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Tom Puckett
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the school year draws near, parents and students alike are learning about cell phone policies. Can a student have their cell phone with them during the school day? When and how can they use it? From district to district, the rules vary widely. Niagara Falls introduced a policy...
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April 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Cellphones are still absent from most U.S. schools but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to parents' wishes to keep tabs on their kids and teachers find ways to work them into lessons. The percentage of K-12 public schools that...
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Richard Root
January 26, 2018 - 5:17 am
Lewiston, NY (WBEN) - Jack White's tour will bring him to Artpark this summer, and if you're going to the show, it might be the first time you are forced to use a Yondr pouch. You might be asking "what's a Yondr pouch?" A Yondr pouch is like a canvas phone sleeve with an extra flap and a lock on it...
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August 10, 2017 - 5:52 am
OLEAN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Researchers at St. Bonaventure University will look at how cell phones affect students when they bring them to class. The work will be done by a new center the western New York university is opening this fall dedicated to research in the areas of attention and learning...
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Tom Puckett
August 08, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) No doubt you've dealt with this scenario: relaxing at home when suddenly your cell phone goes off, and it turns out to be a robocall. Robocalls dialing cell phones has become more common. "It's one of the top complaints we receive from consumers and to the FCC as well," says...
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