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Amber Alerts on Your Cellphones: What You Need to Know

February 19, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Amber Alerts on Your Cellphones: What You Need to Know

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Cellphone Amber Alerts: a sometime jarring public service. Where they come from and how to control them.

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Amber Alerts On Cell Phones: Backlash Coming?

August 9, 2013 | 11:00 am

Amber Alerts On Cell Phones: Backlash Coming?

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Scared by that Amber Alert earlier this week? You weren’t alone. On Monday night, many Bay Area residents were jolted by a loud Amber Alert on their cell phones. Authorities issued the statewide alert, about a child abduction in San Diego, because they thought the kidnapper might be heading north. Though the new system is […]

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