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* Small Town Veggies provides locally grown produce, crafts,
* Kurt Cobain’s childhood home now a WA. historic landmark,
* The New Yorker’s Jayne Mayer: The Big Money Behind the Big Lie!

Yelm-area resident Amy Malik speaks about her venture Small Town Veggies last week, a business devoted to addresing food insecurity and promoting the work of local farmers.
“Amy Malik speaks about her venture Small Town Veggies last week, a business devoted to addresing (sic) food insecurity and promoting the work of local farmers.” Credit: NVN

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

+ The Olympian: Thurston County health officer Dimyana Abdelmalek continues to ask all residents to continue masking in public indoor settings until 70% of the population is vaccinated. 49.6% of the total county population has been fully vaccinated and 53.9% have initiated vaccinations.

+ NVN: Small Town Veggies Provides Locally Grown Produce, Crafts to Community

+ KING-5 TV: Pet owners face longer than normal wait times at veterinary clinics in Washington

+ KING-5 TV: Washington hospitals ‘quite full’ amid new surge of COVID-19 cases

+ Yelm Chamber: Relocates office back to former space at 168 Prairie Park Lane, next to Casa Mia.

+ The Olympian: 119 COVID-19 cases in 2 weeks prompts closure of UNFI’s Centralia distribution center – serves 825 grocery stores in the region, plus a large military operation.

+ The Olympian: Kurt Cobain’s childhood home is now a historic landmark, Washington officials say – the lead singer and guitarist of grunge band Nirvana, formed in 1988 after Cobain and his fellow band members moved to Olympia.

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

The Points Guy: Traveling soon? Here’s where you can quickly get a COVID-19 PCR test for travel

Associated Press: US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

McClatchy News: About 1 in 5 workers would quit jobs if masks or COVID vaccines mandated, poll finds [Ed. note: Then what will happen to all of those millions unemployed?]

The Olympian: Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

Business Insider: New York City will require proof of vaccination for indoor activities including going to restaurants, gyms, and performances

The New York Times: Americans Suffer Pandemic Whiplash as Leaders Struggle With Changing Virus

ZeroHedge: Moderna, Pfizer Hike Vaccine Prices By Up To 25%

Mercola: Could Vaccinations Be Causing Rise in Infections? [Current Infections in the UK, Israel, Chile, Seychelles and Mongolia Mostly in Vaccinated People]

The Washington Post: Heat waves to drastically worsen in Northern Hemisphere, studies warn

CNBC: CDC to issue new eviction ban effective through Oct. 3, source says

*** POLITICAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

Newsweek: Biden’s Approval Drops in Latest Poll as Post-Inauguration Honeymoon ‘Officially Over’

The Wall St. Journal: Two More Police Officers Who Responded to Jan. 6 Capitol Attack Died by Suicide – Deaths bring number of suicides among officers engaged during riot to four

The Hill via MSN: Biden administration to keep Trump-era rule of turning away migrants during pandemic

Yahoo!: Judge Andrew Napolitano Out as Fox News Analyst Following Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Him

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

The New Yorker’s Jayne Mayer: The Big Money Behind the Big Lie – Donald Trump’s attacks on democracy are being promoted by rich and powerful conservative groups that are determined to win at all costs.

NBC News: Why prosecuting Trump over Jan. 6 riot just got easier

Bloomberg: Trump paid $680,000 to defense lawyers in second impeachment

NBC News: Boosted by trade and Trump, China has U.S. allies thinking twice about Biden’s grand clash

Bloomberg via Daily Kos: Despite Trump’s nonstop bragging his GDP was the worst since the Great Depression

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