Nineteen states and the District of Columbia already prohibit all drivers from texting behind the wheel, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Another 10 states restrict texting by novice drivers. Trucking and bus industry officials said they support the texting ban.
“And their mother beats her kids.” I messaged my former classmate, with a picture of the info and everything just like “Isn this your baby bro?” It was. I told him what happened. Bout an hour later I get a picture back of an empty gaming console spot, an apology from the little brother, and a picture of him mowing the lawn.
“Down here, no one is unaffected by Katrina,” said insurance agent Andre Schwartz of Covington, La., taking a break from kite boarding in the gulf along Beach Boulevard in Waveland, Miss. “My house was totaled. Both of the girls who work for me, their houses were totaled.
Bench coach Don Mattingly managed in Torre’s absence . Pirates reliever Matt Capps was suspended for four games for hitting the Brewers’ Prince Fielder with a pitch at Milwaukee Saturday.Joel Zumaya, a key member of a bullpen that helped the Detroit Tigers win the AL pennant last season, is expected to miss 12 weeks because of a ruptured tendon in his middle right finger suffered while warming up Saturday . Indians pitcher Jake Westbrook was placed on the 15 day disabled list because of a strained left abdominal muscle . Jon Leicester joined the Orioles as a long reliever in place of Kurt Birkins, who was optioned to Triple A Norfolk. The Orioles transferred lefthander Adam Loewen (elbow) from the 15 day disabled list to the 60 day DL . Mariners reliever Julio Mateo apologized for his arrest following a dispute with his wife Saturday at a Manhattan hotel . Ellen Massey, a 58 year old Manhattan lawyer, sued the Mets, contending a drunken, 300 pound man fell on her during the home opener at Shea Stadium and broke her back . Sporting goods companies and organizations that sponsor high school baseball nationwide asked a federal court to overturn a new New York City law that bans metal baseball bats in prep games . Former Tigers outfielder Ron LeFlore was arrested in Michigan for failure to pay at least $48,000 in child support . Runelvys Hernandez allowed two hits in five innings, but one was a two run homer by Bronson Sardinha as the visiting Pawtucket Red Sox fell to the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees, 2 1 . Daniel Haigwood tossed four scoreless innings in his debut in the Red Sox organization as the host Portland Sea Dogs beat the Trenton Thunder, 4 1.NFL Alexander in no rush to hear newsRunning back Shaun Alexander, the 2005 NFL MVP, might still have a broken foot, something he doesn’t want confirmed until after the Seahawks’ veteran minicamp ends Thursday. “I don’t even want to get another X ray until after this camp,” Alexander, whose left foot was broken for the final four months of last season, said after his fourth consecutive day of no contact, no pads drills .