*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
+ JOLT News: Army special ops training starts Friday, rrrrrruns two weeks – Plan to duck for low-flying ‘copters and tilt-rotor aircraft: Dec. 3-17, Lacey to Yelm
Thurston Climate Action Team (TCAT): The 12 Days of Giving – A Festival of Generosity to Celebrate Giving Tuesday here in Thurston County
+ The Olympian Special Report: A lifeline in Peril As I-5 chokes the Nisqually, tribe warns circle of life for salmon, orcas collapsing
Read more at: https://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article254324633.html#storylink=cpy
+ South Sound Business: Thurston Chamber Celebrates 2021 Boss of the Year Honorees – includes Port Commissioner-elect and Nisqually Tribe’s Bob Iyall, Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation
+ The Olympian: Keep your decorated home safe this holiday season with these fire prevention tips – Christmas tree fires aren’t common but can be very serious, the National Fire Protection Association said.
*** VIRUS NEW FROM WEDNESDAY ***
Reuters: Courts block two Biden administration COVID vaccine mandates – A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction halting President Biden’s national vaccine mandate for healthcare workers nationwide, and separately, a U.S. district judge in Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction blocking Biden’s mandate for federal contractors in three states.
National Vaccination Center: Efficacy of Pfizer’s COVID Biologic Estimated at 33 Percent
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
The Washington Post Opinion: ‘Roe’ is dead. The Roberts Court’s ‘stench’ will live forever.
Salon: Georgia Rejects Record Number of Absentee Ballot Requests Under New Voting Laws [Ed. note: The fix IS in limiting Voting Rights, and soon, Abortion Rights!]
NBC News: GOP targets Wisconsin elections system, nonpartisan director – The battleground state is the latest front in the GOP’s national push to exert more control over elections amid Trump and his allies’ continued false election claims.
*** TRUMP NEW FROM WEDNESDAY ***
The Guardian (UK): Trump tested positive for Covid few days before Biden debate, chief of staff says in new book – Mark Meadows makes stunning admission in new memoir obtained by Guardian, saying a second test returned negative [Ed. note: Are Trump sycophants starting to wake-up and speak the truth because they want a political future, and Trump “ain’t it!?]