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Distracted-Driving Simulator Shows Texting Dangers

With proms and graduation approaching, more teenagers are on the road and so are their phones — which is what worries parents.

05/12/2011

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Minn. Law Agencies Get Tough On Distracted Drivers

Minnesota State Trooper Tim Koehler’s seen it all. Recently, a naked driver reading the bible almost hit one of his coworkers. Last summer, he pulled over a guy who had rigged up a television set so he could watch TV while driving.

04/21/2011

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Riding Shotgun With State Patrol

Nearly 400 agencies have stepped up patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior.

04/21/2011

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Texting Mom Accused Of Causing Head-On Crash

An Eden Prairie mother is accused of texting and talking on her cell phone, with her two kids in the car, and causing a crash where she hit a motorcyclist head-on.

04/19/2011

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Walking And Texting Can Be Hazardous!

An unknown mall shopper thinks no one is watching her walk and text? Think again!

01/18/2011

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Dangers Of Texting While… Walking?

Did you know texting while walking can be dangerous? We’ve got a link that proves it can be.

01/17/2011

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Wis. Texting-Driving Ban Goes Into Effect Wed.

Wisconsin law enforcement is gearing up to look for texting drivers. A new law goes into effect Wednesday that fines first-time violators $20 to $400.

11/29/2010

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Inside The Box: Teens and Texting

A new study finds that teens who send upwards of 120 texts a day are more likely to have sex and use alcohol or drugs.

CBS Minnesota–11/10/2010

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Brett Favre’s Wife Talks About “Sexting” Scandal

Deanna Favre says her religious faith and an outward focus are helping her overcome the allegations of improper behavior that have been leveled against her husband.

CBS Minnesota–10/21/2010

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The movie Waiting for Superman is making a lot of noise and it hasn’t even opened yet  What are the proper ways to sext?  Why are some texting laws making the roads more dangerous?  US […]

09/28/2010

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Should harsher penalties be given for texting while driving? What should we do with President Bush’s tax cuts? Mankato City Council is voting tonight on whether to keep to let go of Mayor John Brady […]

09/13/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 8/21/10

A jammed-packed show starts with a preview of the annual Minnesota tradition…the State Fair.  General Manager Jerry Hammer talks about what attractions, shows, and food to expect starting Thursday from the Fairgrounds in Saint Paul. […]

08/23/2010

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