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* Puget Sound salmon have no chance unless we invest,
* Meet Port of Oly Aug. 3 Primary candidates,
* How to protect yourself from drifting wildfire smoke!

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“Nicholas Stephenson of Olympia peeks out from the mouth of FIN, a 25-foot fiberglass salmon on display during the 2016 Nisqually Watershed Festival at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Tony Overman, The Olympian file photo.

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

+ The Olympian: Puget Sound salmon have no chance unless we push for a bigger investment [Ed. note: How can they have any chance in such warm waters?]

+ Port of Olympia: Profiles for the Port of Olympia candidates in the Aug. 3 primary race

+ The Washington Post: Experts express concerns for animal safety as heat waves continue to rip through the Pacific Northwest

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The Washington Post: Wildfire smoke can drift across the country. Here’s how to protect yourself.

CNN: ‘People are just walking out in the middle of shifts’: What it’s like to work in a restaurant right now

AARP: The Latest TSA Security Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

UK’s The Telegraph: Letting children catch Covid may be safer than giving them vaccine, say experts – Rising wave of cases may be better way to build immunity in teenagers than exposing them to potential risks from a jab, says JCVI scientist

Sludge: Many Major Corporations Have Done Almost Nothing to Defend Voting Rights

Facing South: How Virginia Won the South’s Strongest Voting Rights Act

Worth Rises: Telecom Vendors Used End of Prison Visits During COVID to Profit Off Phone Calls [Ed. note: This is pathetic!]

The Guardian: Sweltering From Heat Waves, Baltimore Needs Climate-Focused Infrastructure [Ed. note: Life is unsustainable for the non-air-conditioned in Iran, Iraq, Syria, as their electrical grids cannot handle the demands in 122 degree record heat. America’s poor are in a similar same situation.]

The Washington Post: DOJ declines to investigate Cuomo’s handling of covid-19 in nursing homes

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

MSNBC Opinions: Tom Barrack, Donald Trump and the (other) most corrupt White House in history

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