** LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS **
BREAKING – New York Times: Trump Records Shed New Light on Chinese Business Pursuits – As he raises questions about his opponent’s standing with China, President Trump’s taxes reveal details about his own activities there, including a previously unknown bank account.
Team McChord welcomes 2020-2022 Honorary Commanders – includes Yelm City Administrator Michael Graham
Thurston Strong is offering a grant for independently-owned retail and restaurant operators that have experienced a significant economic impact – Applications will be reviewed in the order received through October 31 or until funds are depleted.
Washington state changes COVID-19 higher ed rules in response to campus outbreaks
Tracking Our COVID-19 Response: Washington virus cases “trending poorly”
Airport traffic rebounds to levels not seen since March, TSA says – will travelers lead to an exponential virus spread?
AMC movie theaters warns bankruptcy is on the table as cash runs low
Climate change threatens U.S. banks far more than they’re disclosing, by Steven M. Rothstein and Dan Saccardi, Ceres
** CORONAVIRUS NEWS **
Dr. Scott Gottlieb: U.S. about ‘a week away from a rapid acceleration’ of coronavirus cases
The coronavirus pandemic has caused nearly 300,000 more deaths than expected in a typical year
CDC Warns That Thanksgiving Gatherings Could Make You a Superspreader
A Third Coronavirus Surge Has Taken Root in the U.S.
Should you wear masks on public transportation? CDC urges Americans in new guidance
This 14-year-old girl won a $25K prize for a discovery that could lead to a cure for Covid-19
** TRUMP HIGHLIGHTS IN THE LAST 24 HOURS **
Why Former RNC chair Michael Steele endorses Biden for president
Trump cuts a ‘60 Minutes’ interview short, and then taunts Lesley Stahl on Twitter.
New York Timesç Trump Is Giving Up – Against both the coronavirus and Joe Biden, the president’s strategy increasingly accepts defeat.
Lawyers say they can’t find the parents of 545 migrant children separated by Trump administration
Exxon Mobil said a ‘hypothetical call’ where Trump got its CEO to donate $25 million to his campaign never happened
‘Mr. President, call off the dogs’: Tom Ridge says Trump’s calls for poll watchers ‘outrageous’
Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance: If we have learned anything from the Trump administration, it’s that our government cannot function properly when people lose confidence in it.
75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer – In the past four years, Trump has shredded environmental protections for American lands, animals and people.
This list was adapted from the Harvard Law School’s Regulatory Rollback Tracker.
Stanford researchers say they won’t be silenced after criticizing Trump’s coronavirus advisor Dr. Scott Atlas
Trump ups pressure on Barr to probe Bidens as election nears
William McRaven, former top special operations commander who oversaw bin Laden raid, says he voted for Biden
Trump Calls for Violence Against Adam Schiff [Ed. note: This incitement is against the law!]
From coast to coast, the Trump administration is locking Democratic leaders out of USPS facilities doing oversight
Flag-Waving Trumpers Crash Qasim Rashid for Congress Event. What Happened Next Will Inspire You.
UK’s Telegraph: How Trump built an invisible wall and won his war on migration
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh says his lung cancer is terminal
WaPo Op-Ed: Republicans, it’s time to choose between autocracy and a republic