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Coronavirus outbreak still spreading on UW's Greek Row in Seattle
"No no data, data, the the state state health health of profit of profit is reporting is reporting 740 740 new new cases cases of of covert covert 1921 1921 new deaths new deaths and and his comrades, his comrades, Brian Brian Calvert Calvert tells tells us us the the state state is also is also telling telling us us where where these these outbreaks outbreaks are are most most largely largely concentrated concentrated the largest the largest source source of of outbreaks outbreaks for for the most the most recent recent reporting reporting period. period. College College campuses. campuses. One One of the of largest the largest campus campus outbreaks outbreaks can can be found be found along along the the University University of of Washington's Washington's Greek Greek row, row, school school president president Ana Ana Mari Mari Kau Kau say, say, said said earlier earlier this this week week we have we have made made it it clear clear and and we we will will continue continue to to make make it it clear. clear. That That if if they they don't don't get get it, it, and and they they continue continue to to break break the rules the rules party, party, there there will will be be harsher harsher disciplinary disciplinary actions. actions. Among Among the the harsher harsher penalties penalties now now being being discussed discussed at the at the UW UW finds finds suspensions suspensions and and ultimately, ultimately, AH AH fraternity fraternity could could lose lose its its recognition. recognition. As As of of Monday, Monday, 242 242 cases cases of of covert covert 19 19 were were linked linked to the to the UW's UW's Greek Greek row. row. Covert Covert cases cases continue continue to climate. to climate. Washington Washington State State University University is is well well where where 121 121 infections infections have have been been linked linked to Greek to Greek housing. housing. Brian Brian
Avoid leaving mail in mailboxes overnight, USPS says
"Are issuing a warning about when you should drop male in one of their blue mailbox is almost Brian Calvert first. It's not that the blue boxes of being closed due to any recent changes at U. S. P s the only reason a collection box of removed As if it has been damaged or either either through a mail theft attack or a if someone hits it with a car, or it's otherwise damaged and not serviceable regional postal Inspector Adams saying. Those are designed to be a very secure method of receiving that collections Male. Yet there have been reports of vandalism to walks is in the Vancouver area, as well as other parts of the state. Adam says. If a blue boxes close, it's likely because it's just not usable at the moment and just to be safe, especially now that your mailing your ballots never leave your mail in any box. Overnight. People who are mailing or using blue collection boxes intention to the times that are marked on those boxes. And don't drop male after the collection time or to sit overnight. Brian Calvert Co mon You see infested apples Governor Jay
Washington governor clears movie theaters to operate at 25% capacity, including Seattle-area theaters
"To prep to prep each chair, each chair, countertop countertop and every and single every exposed single exposed spaces. spaces. Movie goers Movie are goers invited are invited back to back the big to screens. the big screens. Governor, Insley Governor, has Insley allowed has theaters allowed to theaters resume to operations, resume operations, although the majority although the majority of auditoriums of auditoriums can on Ly can B on 25% Ly B 25% of capacity. of capacity. We're thrilled We're thrilled toe once again toe once welcome again welcome you to a shared you to a shared immersive immersive experience. experience. Karate is Karate CEO is CEO of Cinemark, of Cinemark, which will open which its will federal open its way. federal Bellevue way. Bellevue and Tacoma and theaters Tacoma theaters on Friday. on Friday. Auditoriums Auditoriums will be extensively will be extensively disinfected disinfected each morning. each morning. And all And occupied all occupied seats will seats be sanitized will be sanitized between Showtime. between Showtime. Other changes Other changes Movie times Movie will times be severely will be severely staggered staggered to limit to crowds limit crowds in the auditorium, in the auditorium, especially especially in restrooms in restrooms between between movies. movies. AMC AMC will open will 14 open 14 of its 15 of its 15 regional complex regional complex is on Friday is on Friday and locally and owned locally faraway owned faraway entertainment entertainment will open its will open small its chain small of movie chain houses of movie Friday. houses Friday. Which includes Which the includes Neptune the Neptune in Seattle in Seattle and the Admiral and the Admiral in West Seattle, in West Seattle, Brian Brian Calvert Calvert camo News camo News cities of cities Edmunds of Edmunds and effort and have decided effort have to decided expand to expand their ST their ARY ST rules ARY rules well into November. well into November. Toe hope, Toe help hope, local help local
Seattle-based WSU cancels spring break amid COVID-19 outbreak concerns
"College has voted to cut spring break 2021 Como's Brian Calvert reports as news broke that Washington has now surpassed 93,000 code 19 infections, the factually Senate and Washington State University. Voted to amend its 2021 calendar. The reason for eliminating spring break is because of public health concerns proposed, Elizabeth Chilton says W S u student instead will be given extra single days off throughout the spring. Yet why single out spring break the schools Mary Joe Gonzalez majority of the outbreaks, and I'm talking about 99% of them. That happened in the spring. Came back from students who went on spring break, The Senate voted to acts the spring break, meaning the provost. Now it just has to approve it. Gonzaga is considering canceling spring breakers. Well, however, there is still a spring break on the 2021 calendar for the University of Washington. Brian Calvert. Camo
Microsoft is letting more employees work from home permanently
"Companies have been telling their employees that can work from home now through the end of the year because of the pandemic, But one major employer here is taking it to the next level as we hear from comas. Brian Calvert check blogged The verge says it's seen an internal memo that outlines a new hybrid model from employees of Microsoft effective now. Microsoft employees could work up to 50% of their weak from home. No questions asked. Furthermore, managers have the option to now allows select workers to stay home permanently well beyond the original work from home and date of January. The Redman software giant will also pay expenses to create working spaces of home for those employees. Who never want to return to the office. The verge reports. Facebook is doing something very similar, allowing its workers to choose the stay at home option permanently. CEO Mark Zuckerberg told them up to half of the company's workers would stay home within 5 to 10 years. Brian Calvert camo news.
