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GROWING UP DIGITIAL
BELLEVUE, Wash. - As suburban Seattle has grown into one of the world’s major tech centers, it’s also become a hub for treating “tech addiction” _ excessive use of video games, devices and online content that can ruin a person’s life. One young man who has struggled with video games and online content his entire life is trying to maintain limits even as he’s working in the tech industry. It’s not easy. By Martha Irvine. SENT: 950 words. AP Photos.
NEW YORK - The new year is bringing new wages to New York state. The minimum wage is going up on Dec. 31. The highest wages will be in New York City, where fast-food workers and employees of businesses with 11 or more people will see their minimum hourly pay go up to $15 from $13. For workers, the increase is cause of celebration. But some business owners are stressed figuring out how to adjust to higher labor costs. By Deepti Hajela. SENT: 840 words. AP Photos.
The 2018 regular season will conclude in Music City on Sunday night, where the Colts and Titans will play for a wild-card playoff berth. Or maybe more. By Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner. UPCOMING: 550 words, graphic, by 5 p.m.
_TRAIN-FATAL: Man struck, killed by train in Spokane, Washington.
_SUNK BOAT-OIL LEAK: Police find another sunken boat in Hoquiam River.