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Opposites attract. Tom Tangney is a boisterous, bus-riding, liberal; John Curley is a sharp-dressed, Porsche-driving, conservative. Together they tackle the news of the day from both sides of the issues. Reaching across the aisle has never been this much fun! Listen live weekdays 9am to noon on KIRO…

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    Hour 4: Why don't people whistle?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 30:48

    Now it's a buyers market, Home Inventory Soars at Record Rate With US Buyers Pulling Back, Seattle-area housing market cooling down, but buyers still face concerns- // Wrongful termination suit goes forward, WSU Police Chief and 2 others retire after internal investigation // Why don't people whistle?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Little League World Series Bright Spot

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 28:48

    Fauci in Seattle // Little League World Series Bright Spot // LETTERS See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Biden signs $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 31:03

    Now it's a buyers market, Home Inventory Soars at Record Rate With US Buyers Pulling Back, Seattle-area housing market cooling down, but buyers still face concerns- // Biden signs $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act // Most expensive Motel 6See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Trump takes the 5th in deposition

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 31:40

    Butler concedes, Joe Kent wins, More on the Trump raid at Mar-A-Lago., Trump takes the 5th in deposition // Wrongful termination suit goes forward., WSU Police Chief and 2 others retire after internal investigation // Why don't people whistle?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: First Monkeypox clinic held in Seattle last weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 32:14

    GUEST TODD MYERS ON INFLATION REDUCTION ACT AND WA GAS TAX: // This is how you get monkeypox, First Monkeypox clinic held in Seattle last weekend // ‘Lord Of The Rings' Actor Complains That Intimacy Coordinators ‘Spoil The Spontaneity' Of Good Sex ScenesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Old man robber nabbed again

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 30:15

    Great worker regret // Old man robber nabbed again // LETTERS See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: California just banned marketing of guns to minors

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 31:43

    GUEST TODD MYERS ON INFLATION REDUCTION ACT AND WA GAS TAX: // California just banned marketing of guns to minors. Hunters' groups are challenging in court, Fines for putting made in USA labels on clothing. // Olivia Newton John previously said she was sort of looking forward to her deathSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: The Rings' Actor Complains That Intimacy Coordinators ‘Spoil The Spontaneity' Of Good Sex Scenes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 33:48

    ELECTION UPDATE- HANNA SCOTT, Trump/Pelosi responds to raid // This is how you get monkeypox, First Monkeypox clinic held in Seattle last weekend // ‘Lord Of The Rings' Actor Complains That Intimacy Coordinators ‘Spoil The Spontaneity' Of Good Sex ScenesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Homelessness Island plan proposed in Miami

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 33:05

    Malcom Gladwell says people need to return to the office // Homelessness Island plan proposed in Miami //  Amazon owns your Roomba now, does that worry you?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Mar-A-Lago has been raided by the FBI

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 31:04

    John and Sheri on the Art of the Conversation // Mar-A-Lago has been raided by the FBI // LETTERS See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Can Alec Baldwin please shut up?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 30:15

    Malcom Gladwell says people need to return to the office // Dr. Seuss books taking out of circulation still selling well // Can Alec Baldwin please shut up?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1:  Amazon owns your Roomba now

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 32:30

    Inflation bill passes, senators react., WA tenants need to work 72 hours a week at minimum wage to afford rent // Homelessness Island plan proposed in Miami //  Amazon owns your Roomba now, does that worry you?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Free samples are back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 29:24

    6pm - Hanna Scott: South King County mayors blast county, state officials over recent crime surge // High schoolers can now earn credit for after-school work experience // How to Embrace Doing Nothing // Cheapskates Rejoice: Free Samples Are BackSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Seafair is back for the first time since 2019

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 29:51

    5pm - Sully: Seafair is back for the first time since 2019, bringing heavy traffic back to Seattle // College Essay Prompts Get Absurd. ‘So Where Is Waldo, Really?' // Brittney Griner trial: Russian court hands down verdict, sentence in WNBA star's case // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: South King County mayors blast county, state officials over recent crime surge

