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Heroes abused | Shutdown ahead | Starbucks vs. union rights | 30-year-old smell

Friday, September 24, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 24 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 633,278 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,142) and 7,373 deaths. ► From KING 5 — COVID-19 deaths rising in Washington as hospitalizations hit all-time […]

Soul-crushing | Competing maps | Racing toward the debt cliff

Wednesday, September 22, 2021   COVID   ► From the AP — ‘Soul-crushing’: U.S. COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day — COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a […]

Avoid death, get your shots | Union busting at The Columbian | Tax town halls

Tuesday, September 21, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 21 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 628,488 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,156) and 7,271 deaths. ► From the Daily News — Washington COVID-19 hospitalizations down, in part due to […]

“It feels like a war zone” | Victory at Nabisco | Find a path forward in the Senate

Monday, September 20, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 20 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 620,752 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,275) and 7,201 deaths. ► From the Olympian — Providence St. Peter Hospital sees a record 10 COVID-19 […]

Give them a break | We just want a say | The Captain’s hip

Friday, September 17, 2021   COVID   ► From the Columbian — Appreciate workers by slowing virus’s spread (editorial) — It’s time to give them a break. Remember in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, when health care workers were greeted by cheering crowds outside hospitals? When they were routinely lauded as heroes? When […]

Left at the door to die | Carpenters strike | Tentative deal at Nabisco

Thursday, September 16, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 16 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 613,670 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,378) and 7,089 deaths. ► From the Tri-City Herald — 315+ Tri-Cities students, staff out sick with COVID […]

‘We feel defeated’ | Troopers get religion | Biden v. sick Hanford workers

Wednesday, September 15, 2021   COVID   ► From the AP — Washington state records over 7,000 deaths from COVID-19 — More than 7,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Washington state, according to data from the state Department of Health. Washington eclipsed 6,000 deaths on July 12. ► From the Olympian — 9 more […]

The worst it’s been | Ferry staffing | What has happened in Vegas

Tuesday, September 14, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 14 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 607,160 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,418) and 6,981 deaths. ► From Q13 FOX — COVID surge in Washington the worst it’s been since […]

Now, death panels are real | Biden’s vaccine mandate | Local strike votes

Monday, September 13, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 13 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 597,732 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,385) and 6,918 deaths. ► From the Spokesman-Review — Sacred Heart: ‘Everybody in the ICU on a ventilator […]

Happy Labor Day! The Stand is on hiatus.

The Stand will be on hiatus until Monday, Sept. 13. Until then… ► From the Seattle Times — Strong unions benefit all workers (by Larry Brown) — I want to remind you this Labor Day that, when we finally emerge from this pandemic, working people in Washington state are uniquely positioned for their lives and […]

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