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General Election Ballots Due Tuesday, November 4th

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October 24, 2014 - 2:54 pm

The 2014 General Election is this coming Tuesday, November 4th.  You can vote:

  • By mail. Ballots require first class postage and must be postmarked by November 4th.
  • At an accessible voting center by 8 p.m.
  • At a 24-hour drop box or a scheduled van drop by 8 p.m.

Don’t forget to sign your ballot envelope!

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Seattle Transportation – Proposition 1

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October 24, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Seattle voters will take up the issue of transportation funding for the Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.

If approved, this proposition would fund the preservation of transit service on existing routes (primarily serving the Seattle area) proposed to be cut beginning 2015 .  A portion of the funds collected would be to support regional [...]

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The Seattle Preschool Vote – Proposition 1A and 1B

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October 24, 2014 - 11:26 am

Voters in Seattle are considering two propositions on early learning programs and providers.

Proposition 1A establishes a $15 minimum wage for childcare workers, seeks to reduce childcare costs, prohibits violent felons from providing professional childcare and creates a training institute for enhanced training and certification, among other things.

Proposition 1B aims to expand a high [...]

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Top Ten October 13th – 19th:

Weekly Top Ten

October 20, 2014 - 11:18 am

  1. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  2. Taylor McFerrin  Early Riser  (Brainfeeder)
  3. Sinkane  Mean Love  (DFA)
  4. various Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax / Concord)
  5. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  6. Soul Scratch  Down The Road  (independent)
  7. Tony Allen  Film Of Life  (Jazz Village)
  8. Dom Flemons  Prospect Hill  (Music Maker)
  9. The Stray Birds  Best Medicine  (Yep Roc)
  10. Captain Planet  Esperanto Slang  (Bastard Jazz)

Past Top Ten

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In harmony with The Walking Dead

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October 9, 2014 - 10:56 am

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle and 91.3 KBCS present an evening of original music inspired by Robert Kirkman’s post-apocalyptic comic book The Walking Dead.

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle is a songwriter’s collective. Each month eight songwriters choose a book, read the book, write songs inspired by it, and perform those songs in [...]

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Sonya Green leads media relations workshop

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October 9, 2014 - 10:41 am

Sonya Green, KBCS News and Public Affairs Director and host of Music + Ideas, will lead a panel on media relations tailored for the needs of non-profit organizations.

“Building a Grassroots Campaign – Traditional Media” focuses on reaching an audience via traditional print and broadcast outlets.  Presenters include Essex Porter of KIRO-TV and Robert Vickers [...]

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Earshot Jazz Festival picks

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October 6, 2014 - 3:41 pm

91.3 KBCS is proud to sponsor the 26th annual Earshot Jazz Festival: October 10th through November 11th.

With over 50 concerts to enjoy, curated by KBCS midmorning host John Gilbreath, music fans have a wide variety of adventurous performances to choose from.

To get started, consider these five KBCS picks:

10/13 – Taylor [...]

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Latino Heritage Month

September 27, 2014 - 2:52 pm

It’s Latino Heritage Month and this week, KBCS brings you the voices for our region. Monday and Tuesday:  Estela Ortega, co-founder of El Centro de la Raza. Wednesday:  Rose Cano, Artistic Director of Ese Teatro and author of the   play Don Quixote & Sancho Panza: Homeless in Seattle, playing at ACT Theater. Thursday and [...]

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