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Best Way to Blow $81.50 

Texting while driving

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It took a while, but Idaho formally acknowledged the existence of cellphones. Well, lawmakers acknowledged that allowing drivers' eyeballs fix on firing off a tweet might be a safety issue. After years of trying, a statewide texting-while-driving ban went into effect July 1. That same month, a Boise Weekly-er netted one of the expensive tickets, at a whopping $81.50. That's roughly 10 pizzas, or in our world, 82 cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon. She's learned her lesson.

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