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* A Look Into Yelm’s World of Gardening,
* Washington health officials see hopeful COVID signs,
* DOJ asks AZ. Senate to respond about election audit!

A Look Into Yelm’s World of Gardening
“Heidi Smith, the secretary for Bounty for Families, points out some of the fresh greens being grown in the Yelm Community Garden.”
Credit: Daniel Warn, NVN


+ Associated Press: Washington health officials see hopeful COVID signs

+ NVN: Yelm Resolves to Secure Funds for an Outdoor Fitness Court

+ KING-5 TV: Pilot program at Sea-Tac Airport lets passengers schedule their TSA screening reducing wait times

+ The Olympian: Should you have your license suspended if you can’t pay a fine? Judge says no [in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.]

+ KING-5 TV: Starlink satellites from SpaceX launch spotted over western Washington, UW expert says

+ CNBC: Boeing beefs up business to convert old 737 passenger planes into cargo jets

+ NVN: Yelm Resolves to Secure Funds for an Outdoor Fitness Court


Reuters: US birth rate lowest since 1979 as pandemic-led stress rises

Physician’s Weekly: Detecting rare blood clots was a win, but US vaccine safety system still has gaps

Yahoo: Scientists scramble to see why, in rare cases, even the vaccinated can get COVID-19

Science Magazine: Nanoplastics and other harmful pollutants found in disposable face masks — Regulation and research urgently needed, say experts


Arizona Republic: Department of Justice asks Arizona Senate to respond to concerns about election audit

Los Angeles Times: Anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked in cities around the US, study finds

CNBC: Electric vehicles and renewables need sharp rise in mineral supply, IEA warns 

Truthout: Biden’s U-Turn on Refugees Aligns With Voter Support for Pro-Immigrant Policies

Salon: The Brazilian Amazon Is Now Releasing More Carbon Dioxide Than It Absorbs

The Washington Post: Scientists are still struggling to understand the sea level risks posed by Antarctica

NBC News: McConnell says he’s ‘100 percent’ focused on ‘stopping’ Biden’s administration [Ed. note: just like he was for Obama. This is exactly why Congress is broken – because there are only power-hungry leaders amidst no legislative process.]


The New York Times: Facebook’s Ban of Trump Upheld by Oversight Board

MSNBC Opinions: What matters more is what this tells us about the role of the Facebook Oversight Board itself, and the role of tech companies like Facebook, in shaping our online speech.

The New York Times by Thomas L. Friedman: Trump’s Big Lie Devoured the G.O.P. and Now Eyes Our Democracy

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough: A federal judge just gave us more proof Barr wasn’t AG — he was Trump’s PR

Business Insider: Rudy Giuliani allies are pressuring Trump to help pay his former attorney’s growing legal bills, report says

MSNBC: ‘Deep sh**’: Giuliani criminal raid has Trump worried

MSNBC: After 2020 loss, Trump’s tax cuts endure as corporations duck U.S. debts

Newsweek: Former Donald Trump Aides Constitute Majority of Election Integrity Alliance’s Board to delegitimize the 2020 electoral process

The Washington Post: Strongmen who got cozy with Trump get the cold shoulder from Biden

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