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  1. The Record: Thursday, December 14, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    How will today's FCC vote to end net neutrality change your internet? Geekwire's Monica Nickelsburg tells you what deregulation will mean for you, whether you're in business or binge-watching. Then, the toll along a suburban interstate in Washington, D.C., hit $40 earlier this month.

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  2. At Amazon the job is to eliminate workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Take the programming jobs, for example. At Amazon, one of the greatest things you can achieve is to program your way out of a job, get computers to do what you were doing - faster.

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  3. Fred Hutch doctor turned a radical idea into a cancer cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    There was a time when the cure for leukemia was almost as lethal as the disease. Before bone marrow transplants, patients were treated with arsenic or radiation - and the outlook was often considered hopeless.

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  4. How one woman staked a claim for art in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    When Nellie Cornish arrived in Seattle in 1900, she was a 24-year-old piano teacher looking to make a living in a city that was more hospitable to Gold Rush prospectors than it was to the fine arts. More than a century later, the school she founded - Cornish College of the Arts - has educated generations of aspiring artists and helped Seattle build an international reputation as a center for the arts.

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  5. Urban Seattle farm helps immigrants connect with their adopted homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    She was a farmer with her husband back in Ethiopia. Now an urban farm in south Seattle is helping her and other East African seniors find community in a new land.

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  6. Born without a home in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Tiffany Hicks, 33, came to Seattle from Lithia Springs, Georgia, in search of new opportunities. She heard from her brother, Donald Hicks, who recently moved to Seattle, that there were jobs here.

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  7. You don't know Seattle until you see these gritty scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    If you check into most hotels on First Avenue tonight, it'll run you at least $400. Not so in 1981, when low-income people found affordable rooms up and down "Skid Road" in single-room-occupancy hotels - for a night, or for the rest of their lives.

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  8. Return to a grittier Seattle: First Avenue, aka 'Skid Road,' ca. 1981Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ruby Label, manager of the Frye Apartments, a historic hotel in Seattle's Pioneer Square Area which provided affordable rooms. If you check into most hotels on First Avenue tonight, it'll run you at least $400.

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  9. Daylight remains an issue in lower Queen Anne upzoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle officials are preparing zoning changes for lower Queen Anne to make the area denser. The legislation gained preliminary approval from the city council this month.

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  10. Will the owner of this $15 million Seattle mansion pay a luxury tax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Should the owner have to pay a luxury sales tax? It's one of the big proposals in this year's Seattle mayor's race. This particular mansion was built in the early 1900s for railroad tycoon Sam Hill, who also built the Peace Arch on the Canadian Border, and a full scale replica of Stonehenge out in eastern Washington.

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  11. Wallingford fought developers decades before it was coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood is known for its restored bungalows and for Gasworks Park. But some people worry it could lose its soul, if the city's affordable housing plan goes through.

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  12. That shop owner you met at Pike Place Market? They've probably seen a ghostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Millions of people across the world believe in ghosts or have had a paranormal experience. RadioActive's Diego Villarroel and Carlin Bills delve deep into the paranormal culture around Seattle in search of a story of their own.

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  13. Washington State Convention Center expansion still needs money and landRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Groundbreaking for a new mega-project in Downtown Seattle is slipping further back. The expansion of the Washington State Convention Center is now months behind schedule.

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  14. Why is parking so bad in Seattle? The answer is at Pike Place MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Bill Radke talks with Donald Shoup, a UCLA professor and urban planner who studies parking. A new study says that drivers in Seattle spend an average of 58 hours a year looking for parking, and Shoup explains some of the ways the city could cut those hours down.

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  15. Seattle neighborhoods will see more apartments, condos under citywide planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The city of Seattle is planning a sweeping rezone of the entire city to create more affordable housing. The public can weigh in now on a draft environmental study of the zoning changes .

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  16. If Airbnbs get taxed, should Seattle's Convention Center get the money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Newlyweds Shannon and Eric Joehl sit down to a dinner of shrimp tacos as they discuss utilities for the house they just bought on Beacon Hill. At an Airbnb apartment in Seattle, newlyweds Shannon and Eric Joehl sit down to a dinner of shrimp tacos as they discuss utilities for the house they just bought on Beacon Hill.

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  17. What is the role of philanthropy in Seattle?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Philanthropists Melinda Gates and Bill Gates prior to being awarded the Legion of Honour at the Elysee Palace in Paris last month. Seattle has a rich history of big giving, and Local Wonder listener Anne Martens wanted to know more.

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  18. In this class, Seattle kids are taught to raise their voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School were concerned about an 11-year-old boy. He wouldn't make eye contact with people and was disengaged from those around him.

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  19. Chinatown-ID residents fear being priced out - upzone or notRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle officials are moving forward with plans to increase density in Chinatown-International District. It's the next in a series of neighborhoods undergoing a rezone.

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  20. Staff cuts under way at EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Trump administration has lifted its hiring freeze for the federal government. But the Environmental Protection Agency remains frozen, according to internal documents obtained by KUOW.

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