Trump ends Covid budget stimulus relief talks
"Bill until after he's reelected has brought some surprise, some outrage and some support. Almost Brian Calvert has reaction from our region, political science professor Ben Gaskins told us very surprising. I think many of his political advisors are fairly baffled in this a swell asking, says. Stimulating the economy just before an election is largely scene is a good move. Multnomah County Republican chair James Bugle supports the president stands, saying the Democrats proposal is too bloated instead of just moving forward. Giving money needs it. They're trying to bail out all the state and local governments. I fear that for the president he worries about
Boeing to move all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina
"Report last week suggested Boeing would make the cost cutting move of consolidating its Dreamliner operation by moving it out of Everett is calls Brian Cover tells us a second source is confirming such a move. When the rumors started that Boeing was considering packing up. It's 7 87 Everett operations. The company confirmed it was looking into the possibility We asked analyst Richard Aboulafia with the Teal group at the time. If this was money related, you know, I'm afraid it is three factories, money, money and money. The company's taking a very short term focus here saving costs now, even though Boeing isn't officially confirming at the Wall Street Journal is the publication says Boeing will make the announcement as soon as this week that it will move the entire Dreamliner line to South Carolina, where consolidation will take place. That likely means layoffs here, not just on the line, but four suppliers throughout the region. Aviation consultant Scott Hamilton says the Charleston plant is quote the obvious choice because it's the only plant that builds the seven eight 7-10. It's a non union plant, and it has lower production costs. Brian Calvert Camo News
After record low flu season in Australia, US hopes for the same
"The Northwest expect to see fewer cases of the flu this winter. Because most of us are wearing masks at camels, Brian Calvert tells us, you still might want to consider getting that flu shot, Dr Dan gets says. We learn a lot about the flu every season from our friends down under Australia. They've had a very light through season really, because they're masking their social distancing their hand washing. And again there getting vaccinated. You could chance it by saying wearing a mask is enough. But the doctor advises. It's a risk you might not want to take, considering we're in the midst of battling another bad virus that goes by the name covert 19. If you're dealing with two viral infections, your body is now having the mount response on two different fronts space like fighting a war on two fronts. The flu shot will not immunize you against Cove it, but he's confident it will be very effective against the current flu strains. Looks like the vaccine that we have this year hits it pretty good. Should give us pretty good protections, he advises. Be vigilant about keeping your home and office space is disinfected. Viruses love the indoors and for the next several months, that's where the majority of us will be hanging out. Brian Calvert Camo News For the second time, Public
Workers in the Seattle Area Told To Stop Work Due To Poor Air Quality
"19 that pressed pause for some Washington workers and now summer again being told to stay home because of all the smokers. Cuomo's Brian Calvert of the first part of this week, work came to a stop on two comas. New hilltop light rail extension work also was paused on other local construction sites being outside and four air quality. It is very likely to reduce reduce serum serum you you some some urine urine is is Laurie Laurie Kelly. Kelly. She's She's the the director director of of a a health health clinic clinic and and says says those those still still working working outside outside need need more more breaks, breaks, preferably preferably in in an an indoor indoor space space with cleaner air. The smoke is also affecting the state's farm workers, and I've told the employer and they say, Well, if you don't want to come to work we understand and then at work, I'm having problems with my throat hurt him, And so instead of getting worse, I didn't go to work those Alvarez through an interpreter says. The one who employs workers outdoors should be providing a safe way to get the job done. And while the state has several protocols to protect workers from Cove Cove in in 19, 19, there there aren't aren't the the same same caliber caliber of of worker worker protections protections in in place place when when outside outside air air is is that that unhealthy unhealthy levels levels Brian Brian Calvert. Calvert. Camo Camo news news couple news time
Investigations opened into partial collapse of Seattle's Pier 58
"Partial collapse of appear along the Seattle waterfront has attracted the attention of both state and federal investigators. Almost Brian Calvert Pier 58 next door to the Seattle Aquarium was due for replacement anyway. A couple of contractors prepping the massive refurbishment were sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon when the northeast corner of the waterfront structure gave way more people could have been hurt if it weren't for the sound of a horn, Bob Dunnigan, president of Ivers Restaurant on Pier, 54 told the Times. Workers on the perimeter of Pier 58 had been directed to watch for sudden shifts in the structure and blow on air horn as a warning to evacuate, he says five of seven workers on the pier were able to get away because of that air horn. Now state and federal inspectors will investigate the contractors involved, as well as the city's procedures and plans.
1-year-old from Renton killed, parents recovering in Seattle's Harborview Medical Center
"Renton is dead after his family was trapped by the flames of a fire burning in eastern Washington. Almost Brian Calvert reports Jake and Jamie Highland. We're visiting their property in Okanagan over the weekend, when they became surrounded by the flames of the Cold Springs fire. We have a huge fire that needs to be taken care. Okanagan County Sheriff Tony Holly says. The couple grabbed their young son and tried to run away from the growing wildfire. They were spotted early yesterday by a call Bill tribal boat on the banks of the Columbia River. Their young son, Uriel was already gone. Mom and dad were covered in third degree burns. They have some severe injuries on we're very hopeful and pray that they are Abel hold through the injuries of a sustained the Renton couple was transported to Harbor View Medical Center in Seattle. Brian
Following in Seattle's footsteps, Washington State plans to tax high salaries paid by big businesses
"Passage of a new tax on large employers has caught the attention of state lawmakers come. Lt's Brian Calvert is here with their plans to take this statewide representatives Nicole Makri and Larry Spring or get their way. The plan called Jumpstart. Seattle may evolve into turbo charge Washington A pair of Democrats co sponsored a bill in the last session that would have allowed local jurisdictions the option to tax larger employers. Makri tells the Puget Sound Business Journal. The state faces a $9 billion revenue shortfall over the next three years. So there's a lot of interest in a bill that would raise money by taxing Cos salaries paid too high earners, she added. That's really attractive. The lawmakers now Just as the Seattle Chamber and downtown associations have been critical of jumpstart. Makri says she expects business lobbies to decry of statewide planned attacks These salaries of high earners quoting her here, it's difficult to imagine that if done thoughtfully, one new tax is going to be the thing that will drive business is away.
