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Community Gathers To Discuss Banning Texting And Driving

People gathered in Plano Tuesday to discuss efforts to ban distracted driving caused by texting.

07/21/2015

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Texas Texting-And-Driving Ban Proposal Barely Misses

The Texas texting-and-driving ban proposal is being called a last minute legislative issue to watch; it is currently one vote short of having enough support to reach the Senate floor, amid skepticism from Libertarian Republicans.

05/24/2015

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Spieth Supports AT&T’s ‘It Can Wait’ Campaign

Nine months after Jordan Spieth signed an endorsement deal with AT&T, he is starring in his first TV commercial with the company. Only he won’t be pitching a product.

03/31/2015

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Texas House Passes Bill Outlawing Texting While Driving

For the third time, the Texas House has passed a bill outlawing texting while driving.

03/26/2015

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State House OKs Ban On Texting While Driving

A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto.

03/26/2015

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Texas House OKs Ban On Texting While Driving, But Veto May Loom

A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto – and could face a similar fate this time.

03/25/2015

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Denton Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

Denton police say if they catch you texting while driving, you won’t be LOL.

02/16/2015

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Families Push For Statewide Ban On Texting While Driving

Sitting behind pictures of loved ones killed in crashes, 15 Texas families tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to support a statewide texting-while-driving ban.

02/03/2015

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A Look At Educators, Students & Electronic Media Policies

Teachers behaving badly – It’s not a new problem, but new modes of communication are making inappropriate comments and relationships all too easy.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Decoding Teens Texting & Sexting Lingo

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook¬†|¬†Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – LOL could mean “lots of luck” when it comes to figuring out a teen’s texts. And what you don’t know could make your jaw drop. Katie […]

12/18/2014

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Drug Tests, Texting Bans On 1st Day Of Bill Filing

Drug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

11/11/2014

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People Text & Drive Knowing The Dangers

In a new survey, 98 percent of motorists said that they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, yet three-quarters of them admitted to doing it anyway.

11/05/2014

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