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Lawmakers approve ban on drivers using hand-held cellphones

Nov. 20, 2019 5:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts drivers would no longer be able to use hand-held cellphones behind the wheel under a bill approved by state lawmakers. The Senate voted 38-1 in favor of the bill Wednesday. The House approved it on a 153-1 vote Tuesday. The legislation now heads to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker...

Bill would ban drivers from using hand-held cellphones

Nov. 18, 2019 2:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A bill that would bar Massachusetts drivers from using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel is inching closer to final approval by state lawmakers. A compromise version of the bill was released Monday. The Massachusetts House and Senate had approved separate versions. The bill would prohibit...

To Whom it May Concern? Advice on addressing holiday cards

Nov. 12, 2019 9:04 AM EST

It's that holiday-card time of year again. But before you open up the address book or spreadsheet, read up on some modern etiquette for addressing those to whom you're sending your jolly good tidings. Holiday cards, particularly Christmas cards, are big business. Leading greeting-card maker Hallmark estimates 1.3...