Seattle's CHOP zone has "now concluded" according to project's Twitter account
"To a tweet. The Capitol Hill protest movement is officially over. Almost Brian Calvert reports. The tweet came from user chop official s A. But he tells us the area remains closed to traffic. That's because there are still people in the Capitol Hill organized protest song people like Angelica Because we're here. We could stay here as long as we want. Until the management rooks work security in the zone As far as right now, there's no inn for top. These people have pain. They have a message, and they have demands. And until those demands are met Wayne going nowhere yet it's clear people have left after hearing the official takeover has ended. This man lives nearby. This whole thing is over. And it needs to be cleaned up. The city has actually sent people in to try and not only de escalate things, but George those who remain to leave more than a dozen your buy. Businesses have filed a lawsuit against the city for how it's handled this, their attorney says. Quote our clients want public order. They want public safety. They want access to their streets and to the
Seattle-area researchers say testing, contact tracing and effective quarantines will be needed more than ever
"Of the Bellevue based institute for disease modeling says a comprehensive system of testing contact tracing and quarantines will be needed to avoid a bird a void a burst of new coronavirus infections commerce Brian Calvert tells us one of those elements is causing concern among privacy rights activists it's the part about contact tracing which in essence means that when someone comes down with cope with nineteen health officials try and find out every person that victim came in contact with I think any reasonable person would like to be notified not controversial until you consider the lengths some officials may go to get this information British Columbia's leading voice on covert nineteen told reporters recently that they can access credit card and store loyalty card information to track down those who may have had contact with the virus well Dr Bonnie Henry says the information will be used responsibly partial wall layout with the BC civil liberties association tells CTV news I would be very interested in hearing more about how that's been used and what those the civic standards were in place and what the guidelines are can officials access your grocery or credit card information here will they former Attorney General Suzanne Anton every time you give something away you've given it away what will that order be rescinded or will it still be there five years from now Brian Calvert komo
GOOD NEWS: How to Be A Better Ancestor
"Welcome to important not important. My name is Quinn. It and I'm Brian Calvert. Kennedy this is the podcast where we dive into a specific topic or question affecting everyone on the planet right now in the next ten years kind of the entire point at today's conversation It can kill us for most of us or turn us into data from Star Trek. We are in our guests. Are Scientists. Doctors. Engineers POLITICIANS ASTRONAUTS. Even a reverend and we worked words. action steps. Our listeners can take their voice their vote and their dollar friendly reminder that you can send questions thoughts feed-back drawings on all mostly cookies to us on twitter at important not in or email us at fun talk at important not important dot com and you can actually also leave us a you know complementary or threatening voice messages at the. Lincoln are shown to be clear. You can't send cookies Danny of these things but if you make great cookies send us a note and we'll give you the correct address. Mean you'll go so you can go pick them up. You can also join thousands of other smart people and subscribe to our free weekly. Newsletter comes out Friday most of the time at important non important DOT com. This week's episode is talking about how crazy shit is out there. We've recognized that we see you but despite all of that turns out you can actually Plan for the future and save the world at the same time amazing. We have with us this week. A Beena Venkataraman. She's the author of the forthcoming book. The optimists telescope is Great Bryan actually found out that not a real telescope body was telescope. he was a little bit but he's excited again because as awesome. She really was fantastic. And I'm excited for this book and I love that. She wants to the episodes great. We used to do that. And people didn't like that. Yeah right right and I was about to again. They would say. Why did you talk about it when you're about to talk about it? We were young. We didn't know that was years ago. Okay here we go. Let's go talk to being okay. Our guest today's Beena Venkataraman and together. We're GONNA talk about planning for chaos strategies when it's basically mad Max out there be welcome. Thank you so happy to be here. We are very happy. Have you being if you don't mind? Why don't you tell anybody who you are and what you do? Sure I'm trauman. I'm the author of the optimus telescope thinking ahead in a reckless age new book and I teach in the program on science technology and society at Mit where brainwash young college students. Perfect you one of those people like a good brainwashing mill. Right right right it's different good brainwashing straight. That's what Lennon bought too but No that sounds great. We yeah we're again. We're so happy to have is going to be a great Combo then just as a reminder to everyone and so you know I don't know if we talked about it before the before reporting We're just GONNA go over some. Oh we did great. I was listening. We're going to go over some Context for our for our question Our topic today and then dig and do some Action oriented questions that get to the core of why we should all care about it and you and what we can all do to support you sound. Good it's great awesome beano. We'd like to start with one important question to set the tone for things and I know you said you listen to some episodes of one. My apologies For All that time you can never get back to. You cheated a little bit but if you could just tell us why you are vital to the survival of the species am I know I. I think I'm I'm vital. Because everyone's vital to the survival species. I think to be alive today. We're facing critical tipping points. The Melting Arctic the rising seas We're all right. If you think about us in the fabric of time if you think about the generations of people alive today we have such extraordinary power to shape the future we have such extraordinary power To do things at scale the scale of the planet and we know about what we're doing we know the half-life of our radioactive as we know How long are pollution is going to linger in the atmosphere and heat up the planet. And so I think is one among many It's it's sort of like we all have to act. It's going to take action other levels to do something about it. That said I just had a friend. Tell me she said you need to be the nightingale. Like what a did like. She was smoking something and she wasn't sure sober and what she said. Was you need to sing the song that people feel in their hearts that haven't yet brought into sound into words? Sure wasn't smoking. I'm sure but you know this idea. And she said that's how the revolution starts about was how she ended it like L. Singing to another nine going on. It's like no pressure. Just have to the song that's in people's hearts but I can think of like the ideal case of of the book I just wrote. I mean yeah I hope I am like bring two words and bringing into action by the deepest highest aspirations that we have to actually care for the feature actually be good ancestors for future generations be remembered as the people who who actually saved the planet instead of instead of cursing. It
Seattle - Snohomish County officials concerned about preparedness for second wave of coronavirus
