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Sarah Palin emails: Palin a texting scofflaw?

June 10, 2011|By Robin Abcarian
  • Sarah Palin greets a rider during the May 29, 2011, "Rolling Thunder" Memorial Day weekend parade in Washington.
Sarah Palin greets a rider during the May 29, 2011, "Rolling Thunder"… (Paul J. Richards / AFP/Getty…)

In 2008, Alaska adopted a ban on text messaging while driving.

On July 2, 2008, while engaged in a back-and-forth with staffers, her aide, Kris Perry emailed Palin: "U textin and drivin? Didn't you just pass a law... ;)"

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Palin replied: "Um, no ;) I pulled over."

(In the language of emoticons, the semi-colon-and-parenthesis symbol is a wink.)

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