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Angelina College Goes Smoke-Free This Fall

Angelina College officials have decided it's time to ban all uses of tobacco products at the school.  The new policy makes the entire AC campus, including all off-campus centers, 100 percent tobacco-free.

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Lufkin May Crack Down on Tanning and Tattoos

Next time you get a tattoo in Lufkin or hit the tanning beds, you may find new rules and tighter health codes.

Yesterday at the Angelina County Commissioner’s Court meeting a representative from the health department said several health code violations have been discovered recently.

What’s the solution?

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KICKS 105 St. Jude Radiothon Underway – It’s Not Too Late To Donate!

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital  

The phones are ringing off the wall here at KICKS 105 in the Town Square Media Building, thanks to all of YOU who have taken the time to call and donate to St. Jud

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How Obese Will Americans Be in 2030?

We’ve seen the statistical future and it doesn’t look good. Studies show that an alarming amount of Americans will be considered obese in 18 years.

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A Long Commute Hurts Your Health, Researchers Say

Average commute times in Lufkin are between 17 and 19 minutes, according to zipatlas.com. That’s not so bad, compared to much of the country.

It turns out, longer commutes can have a serious health impact over time. This may make you want to move right next door to the office.

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Lots of Fun Things for Kids This Summer

Summer vacation is coming up fast, and many parents are looking for ways to keep their kids busy and having summer fun at the same time.  The good news is that there are plenty of fun things for kids to do and places for them to go in the summer time.  The bad news?  Rest easy. There's no bad news.

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World’s Oldest Living Man Turns 115 Years Old

On Thursday, Jiroemon Kimura of Japan, the world’s oldest living man and the third oldest man in recorded history, celebrated his 115th birthday. Happy birthday, Jiroemon! (It’s anybody’s guess how they fit that many candles on a cake.)

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Planned Parenthood Sues Texas in Funding Fight

Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas have filed a federal lawsuit to block the state of Texas from excluding their health centers from the Medicaid Women's Health Program.

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