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Lost Patients

Lost Patients is a six-part podcast examining the difficulties of treating serious mental illness through the lens of Seattle's past, present and future.

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Ten Thousand Things with Shin Yu Pai

An award-winning podcast about modern-day artifacts of Asian American life, hosted by poet and museologist Shin Yu Pai.

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Seattle Now

A smart, daily podcast for a curious city. Seattle Now brings you quick, informal, and hyper-local news updates every weekday.

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Soundside

Get to know the PNW and each other.

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Booming

Booming is an economy podcast from a city that (almost) never stops growing. The Seattle area's been home to many booms over the years. It’s brought jobs, people and wealth to the region, but also real growing pains that people here feel every day. In Booming, KUOW economy reporters Joshua McNichols and Monica Nickelsburg explore hidden connections between technology, cities, work and our day-to-day experiences. We’ll ask the important question: how can more of us benefit from the booms and weather the busts?

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The Wild with Chris Morgan

"THE WILD with Chris Morgan" explores how nature survives and thrives alongside (and often despite) humans. Taking listeners across the Pacific Northwest and around the world, host Chris Morgan explores wildlife and the complex web of ecosystems they inhabit. He also tells the stories of people working in and protecting the wild around us.

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Let the Kids Dance!

Let the Kids Dance! is a seven-part series documenting the rise and fall of Seattle's Teen Dance Ordinance — a local law that for nearly two decades made it illegal for young people to attend concerts. 

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Ghost Herd

A true story of family, fraud, land and power in the American West. Ghost Herd is a joint production of KUOW and Northwest Public Broadcasting, both members of the NPR Network. 

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Week In Review

Host Bill Radke and guests make sense of the week's news. New episode every Friday.

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RadioActive

Stories produced by students participating in our youth media program. Learn more about the intensive, fun and free introductory radio journalism workshops we offer throughout the year.

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KUOW Shorts

Discover original short-run audio series produced by KUOW, Seattle’s NPR news station. KUOW Shorts is created in collaboration with local journalists, artists, storytellers, and community members.

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KUOW Newsroom

Catch up on the local headlines of the day with the "KUOW Newsroom" podcast. One podcast feed, all the great local reporting you expect from KUOW and NPR. Headline summaries posted every weekday around 5 p.m. Special features and interviews posted throughout the day. We're trying out some new formats on this feed. Let us know what you think at newsroom@kuow.org.

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Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace

Yes, your workplace is sexist. Let’s laugh/cry together while figuring out what we can do about it. We break down how sexism works in the modern workplace. And with help from some badass experts, we bring you real tactics you can use to fight back.

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Text Me Back! with Lindy West and Meagan Hatcher-Mays

Bestselling writer Lindy West and democracy policy expert Meagan Hatcher-Mays hilariously digest what’s going on in the news, their lives and their text threads with their singular combination of political smarts, embarrassing sincerity, and a truly concerning level of investment in pop culture.

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terrestrial

terrestrial explores the choices we make in a world we have changed. Host Ashley Ahearn travels the country to bring listeners stories about people making personal choices in the face of environmental change.

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SoundQs

SoundQs is a podcast fueled by listener curiosity and answers questions about Seattle and the Puget Sound region.

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Primed

It started with books. Today, Amazon is transforming virtually every facet of the American consumer economy. Primed explores what happened when Amazon set up shop in Seattle, what might be in store for its next headquarters, and how this iconic company is changing life as we know it.

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Speakers Forum

Readings, debates, lectures from around Seattle, and so much more. Hear fascinating talks by authors, intellectuals, officials and regular folks with important stories recorded live.

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The Record

Host Bill Radke leads in-depth conversations about what matters today in Seattle and beyond.

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Second Wave

Second Wave, a new podcast from KUOW and PRX, explores the Vietnamese-American refugee experience.

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How to Be a Girl

A single mom raising a transgender "kiddo" documents their daily life and unique parenting challenges she faces.

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How's Your Day?

Telling a story you don't know from a day we all remember.

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KUOW Presents

KUOW Presents connects listeners to a diversity of stories and perspectives from around the Pacific Northwest and around the world on topics that matter to our daily lives.

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The Conversation

The Conversation covers current events in politics, public affairs, culture and science.

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Weekday

Weekday tracks the trends in society that become tomorrow's headlines. This program is no longer on air.

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WAMU 88.5

1A

1A takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world.

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NPR

All Things Considered

Hear KUOW and NPR award-winning hosts and reporters from around the globe present some of the nation's best reporting of the day's events, interviews, analysis and reviews.

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NPR

Alternative Radio

Alternative Radio provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in corporate media.

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As It Happens

CBC's As It Happens international newsmagazine covers major stories from around the world and Canada, providing US listeners with a unique perspective on the day's news.

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Ask Me Another

Ask Me Another is a rambunctious live show that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun.

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WNYC Radio

Freakonomics

Host Stephen Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature — from cheating and crime to parenting and sports.

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WHYY

Fresh Air

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs.

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Here & Now

Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation.

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Hidden Brain

A conversation about life's unseen patterns.

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Invisibilia

Invisibilia is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions.

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It's Been A Minute

Sometimes you just need to talk it out, and that's exactly what host Sam Sanders does each week. Join him for a recap of the week's news, culture and everything.

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Latino USA

NPR’s only national Latino news and cultural weekly radio program.

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American Public Media

Marketplace

In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets.

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Morning Edition

Every weekday for over three decades, Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.

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On Point

On Point was born in the immediate aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, when the country was looking for answers and impatient with old certitudes. We still carry that urgency today: to test, challenge and probe.

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On The Media

Tackling sticky issues with a frankness and transparency, On The Media is a chronicle of social change, one that uses media as a lens to look at who we are and how we see ourselves.

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Q

Q is a lively arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.

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WNYC Radio

Radiolab

Investigating a strange world.

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Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment (storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio.

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Sound Opinions

Whether you're an expert or just a casual fan, Sound Opinions is your source for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation.

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Studio 360

Studio 360 is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.

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TED Radio Hour

The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.

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The New Yorker Radio Hour

Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway is America's weekday conversation.

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WBEZ Chicago

This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.

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Today, Explained

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Each week you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.

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Weekend Edition Saturday

Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.

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Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.