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Greek Row in Seattle is weathering its second coronavirus outbreak, with now more than 200 students having tested positive.
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COVID-19 returns to 17th Avenue

What’s being done about the Greek Row COVID-19 outbreak? More than you might think from the outside. Plus, wave goodbye to your $30 car tabs, Democrat v Democrat, and this week’s chat with Mayor Jenny Durkan.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

What's happening behind the scenes of Greek Row's COVID-19 outbreak

In two outbreaks since June, more than 400 people living on the University of Washington’s Greek Row have tested positive for coronavirus. The “frat bros partying all the time” narrative is easy to reach for, but Interfraternity Council president Erik Johnson walks us through the preparations and challenges Greek chapters are dealing with.

!-976 struck down by SCOWA

Tim Eyman’s signature initiative to reduce people’s car tab payments has been struck down by the State Supreme Court, which holds that I-976 is unconstitutional. KUOW’s Paige Browning updates us on how we got here.

10th District race

In the 10th congressional district, two Democrats are running against each other. Which shade of blue will voters prefer? KUOW’s David Hyde has the story.

Mayor Jenny Durkan 10.15

This week with Mayor Durkan: car tabs, business taxes, and the end of the eviction moratorium, among other topics for her weekly Thursday chat with Bill Radke.