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* Poll: Inslee’s approval ratings lowest in more than a year,
* Drug overdoses skyrocket in WA. amid COVID,
* Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections!

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*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

+ City of Yelm: Employment opportunity for a Planning & Building Manager in the Public Services Department

+ KING-5 TV: Inslee at lowest approval ratings in more than a year, statewide poll finds

+ The Olympian: The median price of a Thurston County home is now $430,000, 20% higher than April 2020

+ The Seattle P-I: Drug overdoses skyrocket in Washington state amid COVID

+ Associated Press: The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is piloting a new virtual queuing program and touchless check-in kiosk system.

+ KING-5 TV: Amazon says it blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

Bloomberg: CDC Limits Review of Vaccinated but Infected; Draws Concern

CNBC: Fauci says face masks could become seasonal after Covid pandemic

Travel + Leisure: A Breakdown of Every Major U.S. Airline’s Face Mask Policy

NBC News: Biden admin reversing Trump-era limits on protections for transgender people in health care

Associated Press: New White House panel aims to separate science, politics

The Hill: Young, diverse voters fueled Biden victory over Trump – A sharp increase in Millennial and Generation Z voters was a major factor

The Washington Post: German priests defy Pope Francis with blessings of same-sex unions

The New York Times: Quintin Jones Is Not Innocent. But He Doesn’t Deserve to Die [Ed. note: I do not expect that Texas Gov. Abbott would have compassion and reduce the sentence to life without parole. Yet another reason why government should not be exciting citizens for any reason!]

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

KING-5 TV: Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections

NBC News: Republicans are ousting Cheney all because Trump wouldn’t concede

The Washington Post: Trump’s out-of-power agenda: Retribution against foes, commanding the spotlight and total domination of GOP

The Daily Kos: New Biden task force will get to work sifting through Trump administration’s scientific sabotage

MSNBC Opinions: Trump is his own worst enemy. The last few months prove it.

The Washington Post: The making of a myth – Russell J. Ramsland Jr. sold everything from Tex-Mex food to light-therapy technology. Then he sold the story that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump.

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