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Should mass transit be free? It's time to stop thinking about dollars and cents

It's near and dear to my heart and my bus riding beliefs: It's a radical argument that says, listen up America it's time to start making mass transit free.

Even visionaries have given up on Seattle monorail, but it's on the ballot in November

For even a typical, idealistic Seattle visionary, voting on yet another monorail proposal is maddening.

How KIRO Radio hosts will vote on Seattle's parks proposition

Seattleites are passionate about their parks and Proposition 1 on the August 5 primary ballot has tempers flared, so we asked our local talk show hosts (and one non-resident who's merely dedicated to dissecting local politics) what they think about a Parks District.

Tom Tangney: Pierce County Council resolution to display 'In God We Trust' irrelevant and political

A member of the Pierce County Council is proposing a permanent and prominent display of the national motto "In God We Trust" in the council chambers.

Interview: Richard Linklater on his groundbreaking film 'Boyhood'

Tom Tangney interviews the director of "Dazed and Confused," the "Before Sunset" trilogy about his latest film (12 years in the making,) "Boyhood."

Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' is lumberingly earnest

There are no epiphanies to be had in "Wish I Was Here," unless you count the epiphany that this movie doesn't have anything interesting to say.

Can Socialist lightning strike twice in Seattle?

Can the Socialist lightning strike twice in Seattle politics? That's the big question as the woman who helped lead Kshama Sawant's stunning upset election to the Seattle City Council seeks to topple Washington state's Speaker of the House.

What's to be done with 600 immigrant children potentially coming to JBLM? KIRO hosts respond

There is not word on a official decision yet on whether Joint Base Lewis McChord will be used to house around 600 Central American children who crossed the border unaccompanied, but rumors they may be sent here is getting mixed reactions.

It's not two asthmatic cats making that noise under the bed

Victims of burglary are often left with a sense of insecurity. Their things, both monetarily and sentimentally valuable are gone, and they have to replace their sense of security, as well as their things. This is not a story about these people.

Democrat stands out from fellow candidates with now-removed elephant pinata shooting

If you can't be a Republican, you can shoot a gun like one, according to John Curley. But doing just that got one candidate in some hot water, and he's removed his ad, in which he took a shotgun to an elephant pinata.

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