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Video: Why is the Seattle Fire Dept. Suspending their DEI Training?

The Seattle Fire Dept. suspended DEI (Diversity of Equity and Inclusion) training after a backlash from employees. Watch John and Shari talk about it. Listen to KIRO Newsradio 97.3fm or go to MyNorthwest.com to learn more!
14 hours ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters ‘destructive’

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.
16 hours ago
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George Hurst, Lynwood city council president

Lynnwood council pres.: Bill that limits rent increases should be passed

The ongoing conversation regarding the pros and cons of HB 2114 has centered on tenants who live in apartment buildings are single family homes.
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Chokepoints: When will I-90 be back to 4 lanes?

Eastbound I-90 has been reduced to three lanes on the east end of Mercer Island for about a month now. There is a failing expansion joint on this section of road as I-90 crosses the East Channel Bridge.
22 hours ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Voters can help cull bad politicians from the herd early

Let's remember that just about every occupant of a higher office once occupied a lower office, and was put there by us, Dave Ross says.
2 days ago
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Matt Butler

KIRO Nights on dating rules, timeframes: How long is too long to wait?

Deborah Graham's mention of the rule of threes provoked some polar opposite opinions from listeners.
3 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Celebrity Podcasts Suck. Here’s Why

Not you, Conan O’Brien. Never you. 🫶 Jack Stine and Spike O’Neill, both longtime professional radio broadcasters who talk into microphones and entertain people for a living, browse through some of the worst celebrity-hosted podcasts out there and talk about how the phenomenon is destroying and corrupting the industry (to put it lightly). Tune in […]
4 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: It’s raining maggots!

Move over Sam Jackson, Delta just one-upped you and your snakes with… MAGGOTS! Delta Airlines flying from Amsterdam to Detroit had maggots falling from the overhead bin. Watch John and Shari give their take on what happened and all things maggots.
4 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Billy Sunshine’s Glee At Trump Owing $350 Million in Civil Fraud Case

This is the best news Billy Sunshine could ever have received – short of former President Donald Trump going to prison in handcuffs, of course. We dig into the emerging details of the stunning judgement in Donald Trump’s civil fraud case just after the news breaks, while Jack Stine defends a malignant narcissist against two […]
5 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Travis Mayfield joined the Seattle Morning today! He talks about how Greece now recognizes same-sex marriage (the first orthodox nation to do so). On the flip side, here in the U.S., Tennesse passed a bill that allows officiants to refuse to marry people of the same sex if they’re morally opposed to same-sex marriage. Listen […]
5 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Country Radio Didn’t Want to Play Beyoncé

Queen Bey wants to break the internet with her two new singles and her Super Bowl ad. Is it racist that fans had to call in and demand country radio stations play the songs? Or that she’s won so many Grammys, but never album of the year? Jack Stine brings a little Jungian theory into […]
5 days ago
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Travis Mayfield, KIRO Newsradio

Mayfield: What has Seattle elementary students embracing such weighty fiction?

Each year since 1995 the library in our city has been organizing something called the Global Reading Challenge. 
5 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Donald Trump Almost Lost His Hair in the Wind?!?

What do you get when you combine hurricane-force wind with Donald Trump’s hair? The answer is jokes… so many jokes. Jack Stine and Spike O’Neill don’t want to make too much fun of Donald’s hairline, but they do want to call out his friends for not giving him a hat. Subscribe to our channel! Tune […]
6 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Why Are Millennials Moving to Seattle?

Generation X is leaving Seattle, but Millennials are moving in. Micki Gamez and David Burbank join Seattle Morning News and break down why this is happening.
6 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Chokepoints: FAB LANES in Westlake Avenue

Have you heard of a FAB lane? It is a freight and bus lane. Chris Sullivan takes Chokepoints on the road to Westlake Avenue where the DOT wants to create a FAB LANE. What do you think? Listen to KIRO Newsradio 97.3fm or go to MyNorthwest.com to learn more!
6 days ago
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Angela Poe Russell, KIRO Newsradio

Angela Poe Russell: Love is challenging in a complex time

Love is more difficult in a time of dating shows, technology, and a need for connection.
6 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Why Do Humans Kiss?

Happy Valentine’s Day! As a special treat, Jack is whipping out his otherwise useless anthropology degree and debunking an internet article about the ‘first kiss’ in recorded human history. Why do we do this otherwise objectively disgusting thing to each other? And when did it first start? Tune in with Jack and Spike live from […]
7 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: How much should billionaire Jeff Bezos pay in taxes?

Jeff Bezos filed a statement with federal regulators indicating a sale of nearly 12 million shares of Amazon stock worth more than $2 billion dollars. How much should he be paying in taxes? Billy Sunshine joins Jack Stine and Spike O’Neill to talk about Reagan, higher tax rates and what millionaires and billionaires owe the […]
7 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: What Not To Do On Valentines Day!

Gee Scott has a PhD in romance and gives us tips on what not to do for Valentine’s Day. Listen to KIRO Newsradio 97.3fm or go to MyNorthwest.com to learn more!
7 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Gee Scott: 8 dos and don’ts of Valentines Day

Seattle's Morning News called upon its relationship consultant, with a Ph.D. in romance, KIRO Newsradio host Gee Scott to advise the younger couples.
7 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Trouble, Trouble, Trouble!

Did Taylor know that Travis was trouble when he walked in? Gee & Ursula talk about Travis Kelce’s and think it is a BIG RED FLAG. No matter how the NFL, Coach Andy Reid, or Kelce and his fans try to spin it, we witnessed abusive behavior, and it needs to be addressed. Listen to […]
8 days ago
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Ursula Reutin

Ursula: Travis Kelce should apologize for his bad behavior in the Super Bowl

No matter how the NFL, Coach Andy Reid, or Travis Kelce try to spin it, we witnessed abusive behavior.
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: How to find your true love!

Micki Gamez talked with psychic matchmaker Deborah Graham. They had a soul connection… over ZOOM! Watch Micki talk about her experience. Deborah Graham The Psychic Matchmaker, author of Psychic Deborah Graham’s Guide to Attracting and Keeping Your True Love, and host of her new podcast, “The Psychic Connection with Deborah Graham.” Listen to KIRO Newsradio […]
8 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Cringe or Based? Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

Could Alicia Keys, Jermaine Dupri, Lil’ Jon, H.E.R., will.i.am, AND Ludacris save Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show? Jack Stine doesn’t think so. And Spike O’Neill’s hot take? This annual spectacle is no longer aimed at Boomers like him. Tune in with Jack and Spike live on KIRO Newsradio every weekday from noon to 3pm, or […]
9 days ago