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GUEST COMMENTARY: New ads show truth about smoking

GUEST COMMENTARY: New ads show truth about smoking

On July 7, the Tips From Former Smokers campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin again across the country. The campaign profiles real people — not actors — who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.

July 29, 2014 12:00 am
State senator deploying to Afghanistan

State senator deploying to Afghanistan

INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.

July 08, 2014 12:20 pm
Senate honors Landske for three decades of service

Senate honors Landske for three decades of service

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate honored state Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, and four other senators Tuesday who aren't seeking re-election and will end their combined 155 years of Senate service later this week.

March 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related
What's killing the region?

What's killing the region?

Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm Related
Report describes dangers of youth smoking

Report describes dangers of youth smoking

A new report on smoking estimates 151,000 Indiana youths will become smokers and die prematurely, a figure that translates into 9.5 percent of Hoosiers 17 and younger.

February 02, 2014 11:49 pm Photos

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Long: Sen. Landske 'fighting hard' to return to Statehouse

Long: Sen. Landske 'fighting hard' to return to Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, likely will miss at least the first few weeks of the 2014 legislative session as she continues to undergo treatment for lung cancer.

January 08, 2014 6:00 pm
Sen. Landske to continue serving despite cancer diagnosis

Sen. Landske to continue serving despite cancer diagnosis

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.

November 13, 2013 12:15 pm Photos

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ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

“For First Time, Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban.” That was the headline in July 2011 as cigarette bans swept the country. In 2000, just one major U.S. city banned smoking at work sites, restaurants and bars. As of last year, 60 percent of the 50 largest cities did, including In…

June 05, 2013 12:00 am
Lung Cancer - Are you at risk for the leading cause of cancer death?

Lung Cancer - Are you at risk for the leading cause of cancer death?

LAPORTE | Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Each year, more people will die of lung cancer then the next three common cancers combined: colon, breast and prostate. The American Cancer Society estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer will be diagno…

May 31, 2013 5:11 pm
Fire, but no smoke: Non-smoking Crown Point woman survives lung cancer

Fire, but no smoke: Non-smoking Crown Point woman survives lung cancer

No one could have been more surprised than Patricia Ross when she was diagnosed with lung cancer. “Lung cancer!” Ross says. “I never touched a cigarette in my life. I was shocked. Everyone was.”

October 13, 2012 9:29 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana Senate should OK smoking ban

This could be, and should be, the year for Indiana to finally adopt a ban on smoking in public places.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am
At PSU, tension over ouster, then grief for JoePa

At PSU, tension over ouster, then grief for JoePa

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Anguished by an unthinkable scandal that shook a university and tarnished the proud football program, many in the Penn State community rallied around a common cause.

January 23, 2012 10:00 pm

Former doc facing fraud trial dies in prison

HAMMOND | A former Merrillville pediatrician facing a health care fraud trial died over the spring while in prison in Texas.

June 20, 2011 11:00 am
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