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  1. A 40-mile, Eastside commuter corridor pushes aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A 40-mile long commuter corridor worth of improvements and linking two major highways. This could happen in 5-1/2 years, if the legislature approves.

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  2. A Seattle ironworker fell eight floors and survived. Here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    I looked at the past 20 years of data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since the 1990s, the rate of injuries and illnesses in the construction industry in Washington state declined 60 percent by 2016, the most recent year in the data.

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  3. 'Getting worse, worse, worse.' Uber/Lyft drivers in Seattle try to get a raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Fasil Teka of Renton said he drives for Uber and Lyft seven days a week, 12 hours a day, to get by. He said driving passengers around used to be a good way to make a living in Seattle, but no longer.

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  4. Seattle poised to boost pay for Uber, Lyft driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Fasil Teka of Renton said he drives for Uber and Lyft seven days a week, 12 hours a day, to get by. He said driving passengers around used to be a good way to make a living in Seattle, but no longer.

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  5. UW researchers using influenza DNA to build a better vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Medical researchers have for years wanted to develop a longer lasting flu vaccine. A more effective version would mean people wouldn't need to get immunized every year.

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  6. Trump EPA promises fast action (but no more money) on toxic waste cleanupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Toxic waste cleanups in Renton and Portland are going to get renewed attention from the Environmental Protection Agency, according to an announcement from the EPA. Despite the promise to bring "immediate, intense action" to these toxic cleanups, the Trump administration is making no extra money available to accomplish that goal.

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  7. EPA Targets 2 Pacific Northwest Superfund Sites for Expedited CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it's targeting a former creosote plant in the Seattle suburb of Renton for "immediate attention." The Quendall Terminals, on the southern shore of Lake Washington, joins Oregon's Portland Harbor on the EPA's list of 21Superfund sites across the country for expedited cleanup and redevelopment.

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  8. Planning For 'The Unthinkable:' Washington Legislators Discuss Nuclear Attack PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Washington Senate State Government Committee met Wednesday at the King County Emergency Coordination Center in Renton to discuss disaster preparedness issues. Intelligence experts say North Korea is several years or more away from having the capability to threaten the U.S. West Coast with a nuclear missile.

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  9. Surrounded by water, few in King County have flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    As the nation watches tropical storm Harvey devastate the U.S. Gulf Coast, officials in King County are taking note of the recovery efforts. The county has multiple floodplain areas, and is no stranger to floods.

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