The University of Kentucky (UK) is disconnecting its old-fashioned telephone lines in student dormitories as incoming students grow more attached to their cell phones, reports the Associated Press. The move will save the university $840,000. The university’s 5,600 dorm residents can still request a phone line, but only a handful had done so a day after the academic year began Sept. 3. A UK survey recently found that 98.2 percent of students in dorms own and prefer to use cell phones. University officials said the savings from canceling the lines has been passed on to the students by avoiding a raise in housing costs. UK also spent $100,000 of the savings to improve dorm internet connections…

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