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News Chick Show
Linda Thomas goes beyond 140 characters and finds out the stories behind the tweets, screen names and status updates - from entrepreneurs and authors to parenting experts and local celebrities.
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Friday, September 20, 2013
Steve Ballmer has one major regret as he leaves Microsoft
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer letting it all out in a speech to financial analysts, including opening up about his biggest regrets. You'll also hear a somewhat charming speech habit.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Bill Nye the Science Guy admits thinks he's a dork on the dance floor
From Boeing to the ballroom, Bill Nye the Science Guy's lab coat is gone and dance shoes are on as he competes in "Dancing with the Stars."
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
How a former WSU coach ended up with Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech
A former Washington State University coach didn't just witness history 50 years ago when Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. He walked away with a piece of it.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Seattle puts a little gravel in drivers' travels
Rocks crunch under tires and hit the underside of cars. Signs warn to keep the speed at 10 miles per hour. So what's with the loose gravel?
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Monday, August 12, 2013
The push for more helpful, clear King County restaurant inspection reports
After being infected with E.coli for the second time in her life, a Seattle woman pushes for changes in King County restaurant inspections.
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Monday, August 5, 2013
Social media hath no fury like a local military mother scorned
A Lake Stevens cafe is dealing with criticism on Facebook and Yelp after the owner banned a woman's kids from the shop because they left crumbs on the floor. The owner also posted a picture of the mess on social media.
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Last day on the job for the top watchdog at The Seattle Times
David Boardman, who has documented many of the Northwest's changes, successes, stumbles and tragedies, is leaving The Seattle Times to become a dean at Temple University.
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Recent grad writes to UW professors to sum up what he learned in college
When Erik McClure's 2013 University of Washington diploma finally arrived in the mail he set it aside and wrote a bonus essay to all UW professors. The essay sums up in five words what he learned from the UW.
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Friday, July 26, 2013
A native of Mexico seeks the Miss Seafair crown
For the first time, Seattle might crown a Miss Seafair who lacks legal immigration status in the United States.
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Friday, July 19, 2013
Baby trends - Bla Blas, nose straws, and the color gray
Market trends and the needs of moms have changed a lot since the last time you had to shop for the baby in your life.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
How families can help ease the difficult reality of Alzheimer's
There's new thinking for managing Alzheimer's Disease that suggests family members let the person with Alzheimer's enjoy some of their happier times through a "memory vacation."
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Monday, July 15, 2013
Seattle protesters outraged with Zimmerman acquittal
"This whole system is guilty" and "We are all Trayvon Martin" were the chants as up to 400 people met at Westlake Park in Seattle, demonstrating their anger with the not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman.
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Chick appeal, what more home buyers in looking for in Seattle
A backyard chicken coop is becoming a feature more home buyers in Seattle are looking for, according to local online real estate company Redfin.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Want a raise with that? The effort to increase the minimum wage in Seattle
Weeks after a fast food strike in Seattle, minimum-wage workers will meet with city council members to explain how increasing their pay would help everybody else, and the region's economy.
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Monday, July 1, 2013
A Seattle woman's passion for saving a made-in-America denim factory
Why is a Seattle woman obsessed with saving a denim factory in Boeing and Amazon country - not in Seattle, but in South Carolina?
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