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Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Dave Ross breaks down the day's most important stories weekdays 6 to 9am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. Along with anchor Colleen O'Brien, Chris Sullivan on traffic, and KIRO7 meteorologist Nick Allard, nobody looks at the news quite like Dave.

Monday, August 20, 2018

August 20, 2018

Paging Dr. Cohen -- Cancer 101 // Hanna Scott with the latest on the legal fight over I-1639 // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the "balk-off"/ the Seahawks' running game/ Breanna Stewart's great season // Major Mike Lyons live on our policies in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan // Dan Pfeiffer, former WH Communications Director // Steven Portnoy on the Manafort trial

Friday, August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

Tom Tangney's review of Crazy Rich Asians // Danny O'Neil on the end of Seahawks training camp // Andrew Lanier on WA's failing grade when it comes to tobacco prevention //  Dr. Isabel Scarinci on giving teenagers the HPV vaccine

Washington flush with tobacco money, but gets an 'F' for prevention

Washington state takes in millions of tobacco tax revenue and settlement money each year. Yet a tiny fraction of that is spent on preventing the next generation from taking up the deadly habit. Mary McHale with the American Cancer Society explains.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- 405 weekend closures // Major Mike Lyons on the resurgent Taliban // Heidi King, NHTSA Deputy Administrator, on driving high // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on Dee Gordon's big home run/ James Paxton's injury/ baseball brawls // Hanna Scott profiles Dayn Brunner, who spent 67 days searching Oso after the landslide

Finding Summer: One brother's mission to get to his sister after the Oso slide

Dayn Brunner was determined to find everyone else lost in the tragic Oso landslide in 2014, including his sister. His mom gave him a mission: Go find your sister Summer.

Finding Summer: One brother's mission to get to his sister after the Oso slide

Dayn Brunner was determined to find everyone else lost in the tragic Oso landslide in 2014, including his sister. His mom gave him a mission: Go find your sister Summer.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018

Feliks Banel, on the hunt for "ghost signs" // Julie Price from the University of Alabama on the rollback of fuel standards // Hanna Scott with SPI Chris Reykdal on potential teacher strikes // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on free Cleveland beer/ Rashaad Penny injury/ James Paxton injury // John M. Chu, director, and Henry Golding, star of Crazy Rich Asians // Franklin Foer from The Atlantic on using fear as part of an immigration policy // Kevan Atteberry, children's book author and creator of Microsoft's Clippy

Love him, hate him - just don't blame the artist who created Clippy

Clippy was an animated paperclip ready to help users of Microsoft Office in the early years of personal computers. He was perhaps mocked as much as he was helpful. But that doesn't change the love its creator has for the character. He tells Jim Dever about how he created the paperclip character and how he was sad to see him go.

Searching for 'ghost signs' in Seattle

"Ghost signs" are public street signs that were originally installed by local, state or federal agencies, and that, somehow or other, have stayed up amidst the change around them. Historian Feliks Banel tours Seattle's forgotten signs left in plain sight.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018

Paging Dr. Cohen -- if you haven't been prescribed Adderall, don't take Adderall // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- Sammamish tries to figure out how to build its way out of its traffic problems // Jim Dever chats with Amylia Revis, who spoke the classic line, "oh my god, Becky, look at her butt..." // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on how high school football has changed // Hanna Scott on the new Chief of the Seattle Police // Stefan Kertesz on moms who give birth while addicted to opioids

Monday, August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018

Everything you need to know on the airplane crash // Douglass Moss, airport security consultant // Mark Rosenker, former head of NTSB live on the investigation into Friday's plane hijacking // Mike Lewis tracking security concerns // Hanna Scott has the background on Richard Russel // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the M's winning

Friday, August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018

Major Mike Lyons live on the SPACE FORCE and 17-to-24-year-olds failing to meet recruitment standards // Margaret Brennan on this weekend's white power rally/ this week's election results // Tom Tangney's review of Blackkklansman and the changes to the Academy Awards // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners hitting the cycle in four batters/ Russell Wilson still has it // Hanna Scott on suspension of a KingCo Sheriff's Detective // Jonathan Brater from the Brennan Center for Justice on purging voter rolls

Thursday, August 09, 2018

August 9, 2018

Hanna Scott with the heartbreaking story of Oso survivor Tim Ward // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- two big weekend closures // Molly McKew on our changing relationship with NATO // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil previews the Seahawks-Colts games // Mike Lewis on the latest efforts to save the Showbox // Claudia Rowe on her new book about a notorious Seattle murder case

Oso slide: 'Don't forget our history'

Tim Ward and his wife Brandy had a beautiful life together. They were married 37 years, had two grown daughters, and five dogs. In 2007, they bought their dream home along Steelhead Drive in the Oso community.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018

Hanna Scott wraps the local primaries // Major Garrett with a look at whether a blue wave is building // Feliks Banel and the story of the railroad tunnel under downtown // Chris Sullivan profiles Seahawks' special teams // Brian Kahn from Earther on the threat of noise pollution // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the final disgrace to Felix // Franklin Foer on the saga of Paul Manafort

Not the first time the Seattle waterfront was saved by a tunnel

In downtown Seattle at Fourth Avenue South and South Washington Street is the “South Portal” of a mile-long railroad tunnel beneath the city.

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018

Secretary of State Kim Wyman reminds us all to vote, and no, the Russians won't steal your ballot // Rep Adam Smith defends his seat in the 9th // Sarah Smith makes the case for inexperience in office, instead of Adam Smith // Beth Macy the Author of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company That Addicted America and changes coming to opioid treatment drugs from the FDA // Dave & Colleen debrief the M's meeting and why the team wants $180 million // King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles explains why she reversed position and the M's DON'T deserve $180 million // Terry Pottmeyer, CEO of Friends of Youth in Renton, which houses immigrant youth // Jeff Gilbert on the new failures of driver assist vehicles, auto industry tariff treatment, fue

Monday, August 06, 2018

August 6, 2018

Dave Ross' News Roundup // Jill Schlesinger says it's a good time to switch jobs // Steven Portnoy on the re-imposition of Iranian sanctions, tariffs and Trump tweets // Dr. Cohen on whether energy drinks are really any worse for us than coffee // Sarah Smith, Democratic candidate for the 9th, who hopes to bump out Adam Smith // Hanna Scott with Clare Wilson, challenging for Sen. Mark Miloscia's seat // Hanna Scott with Mark Miloscia // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on esoteric hydroplane rules, a Safeco streaker and M's

Friday, August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018

Dave Ross on the Sarah Sander refusal to denounce "the enemy of the people" // Trump's tripling down on "rapists and criminals" comment // Kim Schrier, candidate for WA’s 8th District // Tom Tangney reviews "Christopher Robin" // Robert Jones with the latest voting polls -- it's not looking good for the millennial vote

Candidate Rittereiser: Dino Rossi is a rubber stamp for Trump

Democrat Jason Ritteriser has attempted to separate himself from rival candidates with ads criticizing Trump and highlighting his own Ellensburg roots.