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The Tom and Curley Show

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 Radio 97.3 FM.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 - Hour 1

Edgar Martinez, legendary Mariners DH, overcomes odds to make Baseball Hall of Fame in final attempt // Sorry I Forgot Your Birthday, I've Stopped Checking Facebook // President Trump loves fast food. But does he love it for the wrong reasons?

January 23, 2019 - Hour 2

Seattle-area residents least likely in nation to give their neighborhoods top marks // Could Russell Wilson and the Seahawks consider the uncommon contract path of Tom Brady? // China reportedly made an app to show people if they're standing near someone in debt -- a new part of its intrusive 'social credit' policy 

January 23, 2019 - Hour 3

Hanna Scott: Bill introduced to allow death penalty for inmates committing murder // Seattle's general strike of 1919 // LETTERS

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019 - Hour 1

Hanna Scott on proposals in the legislature on guns // I cut off all contact with my mother. It made my life much better // OOA Theater: 'Oh my god! Run!': The day a deadly wave of molasses tore through Boston

January 22, 2019 - Hour 2

New Yorker article about marijuana strikes nerve with pot researchers // Nasty or frugal? Key Democrats out to stop House members from living in offices // The economics of streaming is making songs shorter

January 22, 2019 - Hour 3

Mike Lewis: Is Seattle planning to tax Uber, Lyft rides to pay for transit and homeless? // Rachel Belle spoke to the New York Times writer about what she learned in a year of nearly non-stop travel // LETTERS

Monday, January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 - Hour 1

Seattle Times poll finds strong support for more transit -- but not bike lanes // It Used to Be Okay for Parents to Play Favorites // The "super wolf blood moon" is a media and SEO invention

January 21, 2019 - Hour 2

As STEM majors soar at UW, interest in humanities shrinks -- a potentially costly loss // Is John Curley a team player? // Pennsylvania police department seeks volunteers to get drunk for them

January 21, 2019 - Hour 3

What separates the haves and the have-nots of high-school athletics -- and Washington's plan to fix it // Penguin Sex and Stolen Artifacts: Museum Tours Through a New Lens // LETTERS

Friday, January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019 - Hour 1

In Seattle's Sodo district, frustration mounts amid RVs, drugs and skyrocketing crime // Why Open Secrets Exist in Organizations // Braddock To Hold 'Open Audition' To Fill Vacant Mayor Position

January 18, 2019 - Hour 2

Sully: Mayor Durkan wants to build First Avenue streetcar, but even more money is needed // Facebook's '10 Year Challenge' Is Just a Harmless Meme--Right? // TOM'S MOVIE REVIEW

January 18, 2019 - Hour 3

Hanna Scott: Lawmakers push payroll tax for long-term care insurance plan // KNOW IT ALL QUIZ // LETTERS

Sodo and Georgetown see 31 percent rise in crime

Known as The Flatlands, Sodo and Georgtown have seen crime rise 31 percent as of last year, compared to the mere 1 percent citywide rise

Thursday, January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 - Hour 1

Microsoft pledges $500 million to tackle housing crisis in Seattle, Eastside // Natty Light Might Be Our Best Hope for Student Loan Relief // The N.F.L.'s Obesity Scourge

January 17, 2019 - Hour 2

Video released of Seattle police sergeant who sat in a chair in front of a man's workplace, seeking an apology // Lax Washington oversight of bounty hunters sets stage for mayhem, tragedy // Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying for kids

January 17, 2019 - Hour 3

Developers must provide alternatives to driving alone, Seattle City Council decides // (Most) Americans Don't Want To Watch A Political Bowl // LETTERS

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 - Hour 1

Gov. Jay Inslee uses State of the State to urge action on mental health, climate change, orcas // Robot Hotel Loses Love for Robots // A typo landed him an invite to a bachelor party halfway across the country. Naturally, he's going

January 16, 2019 - Hour 2

Hanna Scott: On some of the lighter pieces of legislation proposed so far in Olympia: a bill to require any legislator that wants to pass gun legislation to take a gun training class, Honeyford's bipartisan bill to get rid of Daylight Savings Time, and the human compost bill // When You Give a Teacher a Gun // Lululemon's next target is mindfulness for men

January 16, 2019 - Hour 3

Mike Leach, Michael Baumgartner tease football and war leadership course at Washington State University // Why Your Second Child Isn't Any Easier // LETTERS

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019 - Hour 1

Sully with another post mortem on Viadoom // People fall off cruise ships with alarming regularity. Can anything be done to stop it? // A mom offers her child out as a chore do-er to the neighborhood