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Friday, December 12, 2014

  • The conomics of ugly
    Ugly Christmas Sweater season is upon us with this weekend and the next no doubt filled with parties featuring the vintage wears.
  • Movie Review: Michael Medved on "Exodus: Gods and Kings"
    Michael Medved reviews the new film stirring up controversy, starring Christian Bale.
  • The King Street Crack and The Pete Carroll Show
    Cracks in Pioneer Square buildings and a crack in South King Street have residents and tenants in the neighborhood wondering if Bertha is to blame. Tom Tangney gives "Wild" 3 Tangs. A jury didn't believe a Seattle man's story that he shot another driver in self-defense. The prosecutor called the shooting death of Yancy Noll a "thrill killing."

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Adding a lane on Highway 522
    A bizarre scene in Canada where a snake was thrown behind the counter of a restaurant. The state is about to double the capacity of Highway 522 between Monroe and the Snohomish River. Chris Sullivan reports. What happens with toddlers start to say words? Bad words.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

  • Bowman case could go to the jury today
    A murder defendant refuses to admit that he researched murder and studied police forensics before or after he shot and killed another driver at a Seattle intersection. The case could go to the jury today as Tim Haeck reports. A space probe is headed toward Pluto that launched when Pluto was still a planet. Dave spoke with CBS space analyst Bill Harwood.

Monday, December 8, 2014

  • Are you ready to pay by the mile for how much you actually drive?
    Tim Haeck has been following the Bowman trial and says that it isn't what it seems. He fills us in on the new details. Steve Casner full interview about commercial pilots dozing off in the air. Sports Insiders: The Seahawks were tremendous in their 24-14 victory in Philly yesterday. Is there any doubt the Hawks are the team to beat? Mike Lyons joins us with his comments on the failed mission to extract American journalist Luke Somers in Yemen. Are you ready to pay by the mile for how much you actually drive? Washington is moving forward with plans to explore that idea. Chris Sullivan explains.

Friday, December 5, 2014

  • The Nutcracker, cash for grades, and the Pete Carroll Show
    After a 31-year run, the Pacific Northwest Ballet is putting the famous Stowell and Sendak "Nutcracker" in the vault, and making way for a new production next year, KIRO RADIO'S URSULA REUTIN REPORTS…If you're already burned out on Christmas movies and still long for the chills of Halloween, you might want to check out this weekend's box office offering....THE BABADOOK. It premieres in Seattle today and here with the review is KIRO's Zak Burns… MONSIEUR BARTENDER?? It's the invention of Barry and Eric, who met at Georgia Tech while studying electrical and mechanical engineering. Barry and Eric just took all the traits of their favorite human bartenders and programmed a robot to replace them.Might be a little expensive… Cash for students? Does paying students to go to school work?

Thursday, December 4, 2014

  • Protestors in New York and how to tie down a Christmas Tree
    Tens of thousands of Christmas trees will be put on the tops of Washington cars over the next few weeks, and many of them are just one bad knot away from flying off. What's the best way to tie them down and what kind of penalty can you face for doing a bad job of it? KIRO RADIO'S CHRIS SULLIVAN REPORTS…Thousands of protestors surrounded the Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony last night in New York City. But if you watched the festivities on NBC, you never would have known. NYPD successfully barricaded the protestors from making any sort of did they do what Seattle police couldn't? WCBS reporter Alex Silverman was there and joins us live from New York... Mankind's next big step towards Mars will have to wait another day. High winds and some technical glitches grounded

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • Charles Barkley on Ferguson, and missing brains...
    With the help of a certain local football hero, Seattle Children's Hospital is launching an ambitious campaign to speed up development of a promising treatment for childhood cancer. KIRO RADIO'S TIM HAECK REPORTS….Because he never does, Charles Barkley is not backing down. Appearing on CNN, he defended his comments both criticizing his own race and supporting police officers in the wake of the turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri. The former NBA great also believes America has big problems when discussing issues of race…Maybe it's not WHAT you eat, but WHEN you eat it… The latest research on mice and what makes them fat gave some surprising results. Lastly the case of the missing brains… Joining us now with the story is CBS Correspondent Vicki Barker.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

  • Port talks, Amazon Robots, and hand dryer germs.
    After weeks of lost productivity, backlogs, and finger-pointing, contract talks resume today (Tues.) between west coast terminal operators and union longshore workers. TIM HAECK REPORTS. Geek Wire’s Todd Bishop on Amazon robots and credit rating. Manufacturing defects. That is the National Transportation Safety Board's final answer for why Boeing lithium-ion batteries were catching fire last year, but it's final report still can't pinpoint the reason for the fire that burned a 787 at Boston's Logan Airport. Chris Sullivan reports. And last but not least hand dryer germs…Normal hand dryers, like the old ones you find at a bus station or an Arby's, flood the air with five times as much bacteria as a paper towel dispenser…

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Sports Insiders: Marshawn Lynch might be calling it quits
    Once again, there are rumors of Marshawn Lynch calling it quits. The compressed cartilage in his spinal cord has been bothering him all season, Lynch may be content to hang up the cleats once the year is done.
  • Ferguson protests, Seattle's new bike paths, and Mike Lyons on Isis.
    Seattle is building new bicycle paths, dedicated lanes and traffic signals . . . and growing a bike share program . . . all to make cycling and bike commuting more attractive. But something is missing as KIRO RADIO'S TIM HAECK REPORTS. Seattle's protests against the situation in Ferguson intensified over the weekend as demonstrators clashed with police clad in riot gear. Amongst the chaos was KIRO's Brandi Kruse... Here's a headline from Political website Crooks and Liars.'How Robert McCulloch Hoodwinked The Ferguson Grand Jury". Joining us now is CBS Legal Correspondent Andrew Cohen. Lastly, Mike Lyons on isis and social media.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

  • Change Seattle's bicycling culture; start with the clothing?
    To encourage more people to commute to work, Seattle needs to change its bicycle culture and one clothing retailer in Fremont says she has part of the solution.
  • Darren Wilson speaks and Pete Carroll joins us
    Here to prevent you from hitting Thanksgiving traffic jams tomorrow is traffic guru Chris Sullivan, with the best times for getting out of town to see family and friends. This year the National Safety Council predicts there will be 418 fatalities and nearly 45,000 injuries from car crashes just over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Pete Carroll Show. Thanksgiving edition.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Live from Ferguson
    Michael Calhoun from KMOX in St. Louis joins us with the latest from Ferguson. Sports Insiders: For the third straight year, the Mariners are spending some big money. Kyle Seager's 7 year $100 million contract keeps one of Seattle's best young players in town for a long time. Was the price right? A tribute to the victims of the Marysville-Pilchuck High shootings, that took a month to build, was dismantled in less than an hour yesterday.
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