"The rest of Washington's phase one re opening should fall into place today some wonder when will face to happen because Brian Calvert has the only day we've heard how some local leaders aren't very excited about it earlier this week when governor Insley launched phase one and there were a number of retail businesses told they could reopen once guidance was issued so that businesses can be confident turning their customers can be confident that all businesses are providing for their safety governor's offices that guide you should be out by sometime today as for phase two which would allow barbers salons in indoor dining options there but all kinds of gas is the only date we've heard June first at the earliest and that has no home which county officials a little on edge some saying that's not soon enough others worried about maintaining enough medical capacity for a possible second wave emergency management director Jason Biermann told the Herald quote for us this is an ongoing effort to get us to the point where we can get our community safe first and foremost then work through these phases
What tenants in Seattle should know about paying rent during coronavirus
"News if you live in Seattle and can't pay your rent your protection will likely be extended couples Brian Calvert has more on a new rule from the city council statewide there's protection in place for renters but it expires in early June a bill sponsored by Seattle city council president Lorena Gonzalez will become law with the mayor's signature and it protects renters from eviction for an additional six months if they can't pay the rent this legislation before us today can help people stay housed and that is the bottom line she says the rent won't be forgiven which makes landlords like Dave Carlstrom on easy most residents would struggle to catch up on one month's rent over say five months that that that would be a twenty percent increase in a rat catching up on six months over say a year would be an eye watering fifty per the times reports Gonzalez is advancing a separate bill that would set guidelines for tenant landlord payment plans in which landlords will be barred from charging late fees and interest for most of a year Brian Calvert
Survey: Nearly 60 percent of Seattle residents plan on social distancing for over a year
"A recent survey of local residents indicates two thirds are willing to follow social distancing rules for quote as long as required a closer look at those numbers from Cuomo's Brian Calvert residents of Seattle were asked several questions by a Brooklyn based public sentiment polling firm the idea is to help government communicate better with its citizens when asked about lifestyle changes we plan to make over the next year a third of those surveyed said they plan to continue to work from home and we're not sure how many of these people already had telecommuting as an option but if a third of those who were formerly on the freeway stay home traffic as we know it would certainly be lighter other changes over the next year sixty five percent say they will continue to wear masks and gloves and seventy six percent say that will definitely be washing their hands a lot more and then comes the real eye opener and perhaps something that may concern everyone from nonprofit fundraisers to mental health advocates fifty seven percent of those Seattleites surveyed said for the next year or more they will avoid social gatherings Brian Calvert
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"Down almost Brian Calvert is here to explain this is the ongoing work to connect the current tracks that run north and south to the new east side light rails the project means no trains this weekend between Capitol Hill and Soto mattress Jeff's whites who says there will be running buses along those rail routes it doesn't carries many people is to train some really need people to plan ahead to make sure that they're traveling with a little extra time because it's gonna take a little bit longer to get through traffic during some parts of the day over the biggest change for this weekend's closure is that it all begins tonight in other words if you have plans downtown this evening that involved a train ride home like real closes at nine PM service through Seattle between sewed on Capitol Hill is not resume until early Monday again they're planning to use buses to connect writers who have to get off the train Brian Calvert co Monia if you use highway ninety nine overnight or even in the early morning you'll have to make other plans a ten night closure of the First Avenue south bridge begins tonight as crews update the system that allows that span to open and close for marine traffic all southbound lanes of the First Avenue south Bridge will close tonight at nine they'll stay closed until the next morning at eight as can be like this through February sixteenth investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a deadly apartment fire in south Seattle early this morning that all happened around two thirty in the fourteen hundred block of south Colombian way just west of Jefferson park playground that fire continue just one unit but when cruise got the flames out they found one person dead inside Coble's Ryan Yamamoto reports no one else was hurt there was a bad car crash along Westlake Avenue north in Seattle overnight it happened just north of the west like green belt fire officials tell us the original call was for three people trapped in one of those cars everyone made it out okay it's raining it was also foggy at the time there is no word yet on what exactly caused the crash call most Kelly Koopmans a group of sixth and seventh grade girls from the federal we school district learned all about science technology engineering and mathematics are stem yesterday the event was held at the museum.
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"Brian Calvert with the state lawmaker vying to become your kid's hero by taking a lemon and making some lemonade legal five seven thirty four another traffic update now with Kira Jordan okay we're going to start with good news in ever it looks like our eastbound lanes of U. S. to have now been re open it homemakers for a long time we had a truck that lost its container on the roadway and it was blocking self all lanes he's found to have been re opened up but what this is done it's pushed a lot of extra traffic on to bowl River Road because that became our alternate routes with the big back up there west bound to it's been very distracted so you're stacked up from highway nine and we've been seeing big delays on two oh four on twentieth on sunny side as well so a lot of recovery work that we need to do there also good news around the mall be area a crash that was blocking all eastbound lanes of five two to hear this now miss rivers now been cleared out of your way we now have to clear about a mile and a half back up a crash northbound five oh nine approaching Cloverdale been moved over to the shoulder unfortunately you're fighting your way from five eighteen a long term crash on the shoulder westbound five twelve near still street now completely gone but I will tell you that much of that westbound drive is going to be slow from the mall with areas of clearing along the way we still have a crash in Marysville northbound I. five your state route five to eight blocking two right lanes we had an earlier crash south on I five near the west Seattle bridge and that drive is now have the all the way from four oh five to the west Seattle bridge our next caller traffic at seven forty four only mention the rising rivers and the rain is going to continue windy today as well gust to forty miles an hour hi in the low fifties rainy and breezy tomorrow mid forties chance of rain Thursday morning maybe a few snow flakes but that'll change to rain more rain on Friday right now in downtown Seattle showers and fifty one if you're curious about the mountains this morning it's raining and it's thirty six degrees at the summit over Snoqualmie pass no problem driving their Stevens pass traction.
