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Thom Hartmann at Town Hall, September 12th

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September 2, 2014 - 3:29 pm

91.3 KBCS is a proud sponsor of the YES! Magazine annual Town Hall celebration, featuring your favorite KBCS midday radio personality, Thom Hartmann.

Friday, September 12th, 7:30pm at Town Hall, Seattle

Tickets here.

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KBCS Top Ten August 25th – 31st:

Weekly Top Ten

September 2, 2014 - 1:01 pm

  1. Quantic  Magnetica  (Tru Thoughts)
  2. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  3. Dr. John  Ske-Dat-De-DatThe Spirit Of Satch  (Concord)
  4. Taylor McFerrin  Early Riser  (Brainfeeder)
  5. Somi  The Lagos Music Salon  (Okey)
  6. Mike Farris  Shine For All The People  (Compass)
  7. Keb’ Mo’  Bluesamericana  (independent)
  8. Mark Erelli  Milltowns  (independent)
  9. Playing For Change  PFC3: Songs Around the World  (Timeless)
  10. Vaneese Thomas  Blues For My Father  (Segue)

Past Top Ten

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Free Nestora Salgado

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August 29, 2014 - 5:19 pm

The Mexican government formed a special police force to protect businesses from kidnapping and extortion by criminal gangs. Organized crime has become a rampant concern in the indigenous villages of Mexico as has been the case in El Salvador, Nicaragua and other parts of Central America. U.S. naturalized citizen, Nestora Salgado was seized without an [...]

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Women’s Equality Day

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August 29, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Women’s Equality Day is August 26th. It marks the day in 1920 when women were officially given the right to vote as part of the US constitution. We feature local perspectives on feminism from recent University of Washington graduate,  Hamdi Mohammed, Founder of the immigrant advocacy organization, One America and a candidate for state Senate,  [...]

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Become a phone volunteer!

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August 26, 2014 - 11:33 am

KBCS needs phone volunteers September 26-October 5, 2014. Please read on for more information about how to get involved.

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Disability Awareness

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August 4, 2014 - 3:12 pm

On July 26, 1990, the American with Disabilities Act was signed giving people with disabilities full civil rights. To mark the historic date our week’s series features voices of disability advocates and educators from the Bellevue College Disability Resource Center. KBCS News & Public Affairs Director interviewed Bellevue College Disability Resource Center Director, Susan Gjolmesli, [...]

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Speaking Out Against the Occupation of Palestine

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November 15, 2013 - 1:42 pm

In Israel, former soldiers speak out against the military’s policies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. They’re part of a group of veterans called Breaking the Silence.  They document violations and abuse by the military,  the heavy toll on Palestinians and the lasting impact on Israeli soldiers.

KBCS News & Public Affairs Director, Sonya Green [...]

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