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Feb. 8, 2013: Morning News In 90

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  •  The Florida Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill Wednesday that would ban texting while driving, making it a secondary offense.
  • Homeless advocates are asking that donations left at Bo Diddley Community Plaza in Gainesville be rerouted because items left for the needy that aren’t used end up in the trash.
  • A snow storm in the Northeast has residents bracing for several feet of snow.
  • French troops have destroyed large quantities of munitions left by Islamist militants in Mali.
  • Tens of millions of people in China are making their ways back to their hometowns. More than 200 million trips are expected to be made during the 40-day Lunar New Year rush.

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