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Snohomish County, life sentence, inmates...
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Should an 18-20 year old committing murder be an automatic life sentence?

Should murderers get an automatic life sentence? The state Supreme Court recently ruled against automatic life sentences for 18-20 year-olds.
6 months ago
Bruce Harrell...
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Mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell: ‘Disappointed in a city that I love’

Bruce Harrell, candidate for Mayor of Seattle and former city council president, discusses his campaign with Gee and Ursula.
6 months ago
Dick's Drive-In...
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Dick’s Drive-In president investigates employee health and safety complaints

The president of Dick's Drive-In issued a response and spoke to Gee and Ursula after employee complaints were widely publicized about unsafe conditions. 
6 months ago
school year, in-person learning...
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WA bill offers extra year of school for students looking to get last year right

Senator Sam Hunt of Olympia, on his bill to offer juniors and seniors an extra year of high school after the past year of remote learning.
7 months ago
Tacoma officer...
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Son of Tacoma cop who drove into crowd pushes to rethink ‘culture’ of police forces

In January, a Tacoma police officer drove into a crowd of people who were blocking his way. The officer's son argues that calls to fire his father are just.
7 months ago
border wall, unaccompanied children...
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NW Immigrant Rights director explains record number of unaccompanied children at US border

Jorge Baron, director of the NW Immigrant Rights Project, discusses the huge increase in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border.
7 months ago
gather...
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Could an unvaccinated person safely gather with a vaccinated loved one?

New guidance from the CDC says vaccinated people can gather without masks. But can an unvaccinated person safely hang out with someone who is vaccinated?
7 months ago
politics, country divided...
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Study: Americans perceive country as more divided than it actually is

Todd Rose, cofounder and President of Populace on a first-of-its kind survey of Americans that finds we are not as divided a nation as we’re led to believe.
7 months ago
school staff vaccine, washington...
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State Superintendent: Consequences for not reopening ‘getting higher and higher’

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal says adding school staff to the current vaccine tier should boost confidence for reopening in-person.
7 months ago
fourth quarter, covid...
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Virologist borrows fourth quarter wisdom from Seahawks head coach as COVID metaphor

Virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen says we may be in the fourth quarter of COVID, but that's the time to buckle down as a team and win.
7 months ago
Seattle homeless, hotels, homeless authority ceo, housing...
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King County plan to house homeless in hotels ‘unprecedented,’ but hit snags

Seattle Times reporter Scott Greenstone explains King County's new plan to house those who are chronically homeless in hotels.
7 months ago
community loaves, bread...
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Local nonprofit Community Loaves bakes fresh bread for those in need

Food banks in Washington are reporting double the number of visitors due to the pandemic. But thanks to local group Community Loaves, many get fresh bread.
7 months ago
Drug possession...
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SU law professor: State was ‘actually an outlier’ before court ruling on drug possession

Law professor Deborah Ahrens explains how a controversial court ruling actually brought the state in line with drug laws across the country.
7 months ago
school district, in-person learning, state tests...
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Puget Sound parents on how they feel about their school districts’ reopening plans

KIRO Radio's Gee & Ursula Show opened the phone lines for parents to share how they feel about what's happening in their kids' school district.
7 months ago
covid precautions...
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What we can do now to help COVID-19 restrictions relax sooner

Virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen thinks if more people are vaccinated and are diligent about COVID precautions, a relaxation of restrictions could happen.
7 months ago
Year round school, northshore...
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Washington lawmaker: ‘Now is the time’ to consider doing away with summer break

With the pandemic continuing to cause difficulties for students, one state lawmaker thinks now is the perfect time to consider a year-round school calendar.
7 months ago
Schools covid, life skills...
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WA teacher develops ‘survival’ class for critical life skills like budgeting, job interviews

Taylor Edwards, a teacher at Graham-Kapowsin High School talks to the Gee & Ursula Show about the class she created, teaching students critical life skills.
7 months ago
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How the Mars Perseverance mission could provide clues to where Earth is headed

Astronaut Ron Garan on the mission of the Mars Rover Perseverance, and what exploring beyond our planet teaches us about our shared humanity.
7 months ago
Suh Rahr, King County Sheriff, police reform...
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Former King County Sheriff: Amid calls for reform, ‘this is the best time to come into policing’

Calls for police reform have grown over the last year, and former Sheriff Sue Rahr, believes that affords prospective officers a unique opportunity.
7 months ago
Restaurant capacity...
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Why some restaurants could still struggle if state relaxes indoor dining cap

While continuing to increase capacity would be an added relief for many Washington restaurants, it may not actually move the needle for smaller businesses.
7 months ago
covid testing, variant...
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COVID variants may not be more deadly, but virologist says ‘avoid contracting it at all costs’

Virologist Dr. Rasmussen is happy COVID case numbers are down, but she doesn't think the worst is behind us. Variants can rapidly reverse any decline.
7 months ago
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Superintendent Reykdal: Concern over reopening schools ‘isn’t matching’ with science

The state superintendent says the science shows schools can reopen safely, and is asking all school districts to submit an updated reopening plan.
8 months ago
olympia, wealth tax, capital gains tax...
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WA Rep: Wealth tax ‘could put a major tool in the box’ to limit reliance on sales, property tax

If a bill in Olympia passes, Washington state's richest residents -- including Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos -- could end up paying a wealth tax.
8 months ago
coronavirus, food, safeway vaccine...
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Safeway, Albertsons to soon begin administering COVID vaccine

David Green, Director of Pharmacy for Safeway Albertsons, on the plan to direct ship COVID vaccines to pharmacies -- and how you can make an appointment.
8 months ago

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