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 2022-09-20 01:50 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What the heck was that sound that rumbled across Seattle on Saturday night?...

A private fireworks show between Ballard and Bainbridge had residents across three counties wondering what the sound was....

 2022-09-19 22:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The West returns to Seattle: Today So Far...

What music Today So Far readers suggest for newcomers.The West Seattle Bridge is back up and running.Narcan vending machines come to Pierce County.This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter for September 19, 2022....

 2022-09-19 22:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Family Dollar recalls Colgate products that were improperly stored...

Family Dollar says it is not aware of any complaints from customers nor any reports of illnesses related to the recall....

 2022-09-19 22:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Military providing water to Yakima Valley homes after tests show it contaminated area's wells...

Over the years, the chemicals leached into drinking water near military bases around the United States, including on Whidbey Island and in the Yakima Valley....

 2022-09-19 21:46 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

J&J tried to block lawsuits from 40,000 cancer patients. A court wants answers...

Critics say a legal maneuver by one of the world's wealthiest corporations could set a precedent, allowing non-bankrupt companies and rich individuals to avoid liability for wrongdoing....

 2022-09-19 21:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Here's what's holding up talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement...

With elections nearing in the U.S., talks on reviving the nuclear deal with Iran and world powers seem to be hitting a rough patch again....

 2022-09-19 20:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Mourners lined the streets of London for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral...

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral was watched by millions around the world. She was Britain's longest serving monarch....

 2022-09-19 17:51 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The clock is ticking for U.N. goals to end poverty — and it doesn't look promising...

Can we end poverty, provide food for all and otherwise make Earth a better place by 2030? By all accounts, the answer is no. So then what's the point of the Sustainable Development Goals?...

 2022-09-19 17:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New to Seattle? Listen to this music...

After he lost a bet, actor Ryan Reynolds had his colonoscopy filmed. His doctor detected a polyp, which can be a precursor to cancer. He's now urging others to get screened for colon cancer....

 2022-09-19 13:32 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Biden says the U.S. would intervene to defend Taiwan if China staged an attack...

President Biden reiterated that the U.S. will defend Taiwan if China stages an "unprecedented attack." The White House has said the remarks do not represent a change in U.S. policy....

 2022-09-19 13:31 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Final chapter of remembrance: Queen Elizabeth will interred at Windsor Castle...

The state funeral is over and the long procession through London has concluded. In a private ceremony, Queen Elizabeth will be interred at Windsor Castle next to her late husband....

 2022-09-19 13:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Poet Amanda Gorman will address a U.N. meeting on global challenges...

World leaders will gather at the U.N. to address poverty, hunger and inequality. NPR's A Martinez talks to Amanda Gorman, who reads part of a poem she wrote for an appearance at the General Assembly....

 2022-09-19 13:13 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Britain and the world say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II with a state funeral...

Nearly 2,000 people crowded Westminster Abbey for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. A long procession through London carried her coffin to a final resting place at Windsor Castle, 25 miles away....

 2022-09-19 12:48 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Hundreds of thousands waited around the clock to honor the late queen...

Soccer great David Beckham was no different. He joined the queue around 2 a.m. Friday — spending 12 hours in line waiting to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-19 12:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico causing an assortment of problems...

Power remains out for hundreds of thousands of people on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona stormed ashore. Flash flooding, mudslides and downed trees have made it difficult to assess the damage....

 2022-09-19 12:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The longest serving member of the House of Commons remembers the queen...

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sir Peter Bottomley, known as the "father of the House," about the legacy of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. He was boy when queen began her reign....

 2022-09-19 12:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Free Narcan vending machines in Pierce County...

The rural town of Orting is getting its first Narcan vending machine. That's a drug used to reverse an overdose and those machines are becoming increasingly more common--most first responders carry it. We'll talk with the Recovery Cafe's Rena ...

 2022-09-19 11:44 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

U.K. security confiscates snacks before mourners enter Westminster Hall...

Mourners brought food as they waited in long lines to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth. The confiscated snacks won't go to waste — more than 2 tons of food are being sent to charities....

