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State unemployment rate falls; payrolls inch forward
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy added 1,000 jobs in October and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October decreased from 8.3 percent... Continues...
We're winning, we're winning! Trump Covid Response Still Lags
US Covid-19 Rankings: Cases #1; Deaths #1; Fatality #78; Deaths/capita #12. What do these numbers mean?

Cases: WE'RE NUMBER 1, WE'RE NUMBER 1!. We are a big country. Only China... Continues...
Trump's Covid-19 Task Force Should Resign
The election may be over, but the pandemic is not, especially in the USA. It's likely we'll continue "winning" well into 2021. During the past week we have experienced over 100,000... Continues...

State pays out $12 billion in unemployment benefits during Covid-19 crisis to da
OLYMPIA – During the week of October 25 - 31, there were 14,681 initial regular unemployment claims (up 3.4 percent from the prior week) and 465,563 total claims for all... Continues...
November 3 Bridge Recommendation: Zero, no Trump
Perhaps you're considering voting to re-elect Donald Trump because of his stellar perfornance in combatting Covid-19. You might want to consider the actual numbers, so you can be... Continues...

Reader Perspectives

Rees Clark 28-Mar-2020
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he knows nothing about how departure times are adjusted to the tides.
Site Admin 09-Mar-2020
Stay informed about COVID-19 with the latest from King-Seattle Health Department. www.kingcounty.gov
Frank Alexander 12-Jul-2019
? for the HR dept.: If Dir. of Nat'l. Intelligence Dan Coats leaves and Tr*mp replaces him with yet another acting director, can there be any hope that that person will truly act intelligently?
Edson Romero 13-Mar-2019
Just brought my company LER Web Services to Seattle from Miami Lakes. We hope you welcome us with questions.
UWBotanicGardens 15-Jul-2013
Getting excited to travel to Woodinville Lavender and seeing and smelling a field of lavender!
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rees - Mar 28, 2020, 7:08 PM
I don't often agree with Kim Jung-un, but the past few days the word "dotard" has been bouncing around in my mind. The idea of picking and choosing "safe" counties is so ludicrous...
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:17 PM
It seems pretty clear our response capability has been allowed to atrophy. IMHO the Ds slacked off, but the Rs just don't care.
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:14 PM
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he...
rees - Mar 28, 2020, 6:11 PM
Pres. Tr*mp has from the start made this too much about himself. Agree or Disagree?
rees - Mar 27, 2019, 12:10 PM
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg seems very rational so far, but should he be elected, I'm a little concerned about the danger from flying bone shards as the heads of some of my...

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