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 2021-10-16 02:35 

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In King County, rent relief is flowing but funds are drying up...

On the one hand, money is moving faster. On the other hand, it's going to run out too soon....

 2021-10-16 01:03 

KUOW

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Tumble into fall this weekend with queer films, an art walk and a new SAM exhibit...

The Stranger's Jas Keimig shares their favorite fall arts picks....

 2021-10-15 23:55 

KUOW

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Heat-loving bacteria kills thousands of Washington salmon...

An estimated 2,500 Chinook salmon died before they could reach their spawning grounds in Whatcom County in September....

 2021-10-15 23:28 

KUOW

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When hospitals are overwhelmed and out of options, they all call the same number...

Before the most recent Covid surge, many healthcare facilities were already at capacity. The influx of patients driven by the delta variant kicked things up a notch, meaning patients of all kinds are finding it difficult to get a bed. Over the past few mo...

 2021-10-15 22:40 

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What La Nia could have in store for the Northwest over winter 2021...

Bundle up. The Seattle area can expect a cold, wet winter for the remainder of 2021. La Nia is coming to the Pacific Northwest for a second year in a row....

 2021-10-15 21:20 

KUOW

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A Capitol Police officer is accused of telling a Jan. 6 suspect to hide evidence...

Federal prosecutors have accused a U.S. Capitol Police officer of obstruction of justice for allegedly encouraging a suspect in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to hide evidence of their participation....

 2021-10-15 21:13 

KUOW

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Katie Couric's ethics are questioned for concealing Justice Ginsburg's comments...

Journalist Katie Couric admits that she decided not to report some comments by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, raising questions about Couric's track record when it comes to journalism ethics....

 2021-10-15 21:13 

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How insights from 2020's election officials could help safeguard future elections...

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Matt Masterson, of the Stanford Internet Observatory. Masterson and his colleagues have compiled an oral history of the 2020 election from the view of election officials....

 2021-10-15 21:13 

KUOW

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Anthology 'The Matter of Black Lives' reflects on America's past to guide its future...

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with writer Jelani Cobb about a new collection of work from The New Yorker, "The Matter of Black Lives." Cobb co-edited it and wrote the introduction....

 2021-10-15 20:59 

KUOW

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Weekly recommendations from Pop Culture Happy Hour's hosts and guests...

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Spirit Halloween videos, the podcast Suspect, and more....

 2021-10-15 20:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

DOJ to ask the Supreme Court to halt enforcement of Texas' abortion law...

The Justice Department says it will ask the Supreme Court to step in and block enforcement of Texas' restrictive abortion law. This is the latest move in the legal battle over the law....

 2021-10-15 20:33 

KUOW

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A slow moving landslide and a quick arriving mayoral election, this week...

Bill Radke reviews the week's news with Crosscut Eastern Washington reporter Mai Hoang, The Stranger editor Chase Burns, and political analyst and contributing columnist Joni Balter....

 2021-10-15 20:26 

KUOW

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British lawmaker dies after being stabbed during meeting with constituents...

A member of parliament from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has died after being stabbed multiple times while he was meeting with local voters in his constituency....

 2021-10-15 20:26 

KUOW

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New cases of 'Havana Syndrome' grow as cause remains a mystery...

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Stanford professor David Relman about the mysterious Havana Syndrome that continues to affect diplomats and federal employees around the world....

 2021-10-15 19:32 

KUOW

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A search for meaning in Minoru Yamasaki's life and architecture...

'Every building is a philosophy in a way. I see all buildings as attempts to try to figure out and express what it means to dwell as a human being on Earth.'...

 2021-10-15 19:13 

KUOW

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La Nia is coming. Here's what that means for winter weather in the U.S....

The climate pattern known as La Nia generally brings winters that are drier and warmer than usual across the southern U.S., and cooler and wetter in the northern part of the country....

 2021-10-15 18:26 

KUOW

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Seattle Kraken squeeze Nashville Predators for first NHL franchise win...

Consider the Kraken released....

 2021-10-15 16:20 

KUOW

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The gunman will plead guilty to the Parkland, Fla., high school shootings...

Nikolas Cruz's legal team will focus on the trial's penalty phase, where they hope to secure 17 consecutive life sentences instead of the death penalty for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school deaths....

 2021-10-15 15:11 

KUOW

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British lawmaker killed in knife attack...

A British member of Parliament from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party was stabbed to death on Friday while meeting with constituents....

 2021-10-15 14:54 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Vaccinated foreign travelers will be allowed into the U.S. starting Nov. 8...

The White House says airline travelers will have to show proof of vaccination as well as a negative COVID-19 test...

 2021-10-15 14:48 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The federal government pledges $100 million to address health care worker shortages...

As health care workers face increased levels of pandemic burnout, the Biden Administration is looking to help states recruit and retain clinicians in underserved areas....

 2021-10-15 14:20 

KUOW

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Afghanistan mosque blast kills dozens...

A suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan has killed at least 37 people. This follows a similar attack last week. What does it mean for Afghan security?...

 2021-10-15 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Casual Friday: 'Spiderman is cool, too!'...

Russell Wilson is missing a Seahawks game for the first time in his career. The Kraken hit the ice for the first time. And Halloween is just around the corner. Kraken costume, anyone?...

 2021-10-15 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The World Wide Fund for Nature needs people to look at walruses...

The group is using satellite images, from Arctic regions to help track how walruses are being affected by climate change. Kids as young as ten can participate, with parental permission....

 2021-10-15 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A UK bakery is embroiled in an illegal sprinkle scandal...

Get Baked bakery in the UK has been using American sprinkles, which contain a food dye not legal in the UK. The owner says British sprinkles just aren't as good....

 2021-10-15 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The latest progress in the investigation into the January 6 insurrection...

