* Portland’s 116 degrees hotter than Dallas, Miami and L.A. have ever been, * OlyFed Sets New Record of Giving, Volunteerism, * ‘Outlandish’ forecasts in NW suggest a feared climate reality is here decades early!
*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
+ The Weather Channel: The Dallesport Airport just across the Columbia River from The Dalles, Oregon, apparently tied an all-time record high for Washington state, soaring to 118 degrees Monday. Another location in the Olympic Peninsula also reached 118 degrees Monday.
+ NBC News: Portland, Ore., soared to 116 degrees — hotter than Dallas, Miami and L.A. have ever been. Portland hit the third-highest temperature ever recorded in a major U.S. city.
+ The Weather Channel: A Running List of All-Time Heat Records Broken in Pacific Northwest, Western Canada
+ The Tri-City Herald: Observatory near Tri-Cities makes scientific history. Here’s the latest discovery – detecting a collision of a black hole and a neutron star for the first time
+ South Sound Business: OlyFed Sets New Record of Giving and Volunteerism
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
NBC News: House to vote to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol [Ed. note: Would 10 Republicans in the Senate vote with the Democrats to approve this bill? Doubtful!]
Truthout: Arizona Will Spend Millions to Replace Voting Machines Compromised by GOP “Audit” – “will likely cost millions in taxpayer dollars, but election officials were left without a choice after the “auditors” failed to properly secure the voting machines and ballots.”
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
The Daily Kos: trump’s July 4 rally in Alabama cancelled. Access denied! – “commissioners were concerned that Trump’s appearance on Saturday ‘was going to be a partisan political event, rather than just a patriotic event planned for that evening.'”
George T. Conway III via The Washington Post: America owes thanks to Trump’s lawyers — even William Barr