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State Trooper John Jackson pulls a driver over for talking on a handheld phone while driving. Photo: Natasha Haverty
State Trooper John Jackson pulls a driver over for talking on a handheld phone while driving. Photo: Natasha Haverty

Ten distracted driving questions, answered!

Today we've already ridden shutgun in one of the unmarked vehicles the state police use to crack down on distracted driving. Now that we've gotten a look into that world, let's tackle some questions about distracted driving.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/32194387@N02/3451965616/">smilla4</a>, Creative COmmons, some rights reserved
Photo: smilla4, Creative COmmons, some rights reserved

Verizon may hang up on some land line service

The State Public Service Commission is extending a public comment period on whether it's a good idea for Verizon to stop providing land line service to some customers and supply a wireless telephone connection instead.  Go to full article

APA & cell companies, move to close cell-phone gaps

The Adirondack Park Agency approved two new cell phone towers yesterday. Verizon and T-Mobile will build separate towers near the High Peaks rest stop on the Adirondack Northway. These projects come at a time when cell phone service in the Park is expanding rapidly, after years of debate and delay. North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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