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Candidates Michelle Darnell and Patty Kuderer: State House of Representatives, 48th District

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October 11, 2016 - 11:17 am

Libertarian candidate Michelle Darnell and Democratic incumbent Patty Kuderer are running to represent the 48th legislative district, first position, in the State House of Representatives. Kuderer was appointed to the position last year after the resignation of Representative Ross Hunter. The 48th district covers a portion of the Eastside, including Bellevue, Redmond, and Kirkland. KBCS

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Candidates Pramila Jayapal and Brady Pinero Walkinshaw: U.S. House of Representatives, 7th District

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October 10, 2016 - 11:10 am

Washington State Senator Pramila Jayapal and State Representative Brady Piñero Walkinshaw are running to represent our state’s 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 7th district includes most of Seattle, and extends north to Shoreline and Edmonds, and south to Burien, Normandy Park, and Vashon Island. Both candidates are running on the

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Candidates Adam Smith and Doug Basler: U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District

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October 10, 2016 - 10:56 am

Doug Basler is challenging incumbent Adam Smith to represent Washington’s 9th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Smith has held this position since 1997. The 9th Congressional District includes Bellevue, Mercer Island, much of South Seattle, Renton, and extends to Tacoma. After the redistricting of 2010, it became the state’s first majority minority

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Democracy Now presidential candidate debate coverage October 9 & 10

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October 10, 2016 - 10:47 am

Democracy Now!’s features “Expanding the Debate” 2016 U.S. presidential debate coverage with a feed from the October 9th presidential debate. On Sunday, October 9, 2016, Democracy Now! offered 3.5 hour  coverage from the U.S. presidential debate in St. Louis, MO. On Monday, October 10, 2016, Democracy Now! offered a special extra hour, expanding the debate to include candidates

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KBCS 2016 Elections Coverage

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October 7, 2016 - 10:30 am

For the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you KBCS local elections coverage: unique and essential conversations about Washington ballot measures, and interviews with local candidates. Tune in to 91.3 starting at 7am Monday, and visit our Elections 2016 page to find audio and extra content.

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Panels for Solar Roads Debut in North Idaho

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October 5, 2016 - 10:02 am

A startup company from North Idaho captivated donors and YouTube viewers worldwide a few years ago with its idea for turning roads and parking lots into solar farms. Now that far-out idea is available for public inspection for the first time. Go to Sandpoint, Idaho, and you can walk or ride across heavy-duty solar panels

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October 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm

THANK YOU to the nearly 1,000 generous members who helped make the KBCS Fall Fund Drive a success!  We simply wouldn’t be here without you.

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Music of the Moment – October


September 30, 2016 - 10:47 pm

Check out these five new albums we’re loving right now.

Margaret Glaspy – Emotion and Math
St. Paul & the Broken Bones – Sea of Noise
Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest Life
Macy Gray – Stripped
Chuck Foster – California Dubbin’

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Do Something

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September 28, 2016 - 3:52 pm

The commentary, “I am tired of Talking” is by Sakara Remmu, a contributing producer for KBCS.     photo: courtesy of rpphotos

Perspectives on our region’s Latino community

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September 28, 2016 - 11:10 am

We celebrate our Latino community with the following series. Episode 1 & 2: Interview with Activist and Co-founder of El Centro de la Raza, Estela Ortega speaks about the local power of our Latino community Episode 3: Ese Teatro’s Founding Member and Artistic Director, Rose Cano speaks about what inspires her work in producing bilingual plays.

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