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Dueling Ballots
3:37 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

What Happens If Both Gun Initiatives Pass?

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  Marcie Sillman talks with Hugh Spitzer, University of Washington constitutional law professor about what could potentially be a legal twilight zone for Washington state if both Initiative 594 and 591 pass in next week's election.

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Guns
8:11 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Talking About Gun Violence In King County

A gun violence prevention meeting took place at Seattle City Hall on Wednesday. The event had been planned long in advance, but the recent shooting deaths at Marysville-Pilchuck High School highlight its significance. KUOW’s John O’Brien reports.

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Marysville Shooting
2:46 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

How To Recognize Warning Signs Of School Shootings

Students put flowers on memorial at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang

Marcie Sillman hears from sociologist Katherine Newman, author of "Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings," about how communities can help students to recognize and report warning signs of a potential school shooting.

School Shooting
2:34 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

In Marysville, Advice From Columbine's Former Principal

Students and community members visit the memorial that's taken shape at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
KUOW Photo/Ann Dornfeld KUOW

Even though the school doors are closed all week, there’s a steady stream of visitors to Marysville Pilchuck High.

They weave ribbons through the fence that runs along the school field.

Gently lean one more bouquet of flowers between hundreds like it.

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Marysville Shooting
2:27 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Sheriff: Marysville Shooter Invited Victims To Lunch

Jaylen Fryberg.
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Jaylen Fryberg had texted the five friends he shot on Friday to lunch, Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary said on Monday.

At 10:40 a.m. on Friday, those friends – two boys who were cousins and three girls – were at the lunch table with Fryberg, Trenary said, when he shot them each in the head.

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Marysville Shooting
7:32 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Gia Soriano, Wounded In Marysville Shooting, Dies

Gia Soriano, 14, has died from her injuries. Gia was shot in the head at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Friday. She remained in critical condition at Providence hospital in Everette over the weekend.
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A 14-year-old girl wounded in last week’s high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities to three.

Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett say 14-year-old Gia Soriano died on Sunday night.

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School Shooting
8:52 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Marysville Stunned: 'How Are We Going To Find Reality?'

Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School at a community meeting in the school gymnasium.
Deborah Wang KUOW

The chain link fence at the front gate of Marysville-Pilchuck High School has become an unofficial gathering spot for those in grief. They bring bouquets of flowers and hang them on the fence, they tie on balloons, and they put up posters with the names and photographs not just of the victims, but also of the alleged shooter.

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Marysville Shooting
4:59 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Pastor To Marysville Congregation: 'It Is OK To Be Angry'

Worshippers at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., leave notes of support for victims of shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
Credit KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang

Friday’s shooting was the subtext of everything that was said during Sunday services at the Grove Church in Marysville. Pastor Andrew Munoz spoke from a podium lit with candles and littered with strips of paper containing prayers and messages for the victims of the shooting.

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Marysville Shooting
8:17 pm
Sat October 25, 2014

‘Next Three Days Are Going To Be Crucial’ For Marysville Shooting Victims

Two teen girls remain in "extremely critical condition" at Providence hospital in Everett following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Friday.
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The Snohomish County medical examiner has still not identified the teen girl who died in Friday's shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Friday.

Police have interviewed more than 100 eyewitnesses to the shooting at the school's cafeteria.

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Marysville Shooting
3:52 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Too Soon? Nick Hanauer Posts Sarcastically, ‘We Need More School Shootings!!!’

Nick Hanauer posted this link to a Seattle Times story about the Marysville high school shooting within hours of the incident. Hanauer, whose post was sarcastic, supports a separate initiative that would expand background checks.
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Within hours of the school shooting in Marysville that left two students dead – including the shooter – Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer posted a link to a story about the shooting with this caption: “We need more school shootings!!! Vote yes on Initiative 591.”

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Week In Review
2:57 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Listen To This Week In Review With At Least Two Friends

Kids: should they count as carpool passengers?
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To improve Seattle traffic, what if your child in the backseat no longer gets you into the HOV lane? Good idea? Also: Is Backpage.com liable for sex trafficking through its site? Would expanded gun background checks lead to gun confiscation? And will anyone really give marijuana candy to trick-or-treaters? Really?

Bill Radke’s guests this week: Dan Savage, Rob McKenna and Joni Balter; plus Slate’s Mike Pesca, LiveWire’s Luke Burbank and the NRA’s Catherine Mortensen.

Elections 2014
2:55 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Why Do We Care About Guns So Much?

Guns line the walls of the firearms reference collection at the Washington Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Credit AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Marcie Sillman talks with Robert Spitzer, author of  "The Politics of Gun Culture," about the place guns have in our culture. 

Shooting
11:46 am
Fri October 24, 2014

2 Dead In Marysville Shooting; Eyewitnesses Identify Shooter

Parents and students move under police tape at a church on Friday where students were taken following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Updated 9:00 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26

The scene was surreal and all too familiar.

Students sprinting across school fields with hands above their heads. 

Police officers, guns drawn, moving from building to building, looking for another possible shooter. 

Cell towers overwhelmed by messages from frantic students. Terrified parents crowding the hospital waiting room to hear if their kid made it out alive. 

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Elections 2014
3:01 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Guest: Gun Owners, If You're Worried About Privacy, Worry About Google

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Jeannie Yandel talks with UCLA law professor Adam Winkler, author of, "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right To Bear Arms in America," about privacy concerns with background check bills. Also, we hear from Alan Gottlieb with Protect Our Gun Rights.

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Dueling Ballots
9:51 am
Wed October 22, 2014

How The Gun Debate Plays Out In Faith

The United Methodist Church, host of a fundraiser concert for Initiative 594.
Credit KUOW Photo/Ryan Katz

Charles Stephens performed opera in New York City for 20 years. He sang with the Seattle Symphony on opening night. But Stephens says that doesn’t compare to the concert he recently directed last month.

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