*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ KING-5 TV: Gov. Jay Inslee has extended the state’s eviction moratorium for one month. The moratorium was set to expire on Sept. 30, 2021.
+ JOLT News: County auditor: “Our elections are totally above reproach.”
+ NVN: 2021 Best of Nisqually Finalists – voting now open
+ The Olympian: Native American population in Washington state has grown by more than half – 313,633 people identify as American Indian/Alaska Native on recent U.S. Census
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
Politico: Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle – The four will be commanded to produce relevant documents by Oct. 7 and appear for depositions the following week.
The Washington Post: Texas secretary of state’s office announces audit of 2020 election results after Trump calls for one
NBC News: More deaths than births in Alabama for the 1st time in recorded history
The New York Times: Murders rose nearly 30 percent in the U.S. last year, the sharpest increase on record — and have continued rising this year.
KING-5 TV: United Airlines say 97% of US employees have been vaccinated – United said it will start termination proceedings against unvaccinated employees as soon as next Tuesday.
Office Newz: A record number of cargo ships are stuck outside LA. What’s happening? “the result of a shortage of trucks and drivers to pick up goods, coupled with an overwhelming demand for imported consumer products.”
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The Guardian: Wuhan [and U.S.] scientists planned to release coronavirus particles into cave bats, leaked papers reveal-Documents reveal researchers applied for $14m to fund controversial project in 2018
Daily Kos: One of the most reliable predictors of the pandemic shows decline in coming weeks
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The Washington Post: Biden White House leans toward releasing information about Trump and Jan. 6 attack, setting off legal and political showdown
Daily Kos: Republicans’ silence on memo that proves Trump’s Big Lie was a lie is deafening—and telling
Daily Kos: Peril Book: Biden, upon Seeing Trump’s White House Virtual Golf Wall: “What a F***ing A**hole”
CNN’s The Point: Donald Trump turned on Lindsey Graham. Of course.
The Washington Post: To sue the New York Times and his niece, Trump turned to a low-profile attorney from New Jersey
CNN’s The Point: Steve Bannon was knee-deep in January 6
Daily Kos: Violence emanating from far-right anti-vaccine/anti-mask contingent keeps ratcheting
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