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Friday, July 7th, 2006
Lawmakers looking at tougher driving laws
By Shelley Grieshop
They're chic and trendy, colorful and sporty. But should cell phones be allowed in the hands of drivers on the highway?
As cell phone use while driving increases, so does the debate on their interference with driver attention. Numerous studies have been performed on the subject but hard data on crashes caused by cell phone use is scarce, officials say. And that leaves lawmakers with unreliable statistics to push for legislation. [More]
Obituaries on July 7th, 2006
Laverne L. Fark, 87, of New Bremen, died at 7 a.m. July 6, 2006, at Otterbein St. MarysRetirement Community. [More]
Orville L. Highley, 99, 918 Canterbury Drive, Celina, died July 4, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Cletus Menchhofer Jr., 76, 1151 St. Anthony Road, Coldwater, died at 1:45 p.m. July 6, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home Coldwater. [More]
Ruth Strohl, 80, 538 Willow St., Celina, died at 3 a.m. July 7, 2006, at her ho [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 7th, 2006
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