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Local news explained. Get up to speed on the stories shaping Seattle, every morning at 6 a.m. Hosted by Patricia Murphy and produced by KUOW, Seattle's NPR station.

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Local news explained. Get up to speed on the stories shaping Seattle, every morning at 6 a.m. Hosted by Patricia Murphy and produced by KUOW, Seattle's NPR station.

    Casual Friday: Zoom makes you look like your DMV photo

    Casual Friday: Zoom makes you look like your DMV photo

    Another week, another shot at making sense of what life is like now with friend of the podcast Megan Sukys and Crosscut writer Knute Berger.

    • 17 min
    Self-employed to unemployed

    Self-employed to unemployed

    Unemployment claims in Washington are at historic highs due to the corona virus. But when you own your own business, there are fewer safety nets.

    • 7 min
    Making it work (from home)

    Making it work (from home)

    The kids are home, the schools are closed and you have a Zoom meeting starting two minutes ago. Also: deadly virus. We'll get some lessons learned about balancing work and family in a pandemic from four Seattle moms of young children.

    • 13 min
    Progress report

    Progress report

    Definitely do not get too excited about it, but there are signs that all of the staying indoors and away from each other is having an impact. We check in on what the latest data says about how we're doing at flattening the coronavirus curve.

    • 7 min
    The Peak

    The Peak

    A study out last week from the University of Washington predicts the Covid-19 outbreak could peak here in mid-April. Do hospitals have what they need?

    • 13 min
    Casual Friday: Flour is the new toilet paper

    Casual Friday: Flour is the new toilet paper

    Another week, another shot at making sense of what life is like now with APM editor Phyllis Fletcher and Seattle Times food writer Tan Vinh.

    • 15 min

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