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"Brian Calvert has our update claiming catastrophic cuts in massive transportation issues Seattle mayor Jimmy Durkin isn't the only one who's challenging the legality of the thirty dollar card tab law just passed by voters have stock to leaders in towns all across the state who's going with us and saying this is the wrong direction fuse joined a lawsuit filed by king county so has the port of Seattle the association of Washington city use the state transit association and now the Garfield county transit authority where they claim thirty dollar card tabs will cut bus service in half I nine seven six sponsored him I'm in is that over and over people are very miffed that politicians seem to think that they know better than us and points to three billion plus surplus in state coffers that could help bridge the gap I. nine seven six technically takes effect in early December unless the court issues an injunction because of the lawsuit Brian Calvert co mon you learn that ten operating rooms at Seattle children's hospital will be closed until January we told you that the operating rooms were shut down after potentially deadly mold was found for the second time this year hospitals now installing new air filtration systems in each of the rooms to keep the mould from coming back to all those operating rooms are close surgeries will continue in the three rooms that already have new filtration systems others will be postponed or move to other local hospitals keep following this story as we learn more Seattle's first come first serve a renter law is constitutional according to the state Supreme Court the story from college Jeff PO July the ruling was unanimous and overturned decades of precedent as the justices upheld the law even Blevins was the attorney for the landlords the to disappointment because our landlords like winter it represents really rely on their own judgment in deciding and has a problem the city attorney Pete Holmes says this law will help minorities and the ruling will allow the city to enact even more legislation the council now with advice from us is going to use this with the greater clarity to be frankly a little less I hope less inhibited the supreme court's decision overturns more than sixty previous rulings jeffco to look come on news companies type forty past the hour now an update from the Harley exteriors como sports death Cleveland Browns get fighting long after the outcome had been decided in it likely will cost them their best defensive player browse defensive end miles Garrett ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback nation Rudolph's helmet and hit him with it in the head in the final seconds as the Browns twenty one seven win over the Steelers on Thursday night ended with a wild brawl between the rivals faces a likely suspension for his actions as dealers centre marquees Pouncey likely be disciplined for kicking carried in the head players from both sidelined spilled on the field during the wild melee which began after Gary Russell route off to the ground after he threw the ball on a meaningless play with the outcome decided Mike trout of the angels been awarded the MVP of the American League Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was named the MVP of the National League husky basketball Saturday versus Tennessee pregame one thirty tip off the two here on Kano arch Sanders at your home of the Huskies komo news watch it's me your heart high blood pressure is serious and I can quit whenever I want just treat me better after all we're in this.
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"Dollars Brian Calvert as the update claiming catastrophic cuts in massive transportation issues Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan isn't the only one who's challenging the legality of the thirty dollar card tab law just passed by voters of stock to leaders in towns all across the state who's going with us and saying this is the wrong direction fuse joined a lawsuit filed by king county so has the port of Seattle the association of Washington cities the state transit association and now the Garfield county transit authority where they claim thirty dollar card tabs will cut bus service in half by nine seven six sponsor Tim Eyman has said over and over people are very mixed that politicians seem to think that they know better than us and points to three billion plus surplus in state coffers that could help bridge the gap by nine seven six technically takes effect in early December unless the court issues an injunction because of the lawsuit Brian Calvert como neos learned that ten operating rooms at Seattle children's hospital will be closed until January we told you yesterday that the operating rooms were shut down after a potentially deadly mold was found for the second time this year hospitals now installing new air filtration systems in each of the rooms to keep the mould from coming back all those operating rooms are close surgeries will continue in the three rooms that already have new filtration systems others will be postponed or move to other local hospitals keep following this story as we learn more companies time is six forty from the Harley exterior sports desk all right now in F. L. Thursday night football second quarter Browns lead the Steelers fourteen to nothing comes bill Schwartz says the Seahawks are using the bye week to fix a glaring problem fumbles first was running back Chris Carson that rookie receiver DJ Metcalf put the ball on the ground in a hawks overtime win at San Francisco Seattle head coach Pete Carroll's mantra it is all about the ball to work in you know and so we have to work better with to work more efficiently we've got to drill it better we've got to do a better job on defense of during the week of attack in football and we have been subject to some extraordinarily accurate punches Seattle's next game is Sunday November twenty fourth at Philadelphia university of Washington softball coach other tar named an assistant coach for the United States team considered a favorite in the twenty twenty Tokyo Olympics Memphis Tigers basketball star future NBA drafter James Weissman drops his lawsuit against the NC double a so now he's in eligible and wait for an appeal Memphis head coach penny Hardaway paid eleven thousand dollars for Weisman's family to move to Memphis sports at ten forty after the hour bill Schwartz on our home of the Huskies come owners check out the names of your list this holiday don't forget about getting a little something for yourself and buy a little something talking about something really big that's where Best.
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"From komo's Brian Calvert. If it can happen to Genucel bynum while she's canvassing neighborhood. She's convinced it can happen. To anyone of color. I was on the second to last house and the police came up, and I was like, oh, no. The house, the Oregon state Representative had the police called on her. She believes because of the color of her skin as an African American, I am very sensitive to being accused without ever having talked to them. So she is sponsored a new law in Oregon. If you call nine one one because you'll see a person of color they had better, be committing a crime because if they're not, they can actually sue you for up to two hundred and fifty dollars. Critics like Republican Senator Alan Olsen says this may discourage some from reporting actual crimes in fear of retribution. Brian Calvert, KOMO news, Bellingham police are asking for help finding a man who pointed a gun at a woman near see home high school last month. He ordered her to follow him. She was able to get away. Police say the man had pockmarks on his cheeks and was dressed like a construction worker with a white hard hat, a canvas jacket and orange sweatshirts with reflective stripes, in work, boots. We have a police sketch of the suspect on our website. Komo news dot com recyclers in Oregon. Complain that Washingtonians are crossing the border to unfair. Collect cash deposits. More from komo's Corwin Hake. Oregon encourages recycling by collecting a ten cent deposit on every can of beer or soda sold, and on every bottle of water thrifty shoppers can return, those bottles and cans and get their deposit back in Washington shoppers, pay no deposit, but many are carrying their cans and bottles across the river to claim the refund. Anyway, it basically like Joel sheen with the Oregon beverage recycling cooperative, we don't know.
