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  1. It’s moving day for The Entire Staff of The Stand’s daughter, so we are taking Wednesday off.

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  2. (Aug. 5, 2020 — 7 a.m.) — Although some of the races are still too close to call, candidates endorsed by the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO made a strong showing in Tuesday’s primary election, including several candidates who participated in the WSLC’s Path to Power program, which provides union members and local community activists […]

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  3. PRIMARY ELECTION DAY Tuesday, August 4, 2020   ELECTION   ► From the (Everett) Herald — Tuesday is your last chance to cast a ballot in the primary — Voters will decide school measures and determine the November match-ups for local, state and federal offices. ALSO TODAY at The Stand — It’s Primary Election Day […]

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  4. Fill out and send in your ballot today (after you check labor’s endorsements, of course)   (Aug. 4, 2020) — All of our lives and routines have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. So it’s understandable that filling out and sending in Primary Election ballots may not have been everyone’s top priority. But one important […]

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  5. Monday, August 3, 2020   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Aug. 3 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 58,173 infections (7-day average of new infections per day: 868) and 1,596 deaths (7-day average of deaths per day: 11) ► From the Seattle Times […]

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  6. As the Foundation for Working Families prepares to help its 1,000th family in need, contributions are needed to sustain this critical effort.   SEATTLE (Aug. 3, 2020) — The Foundation for Working Families is the charitable nonprofit formed by the affiliated unions of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO to assist working families in times […]

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