INDIANAPOLIS - A member of the City-County Council wants to force a vote on a proposed citywide smoking ban that has already been defeated once.
Republican Councilwoman Beulah Coughenour wants to see how her colleagues would vote on a plan to prohibit smoking in restaurants but not bars.
The smoking ban proposal was defeated Nov. 11 when a council committee voted not to send it to the full council.
Candidates lining up to replace Fletcher
FRANKFORT - The race to replace Ernie Fletcher in Congress should be off to an official start in a week.
Democrats will hold a meeting to select a nominee Dec. 15, Democratic state Treasurer Jonathan Miller said Monday.
Republicans have scheduled their nominating convention for Saturday, Republican Party Chairwoman Ellen Williams said.
Smoking declines among Indiana youth
INDIANAPOLIS - The percentage of Indiana youths who smoke has declined over the last decade but remains higher than the national average, according to an annual survey released Monday.
The study by the Indiana Youth Institute showed that 23.8 percent of Indiana 10th-graders said they smoked cigarettes on a monthly basis last year. The national rate was 17.7 percent.
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