CarlsonCast Jan2--7am hour

Filipinos cheer during a New Year countdown at the Eastwood Shopping Mall late Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. KVI's David Boze has some questions about the New Year's song "Auld Lang Syne". (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

7am hour -- David Boze in for John Carlson -- what's up with the song Auld Lang Syne?, why won't/don't Americans set aside savings for unexpected emergencies (and how that fits into the 12 day partial government shutdown), a State Senator from Seattle wants a third option for handling human remains: human composting, how did Renton Police miss some of the clues that seem obvious from a news report about a man's death, a new Seattle report points to how badly water service/infrastructure could be damaged in a big earthquake, the secret of preparation, a new example of the college campus sensitivity/safe-zone politics, the road signs "dead end" may soon be history.

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