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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?

Back to school means students bringing in pencils, notebooks, snacks, hand sanitizer, and much more. And it's a financial and logistical burden. Why can't we do this better?

Also, are you afraid that you're running out of time for summer camping? Maybe you should be afraid of the camping itself. We'll tell you why it's healthy to go into the woods with a heart full of fear.

And if you're talking about someone who doesn't identify as male or female, is it OK to call that person "they"? We'll get into the usefulness and grammar of the singular they.

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Today, you'll hear from an eyewitness to the Trump rally in Everett.

Also, you'll hear about artsy Seattle creative types setting up shop in rural Eastern Washington.

And the new animated movie "Sausage Party" is not appropriate for children, or animation workers. That’s if you believe a complaint from some of the people who made the film in Vancouver, B.C.

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You may have heard the Republican presidential nominee is in town today. We'll look at why Donald Trump is here, and what Washington issues he's going to talk about.

Also, we follow a young refugee who is starting life fresh here in Seattle.

And, even though many Washington students haven't headed back to school yet, there's mixed news from last year's statewide report card.

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The Record: Monday, August 29, full show

Aug 29, 2016

Uncle Bob is gone. That’s Bob Santos, a key figure in Seattle's cultural history. We'll listen to one of our favorite conversations with him.

Also, a Seattle Subway franchise owner says the city's move to make employee schedules more predictable will have unintended consequences.

And as our national parks turn 100 years old we'll look at the two sides of Mt. Rainier.

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What do you do when rich white people move in to your neighborhood? Sell them what they want. We have a Seattle story of gentrification and adaptation.

Also, the corpse flower arrives to stink up your stroll through Volunteer Park.

And who's the coward? The Swedish soccer team or Hope Solo's bosses at the US Soccer federation?

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The Record: Wednesday, Aug 24th, Full Show

Aug 24, 2016

Today you'll find out how political cartoonists are drawing the 2016 election. We'll narrate the visuals for you (or you can check out a special display at Suzzallo).

A new scavenger hunt this weekend will test your Seattle knowledge.  See if you can find an answer faster than Bill Radke.

And if teriyaki is Seattle's signature comfort food -- why isn't it catching on like Philly cheese steak?

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People in the Seattle homeless encampment known as the Jungle have been getting lots of help lately. Once they leave, does that help leave, too?

Also, how far over-budget is the Sound Transit light rail project and why?

And can an Eastern Washington town enlist ghosts to avoid becoming a ghost town? 

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