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union...
Jack Stine

Stine: You want a union? Start your own business

As a Seattle Starbucks votes to unionize, Jack Stine offers his thoughts on why union protections for non-skilled labor limit workers' potential.
2 months ago
report card, crosswalks...
KIRO Nights

Will ‘report card’ signs stop Seattle drivers from going through crosswalks?

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine and traffic reporter Chris Sullivan discuss the merits of the "driver report card" signs Seattle is planning to install.
2 months ago
retail theft...
Jack Stine

Stine: With Seattle’s retail theft on the rise, city erects barrier from blame with shoplifting audit

The Seattle City Council announced this week that they are commissioning the City Auditor to identify solutions to the city's retail theft problem.
3 months ago
masks...
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KIRO Nights: Is it time for masks to go, or do we keep this ‘simple intervention?’

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine asked frequent guest Dr. William Zinnanti, MD, Ph.D., for his thoughts on whether it's time to stop requiring masks.
3 months ago
catalytic converter...
KIRO Nights

KIRO Nights: Will engraving your catalytic converter prevent it from being stolen?

Some Washington drivers waited hours to get their catalytic converter engraved, but will this actually help stop or reduce these thefts?
4 months ago
Inslee...
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Jack Stine shares his formula to make Gov. Inslee the next president

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine says Gov. Jay Inslee should make himself the "bad boy of liberal politics" if he wants to be the next president.
4 months ago
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. 
4 months ago
flying cars...
KIRO Nights

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?
4 months ago
test scores...
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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. 
4 months 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.
4 months ago
stolen car...
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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.
4 months 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.
5 months ago
Seattle foundation...
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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.
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Dave Chappelle Seattle...
KIRO Nights

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.
5 months 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.
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Daylight Saving, Standard Time...
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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.
5 months ago
Kshama Sawant recall...
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‘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.
5 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?
6 months ago
Seattle City Attorney candidate Nicole Thomas-Kennedy....
KIRO Nights

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.
6 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?
6 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."
6 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.
6 months ago
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