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 2020-08-04 01:03 

KUOW

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Washington state proposes new unemployment benefits formula as federal dollars dry up...

While Washington DC grapples with how to extend support to millions of jobless people in a pandemic, Washington state has a message: keep it simple....

 2020-08-04 00:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Covid on the Block: The pandemic's impact on Beacon Hill neighbors...

Everyone has a story. That was the mantra as KUOW reporters set out to chronicle the lives of people who live and work on a small block in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood in the time of Covid-19. Read those stories at covidontheblock.com....

 2020-08-04 00:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

August 3rd | Calling for better working conditions, PAC-12 athletes say #WeAreUnited...

With football at risk, do student athletes have new leverage for the first time? How COVID-19 has been handled by the Seattle Indian Health Board. How the pandemic has affected a small business. And the fight to reduce or even zero out prison populations....

 2020-08-03 22:51 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita...

"We need to do something different," says Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She says the state needs a mask mandate, but knows many people won't comply....

 2020-08-03 22:07 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The Effects Of El Paso Shooting On Latinx Community In The U.S....

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Latino USA podcast host Maria Hinojosa about the anniversary of the El Paso Walmart shooting and the life of the Latinx community in the U.S. since....

 2020-08-03 21:59 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

You 2.0: Our Pursuit of Happiness...

Sometimes, life can feel like being stuck on a treadmill. No matter how hard you try to get happier, you end up back where you started. What's going on here? We kick off our annual You 2.0 summer series with happiness researcher Elizabeth Dunn, who ex...

 2020-08-03 21:30 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle protesters say the burden of needing protective gear violates constitutional rights in new lawsuit...

The court filing argues that the city has infringed on its residents' First Amendment Rights to peaceably assemble, and has neglected its duty to provide equal protection under the law....

 2020-08-03 20:46 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'I Was Asked If I Stole My Car': Black Diplomats Describe Harassment At U.S. Borders...

Former diplomat Tianna Spears says she was pulled aside 20-plus times crossing from Mexico into the U.S. "One time, I was told not to look at the officer in the eyes when I spoke to him," she says....

 2020-08-03 20:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Airline Food For Sale. No Plane Ticket Required...

"Chicken or beef?" A leading Israeli airline food company, which is struggling with most flights grounded, is selling its meals to the public as a low-cost delivery option during the pandemic....

 2020-08-03 19:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Ongoing coverage of protests for racial justice in the Seattle area...

Demonstrations and protests for racial justice continue in western Washington. The rallying cry of these protests has been to defund the police. Here's what that means....

 2020-08-03 18:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Inmates sent to Covid hot spot in central Washington to relieve overcrowding at their prison; others sleep on floor...

Five months into the pandemic, nearly 300 inmates and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. Nonetheless, inmates continue to be transferred to and from this Covid-19 hotspot to offset low prison capacity at...

 2020-08-03 18:46 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

WHO Chief Warns 'There Might Never Be' A Silver Bullet For Coronavirus...

Vaccine candidates are in advanced clinical trials, and WHO's director-general expresses hope they will be effective. But until then, he said, the world is reliant on "the basics" of disease control....

 2020-08-03 18:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Blog: Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state...

This post will be updated with information about the coronavirus pandemic in Washington state....

 2020-08-03 17:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Navy Investigating Video Of K-9 Attack Demonstration Using Kaepernick Jersey...

Viral videos show dogs attacking a man in a Colin Kaepernick jersey at an event reportedly hosted by a Florida museum dedicated to Navy SEALs....

 2020-08-03 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle Now: Sports on the bubble...

The Mariners, Sounders and Storm are all playing again and the Seahawks are getting ready. But playing even a shortened season in a pandemic means keeping players healthy, and that's already a challenge. ESPN's Mina Kimes explains how it's goi...

 2020-08-03 11:16 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Postal Changes Threaten Vote-By-Mail Election, Rep. Connolly Says...

NPR's Noel King speaks with Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia about concerns over whether delays and funding shortfalls at the U.S. Postal Service could impact mail-in voting in the fall....

 2020-08-03 11:01 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

In Washington State, So Far It's State Workers Who Have Felt The Budget Squeeze...

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Washington....

 2020-08-03 10:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Culprit In Germany Caught Stealing Over 100 Shoes...

For weeks, residents of a Berlin suburb couldn't figure out who was stealing their shoes in the middle of the night. Then someone spotted a fox carrying away a pair of blue flip flops in his mouth....

 2020-08-03 10:13 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

When It Comes To De-Stressing, Slovenians Turn To Bees...

For centuries, the central European nation has used the sound of buzzing bees to relax its citizens. When students become restless in class, they go listen to the school's bee hive to de-stress....

 2020-08-03 09:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Morning News Brief...

Dr. Deborah Birx says COVID-19 has entered a new phase. Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is close to naming a running mate. What the successful SpaceX landing means for space exploration....

 2020-08-03 09:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

99-Year-Old Pilot Is Going The Distance For 2 World Records...

Robina Asti is aiming for two Guinness World Records: world's oldest currently active pilot and world's oldest currently active flight instructor....

 2020-08-03 05:37 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Former Seattle foster child reflects on the end of the youth jail: 'This brings me to tears'...

Jasmine Jarrell says she was sent to the King County youth jail multiple times for leaving foster care placements. She says detention is no place for kids....

 2020-08-03 05:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Amid pandemic and protests, Umoja Fest offers 'day of unity' in Seattle...

Amidst pandemic and protests, Umoja Fest offers 'day of unity' in Seattle...

 2020-08-03 04:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New woman on the block: An Amazon worker falls in love with Beacon Hill...

