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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.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Activist: Seattle can complain about land costs all it wants

A community activist argues the City of Seattle shouldn’t build affordable housing units at a former Army post.

Cascade Tunnel still going strong in 90th year

It was really two special occasions in one.

Danny O'Neil reacts to the death of WSU's Tyler Hilinski

Sports insider Danny O'Neil talks about the death of WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski and how he relates to it through his own bout with depression.

January 17, 2018

Feliks Banel on the opening of the Cascade Tunnel, 89 years ago // Feliks Banel on the life of former WA governor John Spellman // Dr. Mark Tyndall, head of BC's Center for Disease Control // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- police-turned-emergency-babysitters // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the loss of Tyler Hilinski // Steven Portnoy live at the White House

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cheaper car tabs could mean cuts to ST3, education

Drivers want relief from expensive car tabs. But lawmakers worry that providing that relief could delay light rail projects and cut funding to education.

January 16, 2018

Brad Burge from MAPS on the anonymous crypto-currency philanthropist who's funding otherwise unfundable research // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- a trip to the Super Bowl for a 99-year-old Vikings fan // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Hawks coaching staff // Nafasi Ferrell on the DNDA's Let's Talk About Race series // David Fahrenthold on the immigration debate/ congressional budget negotiations // Hanna Scott on the FIVE gun control bills in Olympia // Chris Sullivan on the current options for reducing car tab fees, and their potential impacts

Monday, January 15, 2018

Paging Dr. Cohen - placebos and nocebos

Dr. Gordon Cohen on the power of placebos and nocebos

January 15, 2018

Michael Marchand, CMO of WA Health Benefit Exchange, on the midnight deadline to sign up // Paging Dr. Cohen -- placebo vs no-cebo // Heather Bosch's dose of kindness -- town turns out to support young Sutherland Springs victim // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on Myles Gaskin/ Vikinings' wild win // Jill Schlesinger on WalMart's strategy/ surging stock market

Friday, January 12, 2018

Major Garrett explains Trump's vulgar comments

Chief White House Correspondent with CBS News Major Garrett on Trump's vulgar comments regarding African countries.

January 12, 2018

Hanna Scott explains the Hirst water rights case being debated in Olympia // Major Garrett on the spectrum of presidential vulgarity // Larry Magid, CBS Tech Analyst, live from CES

Thursday, January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018

Chris Sullivan's double Chokepoint -- payment plans for car tabs/enforcement cameras on the West Seattle Bridge // Hanna Scott on the legislative inquiry into the Amtrak derailment // Ijeoma Oluo, author of "So You Want To Talk About Race"

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Lake Washington shipyard created Eastside’s first traffic, housing boom

Long before high tech made the Eastside boom, the old Lake Washington Shipyard south of downtown Kirkland in Houghton helped create the area’s first housing shortages and traffic problems.

Pollution a 'better thing to tax', state rep. says

Governor Jay Inslee introduced one of his longest coveted legislative goals: a carbon tax.

January 10, 2018

Jon Wolfsthal, formerly of the National Security Council, on giving North Korea a bloody nose // Feliks Banel on the Eastside's first economic boom, during WWII // State Rep Joe Fitzgibbon explains Governor Inslee's carbon tax proposal // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- community rallies together to find a child's missing blanket // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the dismissal of Darrell Bevell // Todd Bishop on convincing computers that you're not a computer

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018

Daniel Engber from Slate, refuting the notion that we're in a post-fact society // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- can we build our way out of our traffic congestion? // Hanna Scott on the bill in Olympia to fund a comprehensive pilot program to fight the opioid epidemic // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- a Trader Joe's turns a fridge malfunction into a huge donation for the hungry // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the college football championship/ the UW mascot retiring // David Fahrenthold on deposing the president/ Michael Wolff's truthiness

Monday, January 08, 2018

Ed Troyer says police shootings becoming all too frequent

Pierce County Detective Ed Troyer provides an update on the deadly shooting.

What does Trump mean when he says he's a 'stable genius'?

President Trump, reacting to Michael Wolff’s version of the first year of his administration, tweeted the famous phrase that he is a "very stable genius."

January 8, 2018

Detective Ed Troyer live // Paging Dr Cohen -- why does my stomach hurt? // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- teens make Rubik's Cube for the blind // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the college football championship/ NFL wild car weekend // Prof Andrew Reynolds on the erosion of democracy on the state level

Friday, January 05, 2018

McKenna: Homicide charges justified in Kansas swatting death

Former AG Rob McKenna says homicide charges would be appropriate for Tyler Barriss, the man that placed a prank swatting call that resulted in the death of Andrew Finch.

What is stifling solutions to the region's homelessness crisis

After leading All Home, the area's largest effort tackling the homelessness crisis, Mark Putnam is leaving. What he says is stifling progress.