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January 28, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Kenneth Bae’s sister, mother to attend State of Union speech

WASHINGTON — The mother and sister of a former Lynnwood resident imprisoned in North Korea will attend Tuesday’s night State of the Union speech at the Capitol. Myunghee Bae and her daughter, Terri Chung, of Edmonds will be the guests of  U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen, D-Everett, and Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. The family had traveled to Washington,…

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January 7, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Rep. Larsen to Dennis Rodman: Stick to basketball, not diplomacy

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen of Everett on Tuesday urged Dennis Rodman to stick to basketball and butt out of diplomacy, after the ex-NBA star suggested in an interview that a former Lynnwood resident had done something to warrant his imprisonment by North Korea. Appearing on CNN from Pyongyang, Rodman lashed out when interviewer…

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