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Miami-Dade's 911 dispatch call center. (Source: CBS4)

Text-To-911 Coming To South Florida

Using a phone to call 911 is the most efficient way to reach emergency help but what if you can’t talk on your phone? What if you can only text and you need emergency police help?

CBS Miami–07/11/2014

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‘Chexting’ Breaking Up Happy Homes

It’s a disturbing trend that is being blamed for destroying marriages and ruining families. Experts say it starts as an innocent conversation, but evolves into a deep bond.

05/28/2014

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Crisis Hotlines Offer Help Through Texting

Suicide and abuse hotlines have been helping people in distress for decades. Now they are also counseling people through text messages.

03/23/2014

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Motorcylists Plan Critical Mass To Promote Safety

Recent motorcycle crashes and deaths have prompted a new event called Critical Mass for Motorcycles.

CBS Miami–01/30/2014

Scene outside Tampa area movie theater shooting on Jan. 13, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

300 Mourn Fla. Man Killed In Movie Theater Shooting

Family and friends gathered together to remember the life of a Tampa-Bay area man who was shot and killed during a dispute over texting at a movie theater last week.

01/19/2014

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Cell Phone Plan Confusion

Between talk time, texting and data usage, finding the best plan can for you and your family can be confusing.

CBS4–12/04/2013

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Legislator Wants To Increase Texting While Driving Fines In School Zones

The texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.

CBS Miami–11/21/2013

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Bill Would Tighten State’s Texting While Driving Ban

A South Florida legislator wants to strengthen the state’s new texting while driving ban.

10/28/2013

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Docs To Parents: Limit Kids’ Texts, Tweets, Online

Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat.

10/28/2013

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Don’t Remember Sending That Text? You Might Have Been Asleep

Smartphones have become a major part of many people’s everyday lives. More and more smartphone owners use their devices to text, email, and surf the web throughout the day. Now, some people have started using them in their sleep.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

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