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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

  • Movie Review: Michael Medved on "American Sniper"
    Michael Medved reviews the film "American Sniper" based on real-life sharp-shooter Chris Kyle.
  • 75 percent of kids and teens consume caffeine
    Michael Medved reviews what may be the best movie of the year "American Sniper." A study in the Journal Pediatrics found nearly 75 percent of kids and teens consume caffeine, and Seattle Children's Doctor Mollie Grow says the problems begin to stack up the more you drink. The CDC says this year's flu season has already reached epidemic levels nationwide, and unfortunately they found this year's flu shot is less effective due to an unexpected mutation in one of the active flu strains.

Monday, December 29, 2014

  • Another missing plane near Malaysia
    CBS business analyst Jill Schlesinger tells us how people can keep their new years money saving resolutions. It's happened again. 2014 has turned into the year of the missing airplane. This time it's an AirAsia flight out of Indonesia. It vanished on Saturday. CBS transportation analyst Mark Rosenker joins us. Sports Insiders: The Seahawks defense shined again as they easily defeat the Rams and secure home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Michael Medved reviews 'Unbroken'
    "Unbroken" follows the real-life story of Louis Zamperini as told in a 2010 book by Laura Hillenbrand. Michael Medved has the review of the film based on the best-selling book.
  • Who shut off North Korea’s internet?
    So who knocked out North Korea's internet? Joining us is CBS News Technology analyst Larry Magid. Sports Insiders: The Broncos fell to the Cincinnati Bengals 38-27 and Manning was picked off four times. He didn't look like a guy who could lead his team back to the Super Bowl. Are the Broncos in decline?

Monday, December 22, 2014

  • Over-indulgence is typical, but how to help sober friends enjoy holiday parties
    Eve Ruff, CEO of a women's-only addiction recovery center in Kirkland called "Residence 12" told KIRO Radio's Colleen O'Brien how to navigate these parties.
  • Two NYC police officers killed
    The Seahawks rout the Cardinals in Glendale on the primetime stage. Marshawn Lynch shined on his career-long run. That was only one of the records broken on Sunday Night Football. Howard Safir is the former New York City Police Commissioner. In the wake of the slaying of two police officers over the weekend, he says the protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have gone too far. Covering the story for WCBS is Alex Silverman, who joins us.

Friday, December 19, 2014

  • Poor safety on 520 construction
    The Pete Carroll Show. The contractor building a new 520 floating bridge tells us it's taking allegations of poor safety at one of it's sites very seriously. Brandi Kruse joins us live with details.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Dave interviewed one of the freed Cuban prisoners attorneys
    Ramon Labaniño was one of the spies sent by the Cuban government to Miami in the ‘90s to infiltrate extremist groups in the Cuban-American community. He was among those finally released by the United States yesterday after 16 years in prison. Dave interviewed his attorney, Bill Norris in 2013. Too much pollution, not enough money for the state budget. Governor Jay Inslee wants to kill two birds with one stone. Tim Haeck was there for the unveiling of the plan.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Carbon Tax and developments in Cuba
    Excavation has resumed at the Bertha access pit after a crack opened in a street as Tim Haeck reports. Last night on The Voice, Craig Wayne Boyd, the country rocker from Blake Shelton's team, who was considered the underdog, came in at number one. Governor Inslee wants to implement a carbon tax to help pay for transportation projects. Chris Sullivan has the story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Highlights from Gov. Jay Inslee's education budget proposal
    Gov. Jay Inslee is unveiling his budget ideas this week. He started going over dollars for education on Monday night.
  • One pilot in the cockpit
    With computers getting smarter, and qualified pilots getting harder to find, how close are we to the day when planes only have one person in the cockpit? Jon Ostrower from the Wall Street Journal joins us. A horrific attack on a school by the Taliban in Pakistan claimed the lives of over 100 children. Mike Lyons joins us. We've all seen the crack in King Street and heard about ground settling near the Alaskan Way Viaduct. But there's unseen damage from the Seattle waterfront tunneling project that could cost millions of dollars to fix as Tim Haeck reports.
  • Council split on tunnel with some calling it 'boondoggle,' others 'essential'
    There was a little finger-pointing over Seattle's troubled highway 99 tunnel project at Monday's city council briefing.

Monday, December 15, 2014

  • Seattle is the best place to be arrested for protesting
    Make it four in a row for your Seattle Seahawks. The 'Hawks defense has only given up 27 points over the last four games. Today Brandi is "On Assignment," with the story of why many of those arrested in Seattle protests will never be charged with a crime. A thousand-plus gun owners rallied at the State Capitol Saturday to defy gun-show-loophole Initiative 594.

Friday, December 12, 2014

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