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Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Is there an etiquette guide for cellphone use?

Talking and texting while driving – we all know that’s wrong. Failing to silence your cellphones in church or the theater – that, too. But what about other times? Editor Don Whitten wonders if there’s an etiquette guide for cellphone use. (January 14, 2013, Page 4)

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    Driving guidelines, tips really pretty basic

    Driver’s education’s main message was, and is, pretty simple: Keep your eyes on the road. Editor Don Whitten notices that more and more folks seem to have forgotten that message and wonders how we can return to those basics in driving. (August 31, 2012, Page 4A)

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      Information thieves present new problem

      Most of us have heard about phishing – using email messages to “fish” for personal information that could lead to identity theft. What about “smishing,” the newest electronic slight of hand? Editor Don Whitten warns readers about getting smished through text messages. (May 23, 2012, Page 4A)

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        Watch out for anyone eyeing text messages

        Texting while driving is illegal in some states and should be in all of them. Something just as frustrating, although nowhere as dangerous, Editor Don Whitten writes, is texting while walking. He relates some of his experiences and observations from a couple of trips to malls during the holidays. (December 30, 2011, Page 4A)

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          Curtailing cell phone use in vehicles

          Retired professor T.J. Ray wonders if we might get a better hold on the problem with talking and texting while driving if we put notices in government vehicles warning the drivers they could lose their jobs if caught. (January 20, 2010, Page 4)

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