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From orca hunts to the Space Needle, living in a wild wild country


Your ballots are due today for the Washington state primary! But what's the likelihood that Russians will tamper with it? We asked Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

Southern resident orcas have been struggling lately, with one animal carrying her dead calf on her back for more than ten days and another four year old family member starving. The Lummi Nation is attempting to feed the whale, but at the moment she's nowhere to be found. The Seattle Times' Linda Mapes was out on a boat with the Lummi on a trial feeding run.

To make it even more enticing to those with a fear of heights, the Space Needle now has a revolving glass floor. Two authors of the Space Needle's story, Knute Berger (who wrote "Space Needle: The Spirit of Seattle") and Alan Maskin (an actual designer/architect of Needle 2.0) joined Bill Radke to talk about the visitor experience and history of the tower.

If you've seen the Netflix documentary series "Wild Wild Country," you might have been watching wide-eyed at the followers of a cult that turned to assassination and poisoning. Memoirist Ronit Feinglass Plank, however, was watching every scene for something different: an image of her mother.