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Past, present Asian activists connect and share insights

Past, present Asian activists connect and share insights

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Speed dating brings total strangers together to meet each other and talk about themselves, all within one five-minute round after another with new partners.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 22, Vol 33 No 22 | 5/24-5/300 Comments

Locke and Lee reunite at high school event

Locke and Lee reunite at high school event

On May 15, more than 150 Franklin High School alumni, family, staff, students, and former U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke gathered at the Mount Baker Community Club to induct five alumni into the Franklin Hall of Fame.

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Posted in Community News, Features 22, Vol 33 No 22 | 5/24-5/300 Comments

Paroled Wah Mee Massacre conspirator deported to Hong Kong

Paroled Wah Mee Massacre conspirator deported to Hong Kong

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted for participating in one of Seattle’s deadliest shootings, was deported to Hong Kong on May 13 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 22, Profiles, Vol 33 No 22 | 5/24-5/300 Comments

VA’s top health official resigns amid furor — But some calling for Secretary Eric Shinseki to step down from office

VA’s top health official resigns amid furor — But some calling for Secretary Eric Shinseki to step down from office

By Pauline Jelinek Associated Press WASHINGTON – The top official for the health care of veterans resigned Friday amid a firestorm over reported delays in care and falsified records at veterans hospitals. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said he has accepted the resignation of Robert Petzel, the department’s undersecretary for health care, effective immediately. Shinseki […]

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Posted in Features 22, National News, Vol 33 No 22 | 5/24-5/300 Comments

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