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LISTEN: John Carlson Show, May21--6am hour

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A Yakima emergency room doctor, Raul Garcia, who is on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 announced Friday that he is running as a Republican candidate for Washington governor. KVI's John Carlson interviews Dr. Garcia about why he wants to take over for current Gov. Jay Inlsee. (photo: KEPR News)

6am hour -- Seattle Police body cam video released from fatal shooting in Lower Queen Anne, suspect can be heard saying "you're gonna have to kill me" three different times as officers approach, politicians sue businesses to keep them closed but basically ignore on-going homeless/addiction related problems, Texas just found nearly 100,000 people registered to vote who are not US citizens, NFL's bizarre plan to reward teams for hiring people of color as head coaches or front office execs,

GUEST: Republican candidate for WA governor, Dr. Raul Garcia, makes for one heck of a unique opponent for Gov. Inslee, Dr. Garcia's an ER doctor from Tri-Cities, he practices in Yakima which has some of the worst COVID-19 infection rates in WA, for WA State Governor, he gives Inslee a C- grade for his virus pandemic response, cites Costco example of staying open and preventing virus spread, shares a story of growing up in Cuba and having the government confiscate his family's farm, balancing health and business/jobs in the virus pandemic; KVI's Lars Larson analyzes the tax hike just approved on high income earners in the Portland OR metro to pay for wide array of homeless services, but the question arises: how do you help these folks in dire straits who routinely decline help?

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