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Cell Phone Ban

The Academic Case For Banning Cell Phones At School

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

The Controversial Policy Most New York Mayoral Candidates Hope To Abolish

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

New York City students may soon be able to use their cell phones in school, as a majority of the New York City mayoral candidates recently vowed to en...

WATCH: Cell Phone Unlocking Ban To Be Reconsidered After 100K Sign Petition

Posted 03.03.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Federal Communications Commission will investigate if unlocking a cell phone should be illegal, after an online petition against the ban reached 1...

Yikes! Peter Frampton Injured On 101 Freeway

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Well, it looks like no one is immune to the perils of LA traffic. Rock god Peter Frampton got into a minor accident on the 101 Freeway yesterday af...

UC Berkeley Study Uncovers Results Of CA Car Phone Ban

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.06.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's nearly four-year-old ban on drivers using handheld cellphones is saving lives, according to a University of Califor...

A Cell Phone-Owner Causes A Scene At The NY Philharmonic

artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

The end of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony contains some of the most spiritual and peaceful music ever written. So when a cellphone began ringing – and ri...

Bluetooth Or Crazy? Cellphone Ban Tough To Enforce

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands-free cellphone? Talking to someone in the car? To himself? Sin...

POLL: Should High Schools Ban Cellphones?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

The City of New York banned cell phones in public schools five years ago. And now, when nearly every teen has a cell phone and schools enforce the ban...

Indian Village Bans Cell Phones For Unwed Women

AP | BISWAJEET BANERJEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LUCKNOW, India — A northern Indian village has banned unmarried women from using cell phones for fear they will arrange forbidden marriages that...

Cell Phone Ban After Boston Trolley Crash

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — The head of the Boston-area transit authority said Saturday he'll ban all train and bus operators from even carrying cell phones on boa...