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KING 5 News anchor and reporter for 30+ years and still considers it a privilege. lmatsukawa@king5.com. facebook.com/LoriMat...

2014 Northwest Journalists of Color reception

eventbrite.com — Celebrate the next generation of journalists with AAJA Seattle and SABJ! The recipients of the Northwest Journalists of Color, Patricia Fisher Scholarship and Founders Scholarship will be recognized. Enjoy food from Thai Woodinville, Jamil's Big Easy and Nollie's Cafe, mingle with the scholarship winners and other journalists and listen to a keynote from AAJA Seattle founder and KING 5 anchor Lori Matsukawa.

State prisoners nurture endangered turtles

king5.com — Littlerock, Wash. -- Thursday will be release day for several endangered Western Pond Turtles who were nursed back to health from a debilitating shell disease by inmates at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center.

Thief steals tools and dreams of former gang members

king5.com — A Seattle community program trying to turn around the lives of former gang members suffered a setback over the weekend. Thieves made off with woodworking tools the young men were using to build furniture out of wood pallets. An order for 108 chairs scheduled for delivery this summer is now at risk.

UW students welcome Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

king5.com — SEATTLE -- She was greeted like an adored aunt -- sometimes shouted-out by the crowd in Spanish. Students at the University of Washington on Monday welcomed Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who is in town to discuss her recently published memoir.

Council committee to vote on rideshare regulations in Seattle

king5.com — After a year of debate, a Seattle City Council committee vote is expected Thursday night on Seattle's rideshare regulations. The taxi companies, rideshare drivers and the for-hire companies have all been jockeying for business on Seattle's streets. Seattle City Council's taxi committee is expected to decide Thursday night on regulations for UberX, Sidecar and Lyft.

Feds call for reduced school suspensions

king5.com — The Department of Justice is urging schools to pull-back on suspensions which often derail students from graduating and can saddle them with a criminal record. The Highline School District is already seeing success in its campaign to have "No Suspensions by 2015."

Tribal Artifacts Come Home to Suquamish

king5.com — SUQUAMISH -- Centuries old artifacts traveled across Puget Sound from the University of Washington to the new Suquamish Museum Tuesday as orcas leaped and splashed. Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman saw it as a sign that the tribe was doing something good for its people.

Decorated Olympian Apolo Ohno honored in Seattle

king5.com — SEATTLE -- Apolo Anton Ohno, America's most decorated Winter Olympian, says he will be at the Winter Games next February in Sochi, but not as a skater. "I will be there with NBC covering the games," he said. "Doing some commentary for short track speed skating, some long track speed skating, some of the downhill events as well.

Seattle Schools apology plaque rededicated

king5.com — SEATTLE -- A new plaque commemorating a Seattle School District apology to 27 clerks forced to resign during WWII is being given to the School Board Wednesday. Sometime during the move to its new headquarters in 2001, the School District administration lost the original plaque installed in 1984.

Mariners to launch first-ever fireworks at Safeco Friday

king5.com — SAFECO FIELD -- What took more than four months of planning and hours of set up will be over in 15 minutes. But boy, will it be cool! For the first time, the Mariners will fill the sky above and spaces within Safeco Field with fireworks after Friday's Mariners-Cubs game.
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Apr 30, 2016

RT @KeishaBurnsK5: Sun filled afternoon in #Seattle! I'll take it. Make it a great weekend.#wawx pic.twitter.com/oNFPCTHBUa

Apr 30, 2016

RT @SeattlePD: Pedestrian /train collision investigation at 3/Lander. Traffic Collision detectives on scene. Expect road closure for several hours.

Apr 30, 2016

RT @4EVRA12: @LoriMatsukawa Too bad the police lights from @Mariners traffic are reflecting off your screen. Gotta get that fixed!

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