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2012-12-07 18:23:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the East coast was battered by Superstorm Sandy during late October and early November, many in the area used their cell phones to keep in touch with one another. Although this is common, there were some uncommon methods used to reach emergency services. With the voice lines stretched thin, some were able to get the help they needed by Tweeting to their local emergency officials. This is just one example of the...

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