*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ KING-5 TV: Blustery weather arrives in western Washington Friday – includes urban flooding and spotty power outages
+ KING-5 TV: Was Mount Rainier’s snowmelt worse this year than normal?
+ The Olympian: Afghan evacuees are coming to Washington state. Here’s where they’re going (10 to Tacoma)
+ The Olympian: Here’s what 2 port candidates said about military shipments, the airport, and marine terminal [This story is a subscriber exclusive for The Olympian]
+ JOLT News: Timberland Regional Library at your fingertips
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The Washington Post: Thousands of LAPD employees plan to seek vaccine exemptions; police officials sue city over mandate
The Washington Post: Opinions | Natural immunity to covid is powerful. Policymakers seem afraid to say so.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The Hill: DHS memo warns of potential violence around upcoming ‘J6’ rally
CNBC: Capitol Police requests National Guard on standby for pro-Trump rally supporting Jan. 6 rioters
MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Facebook research shows Instagram toxic for teen girls: WSJ
Daily Kos: After failed Larry Nassar investigation, Sen. Whitehouse questions FBI probe of Kavanaugh
The Washington Post: Facebook keeps researching its own harms — and burying the findings – A series of leaked internal reports shows Facebook knows far more than it lets on. That’s by design.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The New York Times: Ohio House Republican, Calling Trump ‘a Cancer,’ Bows Out of 2022 – Representative Anthony Gonzalez, one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump, is the first of the group to retire rather than face a stiff primary challenge.
Newsweek: Trump Defends Capitol Rioters Being ‘Persecuted So Unfairly’ Ahead of Sept. 18th Rally
The Hill: Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win: book
HuffPost: Trump Hired Giuliani Because ‘None Of The Sane Lawyers’ Would Represent Him: Book
MSNBC Opinions: Trump was just the latest American president whose sanity the military questioned – The scary truth about the U.S.’ nuclear command system: It’s designed for rational presidents.
MSNBC: Paranoia drives many Trump supporters to avoid weekend ‘Justice for January 6’ rally
Truthout: GOP Strategists Fret Trump’s “Fraud” Talk Encourages Voters to Skip Midterms – If enough Republicans lose faith in the elections and refuse to vote, it could help Democrats retain Congress next year.
NBC News: Special counsel Durham named by Trump DOJ charges Dem lawyer Sussmann with false statement to FBI [Ed. note: Just as the statute of limitations runs out on this case this weekend!]
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