Minnesota lawmakers look to curtail student cellphone use in school

Legislators hope to give cover to districts that seek greater restrictions on smartphone use in schools, especially among teens who struggle to put the devices down.
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A wooden bench built and placed by a group called Minneapolis Public Seating Authority is available on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis on Thursday.
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A wooden bench built and placed by a group called Minneapolis Public Seating Authority is available on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis on Thursday.

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