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KUOW Seattle News and Information

Latest release on Aug 21, 2018

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'If you're a football player, play football' the story of Jim Brown

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Bill Radke talks to sports editor for The Nation, Dave Zirin about why he wrote his new book 'Last Man Standing.'

Aug 21 2018

25mins

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Resignation or Retirement? Why it matters in the case of this former Washington State employee

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Bill Radke talks to Northwest News Network's Austin Jenkins about the case of Dale Peinecke, a former cabinet member in Governor Jay Inslee's office who was accused of making female co-workers uncomfortable.

Aug 20 2018

9mins

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Chef Renee Erickson pulls king salmon from menu after learning of starving orcas

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A Seattle restaurateur has stopped offering chinook salmon at her restaurants. Renee Erickson, chef and owner of a group of restaurants, including The Walrus and the Carpenter in Ballard, said she made the decision after learning about the plight of J50, the young, ailing orca whale.

Aug 20 2018

1min

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The story of one of America's first politically active athletes isn't what you think

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Author Dave Zirin co-wrote a book with former Seahawks star Michael Bennett about being an athlete who is also politically outspoken. Now Zirin's new book is about one of America's first activist athletes, it's called "Jim Brown: Last Man Standing."

Aug 20 2018

51mins

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How far will we go to save a single, sick orca?

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There has been an extraordinary federal-local-tribal effort aimed at nursing the killer whale known as J50 back to health. But is it far enough? Seattle Times reporter Linda Mapes has been covering the operation, and she told KUOW’s Angela King about it.

Aug 20 2018

3mins

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Tardy to school? You can no longer be suspended for that in Washington state

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The school year starts in a few weeks in Washington. This year, no public school student can be expelled just because they are tardy or have unexcused absences on their record.

Aug 20 2018

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Some Seattle trees have had it with these dry summers

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It’s been a hot, dry summer in Seattle. This July was so warm it almost broke the record — you know, the one set way back in 2015. Year after year of especially dry summers is killing some of Seattle’s trees. But it’s been harder on some trees than others.

Aug 20 2018

3mins

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Welcome to SeaCouver! Envisioning the Northwest of the future

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In the struggle to shape what life on earth will be like years from now, visionary futurists inspire us with dread and hope at turns. Author Brenda Cooper captures both in her books. Perhaps her day job as the Chief Information Officer at the city of Kirkland helps her see clearly how things are now and might change in the future.

Aug 18 2018

58mins

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Boycotting chinook salmon to save orcas? It won't do much

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Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington fisheries science professor Ray Hilborn about whether boycotting chinook salmon will help the recovery of southern resident killer whales.

Aug 18 2018

4mins

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Week In Review: Live from Renton!

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After Richard Russell stole, flew and crashed a Horizon Air Q400 turboprop, an odd thing started popping up online: YouTube tribute videos. What drives people to glorify an incident like that and what can we learn from it?

Aug 17 2018

50mins

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