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The news through Ross-colored glasses. Dave Ross breaks down the day’s most important stories weekdays 6 to 9am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. Smart, savvy, and sometimes a little sassy, nobody looks at the news quite like Dave.

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    The Mariners-Blue Jays Matchup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 45:30


    Feliks Banel on the striking similarities between Seattle and Milwaukee baseball history // Mike Salk on the Mariners-Blue Jays matchup // Hanna Scott on WA and King County election security // Dose of Kindness -- Bella's Place // Gee Scott on political ad saturation // Hanna Scott previewing today's King County Prosecuting Atty candidate debate // Rachel Belle on the most-swearin'est cities/ proper sandwich cuttingSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Washington's $518-Million Opioid Settlement

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 42:06


    Col. Jeff McCausland live on the latest NKorean missile test // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- data from the WA "Right of Way Safety Initiative" // Hanna Scott on WA's $518-Million opioid settlement // Dose of Kindness -- edu grants for smart, struggling students // Gee Scott on Bobby Wagner, the Ram/ NBA exhibition game in Seattle // David Fahrenthold live on the 2022 midterms/ the search of Mar-a-Lago // Rachel Belle on rising plane ticket prices/ Tokyo micro-apartmentsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Relationship Between Alcohol and Alzheimer's

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 37:52


    Jill Schlesinger on timing the market/ inflation/ UK tax failure // Paging Dr. Cohen -- the relationship between alcohol and Alzheimer's // Hanna Scott rounding up recent criminal sentencings in King County // Dose of Kindness -- what consistent support can do for kids // Gee Scott on the Mariners' and Seahawks' victorious weekend // Jason Hoffman, UW, on using your phone as a blood oximeterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The New WA Office of Independent Investigations

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 43:46


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- weekend 520 closure // Christopher Koehler, Director of Immigrant Assistance at St James Cathedral, Part 1 // Hanna Scott on the new WA Office of Independent Investigations // Dose of Kindness -- "We Dine Together" // Gee Scott on the Thurston County man who declared himself an armed school guard // Kate Winkler Dawson, author of All That is Wicked // Rachel Belle on the science of soulmates and/or smellmatesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell's Budget Proposals

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 39:32


    Historian Feliks Banel, on the centennial celebration of an around the world flight // Diane Duthweiler on accusations of 6-figure fraud in Mason County // Hanna Scott on Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell's budget proposals // Dose of Kindness -- seeing the world before it's too late // Gee Scott on attempts to close the 'clergy loophole' in reporting sexual abuse // Ed Lein, Allen Institute, on mapping the human brain // Rachel Belle on most and least desirable city surveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dow Constantine's Behavioral Health Budget Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 30:38


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- another I-90 closure // Lisa Brooks on American Airlines' phantom groan problem // Hanna Scott on Dow Constantine's behavioral health budget plans // Dose of Kindness -- two moms' worth of love // Gee Scott on Apple's Will Smith problem // David Fahrenthold on non-profit scams and accountabilitySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Strong Dollar & Inflation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 38:52


    Jill Schlesinger on the strong dollar/ inflation/ retirement // Charity of the Month -- 10 and 90 Foundation // Paging Dr. Cohen -- food allergies as predictors of COVID immunity // Hanna Scott rounding up recent King County criminal sentencing // Dose of Kindness -- support for a 9y.o. with alopecia // Gee Scott on the Seahawks' loss/ the end of the Pro Bowl // Andrew Leith, creator of the Dwell Secure app for shutting off utilities in a disaster See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Search of Mar-a-Lago

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 30:15


    Margaret Brennan on the search of Mar-a-Lago/ Congressional to clarify electoral count law // Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- who calls it "Ore-a-gone?" // Heather Bosch on Lumen Field's new sensory room // Sean Carroll, author of The Biggest Ideas in the Universe, on living inside a simulation // Dose of Kindness -- need a bridge? Let's make a bridge // Gee Scott previewing the Seahawks-Falcons game // Rachel Belle using locked smartphone pouches for concerts and schoolsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Space, Time, and Motion of the Universe

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 26:43


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- motorcycle lane-splitting: still illegal // Dose of Kindness -- "be kind" benches // Gee Scott on the Russell-era Seahawk drama coming to light // Sean Carroll, author of The Biggest Ideas in the Universe: Space, Time, and Motion // Rachel Belle talks with Jack Johnson about reducing wasteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Choice of Adrian Diaz as SPD Chief

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 40:59


    Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz live // Feliks Banel with filmmaker Stephen Sadis, on the life of James J. Hill // Col. Jeff McCausland live on Russia's military mobilization // Omar Salisbury, Converge Media, live on the choice of Adrian Diaz as SPD Chief // Dose of Kindness - dog libarary! // Rachel Belle on leg lengthening surgerySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    EV Charging Technology at the Detroit Auto Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 32:50


