A man works his phone as he drives through traffic. Lawmakers, urged by the Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission, are sponsoring legislation expected to be filed this week that would ban all cellphone use while driving, except for making calls with hands-free devices.
Washington will receive $48.2 million for more than 200 projects that shelter homeless adults and children.
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