 2022-09-19 09:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Remembering the life of England's longest serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II...

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to historian Dan Jones about the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, and how the royal family has and will continue to be put to the test by the public....

 2022-09-19 09:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

News brief: Britain's state funeral, Hurricane Fiona, Biden's comments on Taiwan...

Funeral services are held for Britain's Queen Elizabeth. Hurricane Fiona pummels Puerto Rico. President Biden says the U.S. will defend Taiwan if China stages an "unprecedented attack" on the island....

 2022-09-19 04:28 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Coast Guard postpones effort to remove sunken fishing boat after lifting it to surface...

Salvage crews have been unable to remove enough fuel and seawater from the Aleutian Isle to lift it onto a barge and transport it away from the critical orca habitat where it sank 5 weeks ago....

 2022-09-18 11:59 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Democrats are boosting far-right opponents they think will be easier to beat...

Some Democrats running for governor spent money boosting their far-right opponents ahead of the primary, thinking they'd be easier to beat in the general. The strategy is riskier in swing states....

 2022-09-17 20:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The reaction in Florida over its governor's actions sending migrants to Massachusetts...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is defending the flights his state paid for this week from Texas. And he says more may be coming....

 2022-09-17 20:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The former Fox editor who announced the 2020 results says there's a media problem...

Chris Stirewalt, author of Broken News: Why the Media Rage Machine Divides America & How to Fight Back, says the country's leading news organizations have leaned into a model that fosters division....

 2022-09-16 23:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Sunken fishing boat ready to resurface after 5 weeks on sea floor...

Coast Guard officials say a salvage team is ready to lift the Aleutian Isle off the sea floor near San Juan Island on Saturday....

 2022-09-16 22:44 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The end of a Northwest news era. Our 'guy in Olympia' is moving on...

'I have loved this job. Covering the Washington State legislature and state government and politics has been both a calling and a privilege.'...

 2022-09-16 22:01 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

All 3 finalists for Seattle police chief support more civilian crisis responders...

The finalists to become Seattle's next police chief made their case to the public in a televised interview Thursday. Those finalists are interim Seattle police chief Adrian Diaz, assistant Seattle chief Eric Greening, and Kevin Hall, assistant chief i...

 2022-09-16 21:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Sky-high career goals: Today So Far...

My days in journalism may be coming to a close, eventually, now that my dream job is becoming more and more likely. And we can thank Sen. Maria Cantwell for that.Our Northwest harvest is not looking so cherry these days . literally.Apparently, male hummin...

 2022-09-16 21:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The impact of the global natural gas shortage on the U.S....

U.S. natural gas prices are soaring as suppliers step up exports to Europe, which is no longer getting natural gas from Russia. How expensive will it be for Americans to heat their homes this winter?...

 2022-09-16 20:51 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

After a serious breach, Uber says its services are operational again...

What appeared to be a lone hacker announced the breach after apparently tricking an Uber employee into providing credentials. It is not known how much data the hacker stole....

 2022-09-16 20:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

TikTok: The newest corner of the KUOW community...

Bill Radke discusses the week's news with Seattle Times Amanda Zhou, KUOW's Mike Davis and Geekwire's Mike Lewis....

 2022-09-16 20:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Week in Review: Wildfire, teacher strikes, and the West Seattle Bridge...

Robert Sarver, the majority owner in Phoenix, faces increasing pressure from sponsors and members of his organization after a league investigation found he'd used racial slurs and demeaned employees....

 2022-09-16 19:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Michael Jordan jersey is sold for over $10 million, setting a new record...

Robert Sarver, the majority owner in Phoenix, faces increasing pressure from sponsors and members of his organization after a league investigation found he'd used racial slurs and demeaned employees....

 2022-09-16 19:16 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The NBA suspended the Suns' owner for abusive behavior. Some want him gone for good...

Robert Sarver, the majority owner in Phoenix, faces increasing pressure from sponsors and members of his organization after a league investigation found he'd used racial slurs and demeaned employees....