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- weekend I-90 closures // Sam Cambell talks with West Seattle businesses about the reopening of the bridge // Jeff Gilbert on EV charging technology at the Detroit Auto Show // Hanna Scott on the proposed King County public safety budget // Dose of Kindness -- helping a future park ranger achieve his dream // Gee Scott on your commute's effects on office productivitySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Brain Implants to Curb Compulsive Behavior

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 39:16


    Chris Sullivan on the reopening of the West Seattle Bridge // Jill Schlesinger on interest rates/ inflation/ job openings // Paging Dr. Cohen -- brain implants to curb compulsive behavior // Hanna Scott rounding up last week's criminal sentencings in King County // Dose of Kindness -- Ukrainian War Animal Relief Fund // Mike Salk on a bummer of a weekend for Seattle pro sports // Prof. Igor Novosselov, UW researcher, on a reactor that can destroy "forever chemicals"See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Re-Opening of the West Seattle Bridge

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 35:51


    Mark Bergen, author of Like Comment Subscribe // Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- what's emerging from the ash at Mt St Helens? // Chris Sullivan on the re-opening of the WSeattle Bridge/ weekend traffic closures // Margaret Brennan on busing migrants out of state/ the railway labor deal // Dose of Kindness -- WNBA embraces 11-year-old reporter // Gee Scott previewing Sunday's Seahawks-49ers game // Rachel Belle on endlessly working from home/ the importance of asking for helpSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drug Possession Forum in Spokane

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 33:07


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- meet the new SDOT Director, Greg Spotts // Hanna Scott with highlights from the drug possession forum in Spokane // Dose of Kindness -- Detective Cookie // Gee Scott on paying workers // Nathalia Holt, author of Wise Gals // Rachel Belle on the national rudeness ranking/ unsustainable lobsteringSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Snohomish County's New Opioid Dashboard

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 30:48


    Feliks Banel explains the Columbarium Centennial at Evergreen Washelli // Matthew Gardner, Windermere Chief Economist, on inflation/ office space // Hanna Scott on Snohomish County's new opioid dashboard // Dose of Kindness -- "Barista Jake" // Gee Scott on royal pomp // Hanna Scott on efforts to tighten up WA drug possession lawsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Seahawks' Victory Over the Broncos

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 39:35


    Mike Salk on the Seahawks' victory over the Broncos // Hanna Scott wrapping up August criminal prosecutions in King County // Dose of Kindness -- mentoring future activists a UW // Gee Scott on the Seahawks win // David Fahrenthold on the latest round of DOJ subpoenas/ TX bussing migrants out of state // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- weekend 405 closures // Rachel Belle asks, "are we still supporting authors if we get their books at the library?"See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Russell Wilson's Return to Seattle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 39:07


    Jill Schlesinger on inflation/ potential railroad strike/ life insurance // Paging Dr. Cohen -- intermittent fasting // Shawn Drotar, 104.3 The Fan in Denver, on Russell Wilson's return to Seattle // Dose of Kindness -- school bus driver goes above and beyond // Gee Scott previews tonight's Seahawks-Broncos game // Ana Swanson, NY Times, on the environmental impact of making EVs // Rachel Belle on the 2022 Lumen Field menuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    King Charles III's Empire

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 33:39


    Matthew Gardner, Windermere Chief Economist, on the August NWMLS report // Feliks Banel on the Queen's 1983 visit to Seattle // Margaret Brennan on King Charles III's empire/ the search of Mar-a-Lago // Hanna Scott on the impending end of the WA COVID state of emergency // Dose of Kindness -- turning nature into art // Gee Scott on empathy for people mourning a public figureSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A Visit to Salish Sea Elementary

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 39:14


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- bike and pedestrian fatal crash data // Dave Ross visits Impact Salish Sea Elementary, part 1 // Dose of Kindness -- strangers become family // Gee Scott on the Obamas' return to the White House // Dave Ross visits Impact Salish Sea Elementary, part 2 // Bill Kaczaraba on the life and career of Bernard Shaw // Rachel Belle with highlights from her Thing Festival appearanceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ukraine's Nuclear Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 37:03


    Feliks Banel explains how some Mariners got their nicknames // Col. Jeff McCausland live on Ukraine's nuclear crisis // Dr. Keith Jerome, UW Virology, on the next COVID boosters/the spread of monkeypox // Dose of Kindness -- let's build a bus stop // Ursula Reutin on WA teacher strikes // Rachel Belle on college freshmen, unprepared to do their own cleaningSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Growth Management Fees & Home Affordability

