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The Record: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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AG Bob Ferguson is racking up lawsuits of the Trump administration at a terrific pace – 23 and counting. We got him to come up for air to give Bill Radke an update on how the suits are going, and whether he’s angling for the governor’s job in 2020.

Starbucks has a groundbreaking announcement, and it’s not their Crystal Ball Frappuccino. They say they’ve achieved pay equity across all races and genders in their US operations. We talk with MomsRising CEO Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner about what this means for workplace parity, and ask her to gaze into her (crème-based, peach flavored, turquoise sparkled) crystal ball to see how this might affect how other companies treat the issue.

Francophiles in Canada are pushing the envelope this week. The court ruled that French language television is within its rights to say the F-bomb – in English – on its air. And a waiter says he was wrongfully dismissed from his job. They say it was over rudeness. He says he was just being… French. Vaughn Palmer fills us in, within FCC regulations.