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Further Restrictions On Cell Phone Use While Driving Unlikely

Erik Arneson, spokesman for the Senate majority leader, believes there’s no appetite to revisit the issue in this session, which ends no later than November 30th.

09/09/2012

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Yard Sale Thief Nabbed Through Craigslist Sting

An Allentown man was arrested after advertising a cell phone he stole from a yard sale on Craigslist.

08/15/2012

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‘Texting Thumb’ A Growing Health Condition

The increasing use of cell phones and other devices is leading to a health epidemic commonly referred to as “texting thumb.”

08/13/2012

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Police Searching For Northeast Philadelphia Robbery Suspect

A black male walked into the Mobile Trac cell phone store, located at 2643 Germantown Avenue, at about 10:54 a.m. on June 22nd.

06/27/2012

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Cops: Drunk Man Drove Onto Ocean City Boardwalk To Find Lost Cell Phone

Police say a driver and his female passenger drove onto the boardwalk in Ocean City Tuesday evening in an attempt to find a lost cell phone.

04/25/2012

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Caught On Tape: Passenger Robbed Aboard SEPTA Bus

Philadelphia police are searching for three men who were caught on tape stealing a cell phone from a victim aboard a SEPTA bus.

03/28/2012

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Study: No Link Between Cell Phone Use And Cancer

A recent study followed 350,000 people over a 17 year period and found no relation between cancer and talking on a cell phone.

10/21/2011

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3-On Your Side: Cell Phone Roaming Warning

These days, we use our cell phones for all kinds of things, from searching the web to watching movies. Things like texts and emails are common services for typical phone plans. But if you’re traveling, don’t assume they’re part of the package or, as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan found, you may be in for one expensive wake up call.

10/19/2011

Police Arrest Substitute Teacher Of Delaware School

Delaware State Police say a 22-year-old substitute teacher has been arrested for showing a 15-year-old male student cellphone pictures of herself undressed.

09/29/2011

3-On Your Side: Buying Cell Phones For Tweens

Do your kids have a cell phone? Well more and more children are asking to get connected at a younger and younger age.

09/13/2011

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Phillies Host Red Goes Green Ecycle Event Saturday Morning

The Phillies are red hot on being the greenest team in baseball.

06/25/2011

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3 On Your Side: Prolong Cell Phone Battery Life

These days, we count on our phones to do way more than just make calls. So having a dead cell phone battery can really stop us in our tracks.

06/07/2011

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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Taking Inappropriate Photos Of Sleeping SEPTA Rider

Police say a man has been arrested for taking inappropriate pictures of a sleeping SEPTA rider.

04/27/2011

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Study: Motorists Ignore Bans On Cell Phone Use While Driving

A recent study shows that bans on texting and hand-held cell phone use while driving don’t reduce the risk of crashes, because many people just ignore the law.

04/21/2011

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Study: Landlines Are Being Dumped In Favor Of Cell Phones

The latest survey compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics, under the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, shows a growing number of households are abandoning their landlines and electing to use wireless phones.

04/21/2011

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