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"Happened. Komo's Brian Calvert reports live the cash MS coming back when he signed the ban on bump stocks last year. Governor Inslee used the Las Vegas shooting as his illustration for the devices his modified a semiautomatic weapon into essentially a fully automatic weapon a machine gun in all. It's operational effects bump stocks have been banned in our state since last July in that ban. Also, directed state troopers to offer a buyback program to get these things off the street, but there was no money allocated for the buyback we as leaders and lawmakers have to be judged by our actions, and we need actions right now on this scourge. Now, it appears a Senate Bill is swiftly headed for approval. Allowing payment any individual for up to five of the devices, but the clock is ticking. A federal ban on bump stocks takes effect, March twenty sixth after that date law enforcement can seize bump stocks without any sort of reimbursement. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. The city of Lynnwood is moving ahead with plans to buy a motel highway ninety nine and house families with children who are students in the Edmonds school district. We get more on this live from komo's Carleen Johnson. Well, only now are details of this purchase agreement being made public, but the plan is for Lynnwood to buy the rodeo in two hundred seven thousand ninety nine and then work with the Edmonds school district to identify families who need. Housing and could stay there. They ever held reports. A lot of the details though, yet to be finalized, including how they would select those tenants. They've got a Bank bonded to five point one million dollars, which is likely to be approved at tonight's city council. Many that would cover the four million dollar purchase price plus some needed renovations. Now, the city is also receive some grants to support the project and could get more. They say the rodeo and has been a problem spot for police for years that got fifty two rooms there. Now, the Edmund school district says they have more than five hundred families in the district experiencing homelessness that doesn't mean those are families on the street that means they're living in motels or vehicles or doubling up with other family or friends tonight city council meeting seven o'clock at city hall. Carleen Johnson, KOMO news. A stretch of interstate five in Tacoma, which has been plagued by a string of crashes.
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"Komo's Brian Calvert reports the factory accompanies chief has pledged to never news equipment from Chinese. Company. Critics of the proposed merger have actually used China as their defense as in the company called wall way technologies. The Trump administration says while way poses a potential security threat and the secretary of state this week urged Europeans to shun the Chinese based company. Not today not tomorrow not ever during testimony during a house hearing on the proposed merger T Mobile's. John Leger went on the record. Let me be clear. There is no way or Z T equipment in our network today. And there never will be congressman Bill Flora's pressed as to why ledger felt so strongly against ever using the company. Fact, we've had a relationship with them, and we are frankly, very supportive of the United States government. Increase. Actual Ed led to hear that. Brian Calvert, KOMO news station to mandate, a new sex education curriculum in public schools. Drew heated debate in Olympia yesterday. We get more from komo's Carleen Johnson's supporters of the measure wanna make comprehensive medically accurate sex education mandatory in all public schools, including discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity Representative Vicki craft a Republican argued the measure as written goes way too far. Let's just be real about this curriculum. It's teaching young children how to have sex. Meantime, hotel workers and other vulnerable employees could soon have better protections against sexual harassment and assault as a result of legislation that passed unanimously off the Senate floor yesterday Senator Karen Kaiser, a sponsor this will apply to hotel housekeepers, motel housekeepers room, service attendance, janitors and security guards as well. A Bill now heads to the house for consideration. Carleen Johnson, KOMO news. News seven thirty nine. We'll get a sports update and the answer to today's. Did you hear next here on the KOMO morning news? I lost fifty..
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"Komo's Brian Calvert. Explains. Earlier this week as I descended down for my I look at the completed highway ninety nine tunnel operations manager Chris Johnson revealed. This wasn't his first underground rodeo personal that I was involved with is the new mount Baker tunnel overnight ninety back in the eighties. So I asked him about tunnel. Evolution learn some hard lessons, some good lessons like the latest safety technology in the new tunnel heaven forbid, something bad were to happen involving a fire pressurized theory that we're in right now that if we opened up the door to the roadways here's can be blowing out into the roadway is not last to come in the safety corridors the lighting, the ventilation all improvements over predecessors. Chris hope come Monday, you don't notice all these improvements. He'd rather. You just have a nice easy commute expensive. Efficient. It's a good way to move people through. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. Other county in our state taking a stand against initiative sixteen thirty nine which passed back in November ushering, some of the strictest gun laws in the nation calls. Carleen Johnson, sixteen thirty nine changes the rules for gun background checks puts age restrictions on the purchase of some guns and requires gun owners to safely store their weapons caliphs county. Commissioner Arne Mortensen says there's no doubt though, this laws unconstitutional and the commission passed a resolution this week saying they oppose the new law. The county prosecutor says he won't prosecute for it. They've also asked the sheriff about it. If you personally feel a laws on constitutional will you arrest? The answer is no Mortenson says that is the will of the voters in that county, in fact out of thirty nine counties twenty-seven in our state voted it down but populace king county's to home mission Pierce carry it through and the police chief in Republic, what kayak come county, click attack, and Franklin county sheriff's have all said. They will not enforce this law. There's also a lawsuit against the measure led by the NRA. Carleen johnson. Komo news predicted a number of measles cases continues to grow Clark county now confirming forty one people with a measles, and it's investigating fifteen other cases that King County in Oregon remained the same with one case in each the total of forty three people with the measles in the Pacific northwest, most of the patients under the age of eighteen straight.
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"Skulls. Brian Calvert tells us this new stretch of roadway would actually have to new names before the viaduct was ever built a four block stretch of Aurora avenue near Denny was actually seven th avenue north near by property owners are pushing the city council to return to that name. Once the new tunnel opens a committee has already voted for two zero for the name change with one reservation. If you rename this entire stretch, seventh avenue north it's going to intersect with seventh avenue about a block south of Denny that could be confusing. So their solution that one block stretch between Danny and sixth gets a different new name in a nod to its five decade designation as Aurora this one block stretch would now become blurry Alice. A full council vote unlikely approval is scheduled for Monday. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. More of Seattle's most successful companies are sounding the alarm over the decline in middle income housing. Komo's Corwin Hake. Has the update you'll recall Microsoft step forward? I two weeks ago company, president brand Smith pledged five hundred million dollars toward financing for middle-class housing and challenge to other local companies to join the effort now regional corporate giants have attached their name to a report by a group called challenge. Seattle led by former Governor Chris Gregoire, Seattle members. Obviously want the entire region to be economically successful and continue that success. But they fundamentally also want the region to be affordable to all families of all income. The Seattle times reports, Costco, Zillow warehouses and Expedia or among the challenge. Seattle companies now calling for policy changes to relieve the lack of housing proposals include new zoning laws to allow for more density. Another. Idea would extend low income housing tax credits to middle income projects. Corwin hake. Komo news. Coming up on KOMO t mobile promises. A big announcement. During this Sunday's Super Bowl. I'm Kelly Bleier. What hints they're giving us. I and update on our AAA traffic. We check that every ten minutes.
