*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ 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 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
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
CNN’s The Point: Donald Trump turned on Lindsey Graham. Of course.
CNN’s The Point: Steve Bannon was knee-deep in January 6