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* Up to 15 meteors an hour during shower that peaks this week,
* Starbucks highlights Coast Salish art in holiday collection,
* WA. hospitals lose approx. 3,000 workers over vaccine mandates!

The Leonids meteor shower is expected to peak during the morning on Nov. 17.
Pictured: A burst of 1999 Leonid meteors as seen at 38,000 feet from Leonid Multi Instrument Aircraft Campaign (Leonid MAC) with 50 mm camera.

Credit: NASA/Ames Research Center/ISAS/Shinsuke Abe and Hajime Yano


+ The News-Tribune (Tacoma): Starbucks highlights Coast Salish art with this five-piece holiday collection

+ KING-5 TV: Washington hospitals lose roughly 3,000 workers over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

+ McClatchy Newspapers: New Puget Sound report finds these ‘red flags’ toward environmental recovery goals

+ PFLAG of Olympia: The first U. S. transgender suicide hotline is up and running

+ KING-5 TV: Rising grocery prices challenge Puget Sound food banks – Dollars are stretched thin as food prices rise, and more people are expected to turn to food banks for help.

+ Associated Press: Washington seeks over $38 billion from opioid distributors

+ McClatchy Newspapers: You could see up to 15 meteors an hour during shower that peaks this week. What to know


MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: Steve Bannon surrendered to federal authorities Monday after he was indicted last week for defying a congressional subpoena, live-streaming to his conservative online audience as he showed up to the federal courthouse. Bannon Maintains He’s “Taking Down” Biden

KING-5 TV: President Biden signs $1T infrastructure bill into law

NBC News: Alex Jones liable for defamation in Sandy Hook ‘giant hoax’ case

The Washington Post Opinion: A newly disclosed memo reveals Trump’s plot to turn the military into his personal goon squad

MSNBC Opinion: Rittenhouse verdict watch: A peek into America’s comfort with violence – If your instincts are telling you we’re living in increasingly threatening times — the evidence supports what you’re sensing.

The Washington Post: Biden has underestimated problems facing the country — and Democrats fear that has become a political problem


NBC News: Texas doctor who promoted ivermectin as Covid treatment suspended by hospital

NBC News: Austria orders lockdown for unvaccinated amid Covid surge


The Points Guy: The Trump hotel in Washington, DC, to be sold to the Miami-based investment company CGI Merchant Group for $375 million and rebranded as a Waldorf Astoria

MSNBC Opinion: Brazilian democracy is in a precarious state. “The increasing evidence of links between former president Donald Trump’s and Bolsonaro’s circles should be a source of concern for anyone trying to spot trends in right-wing populism — and the threat it poses to the stability of democracy — across the world.

MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes: Another Trump lawyer, Jenna Ellis, wrote another memo pressuring Pence to overturn election

MSNBC’s American Voices: After Bannon’s indictment, ‘the days of deferring to Trump are coming to a close’

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