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* Washington’s biggest event returns – The State Fair,
* More than 1,500 acres near Tenino to be conserved,
* Seattle-based Amazon says remote work OK 2 days a week!

U.S. competitiveness is under assault as R&D investment has waned.
Today, the federal government spends less than 0.7 percent of G.D.P. on R. & D.
Some other countries spend significantly more. Credit: The New York Times


+ The News Tribune (Tacoma) via MSN: Washington’s biggest event to return this year with resumption of state fair in Puyallup

+ Associated Press: Washington state: People on unemployment must look for work

+ The Olympian via MSN: More than 1,500 acres near Tenino to be conserved with state-nonprofit deal

+ KIRO 97.3 FM: Yelm woman says dispute with neighbor led to her carrying a gun for protection, asking for a new trial

+ Associated Press: Amazon now says remote work OK 2 days a week – Corporate and tech employees at Amazon won’t have to work in offices full time after coronavirus restrictions are lifted.


Washington Examiner: Study shows hydroxychloroquine and zinc treatments increased coronavirus survival rate by almost three times

CNBC: CDC says heart inflammation in 16- to 24-year-olds was higher than expected after second Covid shot

British Medical Journal (BMJ): Covid-19: How independent were the US and British vaccine advisory committees? [“an analysis of these experts had significant conflicts of interest that either were not disclosed or were kept from the public.”]

McClatchy News: No, people vaccinated against COVID do not shed the virus to others. Here’s the truth


The New York Times: Colonial Pipeline investigation upends idea that Bitcoin is untraceable

The Daily Kos: Bitcoin IS traceable, and easier to seize than “money in the bank”

Congress of the United States: Letter to Speaker of the House Pelosi “hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its role in causing the global COVID-19 pandemic.”

The Daily Kos: Capitol Police officer warns that Jan. 6 ‘was the tip of the iceberg’ as Republicans dismiss threat – Capitol Police Officer James Blassingame is one of two officers who filed suit against Donald Trump back in March for the physical and emotional injuries he suffered during the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

Truthout: Biden Administration Scraps Trump Rule That Would Have Kicked 3 Million Off Food Stamps

Politico: Biden EPA to reverse Trump’s sweeping Clean Water Act rollback

Posted by Steve on June 11, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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