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Newscast: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, 7:34 a.m.

According to a new report, texting while driving by teenagers is becoming one of the state’s biggest public health and public safety issues. A majority of high school seniors in Vermont report engaging in this risky behavior. An environmental group warns that polluting tar sands fuel will make up an increasing portion of gasoline in the northeast in coming years. The Vermont House is slated to take final action on a mid-year budget adjustment bill.