*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ New York City Big Book Award: Yelm author Dr. Ana Mihalcea was a 2021 NYC Big Book Award recipient. Her book is “LIGHT MEDICINE: A New Paradigm — The Science of Light, Spirit, and Longevity.”
+ McClatchy News: Gov. Inslee lets Washington state eviction limits expire Sunday – “We have to have some end to the moratorium. You can’t have an economy ultimately where just nobody pays rent,” Inslee said.
+ Associated Press: Jury: GEO Group owes immigrant detainees $17M in back pay – including those incarcerated at their Tacoma facility
+ The Seattle Times: Amanda Knox was exonerated. That doesn’t mean she’s free
+ CNBC: Seattle-based Amazon reveals 20% stake in electric-vehicle maker Rivian
+ KING-5 TV: Airline passenger fined $52K, charged with assaulting crew on flight from Hawaii to Seattle
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
CNBC: U.S. Covid cases fall to less than half of peak delta levels as country approaches holiday season
NBC News Meet The Press: Biden’s job rating sinks to 42 percent in NBC News poll a year from midterms – Just nine months into his presidency, 71 percent of Americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction, the poll shows.
The New York Times: Why Many Police Traffic Stops Turn Deadly – Officers, trained to presume danger, have reacted with outsize aggression. For hundreds of unarmed drivers, the consequences have been fatal.
Republican Daily: NIH Silently REMOVES “Gain of Function” from Website [Ed. note: I verified this on the NIH website.]
The Defender: On Nov. 3, Children’s Health Defense will join organizations and individuals in “walking out” of work by calling in sick or taking a personal day to protest the unprecedented loss of freedom that has occurred since the COVID pandemic began.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
CNBC: Trump sues to hide documents from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol
Business Insider: Donald Trump’s former chief of staff is ready to bet all his money on the former president running again in 2024, he tells a podcast [Ed. note: I agree unless one of these conditions occur: 1. Trump is indicted, 2. Trump defaults on his debt (Deutsche Bank told Trump they will not extend his loans beyond 2023, 2024),3. The Voting Rights Act fails to pass, or Trump succumbs to a health issue, which he already mentioned would be a reason he would not run in 2024.]
Newsweek: Top Republican Lawyer Says Trump ‘Setting a Fire’ With ‘Destructive’ Election Fraud Claims
CNBC: Trump’s attorney reportedly told the Pence team its refusal to overturn the election caused the riot
Daily Kos: Capitol attack defendant speaks to Jan. 6 committee
Bloomberg: Trump Making ‘Last Ditch’ Effort to Skip Deposition, Zervos Says
CNBC: U.S. and EU agree to ease metal tariffs imposed by Trump administration
The Washington Post via The Week, via MSN: Trump looks to 2024, commanding a fundraising juggernaut, as he skirts social media bans
Reuters: Trump’s business pays price for poisonous politics
Newsweek: Roger Stone Threatens to Run Against Ron DeSantis for Not Conducting Election Audit
Rolling Stone: Police ‘Laughed’ When Biden Staffers Pleaded for Help [in Texas] as Trump Train Harassed Campaign Bus, Lawsuit Says
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