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House, Senate pass bills on texting while driving

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Both chambers of the General Assembly have approved legislation to toughen penalties for texting while driving. Texting while driving is already punishable by a $20 fine, but it's a secondary offense. That means police can only write a ticket if they stop the motorist for another violation. The Senate voted 24-15 and the House of Delegates voted 92-4 Tuesday to pass...

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