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Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Effect

Put your cell phone away when you get behind the wheel. A statewide ban on texting while driving is now in effect, carrying a $50 fine. The new law went into effect at midnight Thursday.

03/08/2012

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Texting While Driving A Primary Offense In Pa.

At midnight Thursday, it becomes illegal to text and drive in Pennsylvania. That includes phones, computers and other devices. And it’s not just texting but also using the internet, emailing and other messaging.

03/07/2012

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Police Chief Talks About New Texting Ban

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Carnegie Police Chief Jeff Harbin about the new ban on texting while driving.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2012

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Are Cell Phones & Other Handheld Devices Ruining Your Health?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr Tom Muzzinigro about how handheld devices are causing serious health issues.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/25/2012

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Teacher Facing Charges After Texting Student

A Mercer County teacher is facing charges after allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to a student.

12/15/2011

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Is Using a Cell Phone While Driving Really That Distracting?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to psychiatrist Dr Patton Van Nickel to find out how our brain works when driving and using a cell phone.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/15/2011

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NTSB Proposes Ban Of Cell Phone Use While Driving

The National Transportation Safety Board is proposing a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, except in emergency situations.

12/13/2011

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Police Cracking Down On Aggressive Driving

Police state-wide are cracking down on aggressive driving. Ross Guidotti reports from Route 65 in Beaver County.

11/10/2011

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New Kensington Man Accused Of Sexting Random Numbers

Police say a New Kensington man sent hundreds of sexually explicit text messages to people he didn’t know.

11/07/2011

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High School To Hold Memorial For Butler Co. Teen

A funeral service was held today for the 17-year-old Knoch High School student who died in a crash in Butler County.

11/04/2011

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Pa. Passes Texting While Driving Ban

Pennsylvania will join dozens of other states in banning texting while driving. The bill passed the state Senate Tuesday and Governor Tom Corbett is expected to sign it.

11/01/2011

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Telemarketers Tap IntoTexting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.

10/03/2011

File Cell Phone Spam Complaints With FTC

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it. Being signed up for the Do Not Call Registry, won’t help, but you can file a […]

10/03/2011

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State Lawmakers Look To Crack Down On Teen Drivers

The State House is looking at ways to crack down on teens and technology behind the wheel. On Monday, lawmakers are set to vote on some sweeping changes that would bar drivers from texting and would keep teens from playing taxi driver.

05/06/2011

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Texting Scam Targets Beaver County Residents

Police in New Brighton and Beaver Falls say someone claiming to be from the Beaver Valley Federal Credit Union is texting random people urging them to call and enter their debit and credit card information.

03/02/2011

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