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Local woman champions brother’s release from imprisonment in North Korea

Local woman champions brother’s release from imprisonment in North Korea

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly   “It’s hard. It’s all consuming. It overshadows everything. I’m always on the phone, always on the computer

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Marijuana is legal, now what?

Marijuana is legal, now what?

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly You can buy a bottle of vodka in grocery stores in Washington state now. Soon, you’ll be able to buy a small amount of recreational marijuana from a shop, possibly as early as this summer.

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Tacoma area man sentenced for murder plot claims it was just ‘a joke’

Tacoma area man sentenced for murder plot claims it was just ‘a joke’

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A University Place man, who pleaded guilty last September to federal conspiracy and solicitation charges for attempting to hire assassins to kill his own relatives in Vietnam, will serve 14 years in jail for his crime. Long Van Nguyen, 45, was sentenced on March 13 before the Honorable Robert […]

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PICTORIAL: First Lady in China

PICTORIAL: First Lady in China

First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to China March 20 through March 26 with her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama. They visited historical and cultural sites, as well as schools, including a calligraphy class in which one student taught Mrs. Obama how to draw the character for “eternity.”

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