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* Yelm lights up historical water tower in colors of Ukrainian flag,
* Yelm Timberland Library Mike McGowan retires,
* Russian businessman puts $1 million bounty on Putin’s head!

“Yelm lights up historical water tower in colors of Ukrainian flag”
Credit: Reaching Out Yelm and Beyond via KING-5 TV, Seattle screenshot

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***

+ KING-5 TV: Yelm lights up historical water tower in colors of Ukrainian flag – The tower’s restoration was partly inspired by the Space Needle’s ability to light up with different colors.

+ Timberland Regional Library: Mike McGowan, long time employee of the Yelm Timberland Library retired at the end of February. He recorded this farewell message his last week at the library. Please join us in wishing Mike a very fond farewell, and well wishes as he embarks on a very well earned retirement!

+ KING-5 TV: Washington wins additional $113 million in challenge to Purdue Pharma opioid settlement Washington state will receive a total of $183 million to address the opioid crisis from the makers of Oxycontin after rejecting the original bankruptcy proposal.

+ KING-5 TV: Downtown Seattle business continues remote work because of crime, not COVID

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***

CNBC: Supreme Court lets GOP Kentucky attorney general defend state’s restrictive abortion law

AP via The Olympian: As demand to get COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. collapses in many areas, states are scrambling to use stockpiles of doses before they expire and have to be added to the millions that have already gone to waste.

*** UKRAINE NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***

FOX News: Russian businessman puts $1 million bounty on Putin’s head – He’s calling for military officers to arrest him as a war criminal

Truthout: Now Is the Time for a Global Movement Demanding Nuclear De-escalation

FOX News: Russian troops shelling Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant sparking fire, officials say

BBC: Russia agrees need to create humanitarian corridors [Ed. note: as Russia bombs the crap our of the Ukrainians!]

CNBC: Russian economy to shrink 35% due to Ukraine invasion sanctions, JPMorgan says

CNBC: Russia-backed cable news station RT America shuts down operations immediately [Ed. note: Where WILL American conspiracy followers get their propaganda with which to adhere?]

CNBC: Airline software giant ends pact with Russia’s Aeroflot, crippling carrier’s ability to sell seats

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***

NBC News via MSN: Former AG Barr said Trump became enraged after being told election fraud claims were nonsense

NBC News via MSN: Former Attorney General William Barr says Trump considered withdrawing his nomination

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