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Dave Ross

Ross: The Make-Me group is the only one still unvaccinated

There are essentially three levels of nudging people respond to: Show Me, Help Me, and Make Me. At this point, the Show Me’s and Help Me’s are vaccinated.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Mercer Island MD: Getting COVID vaccine has ‘become a political issue’

Dr. Gordon Cohen, Mercer Island MD, explains the technology used in an mRNA vaccine and how it's less harmful than other vaccines used in the US.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Darwinian politics help to turn around US vaccinations

Even Fox hosts apparently realized their anti-vaccine approach was slowly exterminating their audience. And then there’s Mississippi Governor Kay Ivey.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

New director of CJTC: ‘Long overdue’ that community, law enforcement work together

It's been a tough time for law enforcement, but the new executive director of Washington state's Criminal Justice Training Commission is up to the challenge ahead.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

UW professor: Vaccine misinformation on Facebook ‘is prolonging this pandemic’

UW's Carl Bergstrom has worked to combat misinformation since the start of the pandemic, and believes that this fight is more important now than ever.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Not blame, but redemption

I've been reading a book called "Forget the Alamo." Co-author Jason Stanford thinks it might be wise to start teaching the facts now, rather than later.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Can children in Washington get a vaccination without parental consent?

In Washington, kids of a certain age can be in an exam room without their parents, so what are the rules on vaccination without parental consent?
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Give the money back to the states

It looks like the infrastructure plan in Congress is stalling out again. So I say, if they can’t come together by the end of the month, give the money back.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Fahrenthold: ‘Huge public health payoff’ if Facebook were to ban vaccine misinformation

President Biden recently said Facebook is killing people, a comment he since walked back. But if Facebook banned misinformation, would it make a difference?
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Dave Ross’ big, new idea inspired by private space flight

Where does Blue Origin go from here? Dave Ross thinks Blue Origin ought to use at least part of its creative talent to re-imagine mass transit.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Will the new transportation bill be honest?

One of these days a big new transportation bill is finally going to get passed. I hope it’s bipartisan, but even more than that, I hope that it’s honest.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

New challenges for virtual visits with doctors emerge for Washingtonians

In order to virtual doctor's visits to continue, there will likely need to be a federal telemedicine license. Mercer Island MD Dr. Gordon Cohen explains.
2 months ago
Children and teachers from the KU Kids Deanwood Childcare Center complete a mural in celebration of...
MyNorthwest Staff

First child tax credit payments go out this month to families in Washington, rest of nation

A lot of parents in the US will be getting money in their bank accounts because of the new child tax credit. Tax expert Don DeSantis explains the program.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: A voting solution everybody can agree on

Dave Ross offers a solution to solve the voting rights crisis and proposes two rules that should be mandatory for all states.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Former Washington AG: Trump lawsuit against big tech could set new rules for social media

Former President Donald Trump has sued big tech companies for kicking him off their platforms. Former AG Rob McKenna weighs in on the case.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: The big lie of food expiration dates

Dave Ross learns expiration dates are not based on any kind of rigorous testing but are designed to get you to eat food while it’s still fresh and tasty.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Voting with both feet

Americans move all the time for better jobs, lower taxes – so people who feel their voices are being silenced should move to a state that respects them.
2 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

David Fahrenthold: Assume Trump will run in 2024 ‘until he says otherwise’

Despite what may happen in court for the Trump Organization, reporter David Fahrenthold doesn't think it will impact Donald Trump's decision to run in 2024. 
2 months ago
Dave Ross

Ross: Is it the guilt that has people upset about critical race theory?

I’ve been trying to a get a handle on what’s got people so upset about critical race theory, the proposed curriculum that focuses on race as a central theme in US history.
2 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Find out what the billionaires want

If you want to have the money to push the causes dear to your own heart, find out what the billionaires want and become the best in that field.
3 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Downtown Seattle’s return has ‘turned a corner’ over the last few months

As Washington's COVID-19 cases decline and more people are vaccinated, downtown Seattle is reopening and welcoming visitors back.
3 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: How a tax loophole has let the wealthy create their own American aristocracy

Our nation's wealthiest citizens have being using a tax loophole to create an American aristocracy akin to Downton Abbey without the pretentious accent.
3 months ago
Seattle housing prices, inventory, relief...
MyNorthwest Staff

‘Some relief’ for Puget Sound home buyers over last month despite rising prices

After a month where bidding wars sent home prices in the Puget Sound region skyrocketing, prospective buyers could finally be seeing some relief.
3 months ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: The real reason for Trump’s constant battle against big tech

How exactly can a politician who is sending two, three, four messages a day to my smartphone claim he’s being censored by big tech?
3 months ago
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