Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:54:16 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) --The Rangers are the Army's most elite soldiers who are put into some of the most dangerous situations in Afghanistan. In a story you'll only see on WDRB we got a rare look atMore >>
The Army Rangers choose Fort Knox as the location to prepare for the 3rd Battalion's 20th deployment to Afghanistan.More >>
Follow the WDRB Newsroom, Reporters and Anchors.More >>
Tweets from the WDRB Newsroom, Reporters and Anchors.More >>
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana's statewide smoking ban is getting mixed reviews from business owners and customers six months after taking effect.
The law bars smoking in most public places and requires that people stand 8 feet from an entrance before lighting up. Gambling facilities, cigar and hookah bars, tobacco retail stores and other establishments are exempt.
Restaurants with bars can permit smoking within the establishment if they choose to allow only customers age 21 or older.
While some customers are delighted with eateries that went smoke-free, some business owners aren't happy.
Phil Holub co-owns Sheffield's Restaurant and Sports Bar in Merrillville. He tells the Post-Tribune the ban has become a headache. He and his business partner decided to continue offering smoking at their Merrillville establishment, but made their Dyer location smoke-free.