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SoundQs is a podcast fueled by listener curiosity and answers questions about Seattle and the Puget Sound region.

SoundQs is a podcast fueled by listener curiosity and answers questions about Seattle and the Puget Sound region.
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United States

Description:

SoundQs is a podcast fueled by listener curiosity and answers questions about Seattle and the Puget Sound region.

Twitter:

@kuow

Language:

English

Contact:

206.543.2710


Episodes

How Seattle houseboats have managed to stay afloat

1/17/2019
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We explore the history of houseboats and what makes this community so unique.

Duration:00:18:15

Seattle has an over-recycling problem

1/10/2019
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We take our recycling pretty seriously here in the Pacific Northwest. But are we doing it right? This episode of SoundQs will make you a better recycler.

Duration:00:10:29

What will happen to all the debris from the viaduct?

1/3/2019
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The Viaduct is going to be replaced with a massive underground tunnel. The viaduct closes January 11th and eventually they are going to demolish the whole thing. Which leads us to the question that several of our listeners have asked.... Where will all that debris—the concrete and steel—where will it all end up?

Duration:00:12:55

Are Seattle drivers so bad? Is Tacoma so beta? And are we earthquake ready?

12/27/2018
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On this episode of SoundQs, Deborah Wang is joined by Crosscut's Knute Berger and Officer Kevin O'Neill with the Seattle Police Department.

Duration:00:41:31

Do you have tunnel phobia? This podcast is for you

12/20/2018
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Scared of driving through a tunnel? You're not alone. One this episode of SoundQs, we'll look at tunnel and traffic phobias and what can be done to overcome them.

Duration:00:12:06

Test drive: Does weaving through traffic get you there faster?

12/13/2018
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In our latest episode of SoundQs, we have the answer to whether weaving gets you from point A to point B faster.

Duration:00:11:30

This man is 180 feet off the ground and full of holiday cheer

12/6/2018
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How do they get those holiday lights on the construction cranes?

Duration:00:13:33

Earthquake! Quick, shelter: school or Space Needle?

11/29/2018
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When the big one finally hits Seattle, will the Space Needle topple over? And are Washington state schools ready for a massive earthquake? We'll answer both of these questions on this week's episode of SoundQs.

Duration:00:13:36

Turkey for Thanksgiving? How about a Seattle Dog instead?

11/20/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving! If you're tired of eating that same old turkey as last year, how about biting into a classic Seattle Dog? The local culinary creation is a hot dog with grilled onions and cream cheese. On this episode of SoundQs, we'll look at the history and origin of the Seattle Dog.

Duration:00:11:45

A distracted driving ticket in Washington state is $136. Guess how many are issued

11/14/2018
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Meet Trooper Chuck. He's pulled over the most distracted drivers, staring at their cellphones, than any other state trooper in Washington. 365 drivers in the course of a year. The troopers ticket more than 2000 distracted drivers every month. Please don't let this podcast distract you while you are driving.

Duration:00:13:55

Lake Union is busy with all those boats, so how do seaplanes land safely?

11/8/2018
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Planes, kayaks, sailboats. How do seaplane pilots find a safe place to land on Lake Union?

Duration:00:10:23

Q. Can that water you're stockpiling in case of emergency go bad?

11/1/2018
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You've stockpiled your emergency water, but how concerned should you be about those expiration dates? And how much water do experts have in their emergency kits? You might be surprised.

Duration:00:11:46

Spooky campaign ads! Can’t we get rid of them?

10/31/2018
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Campaigns are spending record amounts of money on ads that border on the ghoulish.

Duration:00:10:42

Issaquah shooting range in crosshairs as newcomers move in

10/25/2018
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A shooting range next to a middle school? This episode will look at why some in Issaquah think that is completely normal and why others are looking to move the guns.

Duration:00:13:01

Ready for the Big One? Your earthquake questions, answered

10/18/2018
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Kim Malcolm talks with Bill Steele, to answer KUOW listener questions about earthquake preparedness in the Puget Sound Region.

Duration:00:05:32

Death threats. Kidnapping plans. Nothing could stop Ballard's sea lions

10/18/2018
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Douglass McCrea wonders why he is seeing fewer sea lions at the Ballard Locks. We'll explore the mystery.

Duration:00:15:58

Introducing SoundQs

10/2/2018
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SoundQs is a new podcast by KUOW launching October 18. We'll answer your questions, such as what's the origin of the Seattle dog? Are our schools ready for an earthquake? And did you know there are nude beaches in Seattle?

Duration:00:01:53