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Dave Ross

Ross: Biden is out of the presidential race, just as Farenthold predicted. What can he predict next?

I found Joe Biden had removed himself from the race and thought of Farenthold, my favorite NYT reporter who predicted that very thing three weeks ago.
12 hours ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Tipping Culture’s NEW Incognito Way of Getting $$$

Toulouse Petit in Lower Queen Anne started charging a 5% “Living-wage” surcharge on all checks. The SMN crew and Gee Scott have some thoughts on this. What do you think? Let us know in the comments. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on KIRO Newsradio […]
4 days ago
Image: Kimberly Cheatle is the 27th director of the U.S. Secret Service. She has held the position ...
Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: The unlikely scapegoat in the Donald Trump assassination attempt

A Republican from Tennessee, said DEI was to blame for the tragedy that saw a gunman try to kill Donald Trump.
5 days ago
trump shooter motive...
Dave Ross

Ross: Motive of Trump shooter not important, how he got an AR-15 is

As much as we would all like to understand the motive of the Trump shooter, I don’t see us doing much with that information.
7 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Membership Fees at Costco Are Going Up!

Ursula Reutin joins the SMN crew to discuss some changes that Costco is making to its membership fees and the rewards it is giving back to members. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM or go to MyNorthwest.com to learn more! […]
10 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Should President Biden drop out of the race?

Ursula Reutin and Dave Ross have a very spirited conversation about our state’s Democratic response to President Biden. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM Listen to the Gee and Ursula Show every weekday at 9am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM […]
13 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio staff

From the audience: Kamala Harris needs to lead next generation of Democrats

Joe Biden merely needs to hand over the reins of power to his second in command, Vice President Kamala Harris, and sooner rather than later.
13 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio staff

From the audience: How my father’s age makes me scared for Joe Biden

A KIRO Newsradio listener shared his views: As I watch my dad, sometimes what I see in me – I feel it's time for Joe Biden to "let it go."
14 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Do You Have Air Conditioning?

It’s getting hot in Washington—so hot that records are being broken! Gee Scott joined SMN to discuss the heat and air conditioners. Let us know in the comments if you have AC or don’t think it’s worth it. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on […]
14 days ago
Image: A driver used a fake "dummy" passenger so he could drive in the HOV lane on I-405 in June 20...
Dave Ross

Dave Ross dedicates one of his hits to the commuter caught with a dummy

It happened again last month: A commuter was caught in the carpool lane with a very lifelike dummy. Although, it did not fool the police.
17 days ago
Rows of books at the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix are seen on Sept. 11, 2019....
Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: One public library is now banning kids from entering

A public library in Idaho has officially banned kids from entering. It says it is make the change due to a new state law.
17 days ago
Image: Jewell Loyd of the Seattle Storm reacts after making a three-point basket against the Indian...
Paul Holden

Weekend revelry roundup: Lots of sporting events around town, plus pirates

The weekend is underway for most due to the holiday, but there still is plenty to do this weekend. Lots of sports are on the docket.
17 days ago
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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: Why we should feel sorry for giant, billion-dollar grocery chains

The good news is the rate of increase for grocery retailers is slowing down, while still being thoughtful about keeping the essentials in check.
19 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Fahrenthold: Biden will not be the Democratic nominee following ‘disastrous’ debate

"I really think there is a chance that it will not be Joe Biden (as the Democratic nominee) in September," Fahrenthold said.
20 days ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Now I get my say on Biden, Trump during the presidential debate

The real catastrophe was that Biden’s terrible performance seems to have caused everyone to forget this little exchange with Trump during the debate.
21 days ago
Seattle CARE Team...
Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: Please get out of the CARE Team’s way and let it work

This week the Mayor announced a pilot program called the Community Assisted Response and Engagement (CARE) team could be expanding.
25 days ago
Moving van...
Bill Kaczaraba

Getting ready for a big move? How to choose a company to help

As the peak moving season unfolds, its important for families to do their homework before choosing a company to help.
26 days ago
ten commandments louisiana...
Dave Ross

Ross: As Louisiana requires the Ten Commandments in classrooms, don’t limit anti-sin campaigns to schools

The State of Louisiana has passed a law requiring the Ten Commandments to be posted in every school in the state.
28 days ago
newcastle mayor...
Frank Sumrall

Gee Scott: Newcastle mayor’s comments ‘are awful, what he represents is awful’

Newcastle Mayor Robert Clark fired off a plethora of controversial comments about the local LGBTQ+ community and reparations during a city council meeting.
1 month ago
Image: A Pride flag flies under a flag of the United States at Oakland Alameda Coliseum in Oakland,...
Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: We need to end the Pride flag debate, take real action

With June being Pride month, there has been debate over the flag and proclamations and what should the government's role be in this.
1 month ago
supreme court pro-life...
Dave Ross

Ross: Supreme Court rules against pro-life challenge, so what’s next for the Christian Nationalists?

The Supreme Court last week unanimously turned down the pro-life challenge to the FDA’s decision to make Mifepristone widely available.
1 month ago
Lynnwood...
Julia Dallas

90 Lynnwood residents — mostly seniors — on verge of homelessness

Seattle Morning News' Dave Ross speaks with the Lynnwood City Council president on protecting residents who live in manufactured home communities and are seeing massive rent increases on the land their homes sit on. 
1 month ago
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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: Is it time to put police back in Seattle schools?

One senior from Garfield High School expressed disappointment over losing resource officers, wondering what difference their presence might have made.
1 month ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Let the rich pay the exorbitant ‘luxury lane’ toll prices

The new higher tolls for solo drivers in the luxury lane are hitting the $15 maximum every rush hour, all to save exactly three minutes of driving.
1 month ago