Texting and MMS

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    January 20, 2011

    Texts From Snowpocalypse!

    Yes yes, we know you know it snowed. And the drunken collegiate hookup artists of one of our favorite internet sinkholes have noticed. Here's the good ol' 314, our name in lights, right there on! We're so proud...​

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    October 19, 2010

    Politicians Want to Text Us, Ruin Last Spam-Free Area of Our Over-Mediated Lives​Show us a campaign e-mail, and we'll show you spam. Call us on our landline, and -- oops, we don't have one. But send us a text, and Sweet Bejeezus we will drop the choking child we're trying to resuscitate and text you right back. JK! (It's true.)  Politicians hav ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Rod Jetton Sex Trial Won't Happen This Month; New Date TBD

    Rod Jetton​The much-anticipated jury trial of former Missouri House Speaker Rod Jetton on charges that he assaulted a woman during a night of S&M sex has been delayed indefinitely.  The Southeast Missourian reports that the two-day in New Madrid County, which was to begin October 28, has ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Zachery Huntsman: Drunk, Texting Driver Crashes Into Home

    ​Officials with the Madison County Sheriff's Office say Zachery Huntsman was drunk when he crashed his brand new Hyundai Elantra into a home in Moro, Illinois, yesterday. The 20-year-old from nearby Cottage Hills gave police a different excuse for the accident: He wasn't drunk; he was texting. Sad ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Hot Thumbs: Illinois Lawmakers Loosen Teen Sexting Laws

    Image viaThe phone of an Illinois lawmaker or an Illinois teenager?​Under current Illinois law, if a sixteen-year-old girl takes a revealing picture of herself with her cell phone camera and sends the pic to her seventeen-year-old boyfriend, it's possible that both of them could be arrested and ch ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Senate Endorses Bill to Ban Red-Light Cameras, But Don't Rejoice Yet

    Lembke demonstrating his "deer caught in red lights" look.​State Senator Jim Lembke (R - South St. Louis County) saw his long struggle to outlaw red-light cameras clear a major hurdle yesterday. For the first time, the Senate endorsed Lembke's bill SB211 to ban the cameras throughout Missouri. The ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    Senate Bill Would Bar All Missouri Drivers From Texting

    Texting while pedaling would still be permitted in Missouri.​The Missouri Senate yesterday unanimously approved a bill that outlaws texting while driving for all motorists in the state. Last summer state legislators approved a similar law that applies only for drivers under the age of 21. The bill ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Say What? Santa Claus is Texting? Pity the Poor Tot Sans Cellphone!

    Can't you hear the conversation already?​Kid: Mommy, mommy, Santa texted me!!Parent: Wow, sweetie, how neat! That Santa Claus, he's so stupid-cool.Kid: Do you think Santa will tweet me, too? I wanna be his friend on Facebook! Parent: Hmm, I don't know if t ... More >>

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    December 4, 2009

    Forget Texting While Driving, Local News is all About Sexting (It's Sextier)

    Not Sexty: State Rep. Don Wells​ This week, state representative Don Wells (R - Cabool) introduced legislation that would make it illegal for all drivers in Missouri to text while behind the wheel. In August, legislators passed similar legislation that prohibits people under the age of 21 from tex ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    The Dive Bomber: Super Digital Fun at Super's Bungalow Beer Garden

    Screenshot:​This week, my cranky old cell phone died, so I joined the addict-addled world of the iPhone. And because I have to have every free application created, I joined the addict-addled world of foursquare. Because I want everyone to know how to find me. That won't be annoying ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Ass Clown of the Week: Christie Bradley

    ​Imagine that you start receiving online propositions and text messages from the woman pictured to the left. She really wants you. In fact she sexts you all kinds of nasty things she plans to do to you. Example: "...all i can think about is givn you (head) and (fuckin) ur brains out." She tells yo ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Horny Mothers, Bonehead Academics, "Butt" Peddlers and Questionable Politicos: Who is This Week's Ass Clown?

    ​Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of the week again. Vote for the local headline maker you think made the biggest ass of themselves this week. And the nominees...1. Mizzou Officials: Administrators at University of Missouri helped make headlines this week when they sold old cell phones belongi ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Bad News Teens: New State Law Prohibits Minors From Texting and Driving

    ​The good news? It's still legal to sext and drive. No. Seriously. Don't do that either. The new Missouri law prohibiting drivers under 21 years in age from texting while behind wheel goes into effect Friday. Missouri is the 23rd state to ban texting while driving, but is one of only nine to sing ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Google Continues its Quest for World Domination with Google Voice

    I finally got my Google Voice invite last week. Voice is Google's move into what has traditionally been the domain of the big telephone companies. The service is still in private beta, which means that you have to get an invite to try it out. It's very likely Google will roll out voice in a similar ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

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