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Lawmaker: South Dakota needs independent gambling info

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By Nora Hertel


PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lottery officials are proposing the state's first comprehensive study on gambling addiction in more than 15 years, but a legislator expressed suspicion that the review would be coming from an agency that stands to benefit by downplaying the harmful effects.

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