- Editor’s note: This Friday story in The New York Times is chilling in the context of American history. Repercussions can be expected:
NYT: Republican Ties to Extremist Groups Are Under Scrutiny – A number of members of Congress have links to organizations and movements that played a role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.
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+ Tacoma’s News-Tribune: Washington National Guard asks Pentagon for more troops amid civil unrest, COVID-19
+ Associated Press: State urges teachers to return to classrooms — shot or not
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Seattle Times: New coronavirus variant detected in King County on Friday
JOLT News: Thurston County’s health officer answers top three questions in her letter to school district superintendents Returning kids to school
Delta Airlines News Hub: Delta earns hospital-grade ‘Diamond’ rating for cleanliness from Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying.
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NYT: Body camera footage shows Capitol rioters trampling over woman [who died there]
The Hill: [Now 270] House staffers urge senators to convict Trump in impeachment trial