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Fast-paced interviews and stories covering daily news and the people of Puget Sound region living through it.

Fast-paced interviews and stories covering daily news and the people of Puget Sound region living through it.
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United States

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Fast-paced interviews and stories covering daily news and the people of Puget Sound region living through it.

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@kuow

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English

Contact:

206.543.2710


Episodes

"Four raisins in a rice bowl" no more

1/16/2019
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Fifty years of immigration has built a complex – and at times complicated – community in the region. Following the governor’s State of the State address, Republican lawmakers wonder how Inslee will pay for his proposed reforms. And… have you ever thrown anything into the recycling bin with unseemly hesitation? This conversation is for you.

Duration:00:50:44

The state of the state, from the legislature to the governor's mansion

1/15/2019
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Governor Inslee gives the State of the State address; King County Exec Dow Constantine replies. And we also hear more about the upcoming legislative session.

Duration:00:58:51

How to improve your life by... limiting choice?

1/14/2019
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Contrary to what Starbucks and Tinder would have you believe, innumerable choices might just be making you miserable. Now that the viaduct’s gone, what will you see in its place? What really goes on after you send your (improperly sorted) recycling to the facility? And finally, some true tall tales about Seattle.

Duration:00:51:24

Eat at your own risk

1/10/2019
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Sooo, the FDA isn’t inspecting your food at the moment – easy on the salads? Farther from home, what are some ways to stay safe while you travel? We look inside the world of elite youth sports. And: Sephora wants to sell you $24 Kush Mascara. What a time to be alive.

Duration:00:50:54

Is it dangerous to keep national parks open during the shutdown?

1/9/2019
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The nation's parks are open for business, but largely unstaffed. Congestion pricing might make it harder to get into Seattle, and you might be able to relieve your own congestion with bionic plants in the home. Plus, the story of how Sub Pop put Seattle on the map.

Duration:00:51:30

Governor Inslee talks health care and his tax plan

1/8/2019
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We ask the governor about his proposal for a public option for health insurance. What would that mean for you? And does social media have to be toxic, or is there a better way?

Duration:00:50:45

Survival of the fittest? Try survival of the sneakiest.

1/7/2019
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It turns out all those fables might have been right after all: the witty animal is often the one that prospers. Also: how do you feel about further automating your grocery shopping? A Washington state senator wants to legalize corpse composting, and whatever happened to the town of Zenith, WA.

Duration:00:50:12

Are youth sports leaving too many kids out?

1/3/2019
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Tom Farrey, executive director at the Aspen Institute and Julie McCleery from the University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics talk about the big business of youth sports. We also examine what to watch for from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in 2019 and hear about more ailing orcas. Plus: Do you want to be composted when you're dead?

Duration:00:51:46

How accurate is your at-home DNA test kit?

1/2/2019
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Dr. Fuki Hisama medical director of the UW Medicine Genetic Medicine Clinic tells us why you shouldn't necessarily trust your results. We also talk about why adults with developmental disabilities are being sheltered at the hospital, and we hear about how the Seahawks, Huskies and Cougars played. Plus: What will be the new sound of Seattle's NHL team?

Duration:00:50:17

The Record's producers share their favorite segments of 2018

12/31/2018
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We made around 200 shows for you in 2018. These were the segments that producers Amina Al-Sadi, Alison Bruzek, and Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong found most memorable.

Duration:00:54:29

What's your anthem of the year?

12/27/2018
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Emotional and inspirational, we hear about your personal anthem of the year. We also take a look at the new Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, and his time at Boeing and the University of Washington. Plus, a conversation with historians Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard about their collaboration, "Seattle Now and Then."

Duration:00:50:20

Traffic, Tacoma, and tsunamis: SoundQs takes over The Record

12/26/2018
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We get sooo many listener questions that it's just not possible to fit every one in a SoundQs episode. So the podcast team ousted Bill Radke and took over The Record's airtime spot.

Duration:00:49:09

Is this the worst job in Seattle?

12/19/2018
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A warm welcome to the new head of SDOT. We find out more about the skinhead group behind a Lynnwood attack, plus an update on the private surveillance coming to a public space near you.

Duration:00:35:08

Don’t block the box!

12/18/2018
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The City of Seattle is unamused by your habit of blocking intersections – and they want to fine you for it. A new charge of sexual harassment is the first test of the State Senate’s respectful workplace procedures. An author writes her way through the pain of losing a son, and we hear more about the Jesuit priests who were shielded by Gonzaga University.

Duration:00:51:59

This author wants to make you a beaver believer

12/17/2018
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Beavers: they’re just like us! (Only more effective.) Is the Affordable Care Act on its way out? Brightly colored edibles might be, in an effort to make it less attractive to kids. And further holiday film controversy: is Diehard a Christmas movie?

Duration:00:50:49

December 13th | Who gets to live in Seattle?

12/13/2018
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Randy Shaw, Director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic in San Francisco, says single-family homeowners are at least partially to blame for an increasingly unaffordable city. Also, poet and educator Quenton Baker gives us a preview of his first installation at the Frye Museum. And we get advice on how to answer your boss, when she or he asks you, "How was your weekend?"

Duration:00:51:17

Runaway robots

12/12/2018
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Do we still have control of our technology? A new initiative attempts to take greater control of our health. How will Jay Inslee’s proposal for mental health services help those in need? What can New York learn about Amazon from us? And in a week and a half, EMTs might go on strike.

Duration:00:50:53

Hey, Seattle: Bill Gates wants you to push the clouds away

12/11/2018
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Will 10 minutes of daily meditation change your life? We talk you through Jay Inslee’s climate proposals, and through the drama at today’s White House meeting over border wall funding. The XFL is coming to town, and some local schools are not getting passing grades when it comes to cafeteria inspections.

Duration:00:42:32

When voter fraud comes to call

12/10/2018
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The voter fraud in North Carolina came not at the ballot box, but at the front door. As a vote by mail state, are we vulnerable too? When is online harassment free speech, and when does it cross the line? Is there a way to connect our young people with their elders? And should you watch Hallmark Christmas movies, or try to resist the schmaltzy tractor beam?

Duration:00:51:25