LISTEN: Red flag warning, Northstar lawsuit settled, National Dog Day and more on Tahoe Talk podcast

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Today’s topics include:

  • Red flag warning
  • High speed chase ending on Kingsbury
  • Northstar lawsuit settled
  • Woman swims lake’s distance
  • Marco & Laura hit the Gulf today, 2nd & 3rd largest wildfires in CA state history burning approx. 1M acres total so far
  • North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has fallen into a coma, a former South Korean official is claiming on the heels of reports that the northern leader has ceded over some of his power to his younger sister.
  • Greenland lost a record amount of ice during 2019; the melt is massive enough to cover California in more than 4 feet of water, a new study said.
  • Get excited, Mariah Carey fans – new music is on the way.
  • After falling two weeks in a row, the number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose to 1.1 million last week; American employers are still cutting record numbers of jobs. According to the jobs site, listings are down by about 20% compared to this time last year. Data released today says the IRS expects there to be almost 40 million fewer employee-classified jobs in 2021 — a condition that might persist to at least 2027 — based on W-2 forms.

Fact Check:

  • Michelle Obama: “In one of the states that determined the outcome” of the 2016 presidential race, “the winning margin averaged out to just two votes per precinct, two votes.” -TRUE!

National Day:

  • Wed. 8/26 National Dog Day

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