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How Do You Make a City Safer?

How Do You Make a City Safer?

Amy Huang October 7, 2009 Comments Off on How Do You Make a City Safer?

Seattle’s Ballard Avenue and Columbia City are two examples of once sleepy derelict neighborhoods that are now lively and prosperous at night. Both, like the International District, have preserved their physical structure and pedestrian

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Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 Comments Off on Community readies for arrival of H1N1 influenza vaccine

The first, small amounts of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) vaccine have been released by the federal government and will be arriving locally in the week of Oct. 5 in King County for immunization of

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Bellevue grad sends low-tech balloon into space, captures images

Bellevue grad sends low-tech balloon into space, captures images

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 1

Oliver Yeh, 20, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology student who grew up in Bellevue and graduated from Newport High in 2006, hopes his low-budget experiment in near-space photography will inspire other students. According to

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Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

The International Examiner October 6, 2009 Comments Off on Innovative technologies to help cancer patients

The Health Global Connect Inc., is collaborating with the International Community Health Services (ICHS) in an exciting new startup bringing some innovative new technologies to help cancer patients. On Sept. 16, the groups hosted

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Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Claudia Paras September 16, 2009 1

Pinay sa Seattle-GABRIELA USA, a grass-roots all volunteer political women’s collective, had their debut week of “Summer Nights with Pinay” at the Filipino Community Center (FCC) from Aug 17-21. Having set up their office

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VNSF’s 5th Annual Benefit Event a Success

VNSF’s 5th Annual Benefit Event a Success

The International Examiner September 16, 2009 Comments Off on VNSF’s 5th Annual Benefit Event a Success

The Viet Nam Scholarship Foundation (VNSF) held its 5th annual benefit event to raise funding to support impoverished children in Viet Nam. The dinner, held at Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS), was a

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New Program for Teens Aimed at Preventing Violent Relationships

New Program for Teens Aimed at Preventing Violent Relationships

The International Examiner September 15, 2009 Comments Off on New Program for Teens Aimed at Preventing Violent Relationships

The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced August 27, the creation of a new program aimed at preventing dating violence and domestic and sexual violence, by helping teens build healthy and respectful relationships. HSD

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King County to Eliminate Funds for Human Services for 2010?

King County to Eliminate Funds for Human Services for 2010?

The International Examiner September 2, 2009 Comments Off on King County to Eliminate Funds for Human Services for 2010?

The King County Council Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee expressed concern over what they speculate is King County’s attempt to balance their 2010 budget by apparently eliminating all County general funds for

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ICHS Foundation Names Interim Ed

ICHS Foundation Names Interim Ed

The International Examiner September 2, 2009 Comments Off on ICHS Foundation Names Interim Ed

The ICHS Foundation announced the appointment of Andy Yip as its interim Executive Director on Aug. 25. After graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in economics, Yip was recruited by Prudential

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Local Guam-born Soldier oldest to die in Afghanistan

Local Guam-born Soldier oldest to die in Afghanistan

The International Examiner September 2, 2009 Comments Off on Local Guam-born Soldier oldest to die in Afghanistan

First Sgt. Jose San Nicolas Crisostomo, 59, a Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient who volunteered to return to the Army and serve in Afghanistan, became the oldest U.S. service member to die in

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