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Sen. Mark Kirkeby, R-Rapid City, addresses a Rapid City crackerbarrel crowd. Kirkeby said those who receive assistance from taxpayers should not be able to use the money for drugs. (Denise Ross/Republic)

Lawmakers consider drug testing welfare applicants

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PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee is considering a bill sponsored by Sen. Mark Kirkeby, R-Rapid City, that would require state officials to develop testing procedures that would determine whether people applying for welfare programs are using illegal drugs.

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