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Beacon Hill building energizes Seattle Lees

Beacon Hill building energizes Seattle Lees

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Four beauties wearing their crowns and native costumes — all sharing the same surname

Reign welcomes a Women’s World Cup veteran to the club

Reign welcomes a Women’s World Cup veteran to the club

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Atop the roof of the Space Needle on April 2, the Seattle Reign FC unveiled its new “kits,” a soccer term for uniforms, for the 2014 season.

Fukushima children start new school after f leeing radiation

Fukushima children start new school after f leeing radiation

By Yuri Kageyama Associated Press MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) – The 12-year-old girl didn’t want to leave her younger

LETTER: Thank you to the NWAW Foundation

12 February 2009

On behalf of our client families at Family Services, I thank the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation ...

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SOUND OFF: Calif. state schools overhaul admissions policy

10 February 2009

The University of California's governing board last Thursday approved a major overhaul of its admissions policy that would expand the pool of undergraduate applicants but guarantee entry to fewer high-achieving students ...

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EDITORIAL: Businesses: Lunar New Year Celebration best CIDBIA event ever

06 February 2009

When we heard that that the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) wanted to bring its annual Lunar New Year Celebration outside instead of housing it in King Street Station, our first thought was: Hope it doesn’t rain that day ...

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SOUND OFF: Palestinian couple in Alabama fights deportation

03 February 2009

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An immigrant couple with six children are trying to block the government’s attempt to deport them and their oldest son from Alabama, arguing they are stateless Palestinians with nowhere else to go ...

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SOUND OFF: Sheriff speaks at white supremacist dinner

03 February 2009

Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall was a guest speaker at a recent meeting of a white supremacist group ...

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LETTER: Stop blaming China for economic woes

30 January 2009

The actions President Obama has taken in the first days of his office reinforce our audacity to hope that much needed change will take place to restore America’s historic place in the world. But ...

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NWAW EDITORIAL: Buzzword for new presidency: cyber transparency

30 January 2009

It was like someone threw on a switch at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 20. That was the moment www.whitehouse.gov flipped from being George W. Bush’s Web site to Obama’s site. The face-lift was noticeable ...

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COMMENTARY: Seattle School District in the wrong, only hurting immigrant and refugee students

23 January 2009

Since 1980, the Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center (SBOC) has served immigrant and refugee students who have recently arrived in Seattle speaking little or no English. This school's future is unclear...

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NWAW editorial: We mourn big losses within our industry

15 January 2009

In the past two weeks, there have been two news items that have rattled us ...

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Letter: Gaza article doesn’t tell the whole story

15 January 2009

I’m not sure why Northwest Asian Weekly, as a periodical primarily serving East Asians, felt the compelling need to wade into the Israeli–Palestinian dispute ...

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Letter: Richardson’s withdrawal erases nothing

08 January 2009

I have been among those that objected to the nomination of Gov. Bill Richardson as the next secretary of commerce ...

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NWAW Editorial: Let’s make our ID more visible in 2009

08 January 2009

We know it’s easy to let generic New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside, but this resolution is no diet plan or get-rich scheme ...

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Far East awkwardly meets Old West ‘Yellowfish’ review

08 January 2009

John Keeble’s novel “Yellowfish” begins in the thick fog of San Francisco’s Chinatown. In such a fog, things disappear

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2008 news: The TOP 5 overlooked, the TOP 5 overrated

08 January 2009

As editor of the Northwest Asian Weekly, one of the hardest aspects of my job is deciding which stories are important

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Visas for victims can lead to green cards

08 January 2009

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have announced the implementation of a rule that will allow

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Gregoire calls for deportation of jailed illegal aliens

08 January 2009

SEATTLE (AP) — To save money, Gov. Chris Gregoire wants illegal aliens serving time in state prisons deported.

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Astronaut reaches for the stars

08 January 2009

These were the first words uttered by the crew of the STS-124 shuttle Discovery to members of the International

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Husband and wife honored for philanthropy

08 January 2009

The Martinez Foundation publicly recognized Jerry and Charlene Lee for their support at its gala in October. In addition to serving on the Martinez

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New Asian American law school dean at UW?

08 January 2009

Finalists for the deanship of the University of Washington School of Law will be visiting the university for interviews in January.

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Miss Chinatown tries to break into Hong Kong

08 January 2009

Ni Jiang made Seattle proud when she captured the national title of Miss Chinatown Queen in 2008.

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