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* Gift of Gobble fed 150 families, a 50% increase,
* Health workers say state’s hospitals nearing capacity,
* Trump’s post-presidency has potentially serious legal battles!

The 2020 Gift of Gobble feed 150 families
Credit: Bounty For Families


+ AP News: Voter turnout in Washington hit 84.1%, just shy of record, election to be certified Dec. 1st [Thurston County final votes tally on Nov. 24]

+ JOLT News: Thurston County officials reflect on complicated, successful election season

+ NVN: Late Republican Ballots Thwart Democratic Gains in State Legislature, [though] Balance of Power Unchanged in Olympia

+ Bounty For Families: Yelm’s Gift of Gobble Feeds 150 Families in 2020 [Ed. note: A 50% increase over supporting an annual 100 fmailies.]

+ Air Force Magazine: The US is Out of the Open Skies Treaty [with Russia]. What’s Next?

+ South Sound Biz: New Marriott Tacoma Hotel (adjacent Convention Center) Signals Promising Future for South Sound Conventions/Tourism

+ The Olympian: State expands who’s eligible for $1.1 million still left in Thurston’s rent assistance fund

+ Yelm Chamber: $500 Grants Available to small Yelm Businesses

+ McClatchey News: Health workers join Gov. Inslee to warn that hospitals are approaching capacity

+ Common Dreams: ‘Go Big, and Stay Big’: Economists Call for $3 Trillion Covid Relief Package to Stop Nation’s Descent Into Ruin – “The Senate’s failure” to approve funding the cause+ McClatchey News:

+ McClatchey News: Looking to get outdoors after Thanksgiving? Washington, Oregon waive state park fees

+ CNBC: Pennsylvania and Nevada certify Biden wins over Trump

+ AP News: Michigan AG investigates threats against Wayne County Board of Canvassers

+ The Hill: Biden surpasses 80 million votes [a record for any President], eclipsing Obama’s record by more than 10 million votes

+ UK’s Daily Mail: Billionaire Charles Koch says he was ‘horrified’ by extreme immigration and foreign policy views of Republicans HE funded – said he ‘screwed up’ by being too partisan


Thurston County COVID-cases show concerning trends – 135 cases so far this week, with 5 days to go. [patterns of multiple household members getting sick]

Threshold for reopening WA schools could be lowered significantly, draft plan shows

4 in 10 Americans Plan to Defy CDC Guidelines on Thanksgiving

US Coronavirus: US sets record for Covid-19 hospitalizations amid fall surge

CDC to shorten quarantine for those exposed to Covid-19

Of all the people who died of the 1918-1919 flu in Seattle, more than half died after the holiday season [Ed. note: Will Puget Sound learn from history, or set a new record 2020-2021?]

Several Puget Sound hospitals postponing non-urgent procedures amid COVID surge

Washington cell phone and traffic data show slowdown in Thanksgiving travel amid COVID warnings

The Best and Worst Places to Be in the Coronavirus Era


+ The New York Times: Trump Is Said to Plan Pardon of Flynn, one of a string of pardons he plans to issue before leaving office[Ed. note: As if this is a surprise to anyone. Are pre-pardoning Jared, Ivanka, and Trump himself next?]

Former House speaker Paul Ryan calls on Trump to concede

Trump’s post-presidency will be cluttered with potentially serious legal battles

Posted by Steve on November 25, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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  1. Post presidency legal battles:

    It will be interesting to see of Trump attempts to pardon himself. And interesting to witness the resulting legal machinations that will ensue

    Comment by Carlos Perez on November 25, 2020 at 12:58 pm

  2. This was a wonderful pardon that Trump did.

    Comment by nightlight on November 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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