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Patricia Murphy

KUOW reporter in Seattle, WA

Patricia Murphy appears in the following:

Flight Attendant On Saigon Evacuation: You Wanted 'To Help Every Child'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Days before the fall of Saigon, a plane left Vietnam with 57 children on board. The program intended to bring orphans to the U.S. was controversial, but two who were there say it was right.

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Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The Army

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.

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Veterans Still Face Huge Barriers to Healthcare

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A new program designed to give veterans faster and more efficient access to healthcare is facing a number of obstacles, and veterans continue to report long wait times. 

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In Remote Washington, Veterans Services Are Ferry Ride Away

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sometimes veterans don't claim their benefits because they live in remote areas that lack resources. In one Washington state county, Veterans Affairs services are at least an hour ferry ride away.

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Weight Of War: Soldiers' Heavy Gear Packs On Pain

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Chronic lower-back pain and degenerative arthritis of the spine are affecting more and more soldiers fighting in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The military has had to devise new ways to treat and manage these injuries, which is an emerging field of trial and error.

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Suspected Seattle Cop Killer Shot Dead

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

The Seattle Police department is reporting that they have shot and killed Maurice Clemmons, the man accused of killing four police officers over the weekend. Past convictions for robberies, burglaries and thefts plaster his rap sheet. We speak to KUOW reporter Patricia Murphy, who has been following this story out in Seattle, and New York Times reporter Kate Zernike, who is writing the story for today's Times.

 

Listen to our earlier interview with KUOW reporter Liz Jones:

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