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* Yelm Food Co-op says April was best ever,
* It’s not a ‘labor shortage.’ It’s a reassessment of work in America,
* Trump 2020 election lawsuits lead to requests to discipline lawyers!

Fantastic news from Yelm’s Food Co-op
Credit: Yelm Food Co-op’s May 8th Newsletter

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

+ KING-5 TV: Statewide poll suggests Democratic Sen. Patty Murray should not seek re-election

+ FOX Business: Boeing risks missing Air Force One 2024 deadline due to legal, production issues

+ The Seattle Times: Southern resident orcas celebrate 3 healthy calves as researchers find J pod in best overall condition in a decade

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

Business Insider: 4 years after a man’s rushed execution, new tests find someone else’s DNA on the murder weapon [Ed. note: Executions by the state must cease, for our judicial system is fallible and executing far too many innocent people, as we learn after the fact!]

NBC News Opinions: Florida has a new restrictive voting bill. Here’s how to stop more like it. Trump’s conservative Supreme Court is a threat to fair elections. This obscure legal rule could help.

The Washington Post: GOP governors slash jobless aid to try to force more Americans to return to work

The New York Times: The Republican Party’s efforts to limit voting rights are making inroads. After Georgia, Florida and Texas governors signed bills limited voter access, Arizona, Michigan and Ohio are considering their own bills.

The Washington Post: Maryland governor grants posthumous pardons for 34 Black lynching victims

HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rule: Crypto Mania!

The Daily Kos: Norwegian Cruise Lines will pull ships out of Florida if required by Gov. DeSantis to take unvaccinated passengers

The Washington Post: It’s not a ‘labor shortage.’ It’s a great reassessment of work in America.

NBC News Opinions: American plane behavior is out of control. Flight attendants like me are sick of it.

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: ‘You wanted to be just like him’: MLB’s oldest living Hall of Famer, Willie Mays turned 90 May 6 [Ed. note: Willie Mays captured the imagination of so many young Baby Boomers, like me!]

*** PANDEMIC NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The Washington Post: Congress is finally investigating the lab accident covid-19 origin theory

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The Wall Street Journal: Trump 2020 Election Lawsuits Lead to Requests to Discipline Lawyers

George Conway in The Washington Post: What Trump has to fear from Rudy Giuliani

Yahoo! News: House GOP campaign wing reportedly withheld bad Trump polling from lawmakers at retreat

NBC News: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan: GOP turning into ‘circular firing squad’ over Trump loyalty

Associated Press: Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ imperils Republicans who don’t embrace it

ProPublica: Trump Spawned a New Group of Mega-Donors Who Now Hold Sway Over the GOP’s Future

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