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David Tucker, executive director of Vermont's Enhanced 911 Board, holds a smart phone on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in Montpelier, Vt. Vermont cellphone customers of the Verizon Wireless network will be able to text 911 emergency calls for help as part of a test over the next six months. Known as "text-to-911," the service is being tested elsewhere in the country, but has not been widely used yet, said Tucker. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

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