Thursday, August 14, 2008

News You Can Use: How About a Fine Jar for People Who Leave Their Cell Phones On?

The Bangor [Maine] Daily News describes a neat idea that the Bangor City Council has instituted: placing a fine jar in a conspicuous location and charging $5 to elected officials who don't remember to turn off their cell phones during a meeting. The money goes to charity, and should give ideas to people who organize concerts, lectures, and other public events.

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