Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Monday, September 15, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Movie Review: Michael Medved on 'Dolphin Tale 2'
    Winter isn’t capable of being freed, but one of her companion dolphins is in this movie. And there’s some fascinating footage early on, including a scene where Bethany Hamilton, the young female surfer who lost her arm, swims alongside Winter.
  • Dogs helping people with hidden disabilities, too
    Service dogs are specially trained to help disabled people function in their homes and in public. But the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not require that they wear a sign or brightly colored vest, as commonly thought.
  • The Pete Carroll Show and Senator Bruce Dammeier
    The Pete Carroll Show: The Hawks enter week 2 looking even stronger. Yesterday afternoon, The State Supreme Court held the State Legislature in contempt for failing to make satisfactory progress on funding the state's education needs. It was the decision many in the legislature was hoping for.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

  • Obama addresses the nation
    Boeing was expecting a documentary. What it got was a was an ambush. And now Boeing is on the defensive after the release of an Al Jazeera report on the history of the 787. Chris Sullivan reports. In last night's prime time address, President Obama spoke boldly about defeating ISIS. Major Mike Lyons joins us. A fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri again raises the issue of why police departments look and act so much like a military force.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Should police departments shed quasi-military image?
    The police response to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri has re-kindled the debate about the militarization of local law enforcement.
  • Obama speaks on ISIS tonight and I-5 closures in Oly
    OK Cupid's Christian Rudder did some research on all of us. The iconic British "stiff upper lip" is quivering, with just eight days left before a vote that could break Scotland and England apart. President Obama will lay out his strategy for ISIS tonight at 6PM. Joining us is CBS White House Correspondent Peter Maer. Sports Insiders: Either he is lying, or the NFL has an incompetent investigation team.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Ray Rice and Ballot Briefing
    The state is doing all it can to make sure you're doing your due diligence to study up. Colleen O'Brien has your Tuesday "Ballot Briefing." NFL officials say it was only after seeing the elevator tape that they realized Rice's original 2-game suspension should instead be extended indefinitely. It's time for your KIRO 30 second Bertha Update with Chris Sullivan. Sports Insiders: The Mariners won yesterday. Michael Grey is in to talk about their playoff hopes.

Monday, September 8, 2014

  • I-5 “express” lanes
    Once again, Seattle police were faced with a difficult decision on the use of force. Tim Haeck reports. Chris Sullivan takes a look at the I-5 "express" lanes in this week's Choke Points. Another NBA owner is selling the team following what is being called a racially insensitive email about his fan base. Covering the story for CBS is Atlanta Correspondent Mark Strassman.

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Should your knee replacement surgery come with a warranty?
    If you're facing knee surgery, this will be of great interest to you. Virginia Mason's chairman and CEO Dr. Gary Kaplan joins "Seattle's Morning News" to discuss a new warranty program for hip and knee replacements.
  • Joan Rivers and the Seahawks opener
    Remembering Joan Rivers. Sports Insiders: The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16 yesterday and dominated on both sides of the ball. If there was any question that the Hawks would have a Super Bowl hang-over, it was answered last night. Chris Sullivan relives the game.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • Blue Thursday chokepoints
    Blue Thursday. It is game day for the Seahawks. A mall straddling the border of San Jose and Santa Clara is having some legal troubles.The Pete Carroll show. Pete spoke with Dori Monson about the season opener today. The head of the State Senate's Budget committee, David Frockt, is predicting that he and his fellow legislators will all be found in contempt for failing to pass an adequate education budget.
  • No link between wearing a bra and breast cancer risk
    Research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center finds no link between wearing a bra and the risk of breast cancer.