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 30:06

    4pm - Hanna Scott: South King County mayors blast county, state officials over recent crime surge // High schoolers can now earn credit for after-school work experience // Beyoncé to remove ableist slur from 'Heated' after backlash from disability campaigners // Stolen from Travis's Twitter: What's something your friends probably complain about - about you- behind your back?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: How to embrace doing nothing

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 30:26

    3pm - Travis Mayfield and Spike O'Neill filling-in // A Stranger Filmed Her on the Train. TikTok Users Decided She Had Monkeypox // Employees at LGBTQ+-owned Capitol Hill bar share concerns over monkeypox outbreak // How to Embrace Doing Nothing // Cheapskates Rejoice: Free Samples Are BackSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Cracker Barrel faces blowback after adding Impossible sausage to menu

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 31:44

    6pm - ‘That's Incredible!' Mika Brzezinski Left Speechless After House Democrats Decline to Say Biden Should Run in 2024 // A weary Democratic Party turns its eyes to Gavin Newsom // Dan Patrick Recoils at Being Invited on Podcasts: ‘It's Never a Couple of Minutes, Ever' // Podcast Guests Are Paying Up to $50,000 to Appear on Popular Shows // Cracker Barrel faces blowback after adding Impossible sausage to menuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Monkeypox cases doubling nearly every week in WA

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 31:08

    5pm - Monkeypox cases doubling nearly every week in WA, as U.S. declares public health emergency // Georgia allows 'unborn child' to count as a dependent on taxes // Having Trouble Flying With Your Dog? Charter a Private Jet for Princess // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Irishman arrested in UK for 'causing anxiety' on Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 30:09

    4pm - ‘That's Incredible!' Mika Brzezinski Left Speechless After House Democrats Decline to Say Biden Should Run in 2024 // A weary Democratic Party turns its eyes to Gavin Newsom // Irishman arrested in UK for 'causing anxiety' by retweeting Pride flag swastika meme speaks out // The very common five-word sentence that's a MASSIVE red flag on a date: Matchmaker reveals why you should NEVER discuss 'expectations' if you want to find true loveSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Dick's Drive-In switches up its fries amid WA potato shortage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 31:27

    3pm - Some WA schools opt for ‘show what you know' system over letter grades // Dick's Drive-In switches up its fries amid WA potato shortage // Dan Patrick Recoils at Being Invited on Podcasts: ‘It's Never a Couple of Minutes, Ever' // Podcast Guests Are Paying Up to $50,000 to Appear on Popular Shows // Cracker Barrel faces blowback after adding Impossible sausage to menuSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: America's Driver's Training is Leaving Teens Unprepared for the Road

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 29:08

    6PM - WSP: More than 80 people stopped for HOV lane violations in under 3 hours // America's Driver's Training is Leaving Teens Unprepared for the Road // Feeling Stressed? Read a Poem // Rand Paul leads first congressional hearing focused just on gain-of-function research // Black bear enters Connecticut home, raids snacks from kitchen See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Washington state voter turnout less than 25 percent for primaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 30:53

    5PM - Key Washington primary 2022 election results // Washington state voter turnout less than 25 percent for primaries // Vast New Study Shows a Key to Reducing Poverty: More Friendships Between Rich and Poor // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Feeling Stressed? Read a Poem

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 29:47

    4PM - WSP: More than 80 people stopped for HOV lane violations in under 3 hours // America's Driver's Training is Leaving Teens Unprepared for the Road // Feeling Stressed? Read a Poem // WA schools intentionally, dangerously lie to parents about their child's ‘identity' // ‘Massaging The Hole … With My Tongue': Alex Jones Gets Into Mouthy Altercation With Judge   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Vin Scully, Baseball's Master Storyteller, Dies at 94

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 30:40

    3PM - Vin Scully, Baseball's Master Storyteller, Dies at 94 // Rand Paul leads first congressional hearing focused just on gain-of-function research // Black bear enters Connecticut home, raids snacks from kitchen // See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: What's Wrong With Having Competitive Kids?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 30:17

