*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ JOLT News: Thurston County Health Officer Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek reported COVID-19 cases on decline in Thurston County – 56 percent of county residents have been fully vaccinated
+ The Olympian: Thurston County finally approves lease for Atrium building. Here’s how it will be used – In a 2-1 decision, the board felt satisfied by a legal opinion on the location of the building.
+ KING-5 TV: Stalled cargo in Puget Sound ports straining businesses and driving up cost of goods
+ The Olympian: WA to require proof of vaccine or negative COVID-19 test at large events statewide
+ KING-5 TV: While COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations drop, Washington’s mandates remain in place
+ McClatchy News: Washington Tribes celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day, highlight climate crisis
+ The News Tribune: What’s killing the Northwest’s bigleaf maples? Scientists think they’ve found the answer
+ CNBC: Boeing says certain 787 parts improperly manufactured
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
NPR: Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe wins retirement benefits and back pay in settlement
CNN: Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized for a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream, but ‘on the mend’
The Atlantic: America Is Running Out of Everything – The global supply chain is slowing down at the very moment when Americans are demanding that it go into overdrive.
The Washington Post: Counties with more Confederate monuments also had more lynchings, study finds
CBS News: Sotomayor: Interruptions of female justices helped spark Supreme Court format change
Business Insider: Sonia Sotomayor says Supreme Court justices are ‘sorely missing’ diverse experience and that leaders aren’t ‘paying enough attention’
The Hill: Federal Reserve officials concerned inflation could last longer ‘than they currently assumed’
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
CNBC: Trump to give deposition Monday in suit brought by protesters who claim his security guards assaulted them
Axios: Judge: Trump must give deposition in defamation lawsuit filed by former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos before Christmas
Daily Kos: Trump warns Republicans ‘will not be voting’ in 2022 or 2024 unless his big lie is proven
Daily Kos: No one deserves Trump more than Republicans, who are too damn cowardly to jettison him
Daily Kos: Bannon is defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena, but other former Trump aides are cooperating
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