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 34:49


    Matthew Gardner, Windermere Chief Economist, on growth management fees/home affordability // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- two weeks of I-90 lane closures // Hanna Scott rounding up local teacher labor action // Dose of Kindness -- a great big billboard to celebrate a graduation // Gee Scott on regretting the choice of a college major // David Fahrenthold live on 2022 midterm campaigningSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The President's Philadelphia Speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 36:17


    Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- ancient handprints in lava near Mt. Adams // Major Garrett on the president's Philadelphia speech/ Trump's control over the GOP // Dose of Kindness -- giving back to teachers // Shannon Drayer live on the Mariners' recent success // Katherine Blunt on what we can learn from CA's power grid problems/wildfires // Rachel Belle with life lessons from a hospice workerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Simplifying the Tax Code

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 36:24


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- free transit for people 18-and-under // Ken Williams, from Clifton Larson Allen, on simplifying the tax code, part 1 // Dose of Kindness -- polo for all // Gee Scott on Twitter getting an edit button, for subscribers // Ken Williams, from Clifton Larson Allen, on simplifying the tax code, part 2 // Rachel Belle on TV and movie myths about sexSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Indian Child Welfare Act

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 42:53


    Feliks Banel on the classic Outdoor Line show // Linda Flanagan, author of Take Back the Game // Part 1 -- Misty Napeahi, Tulalip Tribe Vice Chair, on the Indian Child Welfare Act // Dose of Kindness -- lots of love for Serena Williams // Gee Scott on turning kids' sports into a business // Part 2 -- Linda Jones, taken from her family at 6 prior to the Indian Child Welfare Act // Rachel Belle on recognizing the signs of a heart attackSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A Celebration for the One Special Teacher at Curtis High

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 41:54


    Mike Salk on Julio Rodriguez' and Jimmy Garoppolo's new deals // Heather Bosch on a celebration for one special teacher at Curtis High // Hanna Scott on local teacher strikes // Dose of Kindness -- baseball inclusivity // Gee Scott suddenly relates to Tom Brady // David Fahrenthold live on PPP loan fraud/ the search of Mar-a-LagoSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Polio Vaccines

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 34:25


    Paging Dr Cohen -- polio vaccines // Hanna Scott on recent King County criminal sentencings // Dose of Kindness -- business is booming at the kids' pep talk line // Gee Scott on Geno Smith as the Seahawks' QB1 // Ichiro Hall of Fame excerpt/ Dave Ross's Ichiro song // Hanna Scott on the WA Missing Indigenous Persons Alert // Peter King live from Kennedy Space CenterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Various Trump-Related Investigations

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 30:32


    Major Garrett on the various Trump-related investigations // Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- WA Counties Part 8: Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan // Ali Daniels, Visit Seattle, on convincing tourists to come here for "cozy season" // Chris Sullivan on weekend traffic closures // Chris Sullivan's journey to the center of the West Seattle Bridge // Dose of Kindness -- daughter teaches dad to read // Mike Salk on the reconstituted Brock&Salk Show/ the Seahawks-Cowboys gameSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Kent Teacher Strike

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 32:01


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- weekend 520 closure // Colleen O'Brien on the Kent teacher strike // Dose of Kindness -- help teacher get citizenship > teacher specializes in kindess // Gee Scott on dual language learning // Cynthia Fisher, Patient Rights Advocate, on publishing prices of medical procedures // Rachel Belle on Japan's revenue problem/ leaving notes in library booksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Predatory Schools Targeting Veterans on the GI Bill

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 41:04


    Feliks Banel on examining WA monuments for accuracy and inclusivity // Charity of the Month -- Nicole Jennings on "Empower Sports" // Hanna Scott on predatory schools targeting veterans on the GI Bill // Dose of Kindness -- meet a serial tipper // Gee Scott on UW's global recognition // Erica Sandberg, freelance journalist, on her experience as an undercover addict // Rachel Belle on free menstrual products, Scotland-wide/ friends vs work friendsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    DOJ Lawsuit Against Idaho Over Criminalizing Abortion

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 37:16


    Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center, on the "Kids for Cash" scandal // Hanna Scott on the DOJ lawsuit against Idaho over criminalizing abortion // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- WSF fuel, staffing, and schedule difficulties // Dose of Kindness -- donations via haircuts // Gee Scott on ferry problems/ college football scholarships // Scott MacFarlane live on the various Trump-related investigations/ Jan 6th prosecutions // Rachel Belle talks with the authors of Behind Their ScreensSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Diverting King County Juveniles Away From Prison

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 37:53


    Dr. Julie Morita, Robert Wood Johnsson Foundation, on childhood vaccinations // Paging Dr. Cohen -- organ transplant errors // Hanna Scott on diverting King County juveniles away from prison // Dose of Kindness -- basketball player saves referee's life // Gee Scott recaps LeBron James's visit to Seattle // Hanna Scott on Snohomish County's crime reduction unitSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Rise in Violent Crime in Everett

