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* Phase re-openings paused, “significant risk” parts of economy may have to close again,
* U.S., Canada may extend border closure to at least Aug. 21,
* Yelm Rotary note 10 years of ‘Service Above Self’ helping community!

Credit: Thurston County Public Health and Social Services


+ Pause for phased reopening extended through July 28, “significant risk” parts of economy may have to close again

+ Coronavirus claims another event, canceling JBLM’s annual ‘Freedom Fest’

+ U.S., Canada reportedly agree to extend border closure until at least Aug. 21

+ How dangerous is it to be in a crowd in Washington? Map helps you calculate the risk

+ ‘Service Above Self’: Rotary Club of Yelm Marks 10 Years of Helping Community, Youths

+ Thurston County Chamber Launches Mask Campaign

+ Lacey Police search for missing man with Alzheimer’s – Family owns a gas station in Yelm, he uses Intercity Transit

+ Yelm’s Connection to Military Service Members and Their Families Runs Deep

+ America’s jobless are about to lose their $600-a-week lifeline in about 2 weeks


Marc Benioff [the Salesforce co-founder and chief executive] says if everyone in the U.S. wore masks for 3 weeks ‘we would not have any more coronavirus’

Nearly 1 in 4 US teachers at greater risk of becoming seriously ill if infected with coronavirus

MIT: Empty Middle Seats Could Reduce COVID-19 Contagion Risk – choose Delta and Alaska commit to keep middle seats empty

How to Reopen Schools: What Science and Other Countries Teach Us

Your mask feels uncomfortable? Get over it. As a surgeon, I know how vital they are.

Deregulated Under Trump, Nursing Homes Are Becoming COVID Morgues

Study Shows 5.4 Million Have Lost Insurance Amid Pandemic

More Evidence Ventilators Deadly for COVID Patients, where use of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen therapy works

Small businesses worldwide fight for survival amid pandemic

CDC chief says northerners heading South for vacation may be to blame for surge in coronavirus cases


Student GOP Leader Says Republicans Voting for Trump is a ‘Betrayal’ to the U.S.

Former CDC chiefs rebuke Trump for ‘undermining’ agency’s guidelines, contributing to a resurgence of US coronavirus cases

COVID-19 and Florida’s governor could tank Trump’s renomination festivities in Jacksonville – due to an executive order requiring all big sports venues to operate at no more than 50 percent capacity

Black residents oppose Trump’s visit to Jacksonville on anniversary of ‘Ax Handle Saturday’ – Trump accepting the Republican Presidential nomination

4 Former CDC Heads Blast Trump for Sharing Tweet Accusing CDC of Being “Liars”

Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal explains how Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence rather than give a full pardon leaves Stone open to be re-prosecuted

Trump administration rescinds order blocking foreign students taking classes online from living in the U.S.

Posted by Steve on July 15, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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