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Smoking ban a step closer for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (WAVE) –Hoosier residents need to prepare to "butt out," as a statewide smoking ban isclose to a reality.

Friday, the Indiana Senatenarrowly approved a statewide smoking ban proposal, sending it to the governorfor his expected signature into law.

The ban will still givepeople plenty of places to smoke since it exempts Indiana's bars, casinosand private clubs such as veterans and fraternal organizations.

Governor Daniels has saidhe will sign the bill.

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