So, text alerts aren't just messages about boring traffic reports or sports scores. I just got an alert from the News-Press of Fort Myers, Fla., (for which I thought I'd opted out, but that's another story) that's really important news.
Text of the message:
All four 11:59 p.m. showings of "Harry Potter" for tonight at the Bell Tower Shops have sold out.
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