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Brandon Stone talks on the phone earlier this month while shopping with his daughter Ava, 9, at West Acres mall in Fargo. The Stone family is planning on eliminating their landline. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

North Dakota residents scale back use of landlines

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FARGO - More than half of Americans, 51.7 percent, no longer regularly use a landline telephone in their homes, a recent National Health Interview Survey by the CDC shows.


North Dakota's switchover to cellphones has been strong, states the CDC report that measured phone use in states from 2010-11.

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