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The Record: Tuesday, Nov 1st, Full Show

Nov 1, 2016

This hour we'll tell you about a medical mystery of an illness that has killed a Bellingham boy and hospitalized a handful of local children. 

Also, personalized medicine is one of the goals of Seattle's health science industry. You'll learn about one of the giants in that field. 

And we'll get an update on the presidential election as some polls show the vote getting closer.

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The Record: Monday, Oct 31st, Full Show

Oct 31, 2016
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What happens to news coverage when most of the journalists are white? We'll have that conversation.

Also, we'll talk with the Seattle Times reporter who just returned from the Dakota Access Pipeline protest at  Standing Rock. 

And for Halloween, we'll hear a story about a possibly haunted house just a few blocks from the KUOW studios. 

The Record: Thursday, Oct 27th, Full Show

Oct 27, 2016
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The oil pipeline protest in North Dakota has escalated as police have told demonstrators to clear out and demonstrators are refusing. We'll talk with a Seattle Times reporter who is at the standoff. 

You'll also meet the man who founded Seattle's chapter of the Black Panthers almost 50 years ago. 

And fans are excited about the return of "Twin Peaks" to Washington state. We'll talk with the show's co-creator.

The Record: Wednesday, Oct 26th, Full Show

Oct 26, 2016

The list of women who have spoken out about their sexual harassment or assault keeps growing. And you can add to that list the former first lady of Washington state. Mona Lee Locke will share her experiences with you this hour. 

Also, when Seattle police officers moonlight as security guards are they private guards or public police? We'll show you some of the conflicts of interest that can arise. 

And it's time for the University of Washington to transform from separate departments working to give out degrees to an interdisciplinary force working to solve problems. We'll tell you how that's happening.

The Record: Tuesday, Oct 25th, Full Show

Oct 25, 2016
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"Defund the police." That's what some activists call for -- What do they mean? What would our city be with a smaller police force or none at all? 

Also, Seattle once sheltered the homeless with a giant shantytown, a Hooverville. Could that work for us again? 

And, so many people are coming to Seattle. Why would you leave? And what do you have to tell us on the way out?

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The Record: Monday, Oct 24th, Full Show

Oct 24, 2016
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Let's hope Washington doesn't receive a massive earthquake because we're not ready for it. We'll tell you why not and what you can do. 

Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein has canceled today's local speeches because of illness. But we'll still debate whether a third party vote is a wasted vote. 

And Seattle Police keep talking about wearing body cameras. So where are thy? We'll tell you why body cams are not such an easy answer. 

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The Record: Thursday, Oct 20th, Full Show

Oct 20, 2016

Today we have the latest on the presidential campaign with New York Times columnist Tim Egan. Also, local teachers wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts Wednesday, we'll hear teachers and students discussing that. And is that conversation about race enough? Or do white people have to give something up for the cause of racial equity?

The Record: Wednesday, Oct 19th, Full Show

Oct 19, 2016
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Seattle public school teachers are wearing black lives matter T-shirts today. Besides the shirts, what's that classroom conversation like? And how should white parents talk to kids about racism? 

Also, why are there so many rats in Seattle -- a listener asks and we answer. 

And we'll talk to a Canadian, which feels especially nice this week.

The Record: Tuesday, Oct 18th, Full Show

Oct 18, 2016

Are you voting yes or no on the new Sound Transit ballot measure? We'll help you think it through. 

Also, Seattle police don't just stop crime. They deal with people in crisis. We'll show you how they're trying to get better at that. 

And what could Billy Bush have done differently? What should you do differently when you're with someone who's saying offensive things?

The Record: Monday, Oct 17, Full Show

Oct 17, 2016
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Seattle public school teachers are putting on Black Lives Matter shirts. Is that the right topic for a classroom? Also, The National Weather Service will talk to you  about this weekend's non-apocalyptic windstorm. And Ralph Nader will tell you whether it's a good idea to vote for a third party candidate.

The Record: Wednesday, Oct 12th, Full Show

Oct 12, 2016
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Should Seattle let homeless people camp in public spaces? Where? For how long? We'll debate that. 

And find out how Vancouver likes its safe injection site as Seattle and King County consider places where people can use illegal drugs legally. 

And MTV's Real World is back in Seattle after 18 years away. They filmed it this summer -- it premieres tonight - and you'll hear how it turned out.

Today is the deadline for Jungle residents to leave. City and State Officials are clearing out the homeless encampment under I-5 today. KUOW's growth and development reporter Joshua McNichols was there this morning and tells us what "clearing out the Jungle" means.

Also, why is the National Federation of Republican Women sticking by Donald Trump after his comments about groping women? We talk to Whatcom County's Eileen Sobjack, an officer with the organization, explains their stance.

And Nancy Pearl gives us our weekly reading assignment.

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The Record: Monday, Oct 10th, Full Show

Oct 10, 2016
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New York Times columnist Tim Egan reviews the presidential debate and the state of this election year. Maria Semple talks about her new book, "Today Will Be Different." We'll talk about the importance of Indigenous People's Day. And finally, should a  failed experiment with homeless camping in Portland make its way to Seattle?

Amanda Knox lives here in Seattle,building a life after her overturned murder conviction. She'll tell you about a new documentary of her story and what it's like to be exonerated but still infamous.

