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Most Drivers Think Distracted Driving is on the Rise

88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you think distracted driving is on the rise, have you thought about if you are contributing to the problem? In a new survey, 88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it. Cell phones account for a large portion of distractions, though other passengers, alcohol, and drowsiness…

THE BIZ: H&M Apologizes for “Racist” Ad, Verizon Price Hike, Starbucks Lawsuit, American Girl’s GOTY is Out of this World

Starbucks could be saying "thanks a latte."

NATIONAL — American Girl has always known she is a star, but now you can say she’s out of this world. The 2018 American Girl of the Year is 11-year-old aspiring astronaut, Luciana Vega, who wants to be the first person to walk on Mars. American Girl has partnered with NASA and says the idea for Luciana came from a…

Apple Admits to Slowing Down Older iPhones, AT&T Employees Get Tax Bill Holiday Bonus

AT&T is offering hefty holiday bonuses to celebrate the passing of the GOP tax bill.

  NATIONAL — It’s a controversy that Apple has finally put to rest by admitting they slow down older iPhones. The company says they have a good reason for doing it because the older the phone, the older the battery and that means more room for potential problems. They say older batteries can cause iPhones to shut down without warning…