** SELECT LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL NEWS **
Thurston’s two virus deaths gives the county three in the past seven days, 58 cases so far this week [Ed. Note: headed for another consecutive weekly record?]
Jolt News: Long and steady line of voters at voting center on Election Day
NVN: Yelm Earthworm & Castings Farm owner Kelan Moynagh looks to sell business
NVN: Historic Yelm Water Tower being sandblasted and painted, installation of lights planned for the future
Remote learning challenges found throughout Thurston County
Oregon May Become First State to Decriminalize Small Possession of All Drugs
When will U.S.-Canada border reopen? Canadians say Tuesday’s election will play a role
Weary from political strife and a pandemic, some Americans are fleeing the country
Violence around voting is new for white Americans. But Black Americans remember.
Analysis: The old world isn’t coming back, no matter who wins the US presidential election
Seattle Times: Take it from a former Black Panther and Vietnam vet: ‘This is not a time to be afraid’
The 7 biggest ways people waste money and how to avoid them, from a financial attorney
The growing U.S. deficit raises questions about funding as China cuts U.S. debt holdings
** CORONAVIRUS NEWS **
CBS 60 Minutes: Lack of readiness, questionable federal inspection helped fuel first U.S. COVID-19 outbreak – When a nursing facility outside Seattle found itself in the middle of the first known U.S. outbreak of COVID-19, the response was hampered by a lack of viable tests and a federal inspection that diverted time away from patient care.
After observing elections for over 30 years, The Carter Center has turned its attention to the United States for the first time. [Ed. note: Interesting that one of the leading international election watch organizations, especially in the third world, is now having to turn their attention to the U. S.]
Birx urges stepped-up coronavirus response, warning of ‘most deadly phase of this pandemic’: report
More Americans approve of Fauci’s handling of coronavirus than Trump’s, new poll finds
COVID Vaccines Will Make People More Sick
** TRUMP NEWS **
Reuters: Exclusive: Tired of Trump, Deutsche Bank games ways to sever ties with the president – sources
After observing elections for over 30 years, The Carter Center has turned its attention to the United States for the first time. [Ed. note: Interesting that one of the leading international election watch organizations, especially in the third world, is now having to turn their attention to the U. S.]ties with the president – sources
Revealed: $280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally – Lawmakers say scale of spending – particularly by Trump’s lawyers and allies – is ‘alarming,’ and call for urgent action to increase transparency.