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Dave Ross and Colleen O'Brien get you connected first thing in the morning. They tell you what happened while you were sleeping, how are stories developing and what you can expect when you walk out your front door.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Inslee is in London and Dave is criticized for his role in ‘The Mikado’
Chris Sullivan spoke with Governor Inslee who is in London promoting the other Washington based aerospace companies. Sharon Chan of the Seattle Times is a critic of Dave's play 'The Mikato,' and says he is being racist by dressing as a Chinese person. They go back-and-forth.
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Seattle Times editorial columnist and Dave Ross go head-to-head over "yellow face" in "The Mikado"
KIRO Radio's Dave Ross stars in “The Mikado,” a comic opera. Sharon Pian Chan Seattle Times editorial columnist accuses the production of offending Asian-Americans.
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Monday, July 14, 2014
I-90 closed starting Friday, what’s your plan?
Starting Friday, only one lane of westbound I-90 will be open, and that disruption is going to last a week. Chris Sullivan found out why. Olson, a brain tumor researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, says scorpions may be the cure for cancer.
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Friday, July 11, 2014
Did Seattle's elected city attorney violate policy when he bought pot?
While it made for a good photo-op, City Attorney Pete Holmes could be in hot water for buying a couple baggies of marijuana at Seattle's first legal pot store on Tuesday. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse joins Seattle's Morning News to discuss whether Holmes should be disciplined for violating the city's drug-free workplace policy.
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Ship canal bridge merge and Congressman Adam Smith
Chokepoint: Ship canal bridge merge. Tim Haeck looks at the bold new strategy to fight what is still the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Now that the purchase and possession of marijuana is legal, what should we do with those who were previously convicted of crimes that no longer exist? President Obama has requested 3.7 BILLION dollars to deal with security in the affected regions. Congressman Adam Smith.
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Stop smoking campaign features graphic images, smokers stories
The Centers for Disease Control is sponsoring a summer-long, stop-smoking ad campaign featuring graphic images and personal stories of suffering and struggle from former smokers.
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Bellevue police chief search and Boeing’s earning forecast
Every parent believes it can never happen to them, but a surprising number of children die every year from being in an overheated car. Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is furious with our nation's colleges and universities. 236 four year institutions recently responded to a survey regarding sexual assault on campus. The city of Bellevue is looking for a new police chief. The search begins this month to replace Linda Pillo.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Patty Murray and a new chokepoint
Patty Murray is co-authoring a bill with Colorado Senator Mark Udall and it would ban all for-profit companies from denying employees any of the federally guaranteed health benefits. Chokepoint: Drivers versus pedestrians. Having a bunch of people walking downtown can be a sign of a vibrant city, but all those pedestrians can make getting around extremely difficult.
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Cannabis strain resource
Leafly.com is a cannabis information resource that acts as an easy-to-use website and app. It is a handy, portable guide to over 800 marijuana strains, tinctures, concentrates, and edibles. Si Scoot co-founder of the site talks to us from Cannabis City, about the site’s abilities to filter over 80,000 user-submitted reviews on effects, flavors, and medical treatments. All to help people find the perfect marijuana options for their personal needs. Scoot discusses the latest cannabis news and lifestyle information.
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Live from Cannabis City
For former Seattle policechief Norm Stamper says this is the day he thought he'd never live to see.Matt Granite found some deals on prescriptions. Chris Sullivan is live at Cannabis City. With the legalization of marijuana, there is now a greater potential for the unwanted skunky smell of pot lurking in your personal space.
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Monday, July 7, 2014
Emergency room patients pay to go to the head of the line
A new, on-line appointment system lets patients schedule an emergency room visit.
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Mark Rosenker: Why your TSA wants to check you phone, tablet and laptop
The TSA said it is requiring some overseas airports to have passengers turn on devices such as cellphones before boarding. It says devices that won't power up won't be allowed on planes, and those travelers may have to undergo additional screening.
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Middle school girls learn how to build a smart App
Recently, Google voluntarily released its employee makeup and admitted, "We're not where we want to be when it comes to diversity." Overall, the company is 70 percent men and 30 percent women. Seattle-based Omnigroup iOS developer Liz Marley knows the gender struggle all too well. Google pledged $50 million to develop and distribute coding software to young girls. On a smaller but just as important level Marley is doing her own part to encourage girls to get into the tech industry.
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Please turn ON your cellphones
Waiting in a hospital emergency room can be excruciating. Unfortunately, you can't schedule emergencies. But now, you can schedule emergency treatment. Seattle-based iOS developer Liz Marley doing her own part to encourage girls to get into the tech industry. Sports Insiders: Two Mariners will suit up for the All Star Game on July 15th, but could we see more?
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Friday, July 4, 2014
Gov't report calls parasailing risky; operators say it's as safe as taking a walk
The National Transportation Safety Board is calling on the U.S. Coast Guard to regulate parasailing, citing serious and fatal accidents in recent years
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