Fanfiction allows writers to create a whole new story for characters they love.
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Fanfiction allows writers to create a whole new story for characters they love.

How fanfiction is empowering young people

Boeing's CEO apologizes in congressional testimony. How seniors are staying independent with smart speakers. How young people are finding mentors in fanfiction. And how to deal with a flood.

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Writers in the Secret Garden

Host Bill Radke talks to Cecilia Aragon and Katie Davis, authors of the book, "Writers in the Secret Garden: Fanfiction, Youth, and New Forms of Mentoring."

Boeing CEO testifies

Host Bill Radke talks to Jon Ostrower,editor-in-chief of The Air Current, about Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's testimony in front of the Senate committee today.

Rising Waters

The earth’s warming climate will bring rising waters to many places, including rivers and coastlines here in Washington. KUOW reporter John Ryan looked at two spots north of Seattle that addressed the problem in very different ways.