One afternoon in May, two months into the coronavirus pandemic in Seattle, Kate Huntington carried boxes of books and clothing into a shiny new apartment building. One box has business-oriented books like "Getting To Yes."...

 2020-08-03 03:57 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The 'Street Strider' of Beacon Hill...

Pearl de La Cruz is out, riding on a surprising contraption that looks like a giant water bug crossed with a bicycle. "I'm coming by!" she yelled out, laughing....

 2020-08-02 23:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Tiny masks: Reopening a Seattle daycare center during Covid...

Teacher Margarita Arias gathers the children around her....

 2020-08-02 23:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'It's nervous-making to be operating a business in this way, at this time'...

When Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statewide lockdown in March, Petite Soif, a wine bar on Beacon Hill, had been open four months."We were nervous about what was going to happen," said co-owner Shawn Mead.Like many small businesses, the wine bar is str...

 2020-08-02 23:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Pub on the block: The 'Cheers' of Beacon Hill bids farewell...

Inside a one-story building on Beacon Hill, built in 1926, is a bar where customers consider each other family....

 2020-08-02 23:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'It's cry time.' This Seattle woman's response to the pandemic...

Everyone has a story. That was the mantra as KUOW reporters set out to chronicle the lives of people who live and work on a small block in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood in the time of Covid-19....

 2020-08-02 21:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Police neck restraints now banned in many Seattle suburbs...

Police chiefs say protests were the catalyst for change....

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Composer Max Richter On 'Voices,' A New Album That Envisions A Better World...

Composer Max Richter's new album drew inspiration from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document spearheaded by Eleanor Roosevelt which he calls "a blueprint for a better world."...

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle Journalist: Subpoena Endangers Press...

NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Seattle Times executive editor Michele Matassa Flores and journalist Benjamin Wittes about recent challenges to press freedoms....

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty To Students: We Can't Safely Return To Campus...

NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Michael Palm, professor at the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, about a faculty letter asking undergraduates to consider remote learning this fall....

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

BuzzFeed Reporter On 'Ellen Show' Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment...

NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with journalist Krystie Lee Yandoli about the multiple allegations of workplace harassment and a toxic culture at The Ellen DeGeneres Show....

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Team USA Basketball Player Kareem Maddox Drives Toward Tokyo...

Kareem Maddox, a 3x3 basketball player for Team USA, tells NPR how he's spending his summer now that the Tokyo Summer Olympics have been postponed to 2021....

 2020-08-02 21:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

France's Green Wave Marks Environmental Shift...

In recent municipal elections, candidates from the Green Party won in major French cities such as Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Lyon....

 2020-08-02 17:16 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New 'Twilight' book promises to rekindle vampire tourism, but pandemic could also put stake in it...

The Twilight phenomenon gets an injection of fresh blood this Tuesday with the release of a new installment in the bestselling vampire saga from author Stephenie Meyer. The series of novels and subsequent hit movies spurred legions of fans to visit the fi...

 2020-08-02 12:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Sunday Puzzle: Capital Scramble...

Brian Dunworth plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Lulu Garcia-Navarro....

 2020-08-01 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Schools Returning To In-Person Learning Face Bus Driver Shortage...

With schools weighing a return to in-person learning, they'll rely on a workforce of school bus drivers, many of whom are staying home this fall....

 2020-08-01 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

How Denmark Is Thinking About Reopening Schools Safely...

NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Dorte Lange, vice president of the Danish Union of Teachers, about how Denmark safely reopened schools earlier this year....

 2020-08-01 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Review: Beyonc's Visual Album, 'Black Is King'...

Beyonc's newest visual album, Black is King, was released yesterday on Disney+....

 2020-08-01 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Track and Field Athlete Plots Course To 1st Olympics...

Team USA Track and Field Athlete Chari Hawkins discusses what she's up to this summer now that the 2020 Tokyo Games have been pushed to next year....

 2020-08-01 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

How Washington State's Mail-In Elections Play Out...

NPR's David Folkenflik speaks to Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman about the ongoing debate around vote-by-mail and President Trump's claim that the process will result in voter fraud....

 2020-08-01 12:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine...

Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?...

 2020-08-01 00:10 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'Definitely is the same fight:' Two Garfield High grads talk two eras of civil rights protests...

This conversation is part of our Beyond the Protest series, led by people involved in the struggle for social justice, from different generations and viewpoints, from protesters to police....

 2020-07-31 22:44 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

James Murdoch Quits Family Media Empire After 'Disagreements'...

James Murdoch resigned Friday from the board of directors of News Corp., one half of his family's media empire....

 2020-07-31 21:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Black And White Emmy Nominations Prompt #LatinosAreOnTVToo...

While the 2020 Emmy nominations announced this week were notable for the number of Black shows and creators, they were woefully lacking representation of Latinx talent....

 2020-07-31 21:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler On The Band's First New Album In 29 Years...

Singer Richard Butler talks about the power of '80s nostalgia, the state of rock and roll today and the freedom of making the band's new record, Made of Rain, on its own terms....

 2020-07-31 20:55 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The US economy, voter turnout, and major league baseball take a downturn this week...

Jeannie Yandel discusses the week's news with Chase Burns from The Stranger, Jennifer Lee from Q13, and Karen Weise from the New York Times....

 2020-07-31 20:32 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

U.S. Missionary With No Medical Training Settles Suit Over Child Deaths At Her Center...

Renee Bach ran a treatment center for severely malnourished children in Uganda. Over five years, 105 died. This week, a lawsuit by two mothers who each lost a son was settled with a cash payment....

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