Cell Phones
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NTSB recommends ban on driver cell phone use
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 1:38pm.

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

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HEALTHWATCH: New study says cellphone radiation levels exceed 'safe' limits for adults and children
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 11:38am.

A government test used to measure the radiation people absorb from their cellphones might underestimate the levels to which most adults and children are exposed, according to a group of doctors and researchers whose stated mission is to promote awareness of environmental health risks they believe may be linked to cancer.

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MS woman accused of cell phone fraud in NC
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 06/30/2011 - 6:32am.

A Mississippi woman has been charged in a cell phone scheme in North Carolina.

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NC town considers ban on cell phones while driving
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 7:53am.

Chapel Hill town officials are tired of waiting for the state to decide whether to ban cell phone use while driving and will take up the question themselves.

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Triangle to get new area code
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/11/2011 - 9:35am.

North Carolina's booming population and the proliferation of cell phones mean people calling numbers in the Research Triangle region are going to have to get used to some new digits.

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ONLY ON 3: So much for transparency; New Hanover County Commissioners able to conduct county business in secret
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/04/2011 - 3:56pm.

videoWe discovered a disturbing loophole this week in New Hanover County policy that's allowing County Commissioners to conduct county business in secret on their county cell phone with no accountability.

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Mobile providers launching new products, faster network
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/07/2011 - 3:18pm.

video New technology is all around us, and 2011 promises gadgets everyone will want to have. With those devices, many consumers may find they have a need for speed.

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NC court bans cell phones after stun gun confusion
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/04/2011 - 10:23am.

A ban on cell phones is in effect at a North Carolina courthouse after deputies confiscated about two dozen look-alike stun guns.

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Android "Gathering" comes to Port City
Submitted by Chris Allen on Sun, 08/29/2010 - 2:48pm.

Have an Android smartphone and aren't sure how to get the most out of it? The Verizon Wireless Android Gathering was in town on Saturday to lend a hand.

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Practicing cell phone courtesy
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 4:46pm.

videoJuly marks National Cell Phone Courtesy Month, reminding us to practice proper cell phone etiquette and think twice before we pick up a call in public. WWAY's Hailey Winslow is at the iDesk with more.

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