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Denise Moriguchi aims to carry Uwajimaya brand forward

1945: Moriguchi moves family to Seattle and opens grocery at Fourth Avenue and Main Street in the Nihonmachi (Japantown) area of what is now the Chinatown-International District.

    Denise Moriguchi aims to carry Uwajimaya brand forward
    The 40-year-old MBA will take the reins next month at a company that grew from a single Tacoma truck into a cornerstone of Seattle's Asian-American community. Share story Denise Moriguchi remembers many childhood hours spent at Uwajimaya, the Asian grocery-store chain her family owns.

21 hours ago

Blind woman inspires others walking in Seattle women’s march

When Villarreal and her partner, Melissa Irish, saw the woman she was walking uphill near 14th Avenue South and South Jackson Street, headed to the start of the march.

There was the woman who appeared to have cerebral palsy on Fourth Avenue near Union Street, covering the route with a walker. Earlier on the route, Villareal saw a woman without legs pushed in a wheelchair by a friend.

    Blind woman inspires others walking in Seattle women's march
    An estimated 150,000 people joined the Women's March on Seattle on Saturday. They met at Judkins Park in the Central District and walked the roughly three miles to Seattle Center in the largest gathering on Seattle streets since the Super Bowl victory parade.

22 hours ago

Seattle women’s march draws 175,000 attendees, organizers say

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    Seattle women's march draws 175,000 attendees, organizers say
    SEATTLE - The Seattle outpost of the Women's March on Washington drew about 175,000 people greatly exceeding organizers expectations. Organizers for the Womxn's March on Seattle said the total attendance is a very "conservative estimate" for the march between Judkins Park and Seattle Center Saturday. They expect that number to grow.

21 hours ago

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