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The Record: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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50 years ago today, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior was shot to death on the balcony of a Memphis motel. Bill Radke spoke with King County Councilmember Larry Gossett and former King County Executive Ron Sims about their memories of that day, and the legacy of racism in Seattle.

We've all heard the recordings of whalesong - they were quite a cottage industry on the 90's CD circuit. But the animals aren't as one-note as you might suppose. Dr. Kate Stafford has been listening to the songs of bowhead whales for a decade now. She's learned something surprising: they improvise.

Should you fear the advent of congestion pricing? Or a trade war? We break down the extent to which recent policy curveballs will throw a wrench in the axle of the Puget Sound area's plans.