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Elections 2017: Burien City Council Position Number 5 – Tosta and Green

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October 27, 2017 - 6:37 pm

KBCS continues its coverage of the 2017 Washington State General Election. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed incumbent candidate Nancy Tosta Her challenger, Darla Green of the “Burien Proud, Burien First” slate of City Council candidates did not respond to our request for an interview or written statement.

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Elections 2017: Bellevue City Council Position 4

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October 27, 2017 - 5:20 pm

Bellevue City Council Position Number 4 is an open seat. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Bellevue City Council candidates Jared Nieuwenhuis and Karol Brown. They are running for Bellevue City Council Position 4.

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Elections 2017: Seattle City Council Position Number 8 – Grant and Mosqueda

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October 27, 2017 - 4:18 pm

Seattle City Council Position number eight, is an open seat and one of the two citywide, at-large positions on the Seattle City Council. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed candidates John Grant and Teresa Mosqueda.

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Elections 2017: Renton City Council Position 6 – Ruth Perez and Jami Smith

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October 27, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Renton City Council Position  Number 6 incumbent, Ruth Perez  and challenger, Jami Smith  discuss economic development and transportation with KBCS’s Gregg Selby.

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Nature: Fall Leaves

October 27, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Why do leaves change color in the fall? KBCS’s Yuko Kodama joins Ed Dominguez, Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, to talk about the magic of the fall season and why this phenomenon occurs.

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Elections 2017: Special Purpose Districts

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October 27, 2017 - 1:34 pm

Election Day is around the corner, and KBCS brings you elections coverage for the 2017 Washington State General Election. In this series, KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with Association of Washington Cities CEO, Peter King, about Special Purpose Districts.

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Elections 2017: Judicial Races

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October 27, 2017 - 10:04 am

Why should we study up on judicial candidates? KBCS’s Esther Little Dove John spoke with Stephanie Cirkovich, from the League of Women Voters about judicial races.

Below are some resources to study up on judicial candidates:

vote411.org

votingforjudges.org

ballotpedia.org

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Elections 2017: Seattle Mayoral Candidate Forum

October 27, 2017 - 10:02 am

On Wednesday night, Low Power FM station, KVRU, Ranier Valley Radio, hosted a Seattle Mayoral candidate forum with finalists Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan. The candidates responded to questions from three former Mayoral candidates and several South Seattle journalists.

KBCS pulled highlights from of the KVRU hosted, Seattle Mayoral Candidates Forum. The full forum is also available.

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Elections 2017 – Tacoma Mayoral Race

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October 24, 2017 - 2:26 pm

This week, KBCS continues it coverage of the 2017 Washington State General Election. We now turn to the Tacoma Mayoral elections with candidates Victoria Woddards and Jim Merritt. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi interviewed each of the candidates individually for KBCS at their respective campaign headquarters.

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The Bracero Program

October 24, 2017 - 2:23 pm

During World War II the United States had a shortage of labor.  In response, the government imported ‘braceros’ or  workers from Mexico.   On average, 200,000 Mexican workers per year were brought to the US between 1942 to 1964.

Seattle University Modern Languages and Women Studies Professor and Director of Latin American Studies, Dr. Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, reflects on some of the stories of her family members who arrived her as braceros with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

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