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* NVN Letter to the Editor thanks Councilor Carmody for her service,
* Amazon settles lawsuit for $2.5M with Washington AG,
* Allegations of corruption raised over Port of Olympia contracts!

On Nov. 22, Bounty For Families (BFF) volunteer Jeevan Anandasakaran loads 25 bags with Thanksgiving meals of 100 distributed. These went into the Staff Sergeant’s truck from Joint-Base Lewis McChord taking 25 meals back to base. Credit: Bounty For Families

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

+ NVN: Letter to the Editor published: “I Thank Molly Carmody for her Public Service”

+ City of Yelm: Yelm’s All-Volunteer Boards and Commissions Play Valuable Role in Community

+ The Olympian: Thurston County COVID-19 case rate already matches 2020’s peak winter rate

+ Geekwire: Amazon settles for $2.5M with Washington AG over pesticide sales by third-party merchants

+ The Olympian: Dollar Tree to sell a majority of products at $1.25 — not just because of inflation – The decision marks the end of an era for Dollar Tree stores.

+ JOLT News: Allegations of corruption raised over Port of Olympia contracts

+ The Times (UK): Seattle’s Amanda Knox: ‘I want my daughter to exist in a world that’s kinder to her than it was to me’ – It’s 14 years since the death of Meredith Kercher. Knox is now married, has a child and is still fighting for her reputation

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

KING-5 TV: ‘We have been disregarded’: On 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving, the Wampanoag People want their story told

CNBC: Glass bottle shortages put pressure on wine and spirits companies ahead of key holiday season

Daily Kos: A Situation In Dallas: A Cult Expert Says, “Get The Authorities Involved” with Dealey Plaza QAnon splinter group

*** VIRUS NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

Yahoo!: Vermont has the highest vaccination rate in the country [72%]. So why are cases surging? “Vermont does more testing than nearly any other state.”

KGO-7 TV ABC San Francisco: An indoor mask mandate is now in effect in Santa Cruz County and it covers private settings like a home…regardless of vaccination status

CNBC: ‘Vaccinated, recovered or dead’: Germany gives stark winter warning to its people

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

CNN: Trump says Rittenhouse visited him at Mar-a-Lago – “He called. He wanted to know if he could come over, say hello, because he was a fan,” Trump said during an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity that aired Tuesday night.

Truthout: Trump-Allied Lawyers Ordered to Pay $187,000 in Fees for Their Election Lawsuit

NBC News: Court order in Jan. 6 documents case may be bad sign for Trump – “The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia notified lawyers for Trump, the House committee and the National Archives that they should be prepared to address whether the court even has the legal authority to hear the dispute. Oral arguments in the case are slated for Nov. 30.”

USA Today: Jury awards plaintiffs $25 million in lawsuit against white supremacists behind violence at Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ rally

The Hill: Parnell exit threatens to hurt Trump’s political clout

CBS News: Proud Boys, Oath Keepers subpoenaed by January 6 committee

The Washington Post: Under Trump, ICE aggressively recruited sheriffs as partners to question and detain undocumented immigrants

Posted by Steve on November 24, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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