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    Navigating care in a Catholic hospital system

    In Washington about half of hospitals are Catholic run due to mergers. And that can complicate access to things like abortion, gender affirming care, and death with dignity. A new bill would authorize public oversight of hospital mergers and whether they would impact access to care. Seattle Times reporter Nina Shapiro is here to talk about the bill and our local hospital network.

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    A new chapter for Seattle Chinese Post

    Around the country newspapers have seen a dip in print subscriptions. And now Seattle’s longtime Chinese language paper the Seattle Chinese Post has gone online along with the affiliated NW Asian Weekly. Both papers have been an important news source for the local Asian community for more than 40 years. In a minute, publisher Assunta Ng tells us about the paper’s history and how she’ll continue to connect to print subscribers.

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    Inflation soars in Seattle

    If you live here you already know Seattle is expensive. Today we’ll talk about some of the factors driving up prices. Axios Seattle reporter Christine Claridge is here to talk about Seattle’s notably high inflation and what it means for you.

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    Keeping an eye on Kraken

    Thinking about Covid may have moved down on your to-do list. But scientists are tracking a new variant of interest that is highly transmissible. It’s being called "Kraken" and it’s the dominant strain in the Northeast. Dr. Pavitra Roychoudhury at UW Virology is hear to talk about the variant and what we might see in the Northwest.

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    Flooding adds to South Park health risks

    When the Duwamish River flooded South Park last week, 25 homes were damaged by potentially contaminated water. Local groups are providing assistance to the community which already faced the environmental hazards of living on a Superfund site. Seattle Times reporter Greg Kim brings us up to speed on what residents are dealing with as they assess the damage to their homes.

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    Visa holders face uncertainty amid layoffs

    A wave of layoffs hit the tech sector in Seattle and around the country this fall. And industry executives say there are more to come. Losing a job can be devastating, and for some workers it threatens the ability to stay in the U.S. Attorney Tahmina Watson of Watson Immigration Law helps explain what visa holders are facing with recent job cuts.

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    What to know about the flu this season

    Two years of COVID masking and distancing have left our immune systems out of practice fighting other viruses. And now the flu is spreading rapidly. Seattle Times reporter Elise Takahama is here to talk about the spread of flu and how healthcare providers and people are managing it.

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    World Cup fever in Seattle

    US soccer fans took a win yesterday over Iran in the World Cup to advance to the next round. Seattle is big on soccer and fans from all over the world gathered to watch at Fremont pub the George and Dragon. We'll talk with the soccer pub’s owners Jayson Cottam and Daniel Pagard.

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    Flipping the 3rd from red to blue

    An auto-body shop owner from rural Washington is making a big splash in Congress this week. Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez’s win is one of the most remarkable upsets of this year’s midterms. Meanwhile, Republican candidate Joe Kent hasn’t conceded. We’ll discuss the race with reporter Troy Brynelson, of Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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    Battle for the 8th

    Just outside Seattle in Washington’s 8th district, there’s a tight race playing out in the midterms. Democratic incumbent Kim Schrier is up against Republican Matt Larkin for a seat that could shift control of Congress. Historically the 8th has voted red, but that changed in 2018 with Schrier's win, and now it looks like it's up for grabs again. KUOW political reporter David Hyde is here to bring us up to speed on this race.