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Cell Phone 911 Use

The safety net for telephone customers in Arkansas is getting wider and wider, largely thanks to a 50 cent charge for enhanced 911 service they pay with each monthly bill.

The emergency 911 network now includes most cell phone users in Arkansas, though some kinks remain to be worked out.

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    Jack Harold Jones Jr. (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Jack Harold Jones Jr. (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

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