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* How to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine this week,
* WA. AG Ferguson won 39th lawsuit against Trump Admin,
* Yelm Community unites to tackle hunger year round!

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris applauds as President-elect Joe Biden arrives for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.
Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, via the AP


JOLT News: Vaccines: You might be eligible now, due to expanded rules

The Olympian: Here’s how you can schedule your COVID-19 vaccine this week

San Juan Islander: WA. AG Ferguson [announced]: Federal court blocked Trump Clean Power Plan rollbacks [Ed. note: This was the 39th lawsuit AG Ferguson won against the Trump Administration, and on the day before they left power.]

South Sound Business: State Turns to Text Messaging to Speed Up COVID-19 Exposure Notifications

South Sound Business: New Round of Commerce Grants to Aid Struggling Small Businesses

The Olympian: Bill would require schools to reopen during COVID-19 once certain metrics are met

KING-5 TV: All quiet in Olympia, Washington State Patrol could start ‘drawdown’ at Capitol – The patrol’s increased presence at the state Capitol cost more than $1.5 million.

Thurston Talk: Yelm Community Unites to Tackle Hunger During Holidays and All Year Round

Chicago Tribune: Albertsons experiments with automated pickup kiosks as online grocery shopping soars [Albertson’s owns Safeway]


NBC News: Pope Francis calls on God to help Biden’s efforts at ‘reconciliation and peace’ [Ed. note: President Biden is tghe 2nd Catholic U.S. President.]

MSNBC: Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama joined together to discuss the importance of a peaceful transfer of power.

NBC News: ‘After four long years’: World leaders congratulate Biden – “It was a sigh heard round the world”

The Daily Kos: President Biden signs series of executive orders to move nation forward

CNBC: President Joe Biden rejoins the Paris climate accord in first move to tackle global warming

Market Watch: Vice President Kamala Harris delivered the oath of office to the new Democratic senators — Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock [both of Georgia] and Alex Padilla [California] — just hours after taking her own oath at the Capitol alongside Biden.

Politico: Germany to talk to Biden team over securing changes to vaccine distribution

KING-5 TV: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew’ | Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, recites work at Biden-Harris inauguration. Read the poem’s full text here.

Heather Cox Richardson Newsletter: January 19, 2021 [Ed. note: One of the best summaries I have read of the last 4 years to today.]

CNN Business: QAnon believers are in disarray after Biden is inaugurated

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