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The man suspected of masterminding Friday’s terror attacks in Paris has reportedly been killed. Abdelhamid Abaaoud died in a raid north of Paris yesterday. He had apparently been involved with the planned attack on a high speed train in France as well. That plan was thwarted by three Americans who were on the train.
Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is due in a federal court in Indianapolis today to be sentenced for his convictions. He’ll get anywhere between five and 50 years.
CYBER SICKNESS–Your smart phone may be making you physically sick. Scientists have identified a condition called “cybersickness”, which they say is the digital version of motion sickness. The phenomenon affects up to 80 percent of us and leads to feelings of nausea and unsteadiness. It is caused by seeing fast motion on a screen and covers anything from a car chase in a film to scrolling through web pages on your phone. Positive Prep
Governor Inslee has declared a state of emergency for all of Washington because of the storms. This will allow him to use the National Guard in cleanup efforts. Some of the places most affected by high water are Sultan, Stanwood, Arlington, and Granite Falls.
The Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors voted last night to change school start times for the 2016-17 school year. Approval for the changes was partly based on research that shows teenagers are more alert later in the morning. Starting next fall, high school start times will be pushed back an hour to 8:45 a.m. Most middle school students will also start at that same time. Most elementary schools will start at 7:55 a.m. but, some will start as late as 9:35 a.m. KOMO