 2022-09-16 18:41 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

If you're going to SeaTac, wear a helmet and wave your hands over your head...

From fighting near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, to fertilizer shortages and Europe's energy crisis, these are five things on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' mind right now....

 2022-09-16 17:32 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

5 things the U.N. boss is very worried about and signal 'a time of great peril'...

We crunch the current numbers for high-risk and low-risk groups. We also look at how the risk of monkeypox compares with chances of catching COVID, of being in a fatal car crash and of a shark attack....

 2022-09-16 16:37 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What are your chances of catching monkeypox?...

We crunch the current numbers for high-risk and low-risk groups. We also look at how the risk of monkeypox compares with chances of catching COVID, of being in a fatal car crash and of a shark attack....

 2022-09-16 15:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Marjorie Taylor Greene shares a video in which she appears to kick a youth activist...

The incident took place outside the Capitol on Thursday. Both Greene and activist Marianna Percora later posted the video depicting the heated exchange but with two views on what happened....

 2022-09-16 12:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Casual Friday with Mike Davis and Chase Burns...

The long-anticipated West Seattle Bridge reopening is finally (almost here.Russell Wilson had a dramatic and disappointing return to Seattle. AND here in Washington we have our work cut out for us if we're going to improve traffic safetyWe unpack it a...

 2022-09-16 11:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Ukrainians report evidence of human rights abuses, including mass burial sites...

Ukrainian officials allege that in the wake of the Russian retreat from the northeast of the country, they've found numerous mass graves, including one near the city Izium containing over 400 bodies....

 2022-09-16 11:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

We should not being using human beings as pawns, Mass. State Sen. Cyr says...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks Massachusetts state Sen. Julian Cyr, who represents Martha's Vineyard, about the migrants that were flown to the resort island....

 2022-09-16 11:23 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

How does Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis benefit by putting migrants on a plane?...

About 50 migrants arrived by plane in Martha's Vineyard, Mass., Wednesday on flights paid for by DeSantis. The governor says the flights help protect his state from the costs of illegal immigration....

 2022-09-16 10:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A N.C. girl was celebrating her quinceaera when a noise complaint came in...

When officers showed up, they saw nothing wrong. They were invited to stay and have some food. To show appreciation, the cops handed out stickers to the kids and took a photo with the birthday girl....

 2022-09-16 10:16 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What scientist doesn't dream of one day receiving the Nobel prize?...

Those are announced next month, but Thursday some scientists were awarded the next best thing — an Ig Nobel award, for the funniest research projects....

 2022-09-16 07:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Little Bit Pregnant...

This week on Invisibilia, could the rebrand of a familiar pill open up a new way to control fertility in a post-Roe America?...

 2022-09-16 01:28 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Female hummingbirds are evolving to look like males to avoid aggression...

Male Humming birds are not as sweet as they seem. Female hummingbirds are discussing themselves to look like males to avoid aggression. But, male hummingbirds are "willing to mate with pretty much anything", so the undercover females are still fin...

 2022-09-15 23:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

West Seattle residents reflect on 2.5 bridge-less years...

The day is finally approaching that people in West Seattle -- and those who want to get to West Seattle -- have been waiting for. After more than two and a half years, the West Seattle bridge reopens this Sunday....

 2022-09-15 22:39 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New brick and mortal space showcasing Black art and artists opening in Seattle...

Paige Browning talks with Arte Noir founder Vivian Phillips and executive director Jazmyn Scott....

 2022-09-15 21:56 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What music do you recommend to Seattle newcomers?: Today So Far...

What Seattle music would you recommend to newcomers? In this case, Greg Spotts, the new director of the Seattle Department of Transportation.911 calls in parts of King County are being upgraded with mental health professionals. This post originally appear...

 2022-09-15 21:36 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'A new dawn' for carefully planned burns in Washington state...

We're a show built around you - our listeners.Every other week, we take some time for a segment called Sound it Out, to broadcast your thoughts and answer questions about stories we've covered. This week - we're diving back into a conversation...

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