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Byron Ragland addresses reporters in front of a frozen-yogurt shop Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Kirkl...
Tom and Curley Show

Plenty of blame to go around in alleged racism at Kirkland yogurt shop

An incident at a Kirkland yogurt shop, where a manager called the police on a black man, has sparked a discussion around racism from both sides of the aisle.
3 years ago
secondary cities...
Tom and Curley Show

Why people are moving to secondary cities and not regretting it

A wave of people locally and nationally are moving to secondary cities, which offer cheaper housing costs, less stress, and a higher quality of life.
3 years ago
Porch pirates continue to plague Washington residents...
MyNorthwest Staff

Poll: Porch pirates steal from half of all Washington residents

Roughly half of all Washington and Oregon residents have had a delivery stolen from their home, and this data seems to fall in line with a rash of package thefts that hit Seattle.
3 years ago
Phoenix, amazon...
MyNorthwest Staff

Report: Bezos says Amazon is not too big to fail, and will one day

Amazon gets a lot of criticism. But one of the latest dire comments came from founder and CEO Jeff Bezos who said the online retail giant is not too big to fail -- it will face bankruptcy one day.
3 years ago
Gun sales tend to rise following gun control measures...
Tom and Curley Show

How gun control laws and candidates actually help gun sales

The passage of I-1639 has gun sales in Washington quickly rising, a trend that's become consistent with candidates and ballot measures in favor of gun control.
3 years ago
Governor Inslee...
Tom and Curley Show

What are Jay Inslee’s presidential hopes after the midterms?

Tom and Curley discuss whether Jay Inslee would make a good candidate for president.
3 years ago
gab...
Tom and Curley Show

Social media site Gab returns with help from Seattle-area startup, after Pittsburgh shooting

Social media site Gab returned online with the help of Epik.com, a domain registrar based out of Sammamish. Online registrar GoDaddy took Gab off their platform after the Pittsburgh shooting.
3 years ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

John Curley pulls his annual ‘pumpkin’ prank

John Curley was able to set up a makeshift pumpkin “box” in the school’s office.
3 years ago
Dating in Seattle might be tough, but it's a great town for tourists....
Tom and Curley Show

Amazon helping make Seattle great for tourists; city is worst for dating

The nationally-touring Great Love Debate podcast named Seattle "America's Worst City to Find Love," a stark contrast to Lonely Planet naming it the eighth best city for tourists.
3 years ago
homeless seattle...
Tom and Curley Show

The difficulty in determining why homeless people come to Seattle

Is Seattle a magnet for homeless people? A 2018 survey found 16.9 percent lived outside of King County, and 5.5 percent came from out of state.
3 years ago
flu season...
Tom and Curley Show

John Curley’s adventures with the flu shot that gave him flu-like symptoms

Flu season is upon us, and KIRO's John Curley discussed his bad experience with getting a flu shot last year.
3 years ago
minimum wage...
Tom and Curley Show

Battle of experience: Economics of hiring minimum wage workers

According to the latest information from an ongoing UW minimum wage study, workers with more experience saw their pay rise and less-experienced workers did not undergo any actual change.
3 years ago
stick shift...
Tom and Curley Show

Washington ranks fifth in the nation for stick shift usage

A recent CarMax survey found that Washington placed fifth in the nation for purchase of manual transmissions. Do you know how to drive one?
3 years ago
Zunum Aero hybrid-electric airplane, flying cars...
Tom and Curley Show

Is the future of affordable travel self-flying cars and electric airplanes?

Self-flying cars and hybrid-electric airplanes aren't things of the distant future, and both could end up making air travel more affordable by leaps and bounds.
3 years ago
Spokane Public Schools...
Tom and Curley Show

Spokane is trying to entice unhappy Seattleites looking to flee

Spokane is aggressively opening its arms to Seattleites looking to flee, and doing so with a city-run, $450,000 marketing campaign aimed at more than 500 local businesses.
3 years ago
king county metro, library levy...
Tom and Curley Show

Why are high-income earners using Seattle public transit more than others?

A total of 11 percent of people earning $75,000 or more took public transit in 2017, a usage higher than lower-earning income groups.
3 years ago
Bothell dockless scooters, lime, scooter share...
Tom and Curley Show

Seattle not allowing dockless electric scooters any time soon

While scooter-shares already exist in dozens of cities -- including Portland and Tacoma -- Seattle is playing it safe while other cities take the plunge.
3 years ago
amazon...
Tom and Curley Show

Amazon offering 25 to 55 cents raises at damage control meetings

Amazon is offering workers 25 to 55 cents raises per hour during damage control meetings.
3 years ago
voter turnout...
Tom and Curley Show

Prepaid postage results in highest levels of voter turnout since 2004

Curley admits he was wrong, because King County Department of Elections reported its highest rate of primary election turnout since 2004, all due to prepaid postage.
3 years ago
teacher strike, school lunch...
Tom and Curley Show

Should Tacoma schools be offering free lunch during teacher strike?

As Tacoma teachers strike, many students can still be found in the cafeteria on weekdays. That's because the Tacoma district is still offering free lunch and breakfast to students at 12 different schools.
3 years ago
9th circuit court...
Tom and Curley Show

9th court decision on public sleeping likely won’t impact Seattle

City Attorney Pete Holmes doesn't believe the 9th Circuit Court decision allowing sleeping on the street will impact Seattle.
3 years ago
9th circuit court...
Tom and Curley Show

Will 9th circuit court decision allowing sleeping on streets backfire?

Will the 9th court decision preventing cities from prosecuting people sleeping on the streets create an incentive for people to be homeless on the West Coast?
3 years ago
seattle gas stations, climate change...
Tom and Curley Show

Seattle gas stations losing out to high-rise apartment developments

Seattle gas stations are gradually decreasing, which may be due to developers using the land for high-rise apartments instead.
3 years ago
washington students...
Tom and Curley Show

More Washington students majoring in subjects that actually lead to jobs

The number of students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) has sharply risen both in Washington and nationally as well.
3 years ago
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