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 41:43


    Margaret Brennan on the CDC shakeup // Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- Rodeo Drive-in // Mike Salk on the Seahawks' loss/ the Mariners success // Hanna Scott on the rise in violent crime in Everett // Dose of Kindness -- DC cop established baseball league for city kids // Gee Scott on race-based home appraisals // Rep. Adam Smith live on the war in Ukraine/ Trump-era military tensionsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    King County's Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 30:41


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- don't expect re-opening the West Seattle Bridge to solve everything // Hanna Scott on King County's efforts to reduce gun violence // Dose of Kindness -- Raising money via mullets // Gee Scott previewing the Seahawks-Bears game // Don Desantis, tax whisperer, on hiring IRS more workers // Rachel Belle with some fresh airport travel tipsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Trials of Experimental Meth Treatment in Everett

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 33:04


    Feliks Banel marks 40 years since the Kirkland LLWS victory // Lars Chitka, author of The Mind of a Bee // Hanna Scott on trials of an experimental meth treatment in Everett // Dose of Kindness -- backpack of love // Gee Scott on employee surveillance // Hanna Scott on hiring bonuses at SPDSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    IIHS data on the effect of distracted driving laws

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 30:25


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- IIHS data on the effect of distracted driving laws // Leonard Steinhorn live on the contents of the Inflation Reduction Act // Hanna Scott on Seattle's new abortion protection laws // Dose of Kindness -- "the tech fairy" // Gee Scott makes the case for year-round school // Rachel Belle talks with Ishmael Butler about soufflésSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    New CDC COVID Guidelines

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 24:10


    Paging Dr. Cohen -- new CDC COVID guidelines // Hanna Scott rounding up recent criminal sentencings in King County // Dose of Kindness -- a young boy honors his heroes // Gee Scott on company social media policies // Hanna Scott on weekend shootings in and around SeattleSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Search of Mar-a-Lago

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 43:14


    Margaret Brennan on the search of Mar-a-Lago // Feliks Banel, All Over the Map -- Mt. St. Helens Bluegrass Festival // Chris Sullivan on reopening the West Seattle Bridge // Hanna Scott on King County prioritizing behavioral health funding // Dose of Kindness -- celebrating a beloved crossing guard // Gee Scott on life after football for Marshawn Lynch and Earl Thomas // Larry Keane, National Shooting Sports Foundation, on common ground in the national gun debateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Attracting Film and TV Production to Seattle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 29:13


    Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- upcoming I-90 closures across 80 miles // Hanna Scott on attracting film and TV production to Seattle/ raising SCL rates // Dose of Kindness -- celebrating a 70-year WORK anniversary // Gee Scott on civility in American political discourse, or not // Scott MacFarlane live on the various Trump investigations/ the plot to kill John BoltonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    US House Hearing at Seattle City Council

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 40:00


    Feliks Banel on the restoration of Nettie Asberry's Tacoma home // Mike Salk in the Mariners' 13-inning win over the Yankees // Hanna Scott on US House hearing at Seattle City Council // Dose of Kindness -- compassion and sportsmanship at the Little League playoffs // Gee Scott on expectations that students are treated fairly // Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation of America // Rachel Belle on the virtues of occasionally doing nothingSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    General Mark Milley's Resignation Letter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 37:16


    Col. Jeff McCausland live on military aid for Ukraine/Gen Mark Milley's resignation letter // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- weeklong highway closure for roundabout installation // Chris Sullivan on Boeing's greenlight for Dreamliner deliveries // Hanna Scott on the too-close-to-call WA primaries // Dose of Kindness -- free grammar tips // Gee Scott on the 2024 presidential race // David Fahrenthold live on the search of Mar-A-Lago/ the 2024 presidential raceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Economic Slowdown & Interest Rates

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 43:29


    Jill Schlesinger on the economic slowdown/ interest rates // Paging Dr. Cohen -- melatonin over-use // Hanna Scott on implementing comprehensive sexual health education in WA schools // Dose of Kindness -- "Beautiful Lives Project" baseball tour // Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin on neighborhood surveillance // Kristin Laidre, UW polar scientist, on polar bear hunting habitats // Hanna Scott on July criminal prosecutions in King CountySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    But What Does It Mean?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 39:34


    Original Busker Jim Page on the meaning of music and his new album. // Economist Matthew Gardner explains the technicalities around whether we're in a recession. // All Over The Map: Feliks Banel shares the accomplishments of Fred Becky. // Margaret Brennan, moderator of Face the Nation, on the strange happenings in some congressional races. // Hanna Scott reports on the surge in crime in south King County. // Gee Scott critiques the Blue Angels.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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