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Local Opinions on Law Enforcement

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July 24, 2017 - 11:29 am

KBCS’s David Joseph asked some local residents about how they feel about law enforcement. They share some of their experiences and opinions about how well the local police have been doing their job.

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Top Ten July 17th – July 23rd:

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July 24, 2017 - 11:11 am

  1. Dan Auerbach  Waiting On A Song  Easy Eye Sound
  2. Benjamin Booker  Witness  Independent
  3. Lydia Ramsey  Bandita  Self
  4. The Secret Sisters  You Don’t Own Me Anymore  Self
  5. Tape Stacks  Coastal Cities  Self
  6. Meklit Hadero  When The People Move The Music Moves Too  Six Degrees
  7. Jason Isbell  The Nashville Sound  Independent
  8. Saint Etienne  Home Counties  Independent
  9. Steve Earle & The Dukes  So You Wannabe an Outlaw  Warner Bros. Records
  10. Waxahatchee  Out In The Storm  Independent

Past Top Ten

Nature: Horsetail

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July 21, 2017 - 11:56 am

This KBCS nature segment focuses on the horsetail plant, a local plant which has been around since dinosaurs walked the earth. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama took a walk through Seattle’s Seward Park with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, to discuss the unique characteristics of this plant. Included in the discussion is the fact that horsetail plants reproduce with spores and is sometimes eaten by bears.

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The West Coast: Ground Zero for Climate Change Activism

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July 19, 2017 - 11:25 am

West Coast activists play a major role in determining the fate of the of fossil fuel industry.  YES! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with investigative reporter Arun Gupta about the progress of the movement and how communities can adapt to using less fossil fuels.

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Top Ten July 10th – July 16th:

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July 17, 2017 - 11:35 am

  1. Bedouine  Bedouine  Spacebomb
  2. Joan Shelley  Joan Shelley  No Quarter Records
  3. Benjamin Booker  Witness  Independent
  4. Jason Isbell  The Nashville Sound  Independent
  5. The Secret Sisters  You Don’t Own Me Anymore  Self
  6. Dan Auerbach  Waiting On A Song  Easy Eye Sound
  7. Meklit Hadero  When The People Move The Music Moves Too  Six Degrees
  8. Holly Macve  Golden Eagle  Bella Union
  9. Iron & Wine  Call it Dreamin – Single  Subpop
  10. Tape Stacks  Coastal Cities  Self

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Local Food: San Juan Island Sea Salt

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July 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm

San Juan Island Sea Salt is a local sea salt farm on Seattle’s San Juan Island.  In this KBCS local food segment, the company’s founder Brady Ryan explains how sea salt is farmed and how it differs from table salt.

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Nature: Chickadee

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July 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm

This KBCS nature segment focuses on a small bird found locally, the Chickadee. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama joins Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist at Seattle’s Seward Park, to find out about the unique characteristics of the two types of Chickadees found in the Seattle area: the Black-capped Chickadee and the Chestnut-backed Chickadee. Also included in the discussion is the fact that Chickadees actually add to their brain cell mass in the fall, in order to remember seed locations. In spring, their brains will shrink back.

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Charleena Lyles Healing Ceremony

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July 11, 2017 - 10:49 pm

Seattle continues to grapple with the police killing of Charleena Lyles, the pregnant black woman gunned down after she reported a burglary to the Seattle Police Department.  On July 2nd 2017, a local nonprofit held a healing ceremony for the black community at Seattle’s Seward Park, and KBCS’s Casey Martin was there.

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Top Ten July 3rd – July 9th:

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July 10, 2017 - 12:02 pm

  1. Jason Isbell  The Nashville Sound  Independent
  2. Dan Auerbach  Waiting On A Song  Independent
  3. Meklit Hadero  When The People Move The Music Moves Too  Six Degrees
  4. Holly Macve  Golden Eagle  Bella Union
  5. Joan Shelley  Joan Shelley  No Quarter Records
  6. The Secret Sisters  You Don’t Own Me Anymore  Independent
  7. Trombone Shorty  Parking Lot Symphony  Blue Note
  8. Alastair Moock  Alastair Moock  Independent
  9. Benjamin Booker  Witness  Independent
  10. Steve Earle & The Dukes  So You Wannabe an Outlaw  Warner Bros. Records

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Forgiveness: Interviews From the Streets of Seattle

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July 10, 2017 - 11:48 am

Every year on July 7th is Global Forgiveness Day; a day to reflect on forgiveness, how to forgive, and how to be forgiven. In light of this recent celebration, KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi spoke with people on the streets of Seattle about forgiveness, what it means to them, and the impact it has had in their lives.

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