Alabama Lottery Bill Dies

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A bill authorizing a vote on a lottery in Alabama was pronounced dead for the session on Wednesday. State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) says he can't find enough votes. The bill was attacked by lawmakers from both parties. Some Republicans expressed a moral opposition to expanding gambling. Democrats objected because the bill didn't include protections for electronic bingo in Greene and Macon counties.

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