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* Take heat precautions today, low 90s predicted,
* Native Americans moving 5,000-pound totem to D.C.,
* Boeing 737 MAX 10 completes first flight successfully!

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Photo courtesy of Legislative Support Services.
On Thursday (June 17), the governor joined the state LGBTQ Commission, the Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network (RAIN), and community members to raise the rainbow Pride flag over the Capitol Campus.

*** SELECT NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

+ The Olympian via MSN: Get ready for some heat. Olympia will likely match this record high temperature of 92 degrees today

+ KING-5 TV: Thurston County homeowners change ‘shocking’ racist covenant language

+ The Points Guy: Alaska Airlines shows its Pride with LGBTQIA+ livery

+ The Washington Post: Native Americans are transporting a 5,000-pound totem pole to D.C. from the Pacific Northwest

+ Airliner Watch: Boeing 737 MAX 10 completes its first flight successfully

+ The Daily Kos: Seattle’s Amazon is intentionally burning through warehouse workers, but it may not be sustainable forever

Truthout: Biden Has a Chance to Oversee Biggest River Restoration Project in US History [in the Pacific Northwest]

*** SELECT NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

NBC News: Biden to revive longtime presidential tradition Trump skipped – the unveiling of former President Barack Obama’s official portrait

The Daily Kos: FBI investigates connection between members of Congress and the insurrection

The Washington Post: Biden struggles to sell democracy abroad when it faces challenges at home

CNBC: As Europe cracks the door open to visitors, airlines pounce with new trans-Atlantic flights

The Points Guy: Southwest Airlines unveils new ‘freedom’ livery, gives workers 50,000 points for 50th anniversary

*** TRUMP NEWS LAST WEEKEND ***

Salon Magazine: Why Trump must be prosecuted: Nothing less can break the twisted bond with his supporters

MSNBC’s The 11th Hour With Brian Williams: ‘They all f—–g hate me’: Book reveals Trump remark on black voters

Salon Magazine: Donald Trump and the new Lost Cause – If you want to know how the Big Lie will go down in revisionist history, look to the South and the Civil War

The Daily Kos: Trump admin lawyers having trouble finding jobs post-Jan. 6. Violins shrink to quantum level

CNBC: Under Trump, Juneteenth was marred by controversy — with Biden, it’s a federal holiday

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow: Trump tried to fire her for telling the truth; Biden wants to give her a promotion – Christi Grimm incurred Donald Trump’s wrath when she spoke up about critical shortages in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, now nominated by President Joe Biden to be inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Business Insider: Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving in government: report

CNN: See how Trump’s lies evolved from crowd size to conspiracy theories

Business Insider: Taxpayers reportedly shelled out $2.4 million to fund Trump’s golf visits in New Jersey

USA Today: Trump DOJ takes extreme measures to another level

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