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* Yelm’s Police Officer Guild endorses Joe DePinto for Mayor,
* Approval of U.S. Supreme Court Down to 40%, a New Low,
* Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15!

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Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month began on Sept. 15, and will end on Oct. 15.
Photo Smithsonian Institution

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

+ Joe DePinto for Mayor: The Yelm Police Officer Guild is proud to endorse Mr. DePinto for Mayor of Yelm. He has shown overwhelming support of law enforcement over his two terms on City Council and we are confident he will continue to make public safety his priority as Mayor.” – Detective Anthony Sparkuhl, Yelm Police Guild President.

+ The Olympian: Thurston plan to protect gophers, streamline permit process up for public comment – Residents have until Nov. 8 to submit their comments to a draft environmental impact statement.

+ The Olympian: Everything you need to know about WA’s new bag ban and what it’ll cost you – Say goodbye to single-use plastics, and get ready to pay for most other bags, including paper and when ordering takeout or groceries.

+ The Olympian: Authorities in Washington state say COVID-19 hospital admission rates “look better” but hospitalizations still remain high.

+ McClatchy News: Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to board its buses in Washington state to conduct immigration sweeps.

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

Yahoo! Finance: Ford to build $11.4 billion mega campuses for electric car production [creating 11,000 jobs]

The Washington Post: FBI: Killings soared nearly 30 percent in 2020, with more slayings caused by guns

Truthout: RNC Official Reveals GOP Plan to Ramp Up Election Lawsuits in 2022

Daily Kos: Mitch McConnell’s hijacking of the Supreme Court is backfiring bigly

Gallup: Approval of U.S. Supreme Court Down to 40%, a New Low

The Washington Post: Biden said Border Patrol agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants. Texas Gov. Abbott offered them jobs.

*** VIRUS NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

KING-5 TV: ‘We are on a razor’s edge’: Hospitals nearing crisis standards with staff burnout, abuse from patients

Tennis World: Jeremy Chardy: I regret getting vaccinated, I have series of problems now

Science Direct published paper: Why are we vaccinating children against COVID-19?

Reuters: New York may tap National Guard to replace unvaccinated [fired] healthcare workers – Some 16% of the state’s 450,000 hospital staff, or roughly 72,000 workers, have not been fully vaccinated, the governor’s office said.

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM MONDAY ***

CNN: Trump’s new interviews and appearances show that a storm is brewing

MSNBC’s American Voices: Trump reveals he asked Georgia Governor to ‘help us out’ following defeat to Biden [Ed. note: He has a major lawsuit and investigation in process on this, too.]

Business Insider: A Trump adviser’s emails say ‘election stuff’ repeatedly took precedence over the president’s pandemic response

MSNBC’s Maddow Blog: When Trump says the U.S. ‘will not survive,’ don’t look away

Salon: Trump’s planning to run again in 2024: Will his supporters ever realize he hates them?

Truthout: Donald Trump Is Building an Army. He Can No Longer Be Ignored.

Common Dreams: New Report Says Trump’s CIA Considered Kidnapping or Assassinating Julian Assange

Truthout: Trump Aides Refusing to Testify Before January 6 Committee May Face Criminal Charges

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