Indiana may become the fourth state in the country to adopt a so-called “pole-tax,” a cover charge imposed on strip-club patrons.
For every 1,000 births in Monroe County, 14 of them are to teenage mothers, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
A recent report shows Indiana spends $9.3 million on tobacco prevention programs, which is one-eighth of what a national health organization recommends.
This is one of 12 walks of the year for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.
National Night Out was created 28 years ago as a neighborhood crime and drug prevention program to encourage police-community partnerships.