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* Stagnate air remains through week’s end,
* WA AG to sue Google for secretly tracking users locations,
* National Guard heading to some western WA. hospitals!

“Here’s a nice image from NASA’s Terra polar orbiter midday this Sunday. In this false color image the snowcapped mountains are teal colored while white is the fog and low clouds.”
Credit: NWS Seattle tweet


+ KING-5 TV: Air quality in Puget Sound region isn’t ‘too bad yet’ – Air quality could degrade due to stagnant air. The National Weather Service recommends people avoid any unnecessary burning.

+ KING-5 TV: Washington attorney general to sue Google for ‘secretly tracking’ customer locations

+ KING-5 TV: National Guard heading to some western Washington hospitals Tuesday amid 6th wave of pandemic


NBC News: Supreme Court denies Republican leader McCarthy’s challenge to House proxy voting

The Washington Post: Google deceived consumers about how it profits from their location data, attorneys general allege in lawsuits – The complaints allege the company has deployed ‘dark patterns,’ design tricks that can subtly influence users’ decisions in ways that are advantageous for a business

Bloomberg: Why Are U.S. Grocery Shelves Out of Everything Again? Just as omicron made supply issues worse, customers got back to panic buying and stocking up on baking supplies.

CNBC: One year after the 737 Max’s return, Boeing is still trying to get back on course

Newsweek: Joe Biden Will Be Impeached in November, Steve Bannon Says [Ed. note: Oh sure, as if Bannon has any credibility anymore. Bannon just throws spaghetti at the wall and see if it sticks. Yet I predict Bannon will be jailed after the DOJ criminal referral.]

NBC News: WikiLeaks’ Assange can take extradition appeal to U.K.’s top court – In December, the High Court in London overturned a lower court’s ruling that Assange should not be extradited due to mental health concerns.

Salon: Liz Cheney fires back at Newt Gingrich after he suggests throwing Jan. 6 committee in jail


The Defender: More than 30,000 people attended the “Defeat the Mandates” rally Sunday in DC, calling for an end to vaccine mandates and government overreach.

The Washington Post: Stressed hospitals are asking workers with covid to return — even if they may be infectious

The Street: Covid Omicron Strains Food Supply as Workers Are Sickened – Food-industry executives say the pressure could continue for some time

The Points Guy: UK ends COVID-19 testing for vaccinated arrivals and reduces testing for unvaccinated

CNN: Judge in Texas blocks enforcement of federal employee vaccine mandate nationwide

Posted by Steve on January 25, 2022 at 12:31 am | Permalink

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