How fast R U? Teen Iowa girl wins U.S. texting title
June 17, 2009
sAMAntHA Gross Associated Press Writer NEW YORK
The nation's newest texting champion has a message for parents across the land although they might not want to hear it. "Let your kid text during dinner! Let your kid text during school! It pays off," 15-year-old Kate Moore said Tuesday after winning the LG U.S. National Texting Championship. After all, she said: "Your kid could win money and publicity and a phone." For the Des Moines, Iowa, teenager, her 14,000 texts-permonth habit reaped its own rewards, landing her the competition prize of $50,000 just eight months after she got her first c...