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Washington will combat 1/5 wave of Covid with another mask mandate as Cuomo's Brian Calvert reports. There are very few exceptions. Maybe your office is a space that isn't accessible to the general public, or you work by yourself. You are an exception. The rest of us must cover our faces. It's frustrating all the back and forth in general. I think you know it seems to work and it seems to lower the cases, which is great. It was pretty aggravating because everyone pretended not to know the rules. Even though I think most people did everyone age five and up must have a face covering whether you go out to eat, Go shopping, even going to the gym, but we got to do we've got to do in order to get this under control. The mandate does not cover outdoor situations at least not yet. For now, you're being strongly encouraged to put on a mask if you're outside with a bunch of other people close By Brian Calvert Common use Meritus fans will need their mask when they grabbed their hat and glove before games the rest of the season. Washington Governor Jay Inslee statewide mask mandate is now in effect, requiring anyone older than five to wear a mask while in indoor areas. Starting with the team's next home game on Thursday, fans must wear a mask in all indoor areas of the park. The return of our state's indoor mask mandate appears to be welcomed by hotel and restaurant operators. Anthony Anton, CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association, says they're aware that mass have been a polarizing issue. But he says he's heard nothing. But positives from people in his industry were well over 12,000 restaurants and 800 hotels. So I can't say everyone's always got a universal opinion. But overwhelmingly, I think people have viewed this as a positive, proactive step that hopefully gets us ahead of any decisions that would further harm business. Four jobs. Anton says they also expect to put out some legal guidance soon for businesses thinking about a vaccine requirement for patrons. He also hopes you'll be patient with hospitality workers who have to make up for an industry that is about 30% short of the workers it needs. The state Lands commissioner wants vaccines to be mandatory for wild land. Firefighters more from Cuomo's Jeff Pooja love crews coming in from other states have had to be turned back due to covid infections and numerous federal firefighters have had to be quarantined because of outbreaks. Lands Commissioner Hillary France says that's making a bad situation. Even worse. Firefighters are exhausted and we have limited resources. We have limited resources in the air. We have limited resources on the ground, so she's having vaccines made available in every fire camp in the state and asking the federal government to make them a requirement for deployment. Jeff Podollan, come on news. And from lumber. Two new cars to coffee syrup at Starbucks businesses continue to suffer major product supply chain disruptions. The issues go back to the start of the pandemic when manufacturing shut down, but the fix is taking far too long for some businesses. Cuomo's Carlene Johnson reports, Lumber prices are beginning to fall as supply picks up to meet the demand. But the ripple effect still being seen in home prices. Daniel Stanton is an expert in supply management. What we're seeing today in the construction industry. It is a bunch of this turbulence a bunch of these bullwhips that we're actually triggered. By this really radical drop that we had in February, March April last year, the price of a 1600 square foot house that closed in June last year was $329,900 in Clark County. The price for that same home this month. 425,000 an increase of nearly $100,000 not just construction. You've got car dealers with hardly any new vehicles on the lot, mainly because of a global shortage of computer chips. The vehicles need Charlene Johnson KOMO news Come on news time is 7 40 from the Beacon Plumbing. Sports Desk. Mariners opening a baseball series against the Athletics in Oakland tonight at the top of the fourth right now one, Astros zero Seattle Mariners Sandals basketball championship franchise was it was honored in the other Washington today, details from Cuomo's Bill Schwartz. It's been a tradition since 18 65 presidents invite great teams to the People's House for it. Congratulations ceremony. 2020 w NBA champion Seattle Storm just played a Sunday game in Washington D C. So they stuck around to meet the commander in chief President Biden. Thank you so much for welcoming us into the White House as people We're part of women's sports. Um, it feels good to be back in this place. There's Sue Bird and the storm, the first W. NBA team to accept the invitation since 2015 Seattle concludes its basketball trip tomorrow at Minnesota. The Seahawks have trimmed their roster to 80 players waving quarterback Alex Magoo and defensive lineman Cedric Lattimore. Linebacker Ben Burke Curve in a receiver John nurse would go to the injured reserve. The Hawks host the Chargers Saturday night in the last preseason game and Tony Fee now won the first leg of golf's FedEx Cup playoffs, defeating Cam Smith in a one hole playoff at the Northern Trust. The final round of that tournament delayed a day when hurricane or re rolled through New Jersey sports at 10 and 40 after the hour. 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