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  1. Seattleites rallying for Liang clash with counter-protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Supporters of Akai Gurley start chanting, "Manslaughter is a crime," during a rally organized by Peter Liang supporters. On Feb. 20, a rally protesting the recent conviction of 28-year-old New York Police Department officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed Black man, Akai Gurley, also 28, started peacefully at the Westlake Downtown Park.

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  2. First Hill Streetcar begins service amid firecrackers and lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    On Feb. 13, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and community leaders Ron Chew , Gloria Lung Wakayama , David Leong , and Beth Takekawa celebrated the First Hill Streetcar's start-of-service with a party full of lion dancing, firecrackers, and red envelopes. The party was the first in a series planned for the streetcar line, which connects Pioneer Square, the International District, and Capitol Hill.

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  3. Mayor announces resolution to rename park after Donnie ChinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray addresses a crowd of attendees at the grand opening of the Yesler Hill Climb On Feb. 13, at the grand opening of the Yesler Hill Climb, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that he has submitted a resolution to Seattle City Council to rename the International Children's Park in Chinatown in honor of Donnie Chin, the former International District Emergency Center head, who was fatally shot in July 2015. The Yesler Hill Climb is a new pathway that connects Yesler Terrace to First Hill for pedestrians and bicyclists, featuring a staircase and wheelchair-accessible ramp.

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  4. Blog: My top 10 lunar new year wishes No Trump andRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    In the Year of the Monkey, I raise my glass, celebrating that most of my 2015 wishes for the community came true. Last February, I shared with readers my Lunar New Year wishes - to see Latino American Ana Mari Cauce become the University of Washington president - Black American Leslie Holt get the NBC anchor job - and "Fresh Off the Boat," a television sitcom about a Chinese American family, would still be on air in 2016.

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  5. Vietnamese man dead from Jungle shootingRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    A deadly shooting occurred at a homeless encampment at Airport Way and South Atlantic Street in a greenbelt adjacent to the I-5 freeway, known as The Jungle, on Tuesday night, Jan. 26, around 7:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department . One of the victims, James Q. Tran, 33, was found dead at the scene.

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  6. Jayapa poised for Congress?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    On Jan. 21, Washington state Sen. Pramila Jayapal announced her congressional bid in Washington state's 7th district, in hopes of succeeding U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, who is retiring and vacating his seat after 14 terms. Jayapal is currently serving her first term as state senator for Washington's 37th district , also her home of nearly 20 years.

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  7. Bye post office, hello double-sized Hing Hay ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Demolition takes place at the former United States Post Office building on Sixth Avenue. Hing Hay Park will expand into this site.

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  8. First Hill Streetcar begins service with soft opening and free rides on Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Travelers on the First Hill Streetcar were able to ride for free on Saturday, Jan. 23, during a promotional service period. Conceived as a link between Seattle's Link Light Rail at its Capitol Hill station and King Street Station adjacent to the International District, the First Hill Streetcar has undergone testing over the last several months to ensure the streetcars are safe to use.

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  9. Bipartisan bill aims to preserve affordable housing statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Across the Puget Sound region, as real estate values and rents rise, cities large and small are struggling to preserve existing lower-cost, market-rate housing. A bipartisan plan to enact a local-option property tax exemption for existing rental homes aims to preserve lower rents and prevent the displacement of long-time tenants, even as landlords seek to make building improvements.

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  10. 'Kanako' pits esteemed actor against a lot of pointless goreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Snow falls slowly. Bright lights twinkle in the night. And young people, at least, dance together in a club, done up in their immaculate fashions.

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  11. We're still in printRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Bill Gates said no to a group of features editors in 1994 at the Edgewater Inn . "I will give you guys 12 to 15 years," said Gates, who was keynote speaker for an editors conference.

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  12. The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle's hidden gateway to Imperial ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    In the heart of downtown Seattle, in the Skinner Building, lies a hidden architectural gem with Chinese-inspired interior design that evokes the sacred palaces and a temple of Imperial China - it's the 5th Avenue Theatre. The theater is a different world where dragons, phoenixes, and guardian lions are at peace in their natural habitat while protecting the sanctuary of Seattle's modern thespians.

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  13. Seattle library to offer financial aid help on Jan. 23Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The Seattle Public Library will offer a workshop supporting high school students and their families as they navigate the college financial aid process from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Douglass-Truth Branch . Trained volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and offer help with applying for scholarships.

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  14. 2015 top stories - Seattle's Chinatown loses its hero, receives a ...Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Chin served as ad hoc security around the ID neighborhood since he was a teenager. He believed that police and medics had slow response times in the ID and so he helped out in his own capacity.

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  15. Most clicked 2015 stories -Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    What did Northwest Asian Weekly website readers find the most intriguing to click on this year? Here is the list of the top 15 in 2015, based on Google Analytics. Pacquiao has rarely skimped on excitement during his remarkable career as an eight-division champion, but the Philippines congressman realizes he is facing the greatest defensive fighter of their era.

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  16. Surviving the aftermath - Dealing with the wake of the Ride the Ducks disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Injured international students from the Ride the Ducks accident on the Aurora Bridge will be given private insurance plans if they lose student health coverage during prolonged medical leaves, state officials said last Friday. Phuong Dinh, 18, is at the Seattle Keiro Nursing Home.

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  17. Columbia City teen reportedly killed over shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    A pair of Nike Air Jordans may have been the reason that 24-year-old Si Phu reportedly killed his 14-year-old niece Christy Phu. Si Phu was arrested by the Seattle Police Department on Tuesday after leaving the scene on Sunday.

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  18. Top contributors to the Asian American communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    From left: Mel Kang, Chong Dameron, Rick Polintan, Elsie Taniguchi, Bill Tashima, Van Dinh-Kuno, Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman, and Vandana Slatter It is an event organized by Northwest Asian Weekly and the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation to mark the noteworthy achievements of local Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders. From left: A thank-you presentation to Seattle City Council members who have served the City for decades and would not return in 2016 Hon.

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  19. International Special Review District Board election resultsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held Nov. 17. Three positions were up for election. The special character of the Chinatown International District is recognized and protected by city ordinance.

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  20. A winning run! - Despite injury, Sophia Liu goes back-to-back for Seattle Marathon winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Despite an injury, it could not stop Seattle's Sophia Liu from winning her second straight Seattle Marathon women's title. She earned the win with a time of 2 hours 58 minutes and 39 seconds.

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