Plus, you don't have to wash your hands so much. We've learned more about good bacteria and we'll fill you in today.

And raw fish salad is certainly not new, so why is there a new poke boom in Seattle?

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How unfair is it that Donald Trump avoids income taxes? A local rich guy will break it down for you.

Also, why are so many comedians in such a dark place? You'll meet the maker of a podcast called The Hilarious World of Depression.

And if parenting means shaping and perfecting your child, a child psychologist says "stop parenting". 

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Washington Post politics reporter Dave Weigel tells you who it helps and who it hurts when a political candidate can't name a single world leader.

Also, a Seattle writer talks about why it's not a good idea to call kids "a quarter Asian."

And Seattle's most famous defense attorney, John Henry Browne, will tell you what it's like to be in a prison cell with and defend the life of Ted Bundy and other killers.

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The University of Washington is back in session today. After a year of protests on American campuses, what have protesters accomplished and does it come at the cost of the exchange of ideas?

Also, How To Be A Girl is a new KUOW podcast about raising a transgender child, and really all children who insist on being who they are instead of what we expected.

And you'll meet someone who started a Feminist Fight Club at work. 

Two Seattle area experts will analyze last night's presidential debate.

Also, a Seattle Times reporter will tell you what mattered about last night's Washington gubernatorial debate.

And funny writer Dave Barry will do his own version of political analysis.

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We'll talk with the mayor of Burlington, the city that witnessed a mass shooting Friday.

Also, the closing of a large Seattle clinic has left thousands of prescription opiate users with no way to get their pain medication.

And why would you want to watch tonight's presidential debate with a drink in one hand and a bingo card in the other?

The Record: Thursday, Sept 22, Full Show

Sep 22, 2016
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A Seattle native who makes jokes for a living got a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Now what? 

Twenty-five years after the "Nevermind" album, we'll correct some fake history about grunge. 

And the Mariners can make the playoffs if they play the way Felix Hernandez did last night -- as opposed to the way he played the rest of the month.

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The Record: Wednesday, Sept 21, Full Show

Sep 21, 2016
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Today on The Record, we'll help you understand: Understand how Amazon favors its own products on its website over products sold by other companies there;  why Seattle is so racially segregated; and what makes Donald Trump tick, thanks to a theatrical performer. 

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"What the F" is the book's title. The author actually wanted the title to be more explicit. He'll tell you why he cusses in front of his own child.

Also, a Washington State University professor will tell you why it matters that workout clothes don't fit many plus sized women.

And you solve Captain Kirk's ethical dilemmas in an exhibit at Seattle's EMP.

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Seattle is not a natural city, it had had lots of cosmetic surgery. What if we had fired the surgeon?

Also, you can tell your smart phone you're pregnant, but what happens when you want to stop talking about that pregnancy?

And Seattle is about to pass new rules on how companies schedule their workers. What does this say about who really has the power in this city?

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Seattle and King County might set up safe injection sites where users can shoot heroin with a nurse on hand.

Also, you'll meet the author of "TheUnderground Railroad," a fictional take on that path from slavery. It just got nominated today for a National Book Award.

And we're getting into apple picking time, so how did Washington become apple dominant?

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The Record: Wednesday, Sept 14, Full Show

Sep 14, 2016

Self driving cars came to Pittsburgh today. When will they come in force to the Puget Sound area? 

Also, Beat the Blerch is happening this weekend in Carnation. The man behind this marathon will tell why he runs and why he hates it.

And, how can a refugee resettle here if they're still traumatized and grieving? You'll meet a man from Ukraine who gives his fellow refugees mental and emotional advice.

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The media are fascinated with Hillary Clinton's pneumonia. What's this really about? Maybe it's about our attitude toward going to work sick.

You'll also meet a non-smoker who wants you to know that lung cancer victims don't "deserve" this disease.

And RuPaul wins an Emmy, which means lot to a local fan. We'll talk with her later this hour.

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The Seattle Seahawks are the cowards of the league. That's what one writer says about the way the Seahawks handled the national anthem Sunday.

Also, you'll meet a Seattle tribal attorney who went to the North Dakota pipeline protests.

And how do Puget Sound businesses feel about the proposed Sound Transit 3 ballot measure?

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Did you see me talking to a tall-ish man a few minutes ago? Looked like Kareem Abdul Jabbar? The NBA Hall-of-Famer now writes about current events. We talked about race and justice, and he told me something about the Seattle Seahawks that took me by surprise. 

Also, the most iconic American flag you saw at Ground Zero on Sept 11, 2001 went missing, and it’s apparently turned up in Everett.

And Live Wire host Luke Burbank will tell you what you lose and gain when you move away from Seattle.

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What was so heated about yesterday's Seattle City Council meeting on how the city clears homeless camps?

Also, what does it take for a refugee to get into Washington state? And what kind of reception do they get once they're here?

And Seattle's former police chief tells you what it will take to fix America's police forces.

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We'll tell you why you should care who becomes our state's next education chief. After all, you do have to vote on it in two months.

Also, are you sure a reusable canvas bag is more eco-friendly than a plastic bag? Maybe, maybe not.

And what really happened the day in 1967 when a man pointed a camera at Bigfoot?

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