*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ The Chronicle (Centralia): Snazas join other WA sheriffs backing Second Amendment, Constitution
+ The News Tribune (Tacoma) vai MSN: Plastic bag ban coming to WA state covers curbside pickup, too – effective Oct. 1st
+ Yelm Bounty for Families: Now Hiring Community Garden Manager
+ KING-5 TV: ‘100 days without Js’: Resident orcas absent from Salish Sea for more than 3 months – This is the longest absence of a “resident” pod from the Salish Sea since the Orca Survey began in 1976.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
New York Daily News: Top U.S. Catholic church official resigns after cellphone data allegedly links him to gay bars, Grindr hookups on ‘near-daily basis’ [Ed. note: how would you like your personal information outed by Grindr?]
KING-5 TV: China rebuffs WHO’s terms for further COVID-19 origins study [Ed. note: What ARE they hiding?]
The American Prospect: Biden Advisers Ride on Pegasus Spyware – The NSO Group, now part of a Washington Post exposé, has for years enlisted powerful consultants to save its reputation.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: Trump CFO [Weisselberg] waives right to remain silent during arrest [Ed. note: Really? Is this guy even aware of just how much potential exposure he has in front of him to be doing such a thing? Or is he as delusional to reality as his boss?]
The Washington Post: Trump says he spoke to a ‘loving crowd’ at Jan. 6 rally
MSNBC’s Frank Figliuzzi: Trump’s indicted inaugural chief is going through an awful lot of trouble to cover something up