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Tom Tangney: Pierce County Council resolution to display 'In God We Trust' irrelevant and political

A member of the Pierce County Council is proposing a permanent and prominent display of the national motto "In God We Trust" in the council chambers.

Interview: Richard Linklater on his groundbreaking film 'Boyhood'

Tom Tangney interviews the director of "Dazed and Confused," the "Before Sunset" trilogy about his latest film (12 years in the making,) "Boyhood."

Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' is lumberingly earnest

There are no epiphanies to be had in "Wish I Was Here," unless you count the epiphany that this movie doesn't have anything interesting to say.

Can Socialist lightning strike twice in Seattle?

Can the Socialist lightning strike twice in Seattle politics? That's the big question as the woman who helped lead Kshama Sawant's stunning upset election to the Seattle City Council seeks to topple Washington state's Speaker of the House.

What's to be done with 600 immigrant children potentially coming to JBLM? KIRO hosts respond

There is not word on a official decision yet on whether Joint Base Lewis McChord will be used to house around 600 Central American children who crossed the border unaccompanied, but rumors they may be sent here is getting mixed reactions.

It's not two asthmatic cats making that noise under the bed

Victims of burglary are often left with a sense of insecurity. Their things, both monetarily and sentimentally valuable are gone, and they have to replace their sense of security, as well as their things. This is not a story about these people.

Democrat stands out from fellow candidates with now-removed elephant pinata shooting

If you can't be a Republican, you can shoot a gun like one, according to John Curley. But doing just that got one candidate in some hot water, and he's removed his ad, in which he took a shotgun to an elephant pinata.

Dave Ross defends allegedly racist play 'The Mikado'

In a play from 1885, put on by a society dedicated keeping these shows alive, accusations of racism have appeared where someone might normally see a show review.

Rumors of John Curley's death have been greatly exaggerated

On Thursday, the parody news website "The Kitsap Report" said that John Curley had died in a seaplane crash. Their first problem with the report? He would have been on KIRO Radio at the time of the crash.

Rare Oso Boeing jetliner crash photos discovered

It was 55 years ago this October 19 when Washington's first—and, so far, only jetliner crash happened. After a story about the crash of a Boeing 707 near Oso appeared on MyNorthwest.com in May, a Bothell man contacted KIRO Radio and offered to share some rare photographs he'd taken of the aftermath.

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