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Alachua County Second In Florida To Launch Text-to-911

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 3:35 pm

Alachua County is the second county in Florida to provide a text-to-911 service. Text-to-911, which launched Nov. 3, allows emergency services to locate and assist individuals in need by routing their message to the appropriate 911 center. Senders receive bounce-back messages if a text does not go through.

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Changes to Law Restrict Unsolicited Cellular Calls and Text Messages

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act on Wednesday will reduce the number of unsolicited text messages and calls from businesses to consumers’ cellular phones.

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