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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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  • 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....
  • Voters back tobacco tax but split on term-limits change

     
    A proposed $1-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes remains highly popular among California voters, but they are split over whether to change the state’s 22-year-old term limits law, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. The two...
  • “Raw Faith” explores former minister Marilyn Sewell’s long journey to happiness

     
    For something that seems to play such a prominent role in society, spirituality doesn't often get the serious and honest exploration it does in Raw Faith. The documentary, which premieres May 20 at 8pm on Documentary Channel, follows two years in the life...
  • Lance #Armstrong: Cheaters, it seems, do prosper

     
    Whoever coined the phrase, "Cheaters never prosper," never had Lance Armstrong in mind. The disgraced former seven-time Tour de France champion was unceremoniously stripped of his titles and banned from all sanctioned athletic competitions by the U.S....
  • Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG message should remain in spite of him

     
    This morning, as I followed the trail of toys that my children sprinkled across the living room, I ran into a yellow LIVESTRONG wristband that was glowing on the green carpet. My instinct was to pick it up. Then I thought about the recent headlines I've...
  • “Cycling High”: Inside the Lance Armstrong scandal

     
    Cycling High: Doping to Win on National Geographic Channel Sunday, April 21, at 7pm ET goes inside the doping scandal that brought down cyclist Lance Armstrong, looking at the science, eyewitness testimonies, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Report and...
  • Lance lied to Oprah, anti-doping agency tells ‘60 Minutes’

     
    In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong lied or misled, the head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency tells CBS' ”60 Minutes.” Armstrong wasn't leveling when he said he used small amounts of the blood booster EPO, Travis...