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BBQ tips from a SoDo favorite

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Ribs cook on the barbecue pit and Real BBQ and More in Shreveport, La.

We've got a BBQ expert with some tips for your July 4th celebrations. Plus: What should you know about submitting your DNA to a third-party app? How do you write satirical news headlines about Seattle? And we hear about how a church is saving parking lot spots for homeless residents living in vehicles.

Listen to the full show by clicking the play button above, or check out one of the show’s segments below. You can also subscribe to The Record on your favorite podcast app.

Jack Timmons, Jack's BBQ

Bill Radke talks to Jack Timmons of Jack's BBQ about how to get the best barbecue for your Fourth of July weekend.

Toby Thaler, Backyard Cottages

Bill Radke speaks to Toby Thaler, head of the Fremont Neighborhood Council, about why he opposes the current backyard cottage legislation in Seattle.

Sarah Nelson, 3rd Party Genetics Apps

Bill Radke talks to Sarah Nelson, a research scientist at the University of Washington, about 3rd party genealogy platforms and what people should look out for when it comes to their privacy.

The Needling

Bill Radke speaks with the founder of the local, satirical news site, The Needling, who remains anonymous.

Church Parking Lot for Homeless

Bill Radke talks to KUOW reporter Kate Walters about the city of Seattle giving money to a church to fill the 7 spots in their parking lot for people living in their vehicles. Then he talks to Pastor Kathy Hawks of Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church about why they decided to open the church's lot up.

Why you can trust KUOW