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Wednesday May 15, 2013
- Ron is livid about David Stern's news conference
Comments David Stern made during his new conference have Ron's blood boiling
- Three scandals – which will win?
We have three active Washington scandals. Benghazi. The IRS targeting conservatives, and the latest one – the Justice department seizing the phone records of Associated Press reporters.
- Ahead of the vote, the experts break down Seattle's NBA chances
KING 5's Chris Daniels sets the scene in Dallas ahead of the NBA Board of Governor's vote, and Chris Sullivan and Brock Huard share inside analysis.
- U.S. budget deficit declining faster than expected
CBS’ Jill Schlesinger tells Seattle’s Morning News that the U.S. budget deficit is declining faster than expected.
- It's Etiquette Week
And it turns out Washington is pretty polite compared to other states. Especially Ohio and New Jersey. Dave Ross isn't (bleep) surprised.
- Microsoft's Bing translating Klingon for release of 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'
There must be a lot of Trekkies at Microsoft. The company's search engine is getting ready for the release of the movie "Star Trek: Into Darkness" this week with a site takeover, featuring a Klingon translator.
- Hansen distancing himself from Maloofs?
Tim Montemayor from KNBR in San Francisco tells "Brock and Danny" that Chris Hansen has started to distance himself from the Maloofs because his relationship with the Kings owners was damaging Seattle's chances of getting an NBA team.
- John Curley and Andrew Walsh find ideal way to sort out their differences
New KIRO Radio co-hosts John Curley and Andrew Walsh certainly have differing opinions on some issues, but instead of letting things get out of hand, they've been inspired by Michael Vick of all people on a new way to get through their disagreements.
- Calabro is looking for a 'signal' from the NBA
Kevin Calabro tells "Brock and Danny" that he would like to see the NBA give some indication that the Seattle will receive an expansion team if the league's Board of Governors votes against the Kings relocating.
- Curley and Walsh talk Benghazi
Andrew Walsh had anticipated things could get heated as he and co-host John Curley got into Benghazi, and things did get lively.
- What will surprise Seahawks rookies?
Brock Huard explains what he thinks will be the most surprising revelation for the Seahawks rookies once they begin practicing with veterans?
- The deficit seems to be going down
CBS Moneywatch's Jill Schlesinger talks says it's like your "deadbeat cousin finally made a payment on a loan they owe you."
- Chris Daniels on NBA owners meeting, today's vote on Kings
KING 5 sports reporter Chris Daniels joins us from Dallas at the NBA owners meeting and says it's too early to tell what they will decide - but it will probably be today.
- Current and former soldiers on reports of sexual assault in the military
A soldier assigned to coordinate a sexual assault prevention program in Texas is under investigation for "abusive sexual contact" and other alleged misconduct and has been suspended from his duties, the Army announced Tuesday. The allegations come on the heels of an Air Force officer who headed a sexual assault prevention office was himself arrested on charges of groping a woman in a parking lot just last week.
- Another Harley Carnes death moment
The Harley Carnes death watch continues as our favorite CBS radio anchor keeps up his dead-pan news delivery. This latest was caught by listeners, who sent us dozens of calls and emails.
- GeekWire app of the week: SeatGeek
Summer is the hot time for concerts and big events. If you're looking for tickets, this week's app of the week might be a good tool.
- NBA Commissioner David Stern announces no team for Seattle
NBA Commissioner David Stern says Sacramento Kings will stay put
- Scherf Execution no certainty
Byron Scherf was sentenced to die but appeals could delay or overturn that sentence
- President Obama: IRS acting commissioner has resigned
IRS acting commissioner has resigned
- Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson praises Seattle after NBA vote
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson sounds a conciliatory note about Seattle following NBA vote
- Ring My Belle: Montell Williams ALSO Had A Double Mastectomy
1. An amazing story about how an 18 year old in CA saved the life of a 16 year old stranger, attempting to kill herself, in NJ. 2. Angelina Jolie isn't the only celeb who's had a double mastectomy. Even Montel Williams has! 3. A new study says people in Washington curse less than anyone else in the country. At least when it comes to recorded phone calls.
- In "Mother For You I Made This," a Seattle Dancer Finds a Stage in the Streets
Seattle dancer and choreographer, Ezra Dickinson, created a piece that describes his relationship with his schizophrenic mother. The dance takes place downtown, at various outdoor locations, to represent his mother's time on the streets.