Does the US have a police brutality problem?

...police brutality problem," said Kim Sharpton, 44, a son of a police officer. "Social media and the advent of cellular phones with cameras in them allows the opportunity for us to catch what happens in the act."One high-profile example...

Rants & Raves

...and B. I'm a senior citizen who has custody of my granddaughter because of my daughter's passing last year. We were there for our WIC appointment and this lady was on her cellular phone talking loud and using profanity the entire time.

Retail building under construction in front of Augusta Mall

...Mall will bring three businesses and a bank ATM to Wrightsboro Road.An old building, formerly a bank branch and cellular phone store, has been razed near the Bobby Jones Expressway ramps at 3456 Wrightsboro to accommodate an 8,000-square-foot...

Business news

...with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.Kurt Mix, a former BP employee who worked on the company's efforts to stop the nation's worst offshore oil spill...

Across the area

...she went to the rest room, and when she returned the man pointed a knife at her and stole a bow valued at $500, a cellular phone and a kitchen knife. He then fled the scene on foot. Man's wallet stolen in downtown robbery A 44-year-old...

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Cell phone usage goes straight to the brain

...from 1970 to 2006, with most of the increase after 2001, according to the study."Israelis are heavy users of cellular phones, with a sixfold increase in usage (by minutes) from 1997 to 2006," the study said, suggesting a connection between...

Health | Metro
Huge numbers fill 10 worn calendars

...Twitter, created in 2006, has 22.5 million members in the U.S. - U.S. households spent $20.811 billion on cellular phones this year, up from $8.995 billion in 2000. - In 2000, 5.6 million people were unemployed in the U.S. In...

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Abundance of coupons is there for the savings

...phone. Visitors can download savings for shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The service is free for most cellular phone carriers, but data fees could apply. The discount savings are sponsored and offered by Cellfire's retail partners...

Local Business | Business
Up 2 speed

...has issued an advisory to about 3,000 faculty and staff members about the possible health risks associated with cellular phone use. "Recently I have become aware of the growing body of literature linking long-term cell phone use to possible...

Reception fading for antennas

...want to eliminate the drag that increases noise and decreases gas mileage; and consumers desire signals for their cellular phones, satellite radios and global-positioning system devices. GOING, GOING ... The traditional fender-mounted...

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