*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
+ KING-5 TV: ‘The science says stop doing it’: Washington ends disciplinary segregation in state prisons – Washington Department of Corrections ended solitary confinement on Sept. 16 to focus on humane treatment of inmates. ed. note: Finally.
+ South Sound News: Report: State Revenues Up Almost $1 Billion
+ McClatchy News: AccuWeather forecast: Northwest could see winter weather as soon as October – Forecasters predicted an early and wet start to winter driven by cooler-than-average water temperatures near the equator in the Pacific Ocean.
+ Thurston County Auditor: Thurston County Elections Offering Observer Training ahead of November General Election + Auditor’s Office Announces Logic & Accuracy Test ahead of the November 2 General Election; Seeks Observers
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
MSNBC’s The Reidout Blog: [The vaccinated] Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid ahead of event for Amy Coney Barrett. NBC News Pete Williams: How Kavanaugh’s positive Covid test will affect the court
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
The Times (UK): How Big Pharma made a killing from the coronavirus pandemic – The rollout of the global Covid vaccine programme shows humanity at its very best, right? So how come many vaccine projects were funded by taxpayers, while the giant drugs companies hoovered up the profits?
The Washington Post: Finding reliable masks online can be tricky. Here are tips that can help. As the delta variant spreads, some governments, schools and offices are recommending mask use again
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***