    6PM - What's Wrong With Having Competitive Kids? // McMuffins stashed in backpack cost traveler almost $2,000 in fines // More people are opting to get sterilized — and some are being turned away // Kelly Hughes, the first SI Swim model to bare her C-section scar, reacts to negative comments on social media // Woman who moved into her CAR after struggling to pay rent and ‘constantly stressing over money' documents her 'weird' lifestyle - from showering in gyms to covering her windows while she sleeps // It looks like China does have access to U.S. TikTok user dataSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Upcoming Seattle City Council votes signal end of COVID emergency measures

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 30:07

    5PM - Upcoming Seattle City Council votes signal end of COVID emergency measures // How we talk about monkeypox matters. Experts offer ways to reduce stigma // The Dog Lawyer Doesn't Care That You Hate Him // Gang of marauding monkeys terrorizes a Japanese city attacking dozens of people, reports say // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: More people are opting to get sterilized — and some are being turned away

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 30:46

    4PM - More people are opting to get sterilized — and some are being turned away // Kelly Hughes, the first SI Swim model to bare her C-section scar, reacts to negative comments on social media // Woman who moved into her CAR after struggling to pay rent and ‘constantly stressing over money' documents her 'weird' lifestyle - from showering in gyms to covering her windows while she sleeps // It looks like China does have access to U.S. TikTok user data // Trump is accused of burying Ivana at his Bedminster golf club to take advantage of TAX BREAK offered to cemeteries: Move eliminates property, income AND sales tax under NJ tax code // Meta, Google insiders: Disappearing perks are the end of the ‘tech bro'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: John's last minute voter's guide for procrastinators

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 31:54

    3PM - John's last minute voter's guide for procrastinators // Trump baffles GOP by endorsing ‘Eric' in the Missouri Senate primary — a race with three Erics // Facebook, Instagram Posts Flagged as False for Rejecting Biden's Recession Wordplay // Wikipedia takes cue from White House and re-defines ‘recession' // What's Wrong With Having Competitive Kids? // McMuffins stashed in backpack cost traveler almost $2,000 in finesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Shoreline family pushes for renter's protections in extreme heat

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 31:11

    6PM - 'This is unacceptable:' Shoreline family pushes for renter's protections in extreme heat  // Are $100 sneakers a way to cut truancy? These folks think so // Key Lime Pie Fans Whipped Up Over Dessert Snub // The Whisper Networks Where Interns Rate Their Bosses // Iowa best friends use annual road trip to provide generous tips for restaurant servers' See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Why do coroners need to be elected?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 29:30

    5PM - Primary Prep: A preview of some of Washington state 2022 top primaries // Shari and John try to figure out why coroners need to be elected // Reports of the Choco Taco's Death Are Possibly Exaggerated // To Enjoy Life More, Embrace Anticipation // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Biden announces death of top Al Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 32:59

    4PM - 'This is unacceptable:' Shoreline family pushes for renters protections in extreme heat // Are $100 sneakers a way to cut truancy? These folks think so // Key Lime Pie Fans Whipped Up Over Dessert Snub // LIVE: Biden announces death of top Al Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri, sources say // Children predict the future in 1960See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Seattle activist invites homeless to her home

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 31:52

    3PM - Rantz: Seattle activist invites homeless to her home, immediately regrets it // 'Adopt A Homeless' Resolution On Agenda At Next Miami Commission Meeting // The Whisper Networks Where Interns Rate Their Bosses // Iowa best friends use annual road trip to provide generous tips for restaurant servers'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Will Smith addresses Oscars slap in new video

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 29:50

    6PM - 'It was super scary': First Washington resident diagnosed with monkeypox talks about his experience // Tucker Carlson pushes to rename monkeypox 'SCHLONG COVID' after woke New York City official asked WHO to change 'racist' title - as San Francisco declares public health emergency over virus // Amid outcry and new data, Los Angeles health officials drop plan to reinstate indoor mask mandate // Will Smith addresses Oscars slap in new video // Scammers pretending to play violin for money a 'nationwide issue,' police saySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Mayor Harrell fields criticisms of homeless sweeps during heat wave

