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Gov. Dennis Daugaard delivers his budget proposal for the 2015 fiscal year to the South Dakota Legislature on Dec. 3 in the House Chambers at the Capitol in Pierre. The legislative session begins at noon Tuesday. (Sean Ryan/Republic)

Another try for state texting ban

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District 20’s state senator says polls in South Dakota show between 85 and 95 percent of people agree that texting while driving should be banned statewide.


Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, plans to again introduce a texting-while-driving ban in the 2014 legislative session, which starts at noon Tuesday. In District 20, he represents Davison, Aurora and Jerauld counties.

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