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"Seattle. As komo's Brian Calvert reports last week life without the viaduct got its biggest test yet Friday afternoon, a tour bus caught fire closing half of I five nobody was hurt. The the structure was not significantly damaged certainly somebody. You know, somebody had a bad day driving a bus, but it was a pretty solid example of how just one incident can cripple a commute. That's already just barely hanging on away. I mean, just I don't like spending that much time in the car getting up earlier leaving earlier drivers say they plan on keeping their habits on this third week without the viaduct will probably go back the old schedule wants civil try try to go back deal. Schedule is open. And then we'll go from there to realign ninety nine remains on time. Partly because the weather is cooperating new tunnel underneath Seattle remains on track to open a week from today. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. Komo news time ten oh six as we talk about the future of the old Weyerhaeuser campus in Federal Way, it's becoming more clear the new owner industrial realty group of California says the grounds would I be called Woodbridge corporate park, the company plans to leave about seventy percent of the land undeveloped an executive telling the Tacoma news Tribune, a fortune. Five hundred company is considering renting one of the proposed buildings and would bring more than two hundred jobs with it. There's an open house set for February thirteenth at that campus. Today, we're learning how effective sound transit's. Positive train control system has been PTC went operation on all sounder trains. Last fall. Experts say the system could have prevented the deadly Amtrak derailment into pot it December of two thousand seventeen when three passengers died. More than sixty were hurt a toddler at a man were killed two other people badly hurt in a crash yesterday morning in Everett near one hundred twelfth street in evergreen way, one arch ago was driving by when he saw the crash the car.
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"Brian Calvert. He's at the State Department of transportation's traffic management center in shoreline, Brian and Greg. I kind of have a bird's eye view of all the freeways just from this vantage point after all along the far wall of the traffic manager management center over a hundred LCD screens each showing a certain portion of the local. Freeways, for example. All is right now are on north and southbound I five south of Seattle were travel times have crept up a lot higher than they normally would be this time of day. That's because people without that highway ninety nine option as a matter of fact, most people who are still insisting on using highway ninety nine member probably the best way to get off. If you're going northbound ninety nine is to exit right there after the first avenue bridge onto first avenue, if you're gonna take highway ninety nine from the north area, you're gonna take it all the way to any way and natural. You're going to have to get off the for that. Because of course, the viaducts closed. But again, the biggest issue doesn't seem to be the bridges or the east side this morning. It's is five and mainly that commute from Federal Way to Seattle where it's up over an hour. Normally not doesn't take that long this time of day. But we're gonna continue to keep an eye on the situation as these situations develop. We'll have updates for us. So you can navigate. Around all of these cars live in shoreline at the traffic management center. Brian Calvert, KOMO news over the weekend workers demolished a small portion of the viaduct near the stadiums. David sours with the state DOT says they took part of an existing viaduct on ramp. The demo there was to create openings for the new Dearborn street that will be opened up on in early February. And that's the last demolition scheduled until after the tunnel opens Selo, plenty of non demolition work remains with all the careful planning that went into all of this transportation. Leaders are facing an unexpected problem pedestrians trying to walk onto the structure to enjoy the traffic free views almost Corwin Hake is live with why this is considered a bad idea. Guys. This began Friday night with a celebratory crowd walking up shut down ramps to revel in glorious views three up, traffic and.
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"I'm Brian Calvert. With the KOMO extra. A state lawmaker says he'll once again push a Bill to legalize the export of marijuana yet. Even he realizes this is a long shot you see ever since states like Washington approved recreational cannabis use. There's always been a giant asterisk what's grown here stays here. Not only is transporting pot across state lines illegal, but the move that is likely bound to get more federal attention than anyone truly wants. Which is why some are likely wondering what Senator Floyd present ski is up to the state Senator plans to head to the Oregon state house later this year with a Bill adding to the beaver states list of exports. He even jokes that his is a vice state. Offering the world, pot and Pinot Noir. Get before you accused the Senator of being high. He explains his rationale to the statesman journal newspaper. I he says Oregon has an oversupply that's causing pot prices to plummet exports would certainly open more doors and presents ski second reason. Well, it's considered visionary by some he believes the feds will someday green light gun shop and simply wants Oregon to have an expert system in place the moment that should happen. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. Now, your political insights from ABC news, the president and Democrats spending part of the weekend. Trying to end the government shutdown now entering week three the president saying to get his border wall. He's ready for it to last months even years. Absolutely. I said that I don't think it will. But I am prepared. And I think I can speak for Republicans in the house and Republicans in the Senate, they feel very strongly about having a safe country where the government shutdown continuing more. Americans are feeling its effects many of the eight hundred thousand government.
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"Komo's Brian Calvert tells us she's now filed a federal lawsuit before a kit strip mall burned to the ground back in two thousand sixteen Linda pop loss key was among the first to report the fire. She was shopping in a store there and alerted the staff of the flames, but a member of the staff told police, the grandmother may have actually started the fire after all she threatened to burn the store down before even though Poploskie denied saying that she was charged with arson spent a month in jail and several months on home confinement, the eve of her trial. However, all charges were dropped when defense attorneys proved that back on the day of the fire. A man admitted to police that he was the one who said it to divert attention from his shoplifting. The fire investigator it at the time and did not provide that information to prosecutors. Leaving the sixty five year old woman who reported the fire as the prime suspect. She's filed suit against the investigator and his employer the Puget Sound regional Fire Authority. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. The family of a fourteen year old girl speaking out after a man followed her and grabbed her in west Seattle Tuesday night. Komo's Tammy matassa can just imagine how terrifying this was with a girl and her family. They told me she never ride the metro bus. But she took it after school. That's when the guy spotted her and when she got off at this stop on sixteenth avenue. He was after her super super scary. Because something like this has never happened to anyone near us close to us or even a so crazy experience the reason for that fear is this man seen on surveillance video lurking in a neighbor's yard before. Police say he grabs a fourteen year old girl. Investigators say just a few weeks ago someone with the same m o try to lure at least one other person in the same area. Girl was not physically hurt childcare workers and early. Learning. Teachers in our state are making barely more than minimum wage. John Burbank, executive director of the economic opportunity institute, which survey childcare and preschool directors across the state. There has been no change over the last decade for the compensation of early learning teachers and caregivers and that compensation runs just above the poverty level average pay for childcare workers about fourteen dollars an hour. Eight percent of the directors who responded into surveys indicate that low pay was a major reason. It was difficult to hire qualified staff. Do housing forecast says it will soon be more expensive to both buy and.
