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The Record: Thursday, January 18, 2018

On today's show we get local reaction to the hint Amazon has given us as to which city will be their new second headquarters. Also, Amtrak promises to pay for the fatal derailment near Tacoma. They'll pay medical expenses and cleanup. But a man who was on a derailed Amtrak train three years ago says our local victims are in for a rude awakening. And should Seattle get rid of on-street parking downtown to make room for dedicated bus lanes so buses become fast, so you won't want a car, so you...

Duration: 00:51:13

The Record: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

We spend most of today's show talking about the recent piece about comedian Aziz Ansari. Some see it as sexual assault, some see overreaction, others see not enough reacting. We'll talk it over with Seattle writers Katie Anthony, Erica C. Barnett and Katie Herzog and take your calls.

Duration: 00:52:18

The Record: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

So you're eating breakfast on Oahu and your phone vibrates. It’s a text, and it says "Emergency Alert. Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill." What you would you do next? KUOW's Ann Dornfeld will tell you what she did, and it involves Whole Foods.

Duration: 00:50:06

The Record: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Governor Jay Inslee is in our studio to answer questions about his relationship with President Trump, drilling off Washington waters, plans for a carbon tax and much more.

Duration: 00:53:01

The Record: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a Bellevue woman with family on the island organized her own relief effort and moved her mother and brother to Seattle. We'll check back in with Fernmarie Rodriguez for an update four months after the storm.

Duration: 00:50:38

The Record: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Governor Inslee is proposing a carbon tax. Who would pay, and will it actually happen? KUOW's Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins explains.

Duration: 00:51:55

The Record: Monday, January 8, 2018

Essayist David Sedaris is in town this week to read from his new book onstage at Broadway Performance Hall and get feedback from a Seattle audience. He'll join us to talk publishing, picking up trash and President Oprah.

Duration: 00:52:30

The Record: Thursday, January 4, 2018

Is Attorney General Jeff Sessions coming for your legal marijuana? He rescinded an Obama-era policy today that allowed Washington and other states to legalize pot without the feds intervening. The Washington Post's Sari Horwitz explains how it might impact recreational marijuana markets in states like Washington.

Duration: 00:51:10

The Record: Wednesday, January 3, 2018

President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un are calling each other names and bragging about their nuclear buttons. Just trash talk, right? Nothing to worry about. We'll ask George Washington University political scientist Elizabeth Saunders.

Duration: 00:50:56

The Record: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The city of Seattle settled a sexual abuse lawsuit against former mayor Ed Murray over the weekend. But the $150,000 settlement won't be paid by Murray — Seattle taxpayers will foot the bill. Seattle Times reporter Lewis Kamb explains why.

Duration: 00:51:09

The Record: Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Merriam-Webster's word of the year: Feminism. Is it the beginning of a lasting change or just another media trend? We’ll talk with Eula Scott Bynoe of the Hella Black Hella Seattle podcast and take your calls.

Duration: 00:50:49

The Record: Thursday, December 21, 2017

The first major overhaul of the nation's tax code in decades isn’t just about taxes – it’s also about oil. Guest host Marcie Sillman talks with Bloomberg’s Jennifer Dlouhy about a provision in the tax bill that requires the government to open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.

Duration: 00:51:02

The Record: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A GPS-guided safety system called positive train control was in the works for Amtrak's new, faster Seattle to Portland line, but it wasn't up and running when the line opened on Monday. We talk with Seattle Times reporter Mike Lindblom about the "very aggressive schedule" that may have pushed service to begin before all available safety measures were in place.

Duration: 00:50:46

The Record: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

We're learning more about how an Amtrak train derailed onto I-5 near DuPont on Monday. Guest host Jeannie Yandel talks with KUOW's John Ryan and a former federal railroad safety investigator about what happened, and what questions remain.

Duration: 00:50:58

The Record: Monday, December 18, 2017

We'll get an update from KUOW's Austin Jenkins at the scene of this morning's Amtrak train derailment south of Tacoma. The Amtrak Cascades train was traveling from Seattle to Portland when it spilled from an overpass onto Interstate 5, killing at least three people.

Duration: 00:50:09

The Record: Thursday, December 14, 2017

How will today's FCC vote to end net neutrality change your internet? Geekwire's Monica Nickelsburg tells you what deregulation will mean for you, whether you're in business or binge-watching.

Duration: 00:49:32

The Record: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Deep red Alabama just elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. Are Republicans in trouble? We'll ask Washington State Republican Party chairman Susan Hutchison and NPR's Scott Detrow.

Duration: 00:49:52

The Record: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

We've seen men accused of sexual harassment, men apologizing, men denying and men being fired. What could women do besides report their behavior? And should we even be asking? We'll talk with Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis and Ijeoma Oluo, editor-at-large for The Establishment.

Duration: 00:51:12

The Record: Monday, December 11, 2017

Dan Rather no longer anchors the CBS Evening News, but he's got plenty of viewers of his News and Guts news blog. Dan Rather is in the studio to give you his big picture take on how America's doing today. His new book is "What Unites Us."

Duration: 00:49:54

The Record: Thursday, December 7, 2017

A Seattle Times investigation reveals that a Washington state legislator and CWU professor was accused of sexually harassing his students on more than one occasion. We'll talk with Mike Baker, who broke the story for the Times.

Duration: 00:49:16

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