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Critics say duck boats are too dangerous for city streets

Critics say duck boats are too dangerous for city streets

By Phuong Le and Martha Bllisle Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into the deadly crash of a duck boat and charter bus is the first time the agency has looked into a land crash of the amphibious vehicles critics say are too dangerous for city streets. The agency has […]

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‘Wounds in our heart’: Seattle College mourns 5 students

‘Wounds in our heart’: Seattle College mourns 5 students

By Martha Bellisle Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Students and faculty, some arm in arm, filed into a private memorial service in a lecture hall at a Seattle college on Friday to honor five international students killed when their charter bus was struck by an amphibious tour vehicle. “There are still wounds in our heart,” […]

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Fortune cookie says: Good luck and longevity

Fortune cookie says: Good luck and longevity

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The oldest noodle factory in Washington state, Tsue Chong Co. will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. It produces 80,000 fortune cookies a day. Yet, none of the millions of fortunes in these cookies could predict that the past three generations of owners have lived and continue to live […]

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Alibaba creates sports group

Alibaba creates sports group

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba announced in early September that it is opening a sports division. Alibaba seeks to reshape China’s sports industry through the Internet. Company founder, Jack Ma, stated that it has set up Alibaba Sports Group together with Sina, a China Internet news site, and Yunfeng Capital, […]

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