Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Friday, May 22, 2015

  • WSDOT's recommended travel times for Memorial Day weekend
    When will you take off for the weekend?
  • May 22, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; Now, computers and smartphones mean we're available to work 24/7. Even though the promise was that computers would cut down our time at work, but research shows it has made it longer. Josh Kerns caught up with the man who runs the social media for the Mariners.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

  • May 21, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; A new online tool is either a step towards a more peaceful world, or a sign that humanity is increasingly hopeless. Dan Restione joins us to discuss what is essentially a spell checker for social interactions. The HOV Hero program. You've seen the signs on the freeway asking you to call-in violators. Does anyone really use that number?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

  • May 20, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; Josh Kerns has an update on the striking teachers yesterday. The biggest thing standing between teens and safer sex is mom and dad. Seven out of 10 teenagers surveyed said they don't use birth control, and it's because they don't want their parents to find out what they're up to.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

  • May 19, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; Josh Kerns has a Bertha update. "Hostage survival" classes, Colleen O'Brien reports.

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • Kshama Sawant speaks with KIRO Radio from the Shell protest
    Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks with Seattle's Morning News' Dave Ross and Colleen O'Brien while at the Shell Oil protest at the Port of Seattle.
  • Mariners dugout cops share over 30 years of stories
    Mariners dugout cops have protected players, wrestled streakers for over 30 years
  • May 18, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; The 35th anniversary of Mt. St. Helens and; Nearly 95 percent of parents say their overweight or obese kids are "just right." Dustin Duncan with NYU's Langone Medical Center lead a study and says the problem is really cultural.

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • May 15, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; Tom Tangney gets us ready for SIFF. Don't be alarmed if you hear a bus talking to you over the next month. You're not going crazy. Metro is testing a new audible alarm system to prevent pedestrian accidents. Chris Sullivan has details.
  • 10 talking buses hit Seattle streets
    KIRO Radio's Chris Sullivan checks out 10 new talking buses aimed at improving safety in downtown Seattle.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

  • May 14, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; The Seattle Times figured out that the cost of determining who deserves the $20 rebate on the license tab fee is going to be $17 per refund. Which seems ridiculous. So Dave called up Seattle Budget director Ben Noble.One of the worst drives in Puget Sound is about to get a little bit of help from state. Chris Sullivan has another chokepoint. The voice of Ned Flanders, Mr. Burns etc. is leaving The Simpsons.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

  • The best way to help the poor
    What's the best way to help poor people: creating government programs, or building character? President Obama and conservative author Arthur Brooks discuss.
  • May 13, 2015
    Today on Seattle's Morning News; Early this morning, Seattle's elephants arrived in Oklahoma City, but will they fit in? Alyne Fortgang, The Founder of Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants, and now probably the city's most famous animal rights activist is convinced they will not, because Bamboo is now suffering psychological problems.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015