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For the love of rugby: America’s ‘Sleeping Giant’

For the love of rugby: America’s ‘Sleeping Giant’

Jefferson Mendoza May 9, 2017 0

HONG KONG S.A.R., CHINA—The hallowed turf of the Hong Kong Stadium was filled with high drama for USA Men’s Eagles at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens tournament, ending in fourth place finish in

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Sen. Bob Hasegawa enters Seattle mayoral race

Sen. Bob Hasegawa enters Seattle mayoral race

Cliff Cawthon May 8, 2017 0

Washington State Sen. Bob Hasegawa today has officially declared his candidacy for the Mayor of Seattle. The longtime South Seattle State Senator has entered the race declaring in a statement that “he believes that

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How democracy vouchers are changing Seattle campaign finance in 2017

How democracy vouchers are changing Seattle campaign finance in 2017

Ester Kim May 8, 2017 0

Democracy Vouchers essentially put $100 into the hands of hundreds and thousands of eligible Seattle residents in January to create a way for more people to participate in their local government. So what’s happened

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Announcement: CID Public Safety Steering Committee invites community to May 11 reception

Announcement: CID Public Safety Steering Committee invites community to May 11 reception

The International Examiner May 8, 2017 0

The community is invited to a Public Safety Reception hosted by the The Chinatown International District Public Safety Steering Committee on May 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (program starts at 5:30 p.m.)

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Republican health care bill pushes past House

Republican health care bill pushes past House

Kai Eng May 5, 2017 0

On May 4, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act in favor of the American Health Care Act. The latest version of the Republican-led legislation does away with

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Navigation Center delayed, Friends of Little Saigon forms task force

Navigation Center delayed, Friends of Little Saigon forms task force

Chetanya Robinson May 3, 2017 0

At the end of April, Friends of Little Saigon announced that the City would delay opening a new low-barrier homeless shelter known as the Navigation Center, until the project receives further input from the

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API community mourns death of civil liberties champion Mike Lowry

API community mourns death of civil liberties champion Mike Lowry

Ron Chew May 3, 2017 0

Former Washington Governor Mike Lowry, an early champion of redress payments for Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II and a passionate supporter of universal health care, passed away on Monday at the age

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CID Public Safety Coordinator Sonny Nguyen is ready to engage

CID Public Safety Coordinator Sonny Nguyen is ready to engage

Chetanya Robinson May 3, 2017 0

In late March, Sonny Nguyen was hired by the Chinatown International District Public Safety Steering Committee as public safety coordinator for the neighborhood. Nguyen’s hiring came after a succession of community-led efforts to address the

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Announcement: Mayor and Councilmembers sign $1 million legal defense fund for immigrants

Announcement: Mayor and Councilmembers sign $1 million legal defense fund for immigrants

Chetanya Robinson May 1, 2017 0

On April 28, Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmembers M. Lorena González and Tim Burgess signed an ordinance to create a $1 million legal defense fund to help immigrants who can’t afford to hire their

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Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Councilmember Tim Burgess proposes legislation to regulate Short Term Rentals in Seattle

Cliff Cawthon April 26, 2017 0

The regulation of these short-term rentals is a lesser-known way of tackling the epidemic of housing shortages across the city, particularly in the International District. A 2016 report by Puget Sound Sage examined how

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