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Silence kills ● Boeing extends shutdown ● State budget cuts

Monday, April 6, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, April 6 — Washington state appears to be flattening its “curve” — the impact on the hospital system at any one time — according to the latest analysis from UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Its […]

Grocery unions save lives ● Stay-home thru May 4 ● Tired of Being Alone

Friday, April 3, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, April 3 — The state Department of Health confirmed 6,585 COVID-19 cases and 262 deaths in Washington on Thursday evening. The bulk of the cases remain in King County. ► In the Spokesman-Review — Spokane grocery workers […]

Boeing offers buyouts ● Appeal from front lines ● Southern spread

Thursday, April 2, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, April 2 — The state Department of Health confirmed 5,984 COVID-19 cases and 247 deaths in Washington on Wednesday evening. ► In the Columbian — Fred Meyer, QFC parent company to raise workers’ pay — The temporary […]

The best of us ● The worst of us ● Prevention in our prisons

Wednesday, April 1, 2020   THE BEST OF US   ► From KNKX — Isolated but not alone: Nurses help coronavirus patient say goodbye, offer comfort to the end — Michelle Bennett couldn’t hold her mother’s hand in those final moments, 10 days after Carolann Christine Gann tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Bennett couldn’t […]

Making rent ● DOL is MIA ● Farmworkers unprotected

Tuesday, March 31, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 31 — The state Department of Health announced 586 new cases Sunday, bringing the state total to 4,896 cases, including 195 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► In the Kitsap Sun — […]

Unions step up amid crisis ● TA at Swedish ● ‘Stay home’ is working

Monday, March 30, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 30 — The state Department of Health announced 586 new cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 4,896 cases, including 195 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► In the (Everett) Herald — […]

Stand with nurses and health care workers ● Stay the course ● Heroes

Friday, March 27, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 27 — The state Department of Health announced 627 new cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 3,207 cases, including 147 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► From WSNA, SEIU Healthcare 1199NW […]

Construction clarification ● Grocery stores hiring ● How this will end

Thursday, March 26, 2020   THIS WASHINGTON   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 26 — The state Department of Health announced 111 new cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 2,580 cases, including 132 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► In the Seattle Times […]

Shorthanded in Yakima ● Senate has a deal ● When workers are put last

Wednesday, March 25, 2020   LOCAL   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 25 — The state Department of Health announced 248 new cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 2,469 cases, including 123 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► In the Yakima H-R — […]

Stay-at-home order ● Boeing to halt work ● Ventilator heroes

Tuesday, March 24, 2020   THIS WASHINGTON   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, March 24 — The state Department of Health announced 225 new cases Monday, bringing the state total to 2,221 cases, including 110 deaths. The bulk of cases remain in King County. ► In the (Everett) Herald […]

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