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Rose Cousins interview

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March 22, 2017 - 6:37 pm

Canadian folksinger Rose Cousins stopped by KBCS and spoke with Carol Handley about her new album Natural Conclusion, produced by Joe Henry.

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Transitioning Out From Prison

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March 22, 2017 - 3:37 pm

The difficulties of being a prison inmate don’t end when you finish serving your time. KBCS’s Jim Cantu spoke with former inmates about the challenges of transitioning out.

Unmute the Commute: Ancient Highways

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March 20, 2017 - 12:29 pm

We explore our region’s original commutes along the water highways of the Salish Sea and Pacific Coast. Listen in on interviews with the late Quileute Canoe Leader, Sunny Woodruff, and United Nations for All Tribes Foundation Board Chair and Makah tribal member, Jeff Smith . Today’s story is brought to you by KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

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Top Ten March 13th – March 19th:

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March 20, 2017 - 11:24 am

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Independent
  2. Valerie June The Order Of Time Concord Music Group
  3. Jesca Hoop Memories Are Now Sub Pop
  4. Sallie Ford Soul Sick Vanguard
  5. Thievery Corporation The Temple of I & I Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
  6. Shelby Earl The Man Who Made Himself A Name Nine Mile Records
  7. Nikki Lane Highway Queen New West
  8. Laura Marling Semper Femina Kobalt Music
  9. Bernie Phaid Siol Self
  10. Sera Cahoone From Where I Started Sub Pop

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Unmute the Commute: Transit Driver Appreciation Day

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March 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm

They help us start our day off, guide us with directions and offer a final ‘Have a good Day’ on our way home. March 18th is Transit Driver Appreciation day. KBCS’s Hebah Fisher brings us this special story from our new series Unmute the Commute.

KBCS Spring Fund Drive!

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March 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm

The daffodils are starting to come up and the cherry blossoms will be here soon. Now is the time to help 91.3 flourish and thrive, too! Your support during the Spring Fund Drive makes the programs you love possible — donate  now or call 425-564-5000.  Choose from great new thank you gifts!

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Halting The Construction of a New North Seattle Police Station

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March 15, 2017 - 7:59 am

Seattle activists have recently had success in redirecting local funding toward services like affordable housing and education. One of those successes came about last fall, when the building of a new police station was halted in a movement known as Block the Bunker. KBCS’s Jim Cantu spoke with Melissa Hellmann from Yes Magazine about that

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The Redmond Mosque’s Free Health Clinic

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March 14, 2017 - 1:18 pm

On the third Sunday of each month, a mosque in Redmond opens its doors as a free clinic to all, regardless of faith, race, gender and income.  It’s held at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound or MAPS, and it serves anyone, whether or not they have health care – no questions asked.  A small

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Top Ten March 6th – March 12th:

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March 13, 2017 - 11:21 am

  1. Nikki Lane Highway Queen New West
  2. Valerie June The Order Of Time Concord Music Group
  3. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives Way Out West Superlatone Records
  4. Jesca Hoop Memories Are Now Sub Pop
  5. Bridget Kearney Won’t Let You Down Signature Sounds
  6. Alison Krauss Windy City Capitol
  7. Rose Cousins Natural Conclusion Independent
  8. Sallie Ford Soul Sick Vanguard
  9. Thievery Corporation The Temple of I & I Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
  10. Shelby Earl The Man Who Made Himself A Name Nine Mile Records\

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Nature: Seward Park Birds

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March 10, 2017 - 1:05 pm

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama recently took a walk with Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez.  Take a listen to some of the gulls, Kinglets and song birds they heard on our latest segment on our KBCS nature series,.

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