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 30:55

    5PM - 'We are not trying to displace anyone'; Mayor Harrell fields criticisms of homeless sweeps during heat wave // Encampment sweep in Eastlake, no residents accepted shelter referrals // Most third parties have failed. Here's why ours won't // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Los Angeles health officials drop plan to reinstate indoor mask mandate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 31:08

    4PM - 'It was super scary': First Washington resident diagnosed with monkeypox talks about his experience // Tucker Carlson pushes to rename monkeypox 'SCHLONG COVID' after woke New York City official asked WHO to change 'racist' title - as San Francisco declares public health emergency over virus // Amid outcry and new data, Los Angeles health officials drop plan to reinstate indoor mask mandate // The Science Behind Who Airlines Bump From Overbooked Flights—and How to Exploit It // Oregonians can pump their own gas until Sunday: Do you know how?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: Sprite to retire green plastic bottles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 28:34

    6PM - Recession Fears Loom as U.S. GDP Falls for Second Quarter in a Row // Twitter Melts Down Over Klondike's Iconic Choco Taco Being Discontinued: ‘Unacceptable. Appalling. Outrageous' // Sprite to retire green plastic bottles in favor of more environmentally friendly clear bottles // Yes, There's A Reason Why You Cry On Your Birthday Every Year // Eileen and Callie's Place helps make sure women leaving foster care actually experience a birthday party // I was born with a huge arm — and strangers say to ‘amputate it'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Seattle man charged with felony stalking for targeting U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 26:54

    5PM - Seattle man charged with felony stalking for targeting U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, prosecutors say // Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings named permanent co-hosts of ‘Jeopardy!" // Highly potent weed creating marijuana addicts worldwide, study says // Majority of Americans think marijuana is "socially acceptable," poll shows // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Recession fears loom as U.S. GDP falls for second quarter in a row

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 27:42

    4PM - Recession Fears Loom as U.S. GDP Falls for Second Quarter in a Row // Twitter Melts Down Over Klondike's Iconic Choco Taco Being Discontinued: ‘Unacceptable. Appalling. Outrageous' // Sprite to retire green plastic bottles in favor of more environmentally friendly clear bottles // Mark Zuckerberg ‘visibly frustrated' over worker's vacation question: report // "I want to fight... Mark Zuckerberg!" Paddy Pimblett delivers one of the best post-fight interviews!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Ferry crashes near West Seattle dock, sustaining heavy damage

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 27:36

    3PM - Ferry crashes near West Seattle dock, sustaining heavy damage // As Western Washington bakes, some are already preparing for the next extended heat wave // Yes, There's A Reason Why You Cry On Your Birthday Every Year // Eileen and Callie's Place helps make sure women leaving foster care actually experience a birthday party // I was born with a huge arm — and strangers say to ‘amputate it'See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 4: The Boston typewriter orchestra

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 33:41

    6PM - Biden to leave isolation after negative Covid tests, White House says // Now should I worry about monkeypox? Our medical analyst explains // With Few Able and Fewer Willing, U.S. Military Can't Find Recruits // The Army needs tens of thousand more soldiers // Boston typewriter orchestra makes music in new key, bringing old sounds of office to lifeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: King County preparing for increased risk of wildfires

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 31:34

    5PM - King County preparing for increased risk of wildfires due to hotter, drier summers // King County Council passes plan allowing youth to ride public transit for free year-round // Gun, ammo return program approved in King County // Elizabeth Warren demands airline crackdown amid travel chaos // The 1,500-Hour Rule Has Broken The Pilot Pipeline In The U.S. // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Biden to leave isolation after negative COVID tests

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 33:04

    4PM - Biden to leave isolation after negative Covid tests, White House says // Now should I worry about monkeypox? Our medical analyst explains // Want to lay off workers more smoothly? There's a startup for that // ​​I was a retail worker — the gross reason you need to wash new clothesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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