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Monday, Sept. 13, 2021

The Guardian: Scientists identify key conditions to set up a creative ‘hot streak’

NY Times: Democrats Want a ‘Climate Corps.’ They Just Can’t Agree How to Create It.

NY Times: A County I.T. Supervisor Mined Bitcoin at the Office, Prosecutors Say

NY Times: After a Summer Without Butterflies, I Cling to What Endures

The Hill: The toxic legacy of Trump's corruption

The Hill: Former aide sees Melania Trump as 'the doomed French queen': book

MSN News: Pro-Trump Rally Expecting 10,000 Attendees Sees Only a Few Hundred Show Up

Washington Post: A wildfire in Spain is uprooting villages, razing forests — and raising concerns about climate change

Market Watch: Eureka touted as retirement location for westerners

Yahoo News: A customer who refused to wear a mask in a Wells Fargo bank waited in the parking lot to violently ambush the manager at the end of his shift

Washington Post: Texas wanted to be the tech haven of the U.S. Its new abortion bill and other measures are causing workers to rethink their move.

NPR: Why The World Should Be More Than A Bit Worried About India's Nipah Virus Outbreak

NPR: Climate Change Destroyed A Way Of Life On The Once-Idyllic Greek Island Of Evia

NPR: This 107-Year-Old Pianist Just Released Her 6th Album

NPR: The Federal Government Sells Flood-Prone Homes To Often Unsuspecting Buyers, NPR Finds

LA Times: Election watchers snap photos of workers, challenge voter signatures as recall nears

LA Times: At 91, Clint Eastwood throws a punch and rides a horse in his new movie

Fresno Bee: Student removes US flags at Missouri 9/11 memorial, says it was ‘imperialist’ display

Fresno Bee: Sequoia National Park wildfires burn at 0% containment, with more closures Sunday

East Bay Times: Santa Rosa: Witness and Good Samaritans surround arson suspect until police arrive

San Jose Mercury News: Berkeley: Two men who got out of their vehicles to argue after crash are struck, killed on I-80

San Jose Mercury News: California Senate passes bill allowing state to keep details of COVID outbreaks secret

San Jose Mercury News: Adult and 2 children airlifted to hospital after suspected hash lab explosion in Ukiah RV park

Mt. Shasta Herald: 'It's truly a Dunsmuir film': Siskiyou County residents spot Kevin Spacey filming new movie

Mt. Shasta Herald: Cleanup of more than a century's worth of fuel leakage to begin in Dunsmuir next week

Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021

The Guardian: Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high

The Guardian: Spanish wildfires drive thousands from homes close to Costa del Sol

SFGate: Alabama man dies after being turned away from 43 hospitals as covid packs ICUs, family says

NY Times: Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes

KRCR: Fire Victim Trust short $2.5 billion dollars, survivors may never see full compensation

The Guardian: Work begins on wrapping Arc de Triomphe for Christo artwork

The Guardian: ‘The harm to children is irreparable’: Ruth Etzel speaks out ahead of EPA whistleblower hearing

The Guardian: US Evangelical Lutheran Church installs first openly transgender bishop

LA Times: Biden is expanding rapid COVID test production for home use. Here’s what to expect

SF Chronicle: This hike in Redwood National and State Parks offers a rare and eye-popping California experience

Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021

Washington Post: A secretive Pentagon program that started on Trump’s last day in office just ended. The mystery has not.

Yahoo News: California man tries to jump ‘Devils Churn’ and goes missing in ocean, Oregon cops say

Yahoo News: Prime California beachfront real estate set to return to Black family nearly a century after government seizure

Washington Post: Billions of dollars in pandemic aid for hospitals and nursing homes is being handed out

Washington Post: Denmark lifts all coronavirus restrictions and celebrates ‘a whole new era’

The Hill: Elon Musk drives through loophole by launching Tesla on tribal land

The Hill: Entire police department resigns in Missouri

The Hill: Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary

NY Times: ‘It’s a Godsend’: 9-Cent Taxi Rides in Rural South Korea

NY Times: Opinion: Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Is a Big Mistake

CNBC: ‘9/11 millionaires’ and mass corruption: How American money helped break Afghanistan

NY Times: Times Investigation: In U.S. Drone Strike, Evidence Suggests No ISIS Bomb

The Oregonian: Prominent Roseburg doctor echoes skeptics’ claims about vaccine

LA Times: Column: She feeds hundreds of homeless daily in Orange County. City officials want her out

LA Times: Some Central Valley hospitals on the brink as COVID-19 surge hits crisis point

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