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Men robbed after stopping with flat tire

...needed help, but then pulled out handguns and forced the victims to the ground.The four men made off with wallets, cell phones, the keys to the victim's vehicle and Fambro's pants and Jordan sneakers.After the robbers left, the victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-17/men-robbed-after-stopp
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE/SEIZURE Notice is hereby given of seizure of ...

...NINETY-THREE DOLLARS ($493.00) U. S. CURRENCY; ONE (1) BOX CLEAR PLASTIC BAGS; ONE (1) DIGITAL SCALE; FIVE (5) CELL PHONES AND TWO (2) CELL PHONE HOLDERS on JUNE 15, 2014 at 1100 ADRIAN ST, RICHMOND COUNTY, AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 30904 by...

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Study published in 'Science' finds many dislike just sitting and thinking

...in the journal Science, researchers at the University of Virginia asked volunteers to go into a room without their cell phones or books or any other distractions and just sit for a period of time, six minutes to 15 minutes, and entertain themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-03/study-published-science-find
Too many cell phones

...combined spent $27,000 on 49 cell phones. Even that was too many. Now...out $37,150 annually for 66 cell phones. Some "savings." Expansion...Administrator Randy Oliver. That indicates cell phones serve more as a personal convenience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/18/edi_217666.shtml
Editorials
Control cell phones

...for local government to overuse cell phones, so Morris News Service columnist...got along just fine without any cell phones. But since their usage has exploded...The problem is, private sector cell phones are paid for by individuals or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/07/op_220199.shtml
Opinion columns
Cell phones still not private

...can listen in. It's not unusual when people talk on cell phones for snippets - a few seconds of a conversation at most - to be picked up on other cell phones, baby monitors or other communications equipment. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/11/tec_202427.shtml
XXX Technology
On Legislature's 1st day, House bans cell phones

...bills in recent years that would make it illegal to use cell phones while driving, but on Monday, members of the House enacted a rule that prohibits them from using cell phones while making laws. That and other minor rule changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/13/met_507407.shtml
Metro
Contraband items disappearing from local jails

...the past, according to jail administrators.Cell phones, however..."Cell phones are big," said Richmond County sheriff's...into bringing contraband such as cigarettes and cell phones into the facility or influence a fellow inmate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-13/contraband-items-disap
Our right to be secure

...Court's ruling that police can't search cellphones without first getting a search warrant.Considering that modern cell phones hold so much private data ? everything from call logs and personal photos to financial information and medical records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-27/our-right-be-secure
Social welfare or insanity?

...welfare, they just create another one. Head Start, the SNAP food program, EBT cards, subsidized housing, government cell phones, the Earned Income Tax Credit ? the list goes on.What have we seen as the multigenerational result? Is it not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-11/social-welfare-or-insani