According to a national study, the income gap in American society is increasing and 4 out of every 5 Americans are near poverty levels. The deep question we must answer is: What is a livable wage? KIRO Radio hosts John Curley and Andrew Walsh give us their insight.
What if they threw a 'cougar' contest and no one came? That's exactly what happened last weekend, when the organizers of Miss Cougar America 2013 came to Seattle in search of the hottest older, single woman and had to cancel it because of a lack of entrants.
You'd be hard pressed to find anyone who doesn't know the names Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. But have you ever heard of Eddie Doeum? The fact you likely haven't has KIRO Radio's John Curley and Andrew Walsh fired up.
If Seattle fast workers demanding a big raise in the minimum wage get their way, they'll soon be replaced by robots says KIRO Radio's John Curley, who points to growing automation as a warning to those who want $15 an hour or more to flip burgers.
Aging chickens may be clucking out to you on your next trip to an animal shelter. The birds are reportedly being dropped off in record numbers as urban farmers are faced with the reality of caring for an animal that may live years past when it stops producing eggs.