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* Yelm FFA Virtual Plant Sale next week,
* Gov. Inslee: WA. has entered its fourth COVID-19 wave,
* Republicans still waiting for the ‘Biden depression’ Trump predicted!

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The galaxies NGC 5257 & NGC 5258, each anchored by a supermassive black hole.
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans.
The New York Times: A crush, a void or a scream? Astronomers are trying to decide what to call a collection of black holes. Tell us your ideas.


+ Yelm FFA: Yelm FFA Virtual Plant Sale – April 26, 8am – Apr 28, 4pm

+ The Seattle Times: As cases rise, Washington has entered its fourth wave of COVID-19, Inslee says

+ KOMO-4 TV: Police reform measures mount in Washington state after deaths of those in police custody

+ Business Insider: Alaska Airlines commits to carbon, waste and water goals for 2025, announces path to net zero by 2040

+ The Olympian: South Puget Sound Community College says fall instruction will remain mostly online

+ KING-5 TV: Elected officials must OK tear gas use by cops in Washington under compromise plan

+ Associated Press: New research shows that renewable electricity can move Washington, Oregon and British Columbia off of fossil fuels, do so at an affordable price, and create jobs along the way.

+ McClatchy News: April’s supermoon is called the ‘Pink Moon’ — but not because of its color. Here’s why

+ Associated Press: Seattle-based Alaska Airlines waiting for word from Boeing on fixing all 4 of their grounded Max planes

+ JOLT News: Capital-gains tax legislation moves closer to passage


MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., questioned Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams this week during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights, seemingly trying to stump Abrams. [Ed. This southern, white, male, superior attitude was on display for all to see. Right-on for Stacey Abrams in perfectly handling such ignorance!]

Science Magazine: Nuclear fallout is showing up in U.S. honey, decades after bomb tests

Business Insider: The Postal Service is reportedly monitoring Americans’ social media for ‘inflammatory’ content

The Los Angeles Times: Don’t put away your face masks. We may need them even as COVID-19 fades

The Washington Post: House Democrats pass D.C. statehood, launching bill into uncharted territory


The Washington Post: As economy spikes, Republicans are still waiting for the ‘Biden depression’ that Trump predicted

Boston Globe: Investigation suppressed by Trump administration reveals obstacles to hurricane aid for Puerto Rico

Business Insider: Trump administration thought they’d be memorialized in statues for doing such a great job negotiating with China

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports: Clyburn: Questioning possible ‘insider dealing’ on Emergent contract with Trump admin.

Posted by Steve on April 23, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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