** LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS **
Thurston County ends week with 148 COVID-19 cases, a new weekly high – third consecutive week of 100 or more cases.
Coaches, AD’s frustrated by new high school sports guidance from Thurston County health official
Suicides at JBLM for 2020 so far match last year’s total, records show. What’s to blame?
WSU postpones start of spring semester, eliminates spring break
U.S. Budget Deficit Hit $3.1 Trillion Amid Virus Spending Surge – A surge in spending, combined with falling tax receipts have sent the deficit soaring, complicating plans for additional stimulus.
Canada cracks down on Americans who break coronavirus rules
Roger McNamee: We have to ask whether social media today is ‘compatible with democracy’
Microplastics on the Ocean Floor Are 25 Times Greater Than Thought
Fall’s best meteor shower to peak on Tuesday night
** CORONAVIRUS UPDATES **
Covid-19 Hits the Old Hardest, But the Healthy Longest – While we’re fighting to suppress a second wave, the number of people with so-called long Covid is mounting.
U.S. is staring down a ‘substantial third wave’ of coronavirus cases. Here are the numbers U.S. is staring down a ‘substantial third wave’ of coronavirus cases. Here are the numbers
Why the coronavirus is killing more men than women
How the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may have spread coronavirus across the Upper Midwest
** TRUMP **
Trump says the quiet part out loud: He’s losing
A Regulatory Rush by Federal Agencies to Secure Trump’s Legacy
Why Trump vs. Biden is a lot like 2016 — and why it’s not
“No surprise: The State Department engages in yet another coverup of money funneled to Donald Trump“
New York Times: “If he loses the election, Trump mused Friday, ‘Maybe I’ll have to leave the country.’”
For the first time in decades, Arizona farmers are divided over presidency
Trump returned to Wisconsin for large campaign rally as coronavirus cases hit record levels
Wisconsin GOP Official Who Fought Mask Mandate Gets COVID Ahead of Trump Rally as Swing State’s Cases Soar
N.Y.C. Was Once a Bastion of G.O.P. Moderates. Then Trump Came Along.
Trump rally calls to ‘lock up’ MI Gov. after plot foiled against her – he laughed
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: Trump is inciting domestic terrorism
Twitter removes tweet from top Trump Covid adviser saying masks don’t work
Trump’s COVID Rally in Harrisburg, PA. – Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse for The Daily Social Distancing Show
The Lincoln Project presents their music video for “Commander in Chief” by Demi Lovato [Ed.note: Expect to be moved!]