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"To be using city resources or the copy machines to promote something that not all of us agree to councilwoman salons response to that i strongly believe that council resources should absolutely be used to build social movements and not for furthering the interests of the chamber of commerce amazon responded in part to say that we're disappointed with the direction of the city saying the city does not have a revenue problem it has a spending efficiency problem carleen johnson komo news komo news time nine thirty to the parents of a man shot to death by local police officer filing a federal lawsuit as komo's brian calvert tells us they found twelve witnesses who believe the shooting was unjustified lynnwood police were called to a carpet store last january where they found jeremy dowell holding a knife police investigation found that the thirty six old came at officers zachary yates who had no choice but detectives say officer yates actions were justified that day but those who witnessed the events say dowell was murdered now the times reports attorneys for jeremy dowels parents have found twelve witnesses who were there that day and have all given sworn statements not denying dowell had knife but the statements contradict police findings including the dowell lunged at the officer one witness statement reads quote what i saw was so deeply disturbing the memories haunt me to this day he called the shooting completely unwarranted brian calvert komo news when it comes to bet against sports lawmakers in our state would have to decide whether it's worth the trouble christine to the washington state gambling commission tells the seattle times that he changed our states gambling laws would require a two thirds supermajority in the legislature either that or a voter referendum the us supreme court opened the door yesterday ruling the feds don't have the authority to ban sports gambling at the state level komo news time nine thirty four the traffic congestion and in noisy overnight construction two of the big concerns voiced by people offering public comment last night on plans for renovating keyarena.
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"Brian calvert good morning jeff were already seeing snow showers in the north puget sound area this morning of course we're seeing them up in the cascades and later on this morning we should see of snowflake or two in the greater seattle area even tacoma has a chance at a snowflake or two and i'm i'm saying it like that because we're not expecting any massive accumulations in the metro area but just to let you know that when you could see a little bit of snow on the ground later this morning by the time we get to this afternoon most of the snow showers down low are finished it's the snow up in the cascades that will continue through the balance of the day our high temperatures should end up in the upper thirty's lows tonight in the upper 20s and highs tomorrow mid thirties with clear skies and plenty of sunshine in the komo weather center i'm brian calvert officially broken clouds and 36 now in downtown seattle komo news time is seven thirty six brian calvert kind enough to stick around and give us a few more details on at this forecast because this is is this the biggest winter event that we've had this season you know every time i walk in here jeff you always asked me to qualify these storms i well i you know i only play a weather guy on tv i can you quantified the storm i can say so far this year this has probably been the most eventful weekend we've had how about that at fahrzeugwerke all right you know it other than what you just heard me say i think the the there's a lot of interesting notes here and i think the first thing that everybody on the other side of the radio has already come to realizes that to actually have snow in the seattle area and i'm not exaggerating you have to have five or six things come together perfectly we have a few of those things coming together and it's just a matter of time i think it's possible that they all may come together later this morning and we could actually see a dusting of snow in some parts of the seattle bellevue uh we're already starting to see some in.
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"Brian calvert and sometimes the best outcomes in 2017 began in the heart of the disaster zone remember the fires that ravaged northern california in september i kept tabs on a group of fifty local firefighters who drove south to help all right it is amazing immunity down here for everything that they've been through our cheered absolutely made you can't go anywhere without stumbled wave that you their signs everywhere our local team is spent a lot of time on the fire line a lot of time but this is a day off dave how does the team planned to spend this particular day one of the firefighters off of awful fire department engine iaea you wear and orange cheered over at petah air travel territories fan and they have some or england that he went over to actually help and moved twenty tonnes of hey by no means is that the extent of their service one of the firefighters off bash allen rig with pockets of people that had volunteered to help again and ask what can we do out in the community 'cause we got a little bit of time off and uh they kind of directed towards the humane society 'cause everyone thinks the initial unifil pop ross the human life human impact and uh you know you don't you don't quite often think of the animals you can imagine there are a lot of animals in this farming community and then right behind the humane society is what's called the forgive me not arm it's have arm that they have um animal that uh the use of therapy for uh neglected and abused kid just south and with whatever we can do what does a hero do on a day off a he euro doesn't take a day off thanks for representing our area so well dave and crew they'll firefighter though is looking to get back at community anyway and this was just a great opportunity to help that kind of that niche of of the devastation down here by the way the group decided to use their eastside fire benevolent fund to help the forty firefighters who lost their homes while they were each out protecting other people's properties then there's the group of.
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"To the internet safety advocates say be aware that apps and website may be collecting inappropriate information about the children are linked the full trouble and toyland survey with this report in the consumer section of komonewscomfire the university of washington was to not only give you a spot on the team but they're offering a full ride scholarship in his komos brian calvert tells us no experience is necessary it's the grand prize every parent dreams about and the idea came from a brainstorming session uw women's rowing coach yaser faruk thinking how can we really ensure that we get the best possible rowers at the university of washington you guys really decided to give away a spot on the team that's exactly how and that's exactly i went so and i learned toro in college so somebody who was a walk on grower just like the all these kids are hopefully going to be assistant coach josh go trillo says this is not just about finding a member of the rolling t how can we show full commitment to these athletes who never have even picked up an or how can we show them that we're actually committed to teach in the sport and that there is value in uh in this for them you see rowers rarely start out as rovers while i was a tennis player in high school and for his good is the uw program is beauty born to know how many members of the team are actually walk odds every year we have gosh i want to say probably 75 kids came out straight up so you see as hard as it is to believe the uw would aboard a full scholarship and the police on the team to a complete newbie it's actually part of the programmes dna we've always recruited walk on but many of them are already at the university when we find them now with this first hometown huskies women's rowing scholarship the uw has a way to reach out at coaches and athletic directors' at the state's high schools even the if the school doesn't have a rolling programme pay your pretty good at volleyball swimming running whatever it is and.