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Teenagers are texting while behind the wheel, despite the law prohibiting it.  And that's not all they're doing. 

Police start enforcing texting while driving ban

Mar 10, 2014
texasdrivesafe.org / Tri States Public Radio

In Illinois, it's illegal to talk on the phone while driving unless you're using bluetooth or another hands free device. You're never allowed to text while driving, yet some people can't seem to put down their phones.

Farmers' Tools Include New Smartphone App

Nov 12, 2013
U of I Extension

This is the time of year that many farmers apply nitrogen fertilizer to get ready for next year’s crop, now University of Illinois Extension is promoting a new tool to make it easier for farmers to apply the right amount.