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Gee and Ursula Show

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Washington Sec. of State: Onslaught of election lawsuits could cause ‘significant damage’

Washington Sec. of State Kim Wyman is concerned that lawsuits challenging election results could be undermining the democratic process.
2 days ago

Vaccinated Vancouver woman hospitalized for COVID confirms ‘hospitals are full’

A woman from Vancouver, Washington, was vaccinated, yet still caught COVID-19. She shares a first-person account of her experience inside hospitals.
2 days ago

What can latest from Pfizer tell us about when state’s kids will be eligible for vaccine?

When will the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine be available to Washington state's children? Based on the latest from the company, it could be soon.
3 days ago

‘I feel heartbreak and anger’: Kirkland nurse describes toll of pandemic over last year

Kirkland nurse Jenna Loney describes the toll the pandemic has taken on her and others in the health care industry over the last year-plus.
5 days ago

Local bar owner: Businesses will ‘roll ahead as best we can’ with new vaccine requirements

Streamline Tavern's Mike Lewis joins the Gee and Ursula Show to discuss the vaccine verification mandate as a necessary step.
6 days ago

Virologist explains the commonly used cell lines in COVID vaccines

A common religious exemption to COVID vaccines is because they used fetal cell lines in development. Dr. Angela Rasmussen explains that claim.
7 days ago

Why county isn’t prosecuting teen suspect in fatal Maple Valley hit-and-run as an adult

The King County Prosecutor's Office points to several factors that would make charging a 15-year-old suspect in a Maple Valley hit and run as an adult.
8 days ago

Why US health officials are ‘divided’ on need for COVID-19 booster shots

The discussion on whether or not booster shots for the COVID vaccine are needed is dividing even the experts. Dr. Angela Rasmussen weighs in.
8 days ago

Seattle firefighter now supports vaccination after being hospitalized for COVID

Seattle Fire Lieutenant Tony Micelli was unvaccinated and had to be hospitalized for COVID. He survived and is now sharing his story to help others.
10 days ago

Seattle mayoral candidate calls on city to implement homeless initiative struck from ballot

Mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell still believes that components of Compassion Seattle's homelessness initiative are worth a second look.
15 days ago

King County nurse: Health care workers ‘feel left by the wayside’ with hospitals overwhelmed

A registered nurse with King County gives a first-person account of the stress COVID is putting on intensive care units and hospitals.
15 days ago

Ezell’s founders start grant program to help local Black-owned businesses

Ezell's Chicken is using its platform and influence to help other Black-owned businesses in the community thrive through the creation of a grant program.
19 days ago

Bellevue doctor: ‘It just flies against all logic’ to trust unproven treatments for COVID

Dr. Richard Kaner is an internist with Bellevue Medical Partners and he treats patients who have infectious diseases. His advice is to avoid ivermectin.
20 days ago

Supporters file appeal to get Compassion Seattle homeless measure back on ballot

The Downtown Seattle Association and other backers are filing an emergency motion of appeal for the Compassion Seattle charter amendment.
24 days ago

Kent police chief says new laws don’t prevent response, but limits ‘how we approach it’

Kent police officers were heard blaming Washington's new laws for not being able to help a suicidal man. But the police chief says it's not just the laws.
26 days ago

Virologist says it’s ‘not abusive or cruel’ for kids to wear masks at school

The main COVID concern in regards to fall for a virologist and frequent guest of KIRO Radio's Gee and Ursula Show is the upcoming return to school.
29 days ago

Gold Star father offers insight into a veteran’s mental health

Former US Marine Mike Washington lends insight into his own mental health struggles to benefit fellow veterans.
1 month ago

Virologist: Despite booster suggestion, COVID vaccines are ‘still working’

Virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen weighs in on the new recommendation that people will need a COVID booster shot eight months after their second dose.
1 month ago

Superintendent says protocols make Washington classrooms some of the ‘safest in the country’

We are just two weeks away from kids heading back to classrooms in Washington state, but will schools be able to keep the doors open?
1 month ago

Washington hospitals CEO: Texas, Florida COVID response ‘putting us all in jeopardy’

Local health leaders are expressing concerns over the downstream effects of states like Texas not properly managing their pandemic responses.
1 month ago

Virologist: How can we win over unvaccinated Washingtonians?

A virologist says she's concerned about the Americans who remain unvaccinated, and explains why vaccines and masks work even if they're not 100% perfect.
1 month ago

Gee & Ursula: Is it time to ‘live with the consequences’ of being unvaccinated?

Gee and Ursula wonder what happens next for those who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19, especially if they work for the state or in health care.
1 month ago

Seattle City Attorney candidate Ann Davison: ‘Society is screaming at us’

Seattle City Attorney candidate Ann Davison speaks on her vision for the office, and vows to protect public spaces and increase prosecution if elected.
2 months ago

WA Secretary of State encourages ‘ride along’ with local election officials

Washington's Secretary of State says community members with concerns about election fraud are welcome to view and participate in the processing of ballots.
2 months ago