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with January 6th Select Committee member Congressman Jamie Raskin about the latest efforts to subpoena former Trump officials....

 2021-10-15 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

January 6 committee to moves to hold Bannon in criminal contempt...

Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon could face charges of criminal contempt after he defied a congressional subpoena to sit for a deposition....

 2021-10-15 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Norwegian police name man responsible for bow and arrow attacks...

More details have emerged about the man who allegedly killed five people in Norway with a bow and arrows earlier this week....

 2021-10-15 09:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

With 3 bold marks, Indigenous women helped revive a once-banned tradition...

Grete Bergman was among the first Gwich'in woman to get traditional facial markings since colonizers barred the practice. She and markings artist Sarah Whalen-Lunn did it for their daughters....

 2021-10-15 09:09 

KUOW

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Morning news brief...

FDA advisors approve Moderna booster shots. Steve Bannon faces criminal contempt charges in the Jan. 6 investigation. And, the trial on the death of Ahmaud Arbery begins next week....

 2021-10-15 01:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New Ballard Food Bank makes asking for help feel more like a day at the supermarket...

The Ballard Food Bank opens its new location on 14th Avenue Northwest on Monday. It includes a larger shopping area, designed to look and feel like a grocery store. And there's a caf where you don't have to pay to eat lunch....

 2021-10-15 01:34 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Craft brewing in the Pacific NW dates so far back that archaeologists are on the case...

The Pacific Northwest is rightfully proud of its thriving microbrewery scene. Most beer lovers probably consider the rise of craft brewing a phenomenon of the past few decades. But the first brewpubs in the Northwest date so far back that archaeologists w...

 2021-10-15 01:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Craft brewing in the Pacific NW dates so far back that archaeologists are on the case...

The Pacific Northwest is rightfully proud of its thriving microbrewery scene. Most beer lovers probably consider the rise of craft brewing a phenomenon of the past few decades. But the first brewpubs in the Northwest date so far back that archaeologists w...

 2021-10-14 23:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Inslee says Lower Snake River dams report should be ready this summer...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says a report should come out this summer on the four controversial dams on the Lower Snake River....

 2021-10-14 22:50 

KUOW

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This developers academy welcomes 'non-tech bros' to the industry...

In 2020, only about a quarter of professional computing jobs in the United States were held by women, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. One Seattle group is trying to change that and ensure women, people of color, and ...

 2021-10-14 21:37 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Inslee orders proof of vaccine or negative Covid-19 test at large events...

Starting next month, if you're 12 and older you'll have to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend large events in Washington. Governor Jay Inslee announced the requirement at a news conference Thursday....

 2021-10-14 21:13 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Oxford English Dictionary rides the K-wave with a big Korean update...

The influence of Korean culture has reached the pages of the Oxford English Dictionary: 26 new words related to Korean culture were added and 11 words were revised....

 2021-10-14 21:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A half-shredded Banksy piece is auctioned for $25.4 million, a record for the artist...

"Love is in the Bin" made history when it was created during a 2018 auction. The crowd back then was shocked when a shredder activated as soon as the sale was complete, partly shredding the piece....

 2021-10-14 20:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Democrats haggle over how to scale back their spending plan to win over centrists...

Democrats in Congress are trying to thread a seemingly impossible needle. They say they want to address things like child care, climate change and poverty. But they also need to keep the price down....

 2021-10-14 20:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Novelist Margaret Verble on history, family and identity...

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Margaret Verble, author of When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky, a story about a young Cherokee horse-diver who is finding her way in the Jim Crow South....

 2021-10-14 20:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

How social media has changed migration to the United States...

For migrants traveling north to the U.S-Mexico border from countries like Chile and Brazil, the trip has become virtually impossible without two things — a smuggler and social media....

 2021-10-14 18:34 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Jan. 6 panel moves forward with criminal contempt charge against Steve Bannon...

As expected, Bannon was a no-show for his deposition with the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-10-14 17:41 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A meteorite crashes through a home in Canada, barely missing a woman's head...

British Columbia resident Ruth Hamilton had a rude awakening earlier this month when a large meteorite plunged from space, through her roof and landed in her bed....

 2021-10-14 17:36 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Researchers are asking for volunteer 'walrus detectives' to spot walruses from space...

Conservationists are trying to track walrus populations amid climate change but they can't do it alone....

 2021-10-14 17:31 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A young, all-women ensemble upends the percussion paradigm...

The members of Recap, four young women of color from New Jersey, have built a mission of gender equity into their striking debut album....

 2021-10-14 17:12 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

This statue of Mary McLeod Bethune will soon make history at the U.S. Capitol...

The pioneering educator and civil rights activist will be the first Black person to have a state-commissioned statue in Statuary Hall. The statue was unveiled this week in her home state of Florida....

 2021-10-14 17:10 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Texas lawmakers weigh a bill to let workers sue employers over COVID vaccine mandates...

The legislation would give workers legal grounds to refuse COVID-19 vaccine mandates for "reasons of conscience." The law would enshrine Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order banning such mandates....

 2021-10-14 16:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Facebook will adopt new policies to address harassment targeting public figures...

Facebook is banning some types of content that degrades, sexualizes, and otherwise harasses elected officials, celebrities, activists, and journalists....

 2021-10-14 14:01 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

She reclaims toxic waste dumps, and she just won a major landscape architecture award...

Julie Bargmann, the first recipient of the Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize, redesigns waste dumps, landfills, Superfund sites — places she calls "the gnarliest."...

 2021-10-14 13:45 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Dozens injured in deadly Beirut clashes sparked by protests over blast probe...

Fighting broke out in Beirut during a rally by Hezbollah supporters who say they were attacked by Christian militias, as Lebanon struggles with massive electricity outages and government paralysis....

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