Column: Family’s tragedy a reminder to text less, ...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
03:05 PM, Thursday, August 28
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus, and it doesn’t get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa, this is one with a quick cure. This killer? Texting while driving. The...

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