada's oil pipeline debate, a fight that some call Standing Rock North.

The Record: Wednesday, Nov 23, Full Show

Nov 23, 2016
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Is the alt-right the same as white nationalism? Why will this be the Apple Cup of the century? And how do you mix politics and Thanksgiving? We'll explore all of these questions today on The Record. 

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The Record: Tuesday, Nov 22, Full Show

Nov 22, 2016
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You may not be able to take light rail all the way to the Sea-Tac terminal, but at least you'll get a windscreen and a heater for your walk. We'll tell you what's coming and what's not. 

Also, a Seattle mother is organizing a letter-writing campaign to Donald Trump from America's children. 

And if Seattle is getting too crowded for you, or too corporate, or too whatever, why not move to paradise, also known as Tacoma?

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The Record: Monday, Nov 21, Full Show

Nov 21, 2016

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had another big day today. After his amazing touchdown pass Sunday, he appeared before a legislative task force in Olympia arguing that the state should change the law that makes it difficult for police to be prosecuted for deadly killings. We going to hear both sides of that debate.

Also, your mind can play amazing tricks on you. We speak with the author of a new book that among other things looks at the potential for harnessing the placebo effect. 

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The Record: Thursday, Nov 17, Full Show

Nov 17, 2016
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Some Trump advisers want a database of immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. Would this lead to a registry of Muslim Americans? That possibility worries a Seattle a Japanese-American man whose grandparents were put into an internment camp during WWII.

Also this hour, we'll take a trip through Seattle's food history. And Seattle wants to know will the Huskies make the national football playoffs? 

The Record: Wednesday, Nov 16, Full Show

Nov 16, 2016
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You can praise or criticize the president-elect on Facebook. What about action? Seattle's former mayor will tell you what the city needs to do next. 

Also, a Washington state elector is trying to convince the electoral college not to install Trump.

And if you want this country to come together, you could learn a lot from Bigfoot.

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The Record: Tuesday, Nov 15, Full Show

Nov 15, 2016
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A Seattle high school senior tells you how she organized simultaneous anti-Trump student walk outs in multiple schools and where that leaves her pro-Trump classmates. 

Also, did all the "real Indians" die off? We'll look at some myths about Native Americans. 

And why is Russell Wilson trying to bring the Sonics to Sodo?

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The Record: Thursday, Nov 10, Full Show

Nov 10, 2016
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Jeff Bezos once offered to launch Donald Trump to the moon. You'll find out what that rift could mean for the Seattle area. Also, a Tacoma teacher tells his students how a Trump presidency might go. And Canada evaluates its own winners and losers from this election.

KUOW special: The day after 11/8

Nov 9, 2016
Kemi Adeyemi, who lives near Pike Place Market, was excited early Tuesday night -- before results for Donald Trump came in.
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Many in Washington are feeling the blues after Donald Trump took the White House and Republicans took Congress in Tuesday’s election.

But locally, the blues won some key races, including Democratic incumbent Jay Inslee for governor, Pramila Jayapal for Seattle’s U.S. Representative and Patty Murray for U.S. Senator.

We’ll be getting reaction from around the region on the election results. Listen to this special hour of coverage from KUOW's The Record.

The Record: Monday, Nov 7, Full Show

Nov 7, 2016

The polls show Clinton leading Trump. Is there any reason to distrust those polls? Also, why do Canadians care so much about our election? And we've talked about whiteness on this show. Now KUOW listeners talk back about what they think of racism and being white.

The Record: Thursday, Nov 3, Full Show

Nov 3, 2016

Cubs win. Does that mean America's loveable losers are now the Seattle Mariners? Also, you'll meet a Seattle artist and filmmaker who's taking her son to the pipeline protest in North Dakota. And we'll tell you why you should go see robots building robots tonight in Seattle. 


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