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Weber’s trial canceled

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — The man who allegedly struck 33-year-old Andrea Boeve June 30 with his pickup while using a cellphone is scheduled to have a plea hearing Nov. 17. Christopher Weber’s jury trial that had been scheduled for this week was cancelled.
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OPINION: What’s driving this silly cellphone ban?

December 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON Here in the capital, there is a whole new etiquette at stoplights.

Upon arriving at a red light, drivers apply the brakes, pick up their mobile devices, and begin reading and sending emails. Continue Reading

Google to buy phone-maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5B

August 15, 2011 in The Daily Republic

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – Google Inc. is buying cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. for $12.5 billion in cash. It’s by far Google’s biggest acquisition and a sign the online search leader is serious about expanding beyond its core Internet business and setting the agenda in the fast-growing mobile market.
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Network switch causes spotty coverage for some cellphone users

July 22, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Complications in switching service networks are the cause for spotty cellphone coverage around and in parts of Jamestown.
Some AT&T customers here have noticed a lack of service and limited reception after the merger between AT&T and Alltel.
AT&T devices run on a different network than Verizon and customers are complaining because they were primarily roaming on the other carrier’s network, which AT&T devices do not work with, said Alex Carey, AT&T Corporate Communications for Minnesota and Northern Plains states, in an email.
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Mitchell man remembered by buddies; other driver was texting

September 24, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Jon Christensen’s racing buddies will be thinking of him when they head to Pierre today to race at Oahe Speedway.
They said their farewells on Friday at Christensen’s wake.
“It’s the way Jon would have wanted it,” said longtime friend Bryan Dixon. “He would have been with us and he wouldn’t want us to miss the racing.” Continue Reading

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Prepaid service gaining popularity for cell users

May 17, 2010 in INFORUM

NEW YORK – For wireless subscribers, commitment is out and short-term relationships are in.

This year, customers have been making a big shift away from two-year contracts toward “prepaid” cell phone service, which often costs less and does not require contracts. This is happening even though contracts are needed to get popular phones such as the iPhone and the Droid. Continue reading…