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Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu will make history if she’s successful in her bid for an open seat on the Washington State Supreme Court.

$15/hour minimum wage may kill small businesses

$15/hour minimum wage may kill small businesses

By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly In theory, a $15/hour minimum wage sounds great, until reality hits the small businesses that have to pay the

My Time in Oso — Part 1

My Time in Oso — Part 1

By Thao Tran Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly The Oso mudslide tragedy caused Thao Tran to reflect upon his connection with the town, and the 20 years he spent with the North Fork Stillaguamish River, which runs through the town. This is the first of two parts.

Korean American ‘living the dream’ as Federal Way chief of police

Korean American ‘living the dream’ as Federal Way chief of police

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Wearing three gold stars on the left collar, three more on the right, and a badge, Andy Hwang, who might be the state’s only Asian

Oct. 11 Editorial: We endorse Barack Obama

24 December 2008

Special thanks should go out to the Rothman-Kurose family. Ruthann, Mika, and Mori were some of Obama’s earliest supporters

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Aug. 10: Hooters gives Chinese sports fans a thrill

24 December 2008

During the Olympics, I met up with friends at a symbol of American indulgence — yes, we went to the Hooters in Beijing.

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June 14: Seattle’s Chinatown raises $166,596 for quake victims

24 December 2008

What inspired a wife to be pitted against her husband, a restaurateur to give up jewelry worth $24,000, 30 youths to go door

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April 19: China loves Tibet?

24 December 2008

“China loves Tibet,” Zhang, a Chinese graduate student read aloud from the multitude of signs. He continued, “But the question is, does Tibet love China?”

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April 12: South Asian domestic abuse victims finally open up

24 December 2008

On any given day, it would be impossible to pick someone who has dealt with domestic violence out of a crowd. People who face abuse

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Feb. 23: BCC faculty says, ‘Racism happens for a profit’

24 December 2008

With a combined 45 years of instruction at Bellevue Community College, three members of its faculty are “willing to take some risks,”

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Jan. 16: Madame Ninh to open new university in Vietnam

24 December 2008

Madame Ton Nu Thi Ninh was once the highest ranking female official in the Vietnamese government. Now retired from her official diplomatic roles

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Top 10 Names in the News of 2008

24 December 2008

On May 18, 449 former University of Washington students were recognized for their courage and contributions to society.

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VABAW’s annual banquet

24 December 2008

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington’s annual banquet was held on Oct. 28 at the Triple Door. The theme for

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A community election

24 December 2008

An election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Two positions were up for

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Scientist posthumously honored

24 December 2008

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) honored the late Dr. Bell M. Shimada, a Nisei Japanese American

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The Celebrity Hall of Shame – Top 8 of 2008

24 December 2008

Vietnam's Ministry of Culture officials stripped 18-year-old Miss Vietnam Thi Thuy Dung Tran of the right to represent Vietnam at the Miss World

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Russians sentenced for 19 hate killings

Russians sentenced for 19 hate killings

20 December 2008

By Paul Sonne The Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Seven young men who murdered 19 people in a series of hate crimes were sentenced to prison Monday, Dec. 15, amid a

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Filipino wrecking machine set for UFC debut

Filipino wrecking machine set for UFC debut

20 December 2008

That’s how Mark Munoz describes himself outside of the cage in a recent telephone interview with Northwest Asian Weekly.

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Angry Ford dealer blasts imports in controversial ads

20 December 2008

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) — A Ford dealer, angered over the proposed bailout of U.S. automakers, blames the nation’s sour economy on Congress and criticized buyers

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Crime on the rise in the ID?

20 December 2008

On Wednesday, Dec. 10, members of several International District businesses met with a handful of officers from the Seattle Police Department (SPD) to discuss

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Will milk companies pay up for making babies sick?

Will milk companies pay up for making babies sick?

20 December 2008

BEIJING (AP) — Some Chinese dairy companies will likely have to pay for a compensation plan being prepared by the government for familie

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Some festive cheer around the Northwest Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post newsroom

Some festive cheer around the Northwest Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post newsroom

20 December 2008

Both newspapers thought it would be fun to participate in a holiday decorating contest to make the newsroom feel more like home.

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Turnaround time: Flagging Huskies get new coach

Turnaround time: Flagging Huskies get new coach

20 December 2008

Steve Sarkisian is the new head coach of the Washington Huskies. He will be succeeding Tyrone Willingham, whose 4-year tenure

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Cantwell announces landmark partnership between Washington state and Chinese ports

20 December 2008

On the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA)

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