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to kill a mockingbird...
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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ removed from required reading list for Mukilteo schools

The book "To Kill a Mockingbird" will be removed from the 9th grade required reading list in the Mukilteo School District. 
2 days ago
flying cars...
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KIRO Nights: Can Boeing help create a world where we all drive flying cars?

Boeing is sinking millions of dollars into electric air taxis, as KIRO Nights host Jack Stine notes. But just how likely is a world of flying cars?
3 days ago
test scores...
KIRO Nights

KIRO Nights: What’s to blame for the drop in Washington student test scores?

In the first exams since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was a huge drop off in test scores among Washington students. 
8 days ago
SPD Officer Adley Shepherd...
Jack Stine

Stine: Plenty of blame to go around for SPD officer who punched handcuffed suspect

I have two thoughts on the officer who was fired from the Seattle Police Department and is now suing the city over his termination.
15 days ago
stolen car...
KIRO Nights

Stine: ‘Disappointing’ SPD can’t do anything about stolen car on sidewalk

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine shares his thoughts on the scene with Seattle police and a stolen car outside KIRO Radio studios Wednesday.
22 days ago
COVID...
Jack Stine

Stine: Nothing but good news about COVID-19

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine says there are two, simultaneous realities about the COVID pandemic that are happening right now.
1 month ago
Seattle dating...
KIRO Nights

Why study saying Seattle is a good city for dating might actually be right

While some have taken issue with a study claiming Seattle is a good town for dating, KIRO Nights host Jack Stine believes it might be right.
1 month ago
Sawant recall turnout, democracy...
Jack Stine

Stine: Democracy failed us in Kshama Sawant recall

With the attempted recall of Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant appearing to have fallen short, I have some thoughts.
1 month ago
Dave Chappelle Seattle...
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Stine: Controversy surrounding upcoming Dave Chappelle performance in Seattle is ridiculous

Asking that Dave Chappelle not be booked until he apologizes to trans people as a whole is a ridiculous argument to make.
1 month ago
Wishkah ferry...
Jack Stine

Stine: Washington missed a golden opportunity in naming its newest ferry

Did Washington miss out on a golden opportunity when it decided to call its new electric ferry "Wishkah?" We very well might have.
1 month ago
Seattle bikeshare, Veo...
Jack Stine

Stine: Seattle’s newest bikeshare little more than ‘a hideous eyesore’

Seattle's newest bikeshare provider is expected to hit the streets in 2022, and while I get that people like these programs, I have my reservations.
1 month ago
Daylight Saving Time changes...
KIRO Nights

Stine: Twice-yearly time changes have Washington stuck in ‘backwards, draconian’ tradition

It's time for Washington to end its twice-yearly time changes, argues KIRO Nights Jack Stine, and it's been a long time coming.
2 months ago
Kshama Sawant recall...
KIRO Nights

‘The one politician you can’t count out’: Can Kshama Sawant fend off recall challenge?

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine and guest Matt Markovich believe the Sawant recall race could end up coming all the way down to the wire.
2 months ago
Waukesha...
Jack Stine

Stine: Mistaking the media narrative surrounding Waukesha parade tragedy

In the case of the Waukesha parade incident, we have somebody who is objectively a mass murderer. What more do you want to tease out of this case?
2 months ago
Seattle City Attorney candidate Nicole Thomas-Kennedy....
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Nicole Thomas-Kennedy reflects on stress of city attorney campaign in first post-election interview

Nicole Thomas-Kennedy reflects on the stress she endured during her campaign, and whether she might run for office again in the future.
2 months ago
turkey...
KIRO Nights

Is turkey for Thanksgiving overrated? KIRO Nights says yes

Thanksgiving is just a couple days away, and a lot of people will be eating turkey because that's the tradition. But if it didn't have to be?
2 months ago
fully vaccinated...
Jack Stine

Stine says ‘no, thank you’ to changing definition of fully vaccinated

Jack Stine says he woke up, opened his phone, saw a headline and out loud said: "No, thank you. I am not interested in this. I will not be participating."
2 months ago
To commemorate his return to the KIRO Radio studio this week, Chris Sullivan joined the exclusive "...
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‘Back into the swing of things’ as Seattle workers return to the office, including at KIRO Radio

As employees start returning to the office -- including at KIRO Radio -- it will take some getting used to for those who have been remote for so long.
2 months ago
opioid epidemic...
KIRO Nights

Stine: Fault for the opioid epidemic belongs with addicts

As the Washington Attorney General's Office is set to take on the country's largest opioid distributers in court, the opioid epidemic will continue.
2 months ago
sign language...
KIRO Nights

Stine: Knowing sign language is an ‘amazing skill set to possess’

A study asked people who saw "Eternals," which features a deaf actor, if they were interested in learning sign language. A significant number said yes.
3 months ago
Conservative demonstrators gather at the Washington State Capitol on Jan. 10, 2021, in Olympia, Was...
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Stine: California teacher courageous to say how she really feels about the US

A middle school teacher in California lost her job after saying Donald Trump won the election in 2020. But was that courageous or cringe-worthy?
3 months ago
Aaron Rodgers...
Jack Stine

Stine: Aaron Rodgers ‘immunizes’ himself with antibodies from vaccinated rabbits

Aaron Rodgers claims to be "immunized" without getting the COVID vaccine, but that immunization is ultimately derived from vaccinated rabbits.
3 months ago
trailing, ballots, election fraud...
MyNorthwest Staff

Seattle challengers hope for late ballots while leaders are confident in wins

No official calls have been made, but some local candidates are declaring victory while those behind are exercising patience as ballots are counted.
3 months ago
ballot, napkin vote, approval voting...
MyNorthwest Staff

Washington officials expect just 40% voter turnout in 2021

So far in the 2021 general election, overall voter turnout in Washington is low. It may not get much higher, either, expected to only reach about 40%.
3 months ago
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