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American News CorrespondentPIERRE — South Dakota Lottery officials are developing their strategy to help video gambling establishments rebound from the state’s expanded smoking ban. Their plan is still taking shape. It will be presented publicly at the Lottery...
Ten Indianapolis bar owners want to stop the city's strengthened smoking ban while a federal district court takes up the case. The ban went into effect June 1. An attorney for the bars filed a motion for a preliminary injunction Monday morning. Several...
WASHINGTON (AP)— Eight Muslims filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in New Jersey to force the New York Police Department to end its surveillance and other intelligence-gathering practices targeting Muslims in the years after the 2001 terrorist...
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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND - The question of whether Common Council members will ban smoking in the city’s bars will continue burning indefinitely. The council is scheduled to vote on the proposed ban Monday, but Valerie Schey, D-3rd, told her colleagues in a...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- The South Bend Common Council isn't scheduled to vote until next week on a proposal to ban smoking in city bars, but its members got a head start on the debate Monday night. Doctors and health advocates quoted statistics about the effects...
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WSBT-TVIf you’re a smoker, you’ll have to put away your cigarettes while you work or go out to eat. Although many communities have banned smoking in public places, an official statewide public smoking ban is now in effect in Indiana. The new smoking...
Efforts continued Wednesday as 43 Indianapolis bar owners and individuals gathered downtown to rally before a federal hearing on the June 1 smoking ban. A federal judge is expected to decide whether the ban will be kept in place or suspended while the...
Baltimore County has agreed to pay about $500,000 and reform workplace practices to settle a federal lawsuit accusing officials of discrimination against 10 Police and Fire Department employees and job applicants, chiefly on the basis of medical...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA 55-year-old disabled Mishawaka man has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Mishawaka alleging his civil rights have been violated because some buildings, including City Hall and Battell Center, are not handicap-accessible, he claims. Donald...
With jobs still scarce, employers can be choosier than ever before when deciding whom to hire. Many use background checks to help them make wise choices. But who's checking on the background check companies to make sure they are doing a good job? Several...
The Fallout Creative Community is seeking artists with disabilities to display their work at the Red Rooster Coffee House Gallery from July 25 to Aug. 25. The Abilities Art Exhibition is meant to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with...
The city of Lawrence is following in Indianapolis' footsteps. The City Council voted in favor of a stricter smoking ban Monday night. The ban is nearly identical to Indianapolis’ ban. It includes bars, and bowling alleys and private clubs, which...
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