Things you need to know on October 27.

Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.

  • Construction on the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is moving forward on schedule. The new school will have a much different look from the structure where 26 children and staff lost their lives in 2012. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. 

 

  • An American who was shot and stabbed in an attack on a bus in Jerusalem has died. Israeli hospital officials say 76-year-old Richard Lakin died today. Lakin was an elementary school principal in Glastonbury, Connecticut for 15 years before moving his family to Israel in 1984.

 

  • October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. There's a new app keeping parents in the loop when it comes to bullies in schools. They can keep aware of the problems facing their children in real time. When a bully approaches, the child opens The No App that records the bully's actions.

 

  • The government is banning e-cigarettes in checked baggage on flights but you can put them in your carry-on. The Transportation Department says batteries in e-cigarettes are likely to create sparks or generate what federal officials call a "dangerous evolution of heat."

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