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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Big Tobacco adds nearly $9 million to fight against cigarette tax

     
    The parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported nearly $9 million in contributions to the campaign against Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack....
  • South Africa mourns as efforts to save Solly the hippo fail

     
    A nation mourns, when effrots to save Solly the hippo fail: A nation holding its breath wasn’t enough to stop the odd-ball story about Solly the hippo, who got trapped in a South African swimming pool, from turning into a tragedy broadcast live in...
  • Cyclist Floyd Landis admits defrauding donors with doping lies

     
    Former cycling champion Floyd Landis has admitted defrauding more than 1,700 people who donated to his "Fairness Fund" aimed at defending him against charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs, the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego announced...
  • Lance Armstrong case: U.S. atty. still won't say why no charges

     
    As Lance Armstrong continued to face fallout from doping allegations — this time, being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles — questions still surround a federal investigation that closed without criminal charges being filed....
  • Campaigns on California ballot measures raise $150 million

     
    California ballot measure campaigns raise $150 million...
  • Vote remains close on Prop. 29 tobacco tax ballot initiative

     
    The vote count for the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative remained tight Tuesday as elections officials across California continued tallying hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, Proposition 29, was losing by 17,534 votes – or...
  • Backers of Prop. 29 tobacco tax concede defeat

     
    Proponents of the tobacco tax initiative Proposition 29 conceded defeat Friday after weeks holding out hope that the measure would eke out a victory as elections officials across California tallied an estimated 1 million uncounted ballots....
  • Tobacco tax vote count continues, gap almost cut in half

     
    The vote count for the tobacco tax on last week’s primary ballot narrowed again Tuesday as elections officials across California tallied hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, known as Proposition 29, was losing by just over 33,...
  • Opponents gain as Proposition 29 tobacco tax vote count continues

     
    The topsy-turvy vote count on the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative swung sharply toward the opposition as California elections officials continue to tally the remaining uncounted ballots....
  • Vote on tobacco tax ballot measure narrows again

     
    The vote count for the tobacco tax on the June 5 primary ballot narrowed even more Thursday morning as elections officials across California continue to tally the last remaining uncounted ballots. The measure, known as Proposition 29, was losing by......
  • What motivates Big Tobacco

     
    Big Tobacco is fighting hard to keep voters from slapping a new $1 per pack tax on cigarettes. Our own George Skelton had a few things to say about the campaign the tobacco companies have been running and their motives....