Podcasts: Morning Show

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Morning Show

Monday – Friday from 8 – 9am

border check

KGMI Morning Show 12/18/13

Dillon Honcoop talks with Eric Doherty, a planning expert from B.C., about his proposal to put a toll on the border that would collect money from B.C. residents who shop in the U.S.

ambulance 1

KGMI Morning Show 12/17/13

City Council member Stan Snapp joins the show to discuss body cameras on Bellingham Police, and County Council member Sam Crawford talks about the newly-approved ambulance system.

gun

KGMI Morning Show 12/16/13

Dillon talks with Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks about the Kendall-area man who was shot in his doorway, and discusses a possible strike by Amazon workers.

plane

KGMI Morning Show 12/13/13

Dillon Honcoop and aviation industry insider Scott Hamilton talk about machinists union members getting a chance to vote on Boeing’s latest contract extension offer.

tap water

KGMI Morning Show 12/12/13

Dillon Honcoop talks about the budget deal in Washington D.C., and a controversial rule change that could stop rural landowners from drilling new water wells.

milk

KGMI Morning Show 12/11/13

Host Dillon Honcoop talks with the lead author of a study from WSU showing that organic milk is better for your health.

The memorial service of Nelson Mandela

KGMI Morning Show 12/10/13

Host Dillon Honcoop discusses the criticism over President Obama’s handshake with Raoul Castro of Cuba at the Nelson Mandela memorial in South Africa.

c-span van

KGMI Morning Show 12/9/13

State Senator Doug Ericksen from Ferndale talks about his heated exchange at a climate change discussion in Olympia, and Ashley Hill from C-SPAN talks about why they have a crew in Bellingham this week.

frost

KGMI Morning Show 12/6/13

Host Dillon Honcoop talks with meteorologist Rufus Lalone about the changing weather outlook, and invites local a cappella singing group Chief of Staff onto the show.

fast food

KGMI Morning Show 12/5/13

Dillon Honcoop talks about the fast food workers walking off the job in cities around the country today demanding a $15 minimum wage. Do fast food workers deserve to be paid more?

Recent Headlines

in National

Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Fresh
Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

in National

Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

in Entertainment

Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

in Local Sports

Seattle Seahawks sign Wright to 4-year extension

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Seattle Seahawks K.J. Wright (50) gestures after a play against the New Orleans Saints in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Seattle.

Wright is leading Seattle with 96 tackles this season, already a career-high, has two sacks and forced three fumbles.

in Local Sports

Viva Las Vegas! WWU hoops double-header on KPUG

WWU hoops

South Point Holiday Hoops Classic on KPUG: The Viking women play West Texas A&M at 1pm followed by the Viking men battling Tarleton State at 3:30pm.