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  • showbox Dori Monson

    Dori: Seattle government stealing the Showbox sets a dangerous precedent

    Dori says that the Seattle City Council is doing to save the Showbox from demolition is actually setting an extremely dangerous precedent for private property rights.
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    Gen. McCaffrey says F-15s were 'prepared to shoot' down Richard Russell

    General Barry McCaffrey joined the Ron and Don Show on KIRO Radio to talk about how two F-15's responded so quickly to a stolen plane out of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday.
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    Seattle apartment production decelerating while Redmond picks up

    Seattle apartment production has slowed down in 2018. The city is expected to produce less this year than in 2017. Meanwhile, new apartments in Redmond have dramatically spiked.
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    Pierce County Councilmember explains tweet on grieving mother orca

    A member of the Pierce County Council explains the emotional tweet he made about the mother Orca that carried her dead baby for 17 days.
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    Judge dismisses young activists’ climate lawsuit

    A Washington state judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by young activists who argued the state is violating their rights by failing to protect them from climate change.
  • Matt Manweller Local News

    Rep. Manweller fired from Central Washington University

    State Representative and professor Matt Manweller has been official fired from Central Washington University following a sexual harassment allegation, the third he has faced at the college.
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    Sen. Cantwell calls for Congressional hearing after plane stolen from Sea-Tac

    Richard Russell's bizarre flight in a stolen plane is triggering a lot of questions about how it happened. Now Sen. Maria Cantwell is asking for a Congressional hearing.
  • orca Jason Rantz

    Rantz: Some of your orca reaction is, well, nuts

    Not to be a downer here, but it needs to be said: some of your reaction to ailing orca in Puget Sound is absolutely nuts and over-the-top. In some cases, it’s embarrassing.
  • stolen plane Dori Monson

    Dori's listeners react to stolen plane, Ketron Island crash

    Dori's listeners call in and share how they reacted to the news that Richard "Beebo" Russell stole a Horizon airplane and crashed it on Ketron Island.
  • voters Michael Medved

    The Republican challenge with young voters

    Unless we can swing youthful voters toward conservative ideas, emphasizing better plans for their present and future, the prospects for the Republican party may be grim.
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    Former NTSB chair: Sea-Tac theft requires safeguards and mental health awareness

    Preventing the theft of a commercial airliner -- as Richard Russell recently did -- requires both security protocols and paying attention to any signs of mental health issues.
  • Richard Russell Dori Monson

    Friend of Richard Russell: He was one to find beauty in everything

    A friend of Richard Russell, the man who stole and crashed an empty plane from Sea-Tac Airport Friday evening, tells Dori about the man she knew.
  • wildfire smoke Local News

    Unhealthy air is unusual for Western Washington summer

    Forecasters say smoke from wildfires is expected to clear Tuesday night or Wednesday as "surface flow shifts onshore."
  • Michael Medved

    The real meaning of 'government of laws, not men'

    In these polarizing times, all Americans would benefit from greater emphasis on policy, and less focus on personality.
  • Sea-Tac plane theft Dori Monson

    Dori: I'm surprised at the emotional impact the Sea-Tac plane theft had on me

    Dori had an emotional reaction to the Sea-Tac plane theft and wants to know how his listeners felt about the incident.
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