VOLUME 28 NO. 9 | FEBRUARY 21 - 27, 2009


FRONT PAGE

Seen and heard
APIs crowd the capitol, flexing their democratic might

On Feb. 5, approximately 3,000 Asian Pacific Islanders (API) rallied on the steps of the capitol in Olympia.
The day marked the annual Asian Pacific American (APA) Legislative Day. APA and API groups from across the state came out to support the causes that are important to their communities.
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Fight club: MMA fan base grows
The Chinese are coming ... to buy US homes


IN THE NATION

NYC garment workers win $600,000

Report: More than 100,000 deportees had children in U.S.


WORLD NEWS

Jolie's refugee comment stirs debate

Malaysian king calls for racial unity

Khmer Rouge genocide trial opens in Cambodia


BRIEFLY

Census gains momentum with 4,000 new hires

Supreme Court upholds gender discrimination rights

City invests more than $1.6 million in arts, heritage, and culture

Immigrants, refugees, and advocates don't let the cold bog them down

OCA presses Disney star for apology over racist gestures

Journalism summer workshop looking for applicants


EDITORIAL

Miley Cyrus sucks


LETTER

OCA wants voices to add to blog about Cyrus

NAMES IN THE NEWS

Young gun: Eugene Kang
Lunar New Year celebration
Community contributor awards
Scholastic achievement


LUNAR ART CONTEST WINNERS

First place
Lunar Party Under Palm Trees
Third-grader Thuy Luu


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

'Falling for Grace' gives birth to rising star


ON THE SHELF

Love story set in Seattle's historic hotel offers wisdom


AT THE MOVIES

'Three Monkeys' sees no evil, hears no evil, and speaks no evil


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CALENDAR

WHAT:

2009 Seattle Youth Poetry Slam Series

WHEN:

Friday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Rainier Valley Cultural Center
3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle

COST:

$5-12

TICKETS:

www.brownpapertickets.com


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