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LMK, IDK: Texting Is Writing, MSU Researcher Says

The days of traditional college writing instruction are nearly over, contends a Michigan State University researcher who found that college students now rank texting as the No. 1 form of writing and cell phones as […]

09/09/2010

Ex-Mich. School Janitor Jailed In 'Sexting' Case

A 23-year-old Lansing man who worked as a junior high school janitor has been sentenced to three months in jail after police say he stole a girl’s cell phone and “sexted” her friends.

08/24/2010

"Do Not Disturb" Added To Sync

Ford is adding a “Do Not Disturb” button to the Sync system in many of the automaker’s cars and trucks. Ford will also add “lock-out” capabilities that are not relevant to the task of driving while […]

07/08/2010

Texting While Driving Ban Begins July 1

Drivers across Michigan are being encouraged to keep their “Thumbs on the Wheel.” Michigan’s ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday, July 1.  A first offense will cost $100 and repeat offenses will cost […]

06/28/2010

Texting While Driving Ban Begins Thursday

When Michigan’s ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday, police will be able to pull over motorists solely for using their cell phones to send or look at text messages or e-mails.

06/27/2010

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