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View caption contest for August 2014

Send caption idea, name, address and phone number to: aking@viewnews.com or View Caption Contest, PO Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Entries are limited to five per person and must be postmarked by Aug. 23. Anonymous submissions will be disqualified. Look for the winning captions in the Sept. 4 editions.

Extra fees can more than double cellphone fines

The state law making cellphone use while driving illegal has been in effect more than 18 months, and while many people may know that the fine for a first offense is $50, what is perhaps less common knowledge is that fees attached by area municipalities can increase it significantly.