Thursday marks the Great American Smokeout, with the American Cancer Society challenging people to stop using tobacco. Check out where people still smoke the most in the United States.
A poll by Gallup-Healthways breaks down smoking rates by state according to results of a phone survey of 353,492 people nationwide. Here are the 10 states with the most smokers.
10. Michigan -- 23.2 percent
9. Tennessee -- 23.6 percent
8. Louisiana -- 24.1 percent
7. (tie) Indiana -- 24.7 percent
7. (tie) Missouri -- 24.7 percent
5. Ohio -- 25.0 percent
4. Oklahoma -- 25.2 percent
3. Mississippi -- 27 percent
2. West Virginia -- 29.9 percent
1. Kentucky -- 30.2 percent
Click here to read more about the Gallup-Healthways poll.
Emergency crews responded to a small plane crash on the southwest end of the Santa Barbara airport Monday afternoon.
The pilot of a private plane said he was "not gonna make it" when he was cleared to return to the Santa Barbara Airport moments after take off during an engine failure.
Source: Julia Di Sieno
Authorities want to know who left six dead animals wrapped in plastic bags on the side of the road.
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A Santa Barbara man is asking the city to block the opening of a medial dispensary on the Lower Eastside.
New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of Body Mass Index and found that 47 percent of the individuals in the overweight category were miscategorized.
State and federal budget cuts are forcing the agency to eliminate two programs.
A brazen attempted burglary is caught on tape, and Oxnard police are hoping you can help them catch the criminal.
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Jayke, a Lompoc rapper, has been creating music for years and now he's turning to residents in Santa Maria to spread a message of hope, unity and non-violence.
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Actresses Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan were honored Monday night with the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Performers Award. Larson was unable to attend the event in person but Skyped in.
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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders cruised to early victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday.
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