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Should texting or talking on the phone while driving be illegal?

Response Percent
Yes, both should be illegal
Texting should be illegal, but not talking
No, both should be legal
Yes, texting should be illegal
Yes, talking should be illegal
Talking should be illegal, but not texting
Total 70

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Straight-line winds cause damage to property in rural areas of Douglas County
May 13, 2010
Douglas County resident James Marshall knows it sounds cliché, but around 11 p.m. Wednesday he woke up to what sounded like a freight train coming through his home about four miles south of Lawrence.
Thunderstorms ravage area, cause nightmare on Elm Street
May 13, 2010
Wednesday night’s raging thunderstorm made for a nightmare on Elm Street. “It was really to me,” said Dave Richardson, who had two cars destroyed by a massive fallen limb at 233 Elm Street.
BHS softball canceled, track will run as normal
May 13, 2010
Baldwin High School Activities Director Gary Stevanus announced three schedule changes to athletics today.
Commuter forecast for May 13, 2010
May 13, 2010
The skies will be cloudy and the roads will be wet as you make your way out on the morning commute. Temperatures will be chilly in the low 50s but the rain will be pushing out of the area as the day moves along.
Neighbors: Cheryl McCrary
May 13, 2010
Name: Cheryl McCrary Occupation: Administrative assistant to the Academic Dean at Baker and Baldwin Athletic Club owner
Good job, school board, patrons
Our View Editorial
May 13, 2010
Despite the unpleasant need to cut the Baldwin School District’s budget because of decreased state funding, we’ve been pleased with how the tough chore has been handled by the school board and how the community has responded.
School board opts for tier-one cuts after news from state
May 13, 2010
Potentially good news came Monday night for the Baldwin School District before the school board meeting. On Monday, the Kansas Senate approved the state’s $13.6 billion budget, which doesn’t include any cuts to education funding.
Patrons plea to school board
May 13, 2010
Baldwin School District patrons came out in droves Monday night to the monthly school board meeting. Most of the patrons were there to support seventh grade athletics or speak about the possibility of closing one of the rural elementary schools. Of the nearly 90 people at the meeting, 37 stood up and voiced their opinions.
BHS softball splits doubleheader with Trailblazers
May 13, 2010
Three days after being swept by rival Eudora, the Baldwin High School softball squad was excited to split a doubleheader at Gardner. On Friday, the Bulldogs put the surprising losses to the Cardinals behind them. It was just three days, but they headed to Gardner with a renewed attitude.
Bulldogs nearly rally to beat Gardner, but swept Tuesday
May 13, 2010
GARDNER — Baldwin High School’s baseball team almost pulled off its second straight seventh-inning rally here Tuesday night. Last week, the Bulldogs (6-12) split with rival Eudora after scoring four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in the second game of the doubleheader.
Kehl resets shot put record as BHS girls win Redbud
May 13, 2010
WELLSVILLE — Katie Kehl’s return to her former school brought her good luck Friday. After years of attending school in the Wellsville district, Kehl transferred to Baldwin High School this year.
BHS qualifies three for state tennis
May 13, 2010
The Baldwin High School tennis team was more than excited after finishing its Class 4A regional tournament Saturday at Topeka-Hayden. BHS will be sending three regional placers to the state tournament this upcoming weekend in Pratt.
BJHS track teams compete well at league
May 13, 2010
Last weekend’s Frontier League track and field meet was a nice homecoming and finale for the Baldwin Junior High School teams. The Bulldogs broke one school record, tied another, won 12 events and won one team title. Both coaches were happy with the results.