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Rep. Brian Gosch, R-Rapid City, addresses a crackerbarrel crowd in Rapid City. (Denise Ross/Daily Republic)

SD House Speaker proposes statewide texting ban

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PIERRE (AP) — In a surprise move, South Dakota House Speaker Brian Gosch has proposed a statewide ban on texting while driving.


Gosh initially introduced a bill that sought to prevent local governments from imposing their own texting bans, which upset many city officials from across the state.

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