South Carolinians vote November 7th on whether to have a state lottery. The idea is touted by Democratic Governor Jim Hodges as a boost for education. Thirty-seven states have lotteries. But the idea gets a mixed response in the Bible Belt: Georgia and Florida have one. Alabama defeated a proposal last year. In South Carolina, lottery proponents face opposition from church groups and black leaders. NPR's Adam Hochberg has the story.
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