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King County funding supports API community programs

King County funding supports API community programs

Kamna Shastri February 22, 2017 0

Last November, the King County Council approved a budget of $11.4 billion to fund public safety, homelessness, and transportation programs. King County said in a statement that the adopted budget continues to reaffirm its

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The Philippines hosts 65th Miss Universe Pageant

The Philippines hosts 65th Miss Universe Pageant

Jefferson Mendoza February 15, 2017 0

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—A wave of roaring sounds was heard inside and outside of the Philippines’ SM Mall of Asia Arena throughout the three-hour live telecast of the 65th Miss Universe pageant. And for each roar,

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Sawant rallies in support of LGBTQ rights and NoDAPL movement

Sawant rallies in support of LGBTQ rights and NoDAPL movement

Cliff Cawthon February 15, 2017 0

On Saturday, February 11, several hundred gathered in Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill as Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant led a rally with environmental, indigenous, and LGBTQ activists to denounce the Trump administration

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Rebecca Saldaña plans to open doors for immigrants, people of color

Rebecca Saldaña plans to open doors for immigrants, people of color

Chetanya Robinson February 14, 2017 0

One of Washington state’s most racially and ethnically diverse districts has a new representative in Olympia. Rebecca Saldaña was chosen on December 12 to fill the state Senate seat previously held by Pramila Jayapal,

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Announcement: Free Screening of <em>‘When Rabbit Left the Moon,’</em> Followed by Omori Sisters’ Panel at Occidental College

Announcement: Free Screening of ‘When Rabbit Left the Moon,’ Followed by Omori Sisters’ Panel at Occidental College

The International Examiner February 10, 2017 0

The public is invited to the first event in Occidental College’s series, The 75th Anniversary of the Japanese American Incarceration: Never Again, a short film and lecture by Emiko and Chizu Omori. The program

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President signs multiple Executive Orders related to immigration

President signs multiple Executive Orders related to immigration

The International Examiner February 8, 2017 0

Sanctuary cities and US-Mexico border wall topics in other executive orders signed by the president during his first week in office.

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Executive Order Banning Nationals from Seven Predominantly Muslim Countries ignites protests; Washington state files lawsuit

Executive Order Banning Nationals from Seven Predominantly Muslim Countries ignites protests; Washington state files lawsuit

The International Examiner February 8, 2017 0

Overview of the immediate after effects of the travel ban implemented by the Trump administration

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Documentary reveals hard realities of Seattle homeless encampment Nickelsville

Documentary reveals hard realities of Seattle homeless encampment Nickelsville

Anran Lin February 8, 2017 0

The public has a tendency that bothered Seattle filmmaker Derek McNeill: The negative assumptions they have about homeless people in Seattle. So he set out to search for an answer that he hoped would

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Year of the Rooster stamp is unveiled, released in first issue at the Wing Luke Museum

Year of the Rooster stamp is unveiled, released in first issue at the Wing Luke Museum

Kamna Shastri February 8, 2017 0

The United States Postal Service unveiled its first commemorative stamp of the year with a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Wing Luke Museum on January 5. The stamp unveiling brought in a full audience to

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Announcement: Public Safety Coordinator position now open for applications

Announcement: Public Safety Coordinator position now open for applications

The International Examiner February 7, 2017 0

In November, the city council added funding for a public safety coordinator position in the Chinatown-International District. The public safety coordinator will act as a community liaison with the city and serve as co-chair

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