LISTEN: John Carlson Show, Aug. 24--7am hour

After more than 40 years in business in Seattle's lower Queen Anne neighborhood, one of the Uptown Espresso coffee houses has abruptly closed, jolting some of its customers. KVI's John Carlson listens to the small coffee chain's owner explain why crime and homeless problems prompted his decision to close this one location. (photo: KOMO News)

7am hour -- surly response from Biden spokeswoman (Jen Psaki) to question that Americans are "stranded" in Afghanistan, a Good News story about a 97-year-old American WWII veteran reuniting with three Italian children he almost shot in 1944, owner of a popular Seattle coffee house chain abruptly shuts down one shop based on crime and homeless problems, the owner says care for the homeless has to be balanced with care for business atmosphere in Seattle, KVI callers sound off on this business owner's comments/decision, one caller conveys a story about a homeless person sleeping in a car in Marysville recently.

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