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Tacoma Teacher Strike Update, And Navigating Nasty Restaurants

Ross Reynolds
09/14/2011 at 12:00 p.m.

Tacoma Teacher Strike Update: The Tacoma teachers strike is in its second day. The school district has gone to the courts to force the teachers back to work.

Vaccine Rate In Washington: Washington state has the lowest vaccination rate for kindergartners. NPR's Martin Kaste reports on what public health experts call vaccine hesitancy.

Navigating Nasty Restaurants: Will you get sick if you eat that burger? A new website makes it easy to identify which restaurants have the best and worst food safety records. The site maps restaurants based on data from the King County Health Department. We talk to the creator of Dinegerous.


Phyllis Fletcher is a reporter that covers education, among other things, for KUOW.

Stephen Becker created the website Dinegerous, and also works on the content management site

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