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Gov. picks Yu

Gov. picks Yu

By Rachel La Corte Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu was appointed to the Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday, and she will be the first openly gay justice, as well as the first Asian American, to serve on the state’s high court.

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For young Kate Lee, the design is in the details

For young Kate Lee, the design is in the details

By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly For Kate Kyung-ha Lee, an associate retail designer, design has long played a focal point in her life. Lee was recently named to retail magazine Visual Merchandising and Store Design’s Designer Dozen for 2014, an annual awards program which recognizes 12 up-and-coming designers nationwide under 35 for their creativity […]

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Minority biz reacts to $15 min. wage

Minority biz reacts to $15 min. wage

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on May 1 proposed a phased-in increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years — a compromise endorsed by both business and labor that would make the city’s pay baseline the highest in the nation.

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